require a dog crate to sleep in when they are tired.

 If your schedule forces you to leave your dog closed in his crate on Day One,
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Once your dog is sleeping comfortably through the night with the crate near you, you can begin to gradually move it to the location you prefer, although time spent with your dog—even sleep time—is a chance to strengthen the bond between you and your pet.
How to Crate Train your Puppy or Dog
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Furthermore, if you crate your dog as a punishment they can start to hate the crate instead of seeing it as their own special place to escape to when they wish. They will actively try to avoid the crate. Here's how to crate train your dog:
Photo provided by FlickrOnce you’ve got a crate for your dog, you’re ready for the first step of crate training, .
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Many people refuse to crate or kennel-train their dogs because they feel the confinement is cruel. However, a crate or kennel can give dogs a sense of security. Crate training done properly is also a highly effective management system that can be a lifesaver for dog owners. Like any training method, crating can be abused, but using a crate for appropriate time periods is helpful with a variety of important goals, including house training, preventing destructive , and teaching a dog to settle and relax. If your dog isn’t already familiar with the crate, you’re likely to encounter one of two common problems. Your dog may be afraid of the crate and think that it’s too scary to approach or enter; or he may be willing to go into the crate, but then not like being closed inside and left alone. Both issues can be resolved using the steps below, but you’ll need to work more slowly and carefully with a scared or nervous dog.Start your dog’s housebreaking program on a weekend or at a time when you have a light schedule for a few days. This will allow you to introduce the crate gradually before needing to shut him in for any extended period of time. We want your puppy to have a positive association with his crate, so don’t just shove him in there and close the door to see what happens. If you’re going to your dog, you’ll need to teach him to stay quietly and comfortably in his . Many dogs and puppies will bark or whine in their crates or dig, scratch and bite at the crate in an attempt to get out. This isn’t unusual and is fairly easy to resolve with most dogs. This article will teach you how to train most dogs to be quiet while confined to a crate. During training, you’re likely to find that your dog whines, barks or cries when closed in the crate. You may also find that he scratches or digs in an effort to get out of the crate or bites at the crate door. These issues can arise even if you’re taking the proper steps to acclimate your puppy to the crate. These problems can usually be turned around pretty quickly, so don’t worry if he acts up a bit in his crate during the initial training period.Although it’s very rare, there are dogs who cannot be crate trained because they panic in the crate. Sometimes panicky pups can be calmed by wearing a when they go in the crate – but if your dog hurts himself in any way trying to escape from the crate, if he successfully escapes a sturdy crate, or if you have any other reason to believe that your dog is excessively stressed by the training, discontinue using the crate immediately unless you have the personal guidance of an experienced dog trainer. Please remember that your dog must never wear a collar of any kind when confined to a crate, and be sure your crate is assembled properly and latched securely before leaving your dog unattended.