Rolan Tripp, DVM
Make the portable kennel the
dog’s favorite place
At meals, throw 1 piece of food inside the kennel and say,
“Kennel Up!” to encourage the dog to go into the kennel to have a
Feed the first 10 kibble like this, then remove the bed and feed rest
of the meal inside kennel
Hide tasty food treats inside kennel, like a Kong with peanut butter
Dog gets yummy chews inside, not outside
Begin to lock kennel door for meals, and sleeping.
Don’t let out when whining or barking
For dogs resistant to kennel training, see advanced course on this.