Crates for Puppies & Dogs

January 12, 2011 by Karin · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Dog Training 

A crate is a great management tool for a puppy when he can’t be supervised. It will keep him out of trouble and prevent him from injuring himself or causing damage. It also helps with, and encourages, housetraining. The crate can be a peaceful place for the pup to rest, to get away from the activity of the home and it helps him relax.

However, should a dog be shut in a crate once he has matured and has proven that he can be trusted in the home? Long hours in a crate may stress and frustrate the dog and Read more