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Old 12-04-2013, 04:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
lkcheertex
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Default Which one is better?

All of a sudden Baron (9weeks) has decided he likes his xpen in the garage (heated). We can leave door to kitchen open so he's part of the action but can't get into anything. We have been doing this now instead of crating him. However, he does have accidents in there but they are easy to clean up for me as it is lined with puppy pads.

If we put him in crate he still seems to have equal amount of accidents, just way harder for me to clean and I'm worried about smell getting into plastic and being a constant trigger for him to go.

Anyway, do you think there is a better choice? crate vs. pen

And, how long should he be able to hold it in either one if he has just gone pee and poop.
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