Occupy Your Dog When You're Gone
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Midwest Life Stages Double-Door Folding Metal Dog Crate
crate is a secure, safe den for your dog. If you use it for housetraining,
leave the door open for my dog and she goes in it herself when she wants
love the Midwest brand and use their double doored crate that comes with
and side doors give you more flexibility in how you position the crate
it really is foldable. I opened the box, pulled it out and had it standing
the size of crate that your dog will need when he reaches his full adult
Once your dog is potty trained, leave the door open. I have a soft pad on the bottom and a cover over it. My dog now has a safe and quiet retreat when she wants it.
The Drinkwell is designed to entice dogs to drink more water, keeping them happy, healthy and hydrated. Not to mention keeping them out of the toilet bowl.
The Drinkwell holds 50-oz, or about 6-cups, of water and has a snap-on lid to prevent accidental removal, and a submersible pump for quiet operation.
a falling stream of water, the Pet Fountain continually aerates
Dishwasher safe reservoir. Rubber feet prevent sliding. About $50
This is especially
a nice choice if you have more than one pet dog at home and can't
Some dogs also love to drink from a stream of water as opposed to a static bowl of water.
This is definitely a luxury item.
Leave a CD or radio playing or TV tuned to Animal Planet to help your dog avoid boredom and lonliness.Any soothing classical music will do but no Rap, Hard Rock or Punk, please! DVDs are another option especially if your dog likes to watch TV.
Here are some music CDs my dogs seemed to enjoy:
Some dogs will watch TV or a DVD and some have too short attention spans to enjoy shows.
Try a DVD from the library and see if your dog gets engaged with it. Choose something like Lady and the Tramp or Beverly Hills Chihuahua. If this seems to work for your dog, you might consider purchasing DVD For Dogs : While You Are Gone.
This is a clever DVD that takes your dog through a woods where he encounters deer, ducks, geese, wolfs, prairie dogs, birds, horses, fish, butterflies, and more. It has an auto-loop function so it can play all day long. Not all dogs will like this though.
Enjoy your dog and enjoy your life together.
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