Treatment Type: Training Techniques
Rated for: Labrador Retriever
By L Perez
Posted Jun. 25, 2018
His room, where the dog is supposed to relax, sleep, or have a cage rest indicated by the vet. The first approach should always be done with the door open using positive stimuli such as food, toys, or other objects that cause positive reactions associated with the crate. Gradually increase the time of stay without exaggerating. After a few weeks the dog should be able to stay calmly and relaxed inside the crate, and even eat with the door closed. Do not use the kennel to lock your dog as a punishment. He should feel safe, comfortable, and happy being there, otherwise the kennel does not make any sence.