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  1. Outgrown Crate?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Finnlee is now a 17 week old chihuahua/papillon mix. I'm pretty sure he's outgrown his wire puppy crate. His ears are poking through the top. I have a 24 inch plastic crate ready and he is used to it. But there is quite a bit of room that he could use as a bathroom and he isn't completely...
  2. How long is too long in a crate for a pup?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    My dog Lincoln, now 7 weeks is in the process of being house/crate trained. His days look something like this - 6 am Food water, free reign playing in the house for an hour or so while I get ready for work, 7:15 am potty break before I leave to work and then into the crate he goes. I get home...
  3. First Time Dog Owner

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hey everyone! I have a few questions about the greyhound my boyfriend and I adopted. She is crated trained - BUT she is up around 4am-5am every morning. We work at 8am so that is a little too early for our liking. We don't mind waking up that early to let her outside to relieve herself, but when...
  4. Crate trained dog...

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hi! I've had my baby Jackson for exactly one month now and just got him a crate. The shelter told us he was crate-trained and it seems they did not lie -- he's happy as a clam in there right now. No barking, no whining, he's just sniffed around the thing, was allowed to go in and out with the...
  5. Smart Dog Crates

    General Dog Forum
    We already have dog crates. (well-made plastic) But, what are the best kinds of dog crates in your opinion? We want the best for our dogs! :) We might even get a new Shih Tzu puppy. That's why we want crate choices. Especially choices for Shih Tzu puppies.
  6. First Time Dog Owner Needs Help

    Dog Training Forum
    My fiance and I recently adopted a 2 y/o JRT Chiwawa mix. Surprisingly he's very laid back and sweet, he's house trained, but we have problems with him at night. We let him sleep in our room...he has his own bed but sometimes he will hop into our bed which is fine. But he makes so much noise...
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