Lacking in Leadership Response

A common refrain we’ve become accustomed hearing in the puppy play community, specifically the US scene, follows an almost formulaic approach: “Things were better when…”, “Puppies need to be more serious”, “All these puppies don’t know what they’re doing”, “No one takes protocol seriously anymore.” It took me 15 seconds to type those out, that’s how often I’ve heard or read such remarks. There is no denying a gulf exists between the greater worlds traditional of leather and puppy. Even when puppy was smaller as a community there was still a lack of understanding between the two communities. Puppies...

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