Re: Puppy help - Crate and barking
Wonderful advice - Linescreamer -.
Our Sam in 12 weeks and since 8 weeks old has been living in the crate.
However, didn't have the heart to put a division inside and allowed the full 36".
Put a grass patch training tray for mistakes. Somehow seems to know instinctively not to soil inside.
One mistake we make is feeding inside the crate - not sure why it is wrong maybe someone can explain.
And yes, Sam does make a racket inside but we don't open the door unless he has to go potty.
Oh, somehow if we tire him mentally (going new place, making him search, moderately running - not full speed as he can hurt himself - joints are weak at this age) - he seems to stay quiet all night until 6:30am.
good luck. Crate is a must for vet too. They put them in crates if left there.
If you want the best seat in the house ... move the dog