Dog Training Tips

Crate Training the Older Dog
This article discusses how to crate train an older dog. Dogs of all ages can benefit from crate training whether you just recently adopted an older dog or your circumstances have changed and kennel training is now necessary. Crate training your dog should begin with the goal of making your dog comfortable inside the crate.
Published on March 23, 2016.

10 Crate Training Procedures that Build Positive Associations to the Crate
Implement these 10 crate training procedures to teach your puppy to be comfortable in the crate. These exercises will build a positive association with your dog and being confined inside a crate.
Published on March 11, 2016.

6 Benefits of Crate Training your Dog
This article discusses the benefits dog receive from crate training. House training and the prevention of destructive behavior are the most common reasons to crate train your dog, but there are other advantages as well.
Published on March 11, 2016.

Best Location for the Crate
This article discusses where you should put your puppy's crate inside the home. Choosing the best location for the crate can aid in house training and help your dog feel more comfortable while crated.
Published on March 11, 2016.

Crating at Night
This article discusses how to crate train your dog for sleeping through the night. Learn how to stop whining and barking in the crate and how to handle a very young puppy that needs to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night.
Published on March 11, 2016.

How to Avoid Separation Anxiety Using the Crate
Crate training can help you resolve separation anxiety in your dog. Desensitizing your dog to you leaving the home teaches the dog that you always come back to them and that crating is only temporary.
Published on March 11, 2016.

How to Choose the Best Type of Crate for Your Dog
There are advantages to the different styles of crates available. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantage of different types of crates.
Published on March 11, 2016.

How to Choose the Correct Size Crate for Your Dog
If you are looking into purchasing a crate, you will see 3 sets of numbers that describe the crate’s dimensions. The most important dimension to consider is the length of the crate. The height and width may play an important role if you are going to be transporting your dog inside your vehicle or if you have a very large breed dog such as a Great Dane.
Published on March 11, 2016.

How to Introduce a Puppy to the Crate
Your goal when introducing the puppy to the crate for the first time is to make it a positive experience for your puppy. There are a number of ways that you can do this and I am going to give you a few of my top tricks that aid in building a positive association to going inside and being calm in the crate.
Published on March 11, 2016.

How to Resolve Escaping out of Crate
In order to be able to contain these types of dogs, you have to do two things. The first procedure is to reinforce the weak points of your crate or purchase a different type of crate altogether.
Published on March 11, 2016.

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