In all the excitement of bringing your new puppy home, it’s easy to forget that you have to get through that very first night. You should keep the crate that your puppy is staying in close to you. Don’t be alarmed by some whining during the night. This is normal. Get up to let your puppy go to the bathroom when necessary. Positive association with its crate is important. Some ways to achieve this is to put chew toys or treats inside the crate. For more advice, check out this video. If you have any questions or concerns about your puppy, don’t hesitate to call your veterinarian in Campbell or Saratoga.