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sandyj999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-30-10 06:22 AM
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30. My dogs all have one but they are never locked in it.
It is their den and they wander off on their own and that is where I'll find them. When they were young and it was unsafe to leave them loose I would put a gate up and they would be in the kitchen. Worked for me.
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  -why dont we call a kennel what it is. a cage. patrick t. cakes  Jan-30-10 01:03 AM   #0 
  - Something tells me it's time for  donheld   Jan-30-10 01:05 AM   #1 
  - seriously, my roomate goes out and locks the poor thing  patrick t. cakes   Jan-30-10 01:07 AM   #2 
  - I don't know...  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-30-10 01:10 AM   #4 
     - thats different  patrick t. cakes   Jan-30-10 01:14 AM   #5 
        - You... don't spend much time around small children, do you? n/t  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-30-10 01:15 AM   #7 
           - not when they're in cages  patrick t. cakes   Jan-30-10 01:22 AM   #12 
              - With kids at the toddler stage it doesn't matter.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-30-10 01:29 AM   #16 
                 - animals too  patrick t. cakes   Jan-30-10 01:38 AM   #22 
  - .  Cessna Invesco Palin   Jan-30-10 01:08 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-30-10 01:15 AM   #6 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-30-10 01:20 AM   #10 
  - oh brother...  ddeclue   Jan-30-10 01:15 AM   #8 
  - Yes, your dog prefers to be with you, his pack. But there are times when kennels are safest.  Bluebear   Jan-30-10 01:17 AM   #9 
  - owners at the bar.  patrick t. cakes   Jan-30-10 01:21 AM   #11 
     - If it is a puppy and s/he could chew through an electric cord, s/he is safer.  Bluebear   Jan-30-10 01:27 AM   #14 
        - and one of ours did.  newfie11   Jan-30-10 07:34 AM   #32 
  - un recs are the sign of a guilty conscience.  patrick t. cakes   Jan-30-10 01:24 AM   #13 
  - no actually RECS are.. people who are unreccing are making fun of you for it.  ddeclue   Jan-30-10 01:27 AM   #15 
  - I never locked any of my dogs in a kennel an they never had behavioral problems  Lorien   Jan-30-10 01:30 AM   #17 
  - I have blind dogs. When I leave, they get kenneled in great big kennels. I have  roguevalley   Jan-30-10 01:32 AM   #19 
  - do your dogs have seeing eye humans?  ddeclue   Jan-30-10 01:34 AM   #20 
  - ive been told that dogs prefer it  patrick t. cakes   Jan-30-10 01:35 AM   #21 
  - what about the dogs with wristwatches?  ddeclue   Jan-30-10 01:38 AM   #23 
     - You're being silly.  watrwefitinfor   Jan-30-10 04:50 AM   #28 
        - Only watch dogs. n/t  HeeBGBz   Jan-30-10 04:55 AM   #29 
  - Let me ask you something  TZ   Jan-30-10 07:37 AM   #34 
  - So why not offer to keep an eye on the dog while your roommate is out? n/t  Contrary1   Jan-30-10 01:32 AM   #18 
  - i have and do.  patrick t. cakes   Jan-30-10 01:40 AM   #24 
  - Have you ever actually owned a dog?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jan-30-10 02:04 AM   #25 
  - my dog loves his crate  TorchTheWitch   Jan-30-10 02:33 AM   #26 
  - We crate trained our dogs...they still love it  av8rdave   Jan-30-10 08:45 AM   #45 
  - If its good enough for babies then its good enough for puppies.  rcrush   Jan-30-10 03:00 AM   #27 
  - My dogs all have one but they are never locked in it.  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 06:22 AM   #30 
  - NO ONE should be allowed to "own" pets -- it's DOMESTIC SLAVERY!!!!  Pholus   Jan-30-10 06:55 AM   #31 
  - agreed  newfie11   Jan-30-10 07:36 AM   #33 
  - And you posted to a "silly" thread. Isn't that a bit beneath you?  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 07:51 AM   #36 
  - you think puttin dogs in cages bad, wait till they start puttin YOU in a cage, lol.  fire_in_the_middle   Jan-30-10 07:41 AM   #35 
  - Cue the Twilight Zone soundtrack.  hobbit709   Jan-30-10 07:55 AM   #37 
  - And Soylent Green is made of people.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jan-30-10 08:40 AM   #42 
  - Who are THEY? n/t  hippywife   Jan-30-10 09:20 AM   #50 
  - You know,...THEM.  MilesColtrane   Jan-30-10 10:00 AM   #55 
  - I think you mean, "the jig is up".  MilesColtrane   Jan-30-10 10:15 AM   #57 
  - Dogs tolerate kenneling differently.  mn9driver   Jan-30-10 08:01 AM   #38 
  - they're working on that "thumb" thing....  Locrian   Jan-30-10 08:25 AM   #39 
  - My rescue greyhound didn't mind it at first because that is how she lived.  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 08:41 AM   #43 
  - Anyone who has ever had a dog or cat that did their utmost to escape the house  elocs   Jan-30-10 08:35 AM   #40 
  - Cats do it just to piss you off.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jan-30-10 08:48 AM   #46 
     - My cats are indoor cats but one of them ran out the door as the dog was coming in., but  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 08:58 AM   #47 
     - Certainly, but even a palace may be a prison for those who are forced to stay there.  elocs   Jan-30-10 09:01 AM   #48 
        - I agree some dogs are happier outside but they need human contact.  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 09:22 AM   #51 
           - It's terrible when people simply leave their dogs in a kennel with little human contact  elocs   Jan-30-10 10:11 AM   #56 
              - You are right because dogs are social creatures and need that contact and that is the reason they  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 12:15 PM   #60 
  - And if you own the dog and can't find a new home for a weekend - kill it?  stray cat   Jan-30-10 08:36 AM   #41 
  - Of course not but you can't keep it in the crate all weekend either.  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 08:45 AM   #44 
  - He's talking about a home kennel  hippywife   Jan-30-10 09:19 AM   #49 
     - I know. Find a neighbor that loves your dog and ask them to watch over it.  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 09:27 AM   #52 
  - This thread is priceless. Absolutely priceless.  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-30-10 09:31 AM   #53 
  - ok, so it's a cage. my doggy is still going in it when i leave for any legnth of time.  KG   Jan-30-10 09:34 AM   #54 
  - You obviously don't know much about dogs. n/t  Coventina   Jan-30-10 10:54 AM   #58 
  - That's obvious. n/t  sandyj999   Jan-30-10 11:04 AM   #59 
  - I know someone who had a yellow lab puppy that had seperation anxiety  Roon   Jan-30-10 12:22 PM   #61 

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