How to Crate Train your Dog

How do You Crate Train a puppy? It is not difficult to train your dog for a crate but it is tricky. Before we go into the steps to train your puppy for a crate when must have to understand the importance of the Crate.

A crate is mostly made of plastic. The plastic kennel is used for the living purpose of your puppy at different stages of his life. You cannot oversee your dog while he or she is in the crate. A crate is a comfortable compound for your dog, the nature of dogs is den. Due to the den nature, they mostly like to live in a cave-type environment.

The crate size must be big enough that your canine must stand up and turn with ease but small enough that he cannot use it for the stool pas and must go out.

If you are an owner of a small pooch then you will have to buy or purchase different types of crates, on different stages with different sizes.

4 Important steps in Crate Training

Here well will discuss 4 easy, proper, and important steps about how to Crate Train your Dog, that will help you in the crate training of your furry friend. Let’s understand the whole training process step by step.

The First Step:

In the first step, you will have to increase the interest of the crate in your dog. Develop it more and more by showing the excitement of the crate. Say the “crate” and praise them when they enter the crate. Place the toys and treats in the crate, this will help them to adapt to the crate life. To make them more familiar with the crate life not allow them to play outside more than inside the crate.

The Second Step:

The second step is knowing when to put your dog in the crate. The best times are when you are not supervising your dog and bedtimes. Your dog will mostly go inside when you will be unable to govern your puppy. A puppy can live in a crate for not more than 3 to 4 hours but big dogs like American bullies and Pitbulls can go way longer.

The Third Step:

This step in crate training is very important because it is all about understanding the bathroom habits of your dog.  Never allow them to go back to their crates until they are fully relieved. The basic proportion between relieving and their eating and drinking is 30 to 60 minutes after eating and 10 to 20 minutes after drinking.

Moreover, you have to keep a proper eye on your dog’s eating and drinking times. After eating and drinking, make sure that your dog has been completely relieved. After assurance allows them to go back to the crate.

The Fourth Step:

The fourth step is totally about coming outside from the crate. Never allow your dog to turn around when he is coming out from the crate. Do not give them a single little moment to stroll into their house without going unswerving outside. In addition, keep the habit of going outside from the crate consistent even he has been relieved recently.

These discussed 4 steps are very simple to follow and to train your dog. If you got succeed to train your dog with these steps then the ratio of accidents should be less than before. Keep in mind that these steps are not useful to prevent inside accidents. Keep the proper maintenance to save your dog.

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