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Old February 23rd, 2013, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Cosmo View Post
Crate is not punishment.... But it is used or time outs or cooling down periods so he can relax.

Think of a kid who misbehaves, where do you tell him to go, usually his room. Same idea going on here... Associating crate with a safe place and relaxation.
I never send my child to her bedroom as a punishment as that was the only place in the house that was her's and it was place to feel good about going to not to hate . This is the same reason I do not put my dog into his crate to cool or chill out. Marty will go into his crate when he want to take a nap away from me.
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