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07-05-2011, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by infidelappel View Post
On a related note, for how long can a dog, well and properly crate trained, be alone during the day without being miserable or making a mess of its space?

I'm researching puppies (and how to raise them) because I've always wanted one, but I work 10 hour days M-F...I've had some suggested that it'd be fine, others that any dog under 1 year old would be bad news...any ideas, folks?
That sounds like bad news. I love dogs, but I wouldn't have one unless I knew someone could take care of them at least once while I was at work, especially while they're a puppy and need to be crated. I doubt a small dog could make it that long.

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