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Crate Training Your Dog

Crate Training Your Dog

Dogs are naturally den animals, meaning that they feel comfortable in a small area they consider safe. Crate training your dog should be a positive experience used to their benefit, never as punishment. You should take the proper care to...

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Crate Training Games For Your Dog

Crate Training Games For Your Dog

Crate Training Games For Your Dog     I get a lot of questions about how to improve a dog or puppy’s crate training and it always takes me back to making sure the crate is fun! I also understand...

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Top 5 Reasons Your Dog Won’t Crate Train

Top 5 Reasons Your Dog Won’t Crate Train

  I get a lot of questions either asked of me in person, online, via email etc. And one of my biggest fixes for many things is utilizing a crate. Crates help with potty training, they help with chewing, they...

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Crate Training, Back to Basics

Crate Training, Back to Basics

I am so embarrassed. I have been a dog trainer for over 20 years and I recently got a phone call from my neice. She has acquired a long haired Chihuahua and she was in need of some potty training...

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Got a Crate Squawker?

Got a Crate Squawker?

Recently I have had a few questions about those of you that have crate whiners! I HATE whining!  I can almost tolerate full out barking before I can tolerate the sound of whining.  I guess it is the pitch and...

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The Joys of Crate Training

The Joys of Crate Training

Many dogs are alive, simply because crates allow them to be free from destruction and danger. Not only are chewer’s euthanized at an alarming rate throughout this country every day thousands of dogs die because of consuming the wrong things.

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Does Crate Training Work?

Crate training your dog is an important decision.   Does it really work?   The truth is that for most dogs, the crate provides a secure area where they feel safe and protected.   Crate training is also a great method to lead...

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