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Dog crates are an essential necessity for a number of reasons, especially for potty training. However, there is so much more behind the philosophy and psychology of crating a dog, than one would think.
You have just added a new puppy to the family and want to be sure that you start off on the right paw. People will often tell you to socialize your puppy as soon as possible. Many people think that means to bring your dog around other dogs.
Does this sound familiar….
“My dog steals socks and runs around the house with them in his mouth. He knows hes not supposed to have it, but looks at me because he loves when I chase him.”
It is overwhelming and there are so many conflicting opinions and strategies that it ends up confusing people (and the dog) more!
This is such a common question that we get at Sublime K9 dog training company. People may get a puppy as early as 8 or 9 weeks old and are looking for guidance.
Typically people will get a puppy at 8 weeks of age and will think they need to wait to begin training. In actuality, the younger you begin working with them the better.