Do you think this will work on crate training.

Discussion in 'Labrador Training' started by Janifer, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. Janifer

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    We are getting a 8 week old puppy this weekend, and only have this big crate , so if I put the puppy pad in back of it , and block off area/ but he can get over it . Keep him from peeing on his sleeping area, and pad. 2 days a week , he will be home alone 6 am to 1 pm. And bought a water bowl, but hangs on crate and just put maybe little less cup water in it. [​IMG]
     
  2. 5labs

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    You need a small crate just large enough for his bed and take him out regularly to toilet. Unfortunately it will not be posssible to leave an 8 week old pup home alone for 7 hours.
     
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    We started with a huge crate but reduced the size with a bit of extra mesh held on with cable ties. It worked well and we could increase it as she grew. @5labs is totally correct, you just can’t leave such a small pup for so long. In fact, that’s pushing it for an adult dog. You need to look at alternative arrangements so to safeguard your pups emotional and physical development:)
     
  4. Janifer

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    We have had him home for 5 days, he has potty pads in back of crate, and has used them . Thankfully no poop in there. But he slept from 10 pm to 5 this morning , and used his potty pad .
     
  5. 5labs

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    So you are training him to toilet in his crate?
     

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