I came across this interesting article which answers the age old question: How do our pets really feel about us?
Now, I know my standard poodle loves me...after all, who else is willing to get up and take him for a walk at three o'clock in the morning? Then, again...he certainly loves my wife also...he just knows not to bother panting at her side of the bed in the middle of the night.
Okay, I admit it...I talk to my dog...often. He's smarter than he looks and has a brilliant business mind. He often gives me some of my best ideas.
I asked him if he knows who the "Alpha" is in the family. The answer he give me is that he is...see who rules the roost here: