For how many hours is it safe to kennel a dog?  

The goal of crate training is to instill in a dog the behavior of remaining still and quiet within a controlled environment, such as a wire crate.  

It will take some time for your canine companion to learn the purpose of his crate,  

but he has an innate tendency to seek refuge in it when he's anxious.  

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Crate training is often recommended for new puppies for several reasons. 

Not only can your puppy feel safe and secure in its crate, but it can also serve as a useful tool for various forms of training. 

Man and man's best friend can benefit from your dog's crate in several ways: 

You can utilize crate training to teach an older dog to go potty, but it really shines when you're working with a puppy. 

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