My pup still goes crazy every now and then when I crate him. It generally seems that he only does it when he knows I'm supposed to be home (like if I have to go to the store after work). When I first started crating him and he went absolutely nuts I also was worried that he'd hurt himself. He never did. He broke the crate though.Sorry for the RealTime Updates Buuuut:
So we put her crate in the room with us after letting her run around and play for a bit. She FLIPPED OUT.
Like completely lost it, to the point I thought she was going to hurt herself jumping all over the place trying to get out. First time she's ever reacted that way. Completely unacceptable. Is this from being in all day? Or the fact that she's spoiled and could see us and wanted to be out?
Either way, when a puppy is freaking out that way what is the appropriate response?
Obviously I don't want her to think a tantrum will get her her way, but at the same time, I wouldn't want her to hurt herself or have a panic attack or whatever the doggy equivalent is. Tips?
Honestly, I'd say it's because you were there. If I put my pup in the crate while I'm home he goes nuts as well. He's used to it while I'm at work but if I'm home and he can see me he goes crazy (if the door is locked). Alot of times, if I just leave the door open, he'll go in the crate on his own and lay down.