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Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Bracken&co, Nov 22, 2021 at 9:38 PM.

  1. Bracken&co

    Bracken&co PetForums Junior

    May 25, 2018
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    Allow your puppy to be out of his/her crate/pen during the night?

    Bracken is 7 months old today.
    He has been in a pen or a crate overnight since we got him but he has started whinging in the morning before I am ready to get up.
    I have been debating letting him have the freedom of his room - the room with his pen, toys and water - overnight.
  2. Emlar

    Emlar PetForums Senior

    Sep 29, 2020
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    Rufus has managed to worm his way into sleeping in our bed with us.....so no advice from mr I'm afraid! :Bag
  3. Rafa

    Rafa PetForums VIP

    Jun 18, 2012
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    If you're happy there is nothing he can chew in that room, such as wires/cables, then by all means, try it for one night and see how he does.

    At 7 months, he should be fine.
    Happy Paws2 and Lurcherlad like this.
  4. Blitz

    Blitz PetForums VIP

    Feb 12, 2009
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    only my last 2 pups were in a crate at night. Well before 7 months I would have thought though they are 11 and 12 now and I do not have that good a memory. In fact I know one was earlier. My old dog died when the pup was 6 months and she took it very badly and had to sleep on our bed for a night or two (a few years in the end!)
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