any way to help a new puppy stop crying when left alone in playpen/crate…

any way to help a new puppy stop crying when left alone in playpen/crate area? she keeps jumping on the gate and crying and i just want to know how to soothe her

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5 years ago

have you ever heard of something called crate games?  this works for pens, too. http://www.amazon.com/Susan-Garretts-Crate-Self-Control-Motivation/dp/B0013GJJG6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8HNO79bZMY – watch this BEFORE starting any of this. and to save you money, if you do well with text directions, a how-to: http://www.sithappens.org/PDFs/LoginArea/HandoutCrateGames.pdf when we brought our first puppy home, we could not crate or contain him without his pitching a fit every. single. time. until the end of his short life.  when we brought home our second, healthy puppy, she crated herself that first night but i constantly played crate games for the first few months to get her comfortable with it.  now, she’ll crate… Read more »