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    Apr 18, 2019, 09:54 AM
    Rescue adult dog pees in crate.
    How can I train my 8-year-old rescue dog not to pee in his crate?
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    Apr 18, 2019, 10:19 AM
    Didn't the rescue people tell you his history? Is he afraid to go in? Do you shut the door? How long does he have to be in it? Maybe a former owner put him in a crate for punishment or shut him in too long. Do you take him for walks during the day?
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    Apr 20, 2019, 08:22 PM
    Suggestion would be to provide water and feed the pet in the crate. Usually animals will not use the toilet where they eat. Years ago I had to do that with my one Sheltie but she was gated between the kitchen and bedroom and not in a crate. She would go when I walked her but still continued to do her business inside til I put her food where she was gated and that stopped soon after that.

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