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  1. Eight week old puppy..crate training and

    Puppy Behavior
    Hello, I just brought home a beautiful little eight week year old named Strawberry. With my other dogs, I was taught to crate train them immediately. I'm trying. She screams and screams. Last night I put the crate on my bed so that she could see me. Today, she cried for fifty minutes until I...
  2. How many naps a day/how long are those naps?

    Puppy Behavior
    Trying to figure out a routine/schedule for my puppy before he comes and I'm not sure how many hours to plan out for his nap times, playtimes, and training. Of course I'll readjust his schedule according to how he actually is in reality, but I'm trying to get a good sense of where to start. Any...
  3. Sweet and Sour Pup Crate Training - Help!

    Puppy Behavior
    Hi all, So my GSD Maverick is now 10 weeks old. We've been working on crate training. Sometimes he's sweet... and sometimes he's sour. At night he will go right into his crate, lay down with a little protest and then sleep. He is sleeping anywhere from 5-7 hours without a peep! During the...