When picking out a puppy, we seldom consider the effort involved in crate training to get them effectively house trained. Getting a pet is really more of an emotional decision than rational though.

Thoughts of simply having a companion around all the time and someone to keep you company on those long walks may have started you down the road to animal ownership. Still, crate training was not the first thing on your mind but more the many reasons that animals make our lives so much better. Keep in mind that if you really want a companion animal, you need to train them so they know where to go to the bathroom.

Be aware that there are some people out there that think crate training is wrong. They do this out of ignorance and don’t truly understand the nature of dogs and canines in general. These animals need a leader and are very social.

Crate Training is not Harsh or Callous toward the dog. and is also not… Pet Storage until you want to play with them again nor is it kenneling.

Unless you plan to keep your pet outside for the rest of their lives, it’s necessary that house breaking begin almost immediately to limit the chance of puppy accidents in the house. While puppy accidents are not a big deal while the excitement of a new pet is happening, it gets old and frustrating if it continues long term.

It’s better to safely confine your dog and use effective potty training methods than to end up with an unruly animal that cannot be trusted to keep your home urine and poop free.

It’s at this point where many dog owners run into problems. This is especially true of owners whose dog has grown up without any house training. You want to limit the chance of your dog relieving himself in your home. It only takes about 5 seconds for a dog to find an acceptable place, squat and you end up with a mess. So if you cannot keep watch 100% of the time, your pet needs to be confined. This idea forms the basis for successful potty training.

More information on how to quickly and easily house train your puppy or adult dog is available at the link below.

They are fast bathroom animals and only need a few seconds to seek out a place and go. Accidents in the house are caused by inattentive pet owners who aren’t paying enough attention when your pet is out of his crate. Some owners wrongly assume that FIDO spends his time thinking of ways to get even with them and that’s why they urinate on the rug.

So start crate training a dog off right regardless of your dogs age. Get your pet accustomed to being in the crate whenever they’re in the house but not being watched. This attention can be signaled by the use of a lightweight leash. Your pet will learn that she is either on the leash or outside. Adding leash time actually can make it easier to teach other behaviors later.

Control in owning a pet is actually extremely important in having the enjoyment of a well behaved dog. It’s simply not an option to allow the pup to have the run of your home and defecate anywhere they please because you are unwilling to use good housebreaking practices. If you aren’t willing to adequately train your puppy, please don’t get one!

Crate training a dog is a very important time in owning a puppy as it determines the difference between a life with a fantastic companion or a time of constant frustrations and anger toward your best friend. Take the time necessary to learn how to effectively complete housebreaking so your puppy can enjoy a life of being close with you no matter where your travels my lead.
The time of teaching and training your puppy should be fun for both you and him. Take the time to learn the right way and you will be rewarded with a wonderful and reliable companion for a lifetime.

By: Abigail Franks

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Abigail Franks writes on a variety of life issues from a personal perspective including Puppy Potty Training. Subjects include many of the things that affect us daily and yes, even House Training a family pet.

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