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Do your pets sleep indoors?

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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

I believe this answers the question for us.........

 

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During the day outside, in the evening right here, at night they choose which of the kid's beds to sleep on.

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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

We have two cats and an Australian Terrier and live in a council area that has a 24/7 cat curfew. We picked our house design to have the laundry on the opposite side to all of the living areas so that it can be open to the blind side of the property, and the door was changed from a glass slider to a solid core door with a full length glass side light window. I then enclosed half the length of the house along the fence with mesh and shade cloth to create a "cat run", and removed the lower glass panel of the side window for 24hr access. The cats have the whole house and the cat run during the day, while the dog's outside.

After dinner, the dog is let inside for a couple of hours before putting the three pets into the laundry for the night. 

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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

One extreme solution for keeping your pet out of your bed...

 

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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

Yes; we have a rescue greyhound. They are real couch potatoes and their coat is too thin to leave them outside. They also have no body fat to insulate them.
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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

I'm with you @CathD. I wouldn't dream of leaving my dogs outside at night, no matter what time of year it is. They are part of our family and make us laugh every day with the antics they get up to.


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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

My two both sleep inside. They sleep in their own beds in the hallway. They are part of our family and are safely tucked up in bed each night.
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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

Our dog Humphrey is certainly a big part of our family too @Lyn. In fact, my wife often says that he is my favourite member as he gets such favourable treatment! 

 

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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

Our dogs have always slept outside. We've always had medium-large dogs in Curly Retrievers and Labradors so they've always be outdoors/farm dogs and enjoyed their freedom. On exceptionally cold winter nights or when storms roll in we'll tend to put them in the shed with their bedding but rarely do they come in the house. They're tough dogs and have warm coats!
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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

Boat might not sleep inside but he's found a way to keep himself comfortable. :wink:

 

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He won't be too impressed when it's time to put new hay in the chicken coop!

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Re: Do your pets sleep indoors?

Of course she dresses for the occasion:

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