Why should I crate train my puppy/dog?

The crate is an extremely valuable behavior management tool. It takes much of the pain out of puppy-raising by keeping your pup safely confined when you can’t directly supervise her. Puppies are usually housetrained in a surprisingly short time with the use of a crate, and the crate gives you peace of mind, knowing that your dog isn’t peeing and pooping all over the house, or chewing on electric cords and antique furniture when you’re not there to watch her. Dogs are den animals, and if properly introduced to the crate, they usually love them. The crate can be your […]