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David Mech's research is covered in this book Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals (Hardcover)
by Temple Grandin (Author), Catherine Johnson (Author)
Chapter 2 A Dog's Life, is great reading on this subject. I have had dogs all my life and once I started reading this I could not stop...it was so good.
Explains dogs need parents, not pack leaders and they are like a family, not a pack.
For dog lovers it is really good reading