I like a crate in a room where I am most of the time, and a crate in a room that's quiet. If there's room for both, go for it. I have a teeny tiny house, so I understand the logistics of where to put the darn thing. There's definitely an argument for both places. I am so not helpful!
DIANE in Okla.
CARLY ~ AKC Ch. Lauremi's No Reservations (AKC GCh pointed, HIC)
RUSSELL ~ Lauremi's Paix
and absent friends... SAGE ~ Lauremi's Whim Z v Jakmar (AKC Ch. pointed-13 pts, HIC) 2010-2015