The thought of her in rough conditions or battle met instant instinctual resistance.
It shows an instinctual expression of friendship and positive self image.
This instinctual pack behavior is mirrored in the dog/human relationship as well, so you must establish yourself as the leader of the pack if you want your dog to follow your commands.
Since many compulsive liars find that lying is an instinct, hypnosis is able to tap into the subconscious to make telling the truth instinctual.
These hoarding practices are instinctual and usually imperative for an animal's survival.