The imangary line of respect for human personal space and things. Why give boundaries to your adorable fur baby the same reason you give boundaries while dating. It's out of respect not only for you but for the people, places , and things.
A priMe example of great use of BOUNDARY space is during dinner time. WHETHER you eat at the dinner table or you eat On the coaCh, respect should always be givEn. The worst thIng You can Do is allow your dog to literally eat off your plAte or you feeding him for begging. You may not know it but your giving up your place as the parent, the pack leader,the aLpha role. This is why basic obedience is key to start at about 4 weeks and on. Remember to train your dog, not alLow your dog to train you!