You dreamed of bringing home Lassie, but you could have ended up with a bad one. There is good news – you can train your dog.
Crate training a puppy must establish the fact the the crate is the new home of the puppy. Whenever it’s time for them to eat, place their food bowl into the crate and leave the door open when eating. This will help them associate good food to the crate.
Once he is comfortable walking in and out of the crate, close the door and offer the dog a treat. Start off only putting them inside for 10 seconds, like 10 seconds at a time, and gradually increase crate time. If the dog shows signs of distress, then you … Read the rest