Crate Training Your Dog

Crate Training Your Dog

by Pat Storer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580173575
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 11/30/2000
Series: Country Wisdom Bulletin Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 776,868
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.13(d)

About the Author

Popular author of Your Puppy, Your Dog, Pat Storer has designed her book to guide both parents and children on the care of their furry family addition. She has trained dogs in herding, carting, weight pull, obedience, tracking, and schutzhund (protection). Additionally, she has been the leader of 4-H groups in domestic and animal sciences for many years. She is a member of the American Rottweiler Club, founded the Houston Area Rottweiler Fanciers, and was a former officer of each affiliation. Not only is she experienced with upbringing man's best friend—she also raises two breeds of AKC dogs—but Pat has owned an exotic animal ranch for over 25 years. Using this experience, she has been writing freelance articles and handbooks on various exotic animals for over 15 years. Pat has lectured on exotic animals and birds, and dog training and temperament at numerous expositions, sales club meetings and Purdue University. She currently lives in Columbus, Texas.

Table of Contents


  • Why Crate Train?
  • The Benefits of Crate Training
  • A Gallery of Crates
  • Which Crate is Right for Your Dog?
  • Maintaining Your Crate
  • Finding the Right Location for the Crate
  • Crate Training a Puppy
  • Crate Training an Older Dog
  • Problem Behaviors
  • Alleviating Boredom in the Crate
  • Life Outside the Crate
  • Alternatives to Crate Training

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