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A lot of times, people misread dogs and what they are doing. Your younger dog is definately being a brat, but not necessarily being dominant. It is very possible the older dog is the more alpha of the two. It's hard to tell from what you have said.
My Danny is the youngest and the brat of the pack. Not really bad, but when my alpha girl has a toy in her mouth, he will take it from her and she lets him. Unless she doesn't want him to have it, and then she tells him that with a growl or lifted lip. So by just observing, most people would think he was the alpha because he takes her toy, but it is misleading. Normally I tell him to knock it off because it irritates me, but like I said, if she wanted to keep the toy, she would let him know in no uncertain (dog) terms.