OfficeJax Pet Information center

 
      Pet News, Pet Care, Pet Training, Pet Supplies, cat pictures, dog pictures, pet pictures

Advertising | Affiliate revenue sharing  |  Auctions  |   Best Tips and Home Remedies   |  Blogging  |  Crafts & Hobbies  |  Currency Trading  |  mesothelioma lung cancer and asbestos |  Mortgage and refinance |  Pets  |  Web Site design 

We would like to thank the local libraries, schools, and universities for recommending students to visit us when doing research on any of our information topics.
 Please check back frequently as new topics are added and current topics are updated daily.

 

              

pet care information from the pet information channel search the pet information channel for free online ebooks tips news reports do it yourself how to articles and remedies Pet Information Channel DIRECTORY OF TOPICS & ARTICLES pet care information from the pet information channel

Place your TextLink AD here free

Crate Training Your Puppy


Teaching your puppy crate training is the first and best step in his life. It makes all the other steps in his training go so much smoother, much like a solid foundation makes for a superior wall. Establishing you as the Alpha member of his "pack" is one very good reason for starting your puppy in a crate when he is very young.

Another reason for crate training is that dogs love predictability. To know what is going to happen in any given situation makes him happy, and more apt to be the best-behaved dog he can possibly be.

A strong crate is the very basis of good puppy training. A wire crate with a lock is the best kind. Make sure it is large enough for him to stand up and turn around. But not so large that he can roam and wander around. A too-large crate will inhibit house breaking. A crate that is just the right size will be perceived as his "nest", where puppies never "go potty". They will learn to hold it if you don't make a prison out of it.

Never leave a puppy under 8 weeks longer than one hour in his crate. He will soil it, after struggling and suffering as long as he can.

Put a nice pad in there with a bone. Start with placing a tasty treat in there, he will go in and get it. Do this several times without closing the door, let him come in and out freely for an hour or so. Praise him highly each time he goes in, make it all very pleasant.

Then when his attention is on his treat, close the door. Praise him quietly, "What a good boy, it's ok, such a good boy!" In 10 or 20 seconds, no longer, let him out without a word, no praise, just a pat. Do this for increasingly longer intervals, but do not give him a chance to get upset. You can do this several times the first day.

Make sure every training session ends on a happy note, this is crucial.

Once he sees the crate is his own private territory, he will go in there on his own, expecting treats and your attention. When he does, say, "Wanna crate?" with a happy face while getting his treats. Start leaving the room while he is in there for 2 minutes and onward, gradually. When you return, don't make a fuss, just walk over and open the crate. In 3 days he will be officially crate-trained, ready to be left alone for an hour, no longer at first. Leave him gradually longer, slowly and carefully.

Q. Why do I want a crate for my puppy?

A. Because they love it is the best reason. They feel very safe and secure in there. Here are some more:

When you leave a puppy alone, he always has some measure of separation anxiety. This leads him to any behavior that brings him comfort, which is chewing, digging, or when it is severe, voiding his bowels. When placed in a crate, he feels safe because nothing can get to him, nothing can harm him. He will sleep and chew and wait for you to return.

Crate training is the first step in being able to leave him overnight at the vet. Without it he will cry the entire time, feeling lost and abandoned. With crate training, he is sure you will return, you always do. Of course the vet's office is strange and will cause him some anxiety, but nothing like the pure terror he will feel without experience in being locked in.

NOTE: About crate-training, do not make a prison of his crate. Do not use it as punishment. Do not leave him there for more than 2 hours, just time for a long puppy nap and some chew time. After that he will cry. Do not remove him while he is crying. This will make him think he has to cry to get out. No matter what, make sure he is being good when you open the door. He will learn he has to be quiet to get out.

Do not make a fuss when you are letting him out, just quietly open the door and take him out to potty. When he potties, praise him to high heaven! Dogs naturally do not go where they nest, but sometimes it happens. Do not scold, just clean it out with a bland face. He will learn the lesson. If possible, try to clean it while he is outside so he returns to a clean crate.

In 25 years of training dogs, I have never seen any one thing more critical for a dog's well-being than good crate training.

Dy Witt has shown, bred and trained standard poodles for 25 years. The dog training method she uses has started her puppies off so well that the vets nad groomers of her placed pups have sent word back that they had never worked with happier more well-adjusted dogs in their careers. To read more, go to http://www.DogTraining15MinsaDay.com or email her at DogsLoveToWork@aol.com


TODAYS NEWS BY OFFICEJAX FREE ADVERTISING AND AD EXCHANGE SOLUTIONSMORE PETS INFORMATION RESOURCES updated Tue. October / 16 / 2018

This RSS feed URL is deprecated
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

Local animal shelters are looking for people to adopt or foster pets rescued from Hurricane Michael - ABC Action News

ABC Action News

Local animal shelters are looking for people to adopt or foster pets rescued from Hurricane Michael
ABC Action News
PINELLAS COUNTY -- Local animal shelters and hospitals are doing what they can to help animals rescued from the Panhandle and Georgia after Hurricane Michael. "We took what we could fit in the vehicle," said veterinarian Kristen Brauer. Brauer's ...

and more »

Bellevue residents believe coyotes are killing their pets - KIRO Seattle

KIRO Seattle

Bellevue residents believe coyotes are killing their pets
KIRO Seattle
Residents of several Bellevue neighborhoods say their pets and other animals are disappearing and they believe coyotes are to blame. Now they want state wildlife officials to help get rid of them. They say they started seeing coyotes about three weeks ago.


Halloween doesn't have to be a scary time for your pets - Newsday

Newsday

Halloween doesn't have to be a scary time for your pets
Newsday
As for candy, keep it away from pets. The two main confectionary concerns are chocolate and candy with xylitol. Chocolate has a stimulant in it called theobromine that can make a dog's heart race. Depending on the quantity and the type of chocolate, a ...


Video: Woman Pets 'Rat' On NYC Street, Zardulu Claims Credit - Gothamist

Video: Woman Pets 'Rat' On NYC Street, Zardulu Claims Credit
Gothamist
"The rat was 100% real and not a pet," Nicky T told Gothamist. Nicky T said he was just helping his buddy run his pickle stand when he heard a commotion from behind the tent. He went to see what all the fuss was about, and spotted this woman petting a rat.


Homeless ministry allows pets - KYMA

KYMA

Homeless ministry allows pets
KYMA
A homeless ministry in Kansas allows its guests to bring their beloved pets when most shelters don't. Related content. Pit bull recovering from gun shot to face · Calif. deputies lure runaway pig with Doritos · 65 beagles rescued from Pennsylvania home ...

and more »

Pets Are Like Family. But as Health Costs Rise, Few Are Insured That Way. - New York Times

New York Times

Pets Are Like Family. But as Health Costs Rise, Few Are Insured That Way.
New York Times
Selling pet products to humans is big business. Last year, according to the American Pet Products Association, owners spent nearly $70 billion on their pets. While much of that money is spent on pet paraphernalia, some of the biggest, and most ...

and more »

Pets of the Week — Rigby & Riot - Henry Herald

Henry Herald

Pets of the Week — Rigby & Riot
Henry Herald
Rigby is a good-looking guy. His tail curls as if he may have some husky in his DNA, but he's definitely got a lot of black lab in him. Check out Rigby by asking about 8-6 (1731) at the Henry County Animal Care and Control Shelter, 527 Hampton St. in ...


Pets, residents in Oklahoma town attacked by pack of dogs - kfor.com

kfor.com

Pets, residents in Oklahoma town attacked by pack of dogs
kfor.com
AVANT, Okla. – An Oklahoma community is on edge following a series of attacks by a pack of dogs. Johnna Brown tells FOX 23 she went out on her property recently and saw that her donkey, Floppy Joe, had become a target for the dogs. “Now that they've ...


Pets of the Week - San Marcos Daily Record

San Marcos Daily Record

Pets of the Week
San Marcos Daily Record



Study: Veterinarians struggle as they balance the needs of pets and owners - The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe

Study: Veterinarians struggle as they balance the needs of pets and owners
The Boston Globe
Lisa Moses, a bioethicist and veterinarian at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, distinctly remembers the difficult situation early on in her career: A Rhode Island family's beloved young pug had a brain condition for which treatment was rare ...

and more »

Google News

akron pet suppliesThe Animal Rescue Site needs your clicks to help support their endeavors
 visiting just one sponsor per day feeds an animal for one day. Thank you!

Get on board the TrafficTrain Click Here for Free Traffic! Get Your site listed in 2 Mins! visit and join each ad offer to include your ad on the TrafficTrain

Surplus Overstock and used PET SUPPLIES

university of akron university housing available

 

Find used office equipment in Ohio at www.OfficeJax.Has.It

Find the best fleamarkets at www.FleaMarketWorld.Has.It

www.Akron.Has.It

Find electric powered vehicles at www.NoGas.Drives.It

Akron City directory

Anonymous and Confidential U.S. Mail Drops - No ID Required reship worldwide

Katrina's pet sitting and house sitting services Akron Ohio

Free Automatic Link Exchange

Flea Market World

Find homes for rent
in Akron Ohio
www.homes4rent.has.it

Closeouts
www.close-outs.info

 

Northwest Veterinary Practice Tallmadge, Ohio

 

 

officejax surplus office furniture outlet Akron, ohio

[Back to Top]

 

Click here to
OfficeJax free ad space available here

auction news and listings for Akron, Ohio

Akron crafts and hobby news center

Akron currency trading

Akron Ohio pet news

The Akron blogging news center

Akron Ohio web site design news

Akron Mortgaging and refinancing

Advertising and promotions Akron, Ohio

 

HOME | SITE MAP
© 2012 - 2018 All Rights Reserved

Improve your web site pagerank
 automaticaly with HitsSurfer

free pagerank checker and seo evaluation tools 

akron ohio pet supply pet store littlest pet shop pet store supply pet shop adoption pet insurance pet grooming pet pet virtual pet services pet shop groomers pet care pet medication pet adopt pet food pet product cemetery pet sale health pet animal pet bed pet carrier pet name pet door pet nutrition pet wonder general pet memorial pet scan boarding grooming pet teacher pet plus supply gate pet friendly hotel pet exotic pet medicine pet discount pet sound pet tag dog pet supply wholesale pet hotel pet rescue bird pet sitter pet boarding pet online pet store boarding pet sitting pet care salt water aquariums fresh water aquariums pet health pet meds pet classifieds pet id pet tag dog free pet puppy pet loss pet related services animal pet rabbit pet turtle pet sex little pet shop exotic pet store dubai pet travel pet place own pet services sitting flea dip pet pharmacy food natural pet products pet training pet shelter pet finder animals pet rat clothes pet pet stroller pet shampoos health insurance pet fish pet lost pet grooming mobile pet banfield hospital pet hospitals free pet stuff pet finder pet supermarket pets allowed pet kennel pet contest pet photo free pet online pet edge pet grooming pet cat pet holistic veterinarian pet care for your pet sitting eye nose ears pet finder dog clothing Westminster dog show online pet store dog eating feces? bad dog behavior problems? puppies for sale Westminster kennel dog itchy itchyitchydog baghdad dog insider dog training tips remedies report reviews recommended procedures