How to Crate Train a Dog?

Before confining your dog to a crate, introduce it by placing it in a family area, and place small treats in the crate throughout the day to encourage your pet to explore it. Praise your pup each time he enters (do not push him), and issue the verbal command you choose, like ‘kennel up!’. Making the kennel a positive experience makes it easier for training. You can find more information here: