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New Puppy? Why you’ll Want A Crate

Long before dogs became domesticated, they lived in dens. Today our pet dogs naturally gravitate to a cozy enclosed area — whether it’s under the coffee table or in their personal den — their crate. Why use a crate?  Crate training is one method of house training, as generally puppies will not soil the area where they sleep and eat. Many people use crates beyond the puppy period for a sleeping area, to keep the pet out of trouble when they are not home, and in the car for travel safety. Crate Training: Introduce the crate slowly. Leave the door open, and offer treats in the crate.Midwest Homes offers some … Continue reading

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