Quote Originally Posted by biggytre View Post
Hi Meeps83,

Thanks for the reply. Are you saying that your pup really considered the crate his "home base" and didn't pee/poop in there but felt free to pee/poop in the exercise pen area? I'm hoping to make the exercise pen an extension of his "home base" but that's an interesting point you bring up. Every pup is a little different!
None of Sunnie's puppies "went" in the crate. Not all of them "went" in the designated area, either, though, for a while. We had an 8 x 8 pen for them and an Akita-sized crate keeping one corner of the pen stabilized. They liked their crate.