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Tips for new dog owners: How to crate train!

Tips for new dog owners: How to crate train!

Even though many people believe that keeping your dog in a crate is like “imprisoning” your dog, but it is actually not! It is very beneficial because dogs are naturally den animals and enjoy being in small, enclosed places.

Keeping your dog in a crate also teaches them responsibility and calms their anxiety, it also gives your dog “their space” where they can hide and “recharge”.

However, crate training does take time and patience on your side. To successfully crate train your dog you will also need a professionals help. That is why AKC talked to Anna Flayton, senior dog trainer for PUPS Pet Club in Chicago, and asked for her advice on how to crate train your dog.

To learn what Flayton said and how to crate train your dog please visit the website of the American Kennel Club or click HERE.