This is true for any species. We tell ourselves ‘stories’ about the motives of others. We need to step back and look at the facts and check if the story we told ourselves is correct. If we can’t prove any of the ‘story’ with facts that we can measure then the ‘story’ is probably not accurate.
“Words you use to describe a dog’s behavior can influence how you treat your pet – and not always for the better. It’s much more than a matter of semantics.