Later, Dan sold a pup that found no leadership in his new home, so the dog took over. Eventually, he'd snap at anyone who came close to "his" sofa. Not respecting his owner, he'd take off self-hunting, sometimes for hours. Dan thoroughly scented a pen and invited the dog back for training. The dog rescented every post, so Dan promptly scented over the dog's marking and higher. In two weeks, the contest had ended; the dog was hunting cooperatively with Dan. After receiving advice on behaving authoritatively, the owner took the once-domineering dog home, where it became an obedient, happy hunter and member of the family.