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What do y'all think about pinning/alpha roll

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I have heard some people hate it and some people love it, or at least think it's a natural training method. I have never done this physically to my dogs but my pup Riley will submissivly roll on his back when I give him the "You're in trouble look." I used to get on the floor and play with him and that's when he started doing it. It would be when I would love on him and put my face around his neck. That's when he would automatically do it. Now he just does it if I give him a certain look, or when I give him a good ole belly rub! What is your opinion of people who purposfully incorporate "Pinning" or the "Alpha roll" for training?
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Oh, sorry!! I guess I should start searching before I post. I forum on another site and it's NO WHERE as big as this one. I forget. Sorry.
Cassidy'smom! Your video killed me! It was so cute when the dog was running around the table wanting the other to chase him/her. Sorry, not sure which one was which.
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