Updated: Oct 28
Always use treats, a favorite toys and compliments like "very good, super!" with the bag.
Never force the dog to enter, throw some treats and encourage him with your voice and gestures.
Avoid use the bag or carrier as a place of punishment, as this causes stress, fear and anguish.
Do not run in the process, go slow, every day 5-10 minutes. Your dog better stay wanting.
It is better to prepare your dog in advance, weeks or months.
6 tips for your dog to like the bag
The first contact with the bag is essential. Starts at home, leaves the bag completely open on the floor and puts treats, a favorite toy and a soft blanket inside. Thus creating a positive, safe and fun association. Repeat the previous step, closing the bag a little every day, if it has a grid.
Walk at home with the dog inside the travel bag, increasing every day 5-10 minutes.
When you go out site for a daily walk, take the bag and walk with your dog in the bag for 5-10 minutes. Increase the time each day until you get a longer time.
Make a little longer trips or activities with the bag, take it to go to a terrace or restaurant so that the dog feels safe and confortable or short car rides.
Take longer trips in the car, bus, train, etc.
At this point you can make longer trips by plane or boat, remember to bring snacks so that you can bite during the journey and have fun.
Educational guidelines offered by Sofia Azorin, Dog trainer and Palmadog team.
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