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Join date : 2017-06-06

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PostSubject: New puppies   New puppies EmptyTue Jun 06, 2017 10:59 am

Hi we're getting two husky puppies in 4 weeks there sisters and we've done a lot of research on keeping them but was just wondering what size crates people recommend for puppies and wether to crate the sister together or separately. Any advice welcome even if not about crating thanks x
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Female Join date : 2013-06-14
Location : Missouri

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PostSubject: Re: New puppies   New puppies EmptyTue Jun 06, 2017 12:02 pm

Having two puppies of the same age at the same time is very difficult. They need away time from each other and a lot of one on one time with you. Crate separately. Train separately. Sometimes even walk separately so that both build confidence. If you don't give them their own time and pretty much own everything you run the risk of having one really outgoing dog and the other will be shy and lack confidence. I usually suggest buying what you can once, so get a large enough crate for however big they will be grown and then buy a divider to make them smaller so each pup has just enough space to lay down or turn around but not so much space they will want to choose a corner to soil in.

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Male Join date : 2017-03-30
Location : Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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PostSubject: Re: New puppies   New puppies EmptySat Jun 10, 2017 2:48 am

Hey Squires92

Wow! Two puppies! Good luck! Shocked

As for your crate question, I bought Echo a 42 inch crate. Most say 36 inches is sufficient, and the manufacturers suggest getting a 48 inch...So I bought in the middle =D.

Don't regret it at all, he has a bit more room to roam and can sprawl on his side which he loves doing comfortably. Seems more humane since I am gone for hours sometimes...48 inches is a bit too large in my opinion. You'll soon realize that huskies like to find the smallest spaces to contort their body into and hide to feel safe. Don't forget to buy one with a divider for training purposes so you can slowly make the crate bigger as they grow.

As for sharing a crate, I wouldn't recommend it. One crate for one dog.

Best of luck!

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Join date : 2015-05-19
Location : manteca, ca

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PostSubject: Re: New puppies   New puppies EmptyTue Jun 13, 2017 8:14 pm

hi, welcome to the forums. wow, 2 puppies at one time that going to be very crazy.
best of luck, with the to pups.
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