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bedtime routine changed

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Lesley hague, Jun 30, 2017.

  1. Lesley hague

    Lesley hague PetForums Newbie

    Jun 30, 2017
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    I wonder if there is anyone who has tips on how to get my two dogs used to sleeping downstairs (after nearly 2 years of sleeping on my bed).
  2. JoanneF

    JoanneF PetForums VIP

    Feb 1, 2016
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    Very slowly. Encourage them to sleep on a blanket on your bed, then without washing it; put it in a dog bed by your bed. If they have become accustomed to your mattress, invest in a really comfortable dog bed (memory foam at the least) or it won't be of any interest. By literally inches at a time over a period of weeks, move it away from your bed into the hall and eventually into the place you want them to sleep.
    Magyarmum and Lurcherlad like this.
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