Crate Training Your Pet

When you have to leave your pets home alone for a period of time, you might want them to remain in a crate. Although it may seem “mean” to do so, leaving pets in crates helps to keep them safe as well as the possessions in your house. Read on to learn some helpful tips for the training process. If you’re still working on crate training and need a dog boarding situation in the meantime, though, there are plenty of pet kennels available, too!

Crate Training

You might feel guilty about placing your dog in a crate when you aren’t home, but crate training isn’t cruel. In fact, as long as you choose a crate that is an appropriate size for your type of dog, it can give them a sense of security and comfort while you are away. Plus, when you return, they can welcome you back without having destroyed something in the home.

When you introduce the crate and start the training, you will want make it a positive experience. Give your dog a treat to enter the crate and praise your pet when you let him out. Leave the room for a few minutes, see how the dog does, and then return. Lengthen the time you are away until your pet has grown more accustomed to the create.

If you don’t have a crate, or don’t want to get one, you can also consider doggie day care. Dogs can roam among other dogs, socialize, enjoy the people who work there, and be out and about when you are away from your home. You don’t have to worry about their happiness or your belongings.

Get Details on Pet Kennels

Whether you want to get a pet kennel, need advice on crate training, or want to look into doggie day care, the professionals at Woofs & Wags are here to help. We offer a¬†variety of services. Your dog’s happiness and well-being are of the utmost importance to us. With peaceful areas for rest, a quality diet, good exercise, and consistent monitoring, any dog entrusted to us will do well. Give us a call if you would like to take a tour, look at pet kennels, or get advice pertaining to your exact animal’s needs. Our passion for animals will show!

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