A crate’s success as a housebreaking tool is simple, puppies will not soil their sleeping area if they can possibly avoid it. But remember that a puppy needs time to play and has a small bladder. Use the crate when you can’t watch your puppy, but don’t overuse it.
Crates come in many different styles and sizes. Choose one that will be large enough for your Yorkie to lay down, stand up, and turn around easily in. If you plan on traveling with your Yorkie buy a plastic one with ventilation slits on all four sides. [Read more...]