Are you feeling frustrated that your dog barks so much in his crate? Is the barking so loud that you are unable to hold a conversation with others?Does the barking cause stress and you are unable to relax? It is time to crate train you dog. Let’s create peace and happiness in your house now. Remember you will need to be consistent with your dog training. Salt Lake City readers you will have a calmer dog after applying these tools below.
1.) Make the crate positive for your dog. Give your dog a treat for going in the crate or give him something to chew on like a Kong or a bone.
2.) Click and treat (click and treat) multiple times while your dog is quiet and calm is in his crate.
3.) Leave your dog in the crate for a short time period and gradually increase the time period as your dog becomes more and more calm. Overtime, obedience will result.
4.) Only let your dog out of his crate when he is quiet and calm.
We want to help you with dog training. Salt Lake City has many opportunities for us to help you with your dog. However, if it works best for you to work with other dog trainers. Salt Lake City has many other reward-based dog trainers that you can choose. It is important that the trainer you work with is the right fit for you and your dog.
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Johanna Teresi, Professional Dog Trainer and Owner of Four Legged Scholars LLC, Dog Training, Salt Lake City, Utah