Struggling with Crate Training?

Let our step by step system work for you.

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    • Why would my puppy want to be confined, and why is that important?

    • Class PDFs

    • Crate Activities Worksheet

    • Crate Skills Checklist

    • Distance Desensitizing

    • Distance Flow Chart

    • Can I crate my puppy guide.

    • CoC Crate or Playpen 2

    • Puppy Schedule Worksheet

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    • Puppy Containment: Daytime and Overall.

    • Crate or Playpen, why not both?

    • Nighttime Containment

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    • Management: Using Routines to Desensitize Puppies to Confinement

    • Overview of Puppy Management

    • Puppy Schedule Worksheet

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    • The Drive Home

    • Welcome Home Puppy!

    • Welcome Home Puppy: The First Night 🛏

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    • Getting In The Swing Of Things.

    • The 3 Columns: Training, Conditioning, Desensitization

    • Crate Skills Flow Chart

    • Confinement Skills Checklist

    • Crate Activities Menu

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    • The Best Bed In The House (hint, it’s in the crate).

    • Because meals, pacifiers, and other yummy things happen there!

    • Because The Best Chews Are In The Crate.

    • Why would puppy want to be crated? 💡 To find fun things!

    • 💡Using activities to create a good impression.

    • My Puppy’s Favorite Things

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    • Crafting Confidence With Confinement

    • 1) Crafting Confidence Through Proximity

    • 2. Crafting Confidence Through Comfort

    • Increasing Distance between you and your puppy

    • Crafting confidence through fun activities.

    • 4. Crafting confidence through change.

    • Distance Flow Chart

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    • Training: Crate Manners Skill Teaching Progression.

    • Training Game 2️⃣ Moving along

    • Training Game 1️⃣: Two Treat Game

    • Training Game 3️⃣ Turning Meals Into Game Time: Everyday Practice

    • Training Game 4️⃣ Wait and Release Foundations (optional)

    • Game 5️⃣ Crate Exit Manners Home Use (optional)

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    • Help, my puppy is fussy!

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    • Closing The Door During The Day

    • Loosing The Playpen.

    • Crate or Playpen