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Where is doggie when home alone?

Forum Opinion Poll
In a crate 18 24.00%
Outside (weather permitting) 0 0.00%
In one room of the house 4 5.33%
Sectioned off to an area of the house 14 18.67%
Free reign of the house 38 50.67%
Other 1 1.33%
 

Home Alone - poll

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pinkandblue
Our family is complete, maybe

Member since 9/05

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Name:
Stephanie

Re: Home Alone - poll

Posted by shamrock12472

I have a JRT almost 3 and a Border Collie almost 6. They have free reign of the house except for my bedroom because I don't want them on the bed. The JRT was crated untill about 8 months ago. He had a tendency to be destructive but seems to have outgrown that. The border collie has always had free run. I like the fact that she can go anywhere in the house if someone is trying to get in.



My lil one trashed out apartment when we let her out when she was about 8 months old (over a year ago). I think she grew out of that stage, she better have !!!!

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Posted 6/15/06 5:30 PM
 

pugmama
April already?

Member since 3/06

5297 total posts

Name:
Erica

Re: Home Alone - poll

Our dog, sable, a pug used to be limited to a bedroom. Then we gave her free reign but taught him never to come up the stairs into the bedrooms. He was so good about this until dd was born. After a few weeks he acted out and would go in her room while we weren't home and pee on her toys that were on the floor. Now we gate off the stairs and that seemed to solve that problem.Chat Icon

Posted 6/15/06 8:32 PM
 

Redhead
You Live, You Learn

Member since 5/05

31871 total posts

Name:
Jennifer

Re: Home Alone - poll

when we were in the condo he was crated

now he has free reign but with some doors closed..

Posted 6/15/06 11:17 PM
 

johnsae
Sip.

Member since 3/06

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Re: Home Alone - poll

we live in an apartment in the city, so we close the bedroom and bathroom doors and gate off the kitchen, so Joey has the living room to himself.

Posted 6/15/06 11:52 PM
 

Shroggie
Don't Worry...Be Happy

Member since 5/06

6261 total posts

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Re: Home Alone - poll

I have a very lazy dog, so I leave him out all day and he sleeps ALL day...and I mean ALL day.


Here's what he does pretty much all day


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Message edited 6/16/2006 12:04:26 AM.

Posted 6/16/06 12:00 AM
 

lulugrrl
My 3 Blessings

Member since 3/06

6551 total posts

Name:
L

Re: Home Alone - poll

my baby now has free reign of the house, he got over every barricade we made, so we gave up. He was crated at first, until about 6 months, then we slowly tried him on his own in the house, 1-2 hours at a time. Now it's all day and he does just perfect. He is 90lbs.!

Posted 6/16/06 3:05 PM
 

Shanti
True love

Member since 6/05

12653 total posts

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Re: Home Alone - poll

They have access to the kitchen, the hallway, and one room.

Posted 6/16/06 3:36 PM
 

btrflygrl
me and baby #3!

Member since 5/05

12013 total posts

Name:
Shana

Re: Home Alone - poll

The rottweiler (small for her breed) was crated for 2 1/2 years when we left the house. Now she has free reign.

The pug/beagle mix is still crated....I'm too scared he'll have an accident or destroy something.

Posted 6/16/06 8:27 PM
 

Ezzykitty
LIF Infant

Member since 5/06

116 total posts

Name:
Tina

Re: Home Alone - poll

MInes goes ina crate/cage becouse he just does not get the concept of asking to use the bathroom he just goes where he pleases _ bulldog

Posted 6/18/06 2:55 AM
 

LAMGAJ28
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Member since 10/05

6039 total posts

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Re: Home Alone - poll

Lulu (Daschund) is now 4 months old and we are still in the process of housebreaking her. When we are not home, she's in the crate due to safety reasons and also because she's not fully trained. She only stays in the crate though for about 4 hours a day and at night when she's sleeping. When we are home, she's all over the house except our bedroom.

Posted 6/21/06 8:39 AM
 

Dragonfly75
I love Hypnobabies

Member since 3/06

2333 total posts

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Re: Home Alone - poll

My dog is 60lb English Pointer. We started him out when he was a puppy in his crate, then slowly gave him more space. At about a year he was able to have free reign of the house.

Posted 6/21/06 11:03 AM
 
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