Dog crates are useful, it can be your life saving tool in the time of emergency. If you have recently have a new family member, whether be it an adult dog that is old and strong or a puppy that is cute and small, the process of adjustment can take quite a while as well as the learning of the rules of the current household. Consistency is something that is important here. Be consistent, do the same things and make the same gestures as well as repeat the same words over and over again all the time around your dog and your dog will learn all of this faster and quicker as a result of you being consistent with your movement, actions and words. Be patient as it is a very important thing to remember around new family members. Never lose your patience with your dog since this can take you a few steps back in getting them to be trained and to follow your commands. A very important thing here is that if you keep your cool and calm down then your dog will also cool down and calm down which is a very good thing and it will also create a nice feeling of trust and confidence between you and your dog.
The personality of the dog is the last factor here but it does not mean that it’s the least important but actually its at the same level as the rest. Dogs have different learning processes and this can affect their ways of learning how to get used to dog crates. Ways you can show your dog off to his new dog crate. You can begin with the training process by bringing the dog crate to the room that you always spending time in. It is best to put a soft blanket inside, sit down beside the crate and propping the dog crate door to open with your body so that it won’t swing and scare your dog. When you are done introducing your dog to his dog crate then you should start giving him his meals inside of it so that he would be more inclined to put more time into it. Now we are off to lengthening the time that your dog puts in his dog crate. After he is already taking his meals inside then we should start by lengthening his time inside of the crate through just simply putting him inside and leaving and opening the crate a short after and it is important to keep in mind that if he is noisy and loud then don’t open it if he is quiet then start to open it up.