By Tim Amherst
Crate training is one of the most often misunderstood dog
training techniques. Many questions often come up when
discussing the topic of crate training such as: “How can I use
crate training to teach my dog to behave?”, “What are the pros
and cons of crate training?”, and “Is crate training safe to
use as part of my overall dog training program?”
This article will definitely help you understand crate
and what it will do to you Pit Bull terrier. After you’re done
reading, I’m confident that you’ll have a much better
understanding of crate training.
I get many questions from new dog owners on the subject of
crate training. Most people really have no idea what crate
training is or what purpose it serves. Quite simply, a “dog
crate” is an enclosed cage area that prevents your dog from
getting into trouble.
You can crate train your Pit Bull both inside the house or
outside. You’ll want your dog to have plenty of room to stand
up and lay down.
So what are the benefits of you crate training your Pit Bull?
There are many few reasons why crate training your Pit is a
good idea. One reason is that a crate will prevent your Pit
from destroying the inside of your house when you are away.
Eventually, you’ll be able to leave your dog loose when
the house and he won’t be destructive while you’re gone.
Another example of when crate training can be helpful is when
you’re traveling in your vehicle for a long period of time.
Allowing your dog to rest in his crate during the trip will
ease his fear if he has any issues with traveling.
Lastly, crate training is a vital component to properly house
training a new puppy. Using a crate to assist in potty
is a very good idea and will help cut your pup’s learning
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