If he's crated in your vehicle and you have to swerve or stop suddenly, the crate bouncing around the back of your SUV is likely to convince him he'd rather not be crated.
An exercise pen placed around the crate as an "airlock" may be adequate, or he may be better off crated in a separate room with a baby gate across or the door closed.
Once your dog can remain calm in the crate for about 30 minutes in your absence, you can begin leaving him crated when you're gone for short periods or let him sleep there at night, says the HSUS.
The most important factor in using a crate for housetraining is this: Never let your puppy have an accident in his crate, which can happen if you keep him crated for too long.
Each dog should be individually crated," Mike said.
If he's crated in your pickup bed, his crate should be chained and locked to the vehicle.
I considered both dogs to be reliably crate trained, and both dogs had crated
successfully, in soft crates, in similar situations, prior to their escape attempts.
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But it couldn't have happened, had she been properly crated.
That wouldn't have happened had she been properly crated.
Overcrating, traumatic, or stimulating experiences while crated, improper introduction to the crate, and isolation or separation anxieties are the primary causes of crating disasters.
Then, very gradually, work your way up to closing the door with your dog inside, and eventually moving longer and longer distances away from your crated dog for longer and longer periods of time.
Peace of mind that a comfortably crated dog can't destroy one's house or car.
The list of things a dog can't do while crated is even longer, and includes chewing through electrical cords, stealing your socks, getting into the garbage, tormenting the cat, and peeing behind the sofa.