Pick a Great Dog Crate to Prepare for Your New Puppy
When we were setting up for the new arrival of our puppy, we realized he’d require a safe place to spend the night. We’d found out about crates for dogs, but planned to thoroughly study them and determine whether it was the right choice for us.
For some it may be difficult to imagine, but when I started doing the dog crate research, I was not sure if it would be cruel for our brand new puppy. It seemed as if we were putting our dog into a compact box and then locking him away. While I recognized this could keep him out of trouble, I certainly did not want to give him the impression that he was starting life in jail, particularly when he hadn’t done anything to deserve being incarcerated.
During our research we learned that, in the wild, dogs stay in dens. These dens give them their own space where no people can invade. This