Hi, You might want to try putting a clock under a pillow or a cushion, he will sleep on it and listen to the sound of the clock which will remind him of his mommy and therefore he will be quiet at night, thinking that he is not alone. Also, you have to ignore him because if you don't then he will understand that by barking and whining he gets his way and gets out of the cage. I had 2 dogs that I trained in a cage with great succes. One point very very important in order to make it work, never and I mean never get upset at him while he's in the cage. He has to feel that he is safe in his cage and that he his protected, that way he will go to his cage and know that it's safe. Good luck and I am happy to hear that your CD is better, I guess that is what they call zootherapy.
Post Edited (Sad Mom!) : 9/10/2007 9:28:00 PM (GMT-6)