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Thread: Opinions on crate times...
09-06-2013, 05:42 PM #21
I think he'd appreciate the larger crate and should be fine until you get the dog kennel set up and even then, you may find he prefers his crate in the long run.30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies, mystery & nerite snails
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09-06-2013, 05:56 PM #22
My friend crate trained his boxer five years ago. Nowadays he doesn't even close the crate door. 7 hours is reasonabe ,that is about how much time dogs spend sleeping during the day anyways.
Growing up my, german shepherd, rottie, doberman, mix was never in a crate and would stay in the house 7am to 330pm no problems just the occasional tipped over trash bin. Guess dogs are different nowadays lol.Roll the Dice!
09-06-2013, 06:05 PM #23
09-06-2013, 08:31 PM #24
I plan to order the larger crate over the weekend, so he should have it in a week. I honestly just dont trust Deuce out in the house unattended...now I left my old 150lb German Shepard/Wolf mix alone in the house all day without concern. Deuce however has been exceptionally difficult to housebreak I am sure he would soil the floor in a 7 hour span. This is why he needs to either be crated or kenneled until he becomes 100% house broken.20G Low-Tech|50G High-Tech Planted|50G A.crassipinnis Tank|56G Column Low-Tech Planted Goldfish Tank
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09-14-2013, 03:38 PM #25
I have always crated dogs. They are all used to be crated during work hours. They're out in the mudroom or our fenced 'dog yard' when we're home. We live on an acerage though, so they get to run as needed. And even so...when they want to...they head to their crates (to chew a bone...to have a nap...etc.). They are fed in their crates...consequently I've never had food issues.
I'm actually still crating the kittens too...they're fine with it as well. The older cats also appreciate the kittens not eating their food first...lol (voracious little so-and-sos)...55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
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