crate training


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By dgerner79 - 4/3/2014 4:32:15 PM
I have a 14 week lab. Shes a fast learner and doing very well and I'm very happy about her progress. Expect she occasionally pees in the kennel (2-3 times a week). Often when shes alone for short periods of time 2-4 hours. But doing well over night and throughout the work day. Any suggestions?
By Swamper - 4/3/2014 4:44:48 PM
do you have a pad or cushion or some kind of bedding in the crate?

make sure you air him out BEFORE any crate time!
By dgerner79 - 4/4/2014 10:15:31 AM
yes she has a blanket in the crate.
By ducker - 4/4/2014 4:58:10 PM
I would remove the blanket. Also, If these short periods come shortly after meal time or a drink, she may not be able to hold it as well as over night when she hasn't had a drink for a couple hours.