If your dog didn't read the chapter in the book that "all dogs love crates because they are den animals," this great instruction from the late Dr. Sophia Yin is for you! Some dogs cannot handle being left alone or isolated in any way. Safe confinement is used when you cannot supervise, not as a punishment! A crate is not the only way.
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