so the (future) Mrs Slinger and I have a pup, she is 9wks and we've had her for a month now. she goes in the box about 2/3 of the time and we reward her everytime. does it just take time fot the other 1/3??? any suggestions would be great
Just keep rewarding her. She will eventually learn. That's what we do with our 7 month old GSD, Cooper. If we are standing near the crate, all we have to do is pick up the treat bag and he's in the crate without saying a word.
On a side note: Make sure if the crate is close to the bed that she can't reach the blanket.