It would be great if owning a dog came with a manual to highlight all the possible things that can go wrong and how to put them right in our relationship with our dogs.
When we have got the adopted four legged addition to the family home we are often in for some surprises.
Dogs have a behavioural repertoire all of their own which is often incompatible with our expectations.
Dogs bite, fight, hunt, guard, bark, toilet, dig and chew.
This is the nature of the dog.