View Full Version : How do you spot the alfa in a litter of Puppies?
28th October 2006, 07:36 PM
What are the signs of the alfa puppy in a litter? I'd like to avoid having the alfa. ;)
28th October 2006, 08:08 PM
Wise move :lol: :lol: :lol:
My little alfa Sheltie is a bundle of non stop energy, she still likes to be bossy given the slightest opportunity but is really quite gentle, she is very head strong, determined, she needs a firm but "gentle" trainer for her breed personality type. Daisy is firey, very funny and just loves to be the centre of attention.
I must admit she is hard work!... not always in the physical sense but keeping her very active mind and body occupied ;)
I chose the alfa for what she is.... :D I love her for being just that :lol:
Alfa pups will make themselves known to you, watch and observe over a little time, ask the breeder what her observations have found.... after all she will have spent the most time with them all.
Alison, Wilts, U.K.
28th October 2006, 08:40 PM
Behaviour in the litter isn't necessarily followed at home. Teddy was a picky eater, who became a hoover overnight. He wasn't pushy, but was bold when he got here and tried to take over as boss when he was a year old.
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