Two puppy crates ok?

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  1. Fitzy11

    Fitzy11 Registered Users

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    We bought a 42 inch crate(little big) but it has the divider and is kind of a pain to break down/transport. If we buy another one for the bedroom is that confusing to the pup?

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    Brian
     
  2. Jo Laurens

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    It's totally fine to have as many crates as you need. I frequently start out with a small one by my bed for the first week for night-times, whilst a larger one is in the kitchen for day times. After a week, the pup is fine in the kitchen crate all the time and I ditch the small one.
     
  3. Ski-Patroller

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    We had a folding lightweight travel crate for Cooper when she was a young pup. We wanted to have something available at our cabin, and also when we traveled. We did not use it very long, but she did not have a problem with it. She still goes into her wire crate in the kitchen quite often. it has a blanket over it so it is pretty dark and she likes her quiet den some times.
     
  4. Fitzy11

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    Thank you for the help. We got a smaller one for the bedroom.
     
  5. Harry's Mum

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    We did exactly this - found the big crate far too cumbersome to move upstairs at night so we bought a smaller one. We put it in our bedroom for the first few nights then gradually moved it onto the landing area. The big crate stays downstairs in the living room as a daytime den/napping spot and Harry doesn't seem to have any problems with either crate.
     
  6. Christoph W

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    We had 2 crates. A bigger one made out of metal that we left in the living room. This was the one we put them when they needed crate time during the day. We had a second crate in our bedroom. Thisone was one of those portable crates made out of canvas or something like that. Having this second crate was a win win situation since we where able to have them close to us at nightime while they where small plus we got them used to our "traveling crate" so we had easy times when going on holidays. (We still take this crate with us when we have to sleep in a hotel room since Brösel has a hard time settling down in a foreign environment).

    So to cut the long story short:angel: have as many crates as you want :cwl:
     

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