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For questions about using crates with pets, often dogs. Crate training, safety, size and other issues. Whether the crate is used for sleeping, transport or other containment uses. Use with the relevant species tag, such as `dog` and any other relevant tags, such as `behavior`

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Puppy crate training

I need some advice. I have a 9 month old female puppy who I'm trying to housebreak. I work Monday-Friday, leave at 6am and get home at 5pm. I understand it's a long time for her to be alone. I've been ...
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How to do an 8-hour road trip with a husky puppy?

I will be travelling with a female Siberian Husky puppy in about a month from now, and by then my pup would've been 21/2 months old. I'm a bit uncertain on how I'm going to do this; I've crawled the ...
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How to house-train a dog with separation anxiety?

I recently got a 7 to 8 month old rescue, who I believe was previously abused / abandoned. He is loving towards people, but is extremely anxious when left alone. I am trying to crate train him, ...
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Should we crate our puppy during their first car ride?

If a puppy has yet to be introduced to a crate, is it more stressful to crate the dog (and thus possibly create a bad association with the crate) or should we try some other method of transporting the ...
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Is it ok to move dog crate from room to room?

I am getting a labrador puppy in a few weeks and we are planning on crate training him. We are trying to decide where to place the crate and we think that we want him to be in the living room with us ...
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I don't understand crate training. What am I missing?

Kennel training is driving me crazy. I have read article after article on the subject and I have a few unanswered questions. For example, I see a LOT of people saying that you need to take your puppy ...
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