Crate is a great training tool that is very underrated. It also has a very negative association because people humanize their dogs (e.g. the dog looks sad inside a jail cell) and many use it for the wrong purpose (e.g. time out).
Crate is a great training tool when it is being used properly to nurture a much more balanced mindset.
Many dogs do not respect/trust/ or listen to their human owners because of a lack or misuse of crate training.
Crate training is not just about
Q: l can’t leave my dog in the crate for 8 hours!
A: If you feel bad about leaving your dog in a crate for 8 hours, l like you to think about this.
There are 24 hours in a day, which means you have 3 sessions of 8 hours.
You sleep for 8 hours, you work for 8 hours (when your dog is crated), and you still have another 8 hours which you can choose what to spend on.
Letting your dog free roam in the house does not teach your dog how to become a better and stronger dog -
Many puppies are overwhelmed by the amount of attention they receive once they arrive in their new homes.
When they are with their mother and litter mates, the dog mother would make sure the puppies are advocated for; she will make sure they have their privacy and down time so they can feel safe.
However, very often, once the puppy arrives in the human’s home, everyone comes to fuss around the puppy, they give the puppy lots of attention but no one takes up the role of be
Dogs should not only work for you or listen to you when you give him food.
It does not matter whether the dog was bred for whatever purposes, all dogs can be taught to listen and be motivated even if you have left your treat pouch at home.
If you need to give your husband $100 every time you ask him to take out the garbage bin or else he will completely ignore you - will you say you have a great loving relationship with your husband? Will you think it is normal?