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    Can anyone recommend me a good dog pen for indoor use? I purchased one from amazon and I can't secure it to anything in my basement so when my pup jumps on it, the entire pen moves so I can't leave her unsupervised. Was hoping there is a nice sturdy pen, I can setup and feel like she won't find a way to dismantle it (stubborn little things).

    I can resort to a crate, which is safer, but she absolutely hates it. If I can't find a safer solution, crate it will be.

    She is left alone about 3 hours a day

    Thanks in advance

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    is it possible to just gate her in a laundry or bathroom, maybe even kitchen?

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    we have an X-pen and it is perfect

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    We have the 8 panel version of the one below. To keep Harlea from moving it across the room we put one of her coolaroo's in it. She can still move part of it but not the whole thing. Been using is since we got her without any issues.

    Amazon.com : IRIS Indoor/Outdoor Plastic Pet Pen with 4 Panels : Pet Playpens : Pet Supplies
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marine91 View Post
    We have the 8 panel version of the one below. To keep Harlea from moving it across the room we put one of her coolaroo's in it. She can still move part of it but not the whole thing. Been using is since we got her without any issues.

    Amazon.com : IRIS Indoor/Outdoor Plastic Pet Pen with 4 Panels : Pet Playpens : Pet Supplies
    I will look into this

    What is a coolaroo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plywood View Post
    I will look into this

    What is a coolaroo?
    Its an elevated bed.

    Amazon.com : Coolaroo Elevated Pet Bed Large Brunswick Green : Dog Cot : Pet Supplies
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marine91 View Post
    We have the 8 panel version of the one below. To keep Harlea from moving it across the room we put one of her coolaroo's in it. She can still move part of it but not the whole thing. Been using is since we got her without any issues.

    Amazon.com : IRIS Indoor/Outdoor Plastic Pet Pen with 4 Panels : Pet Playpens : Pet Supplies
    This is a nice looking set up and not too expensive. I'm considering getting one for Finn who is usually crated. The problem I'll be facing in the next week or so is having to crate Finn for 8-10 hrs. I know...way too long and I don't want to do this. This pen might be the alternative I'm looking for.




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    I have the crate open and surrounded by an 8 panel free standing gate- I call it her condo in our condo. I zip ties the ends of the baby gate to furniture so she can't easily move it out either. Works for us and we have never had issues.


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    i use the large outdoor kennels in my garage.. i have heating and air conditioning in the garage, i like it because its large enough for their litter box and bed and extra room for them to move around..

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    Default Re: Recommended indoor dog pen

    I never tried a pen. Mine don't mind being created, but when I needed to restrict their movement for longer periods of time and didn't want to crate them I've used a baby gate (get a talk one or they can scale it) and gated them in a hallway or bathroom.

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    I want to thank Todd @Marine91 for his recommendation of the 8-panel pen. This arrived today and even I was able to put it together! It's pretty nifty and actually quite large when you put all 8 panels together. I'm going to attach it somehow to Finn's large crate so that he has even extra room to roam around during the long days that I'm not home and he needs to be in a secured space. I'm calling it Finn's "apartment". I'm going to give it a test drive tomorrow and during the next few days but so far, Finn (and Tate) have been having fun exploring Finn's new pad. I'll try posting photos in the next couple days!




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    Quote Originally Posted by cali baker View Post
    I want to thank Todd @Marine91 for his recommendation of the 8-panel pen. This arrived today and even I was able to put it together! It's pretty nifty and actually quite large when you put all 8 panels together. I'm going to attach it somehow to Finn's large crate so that he has even extra room to roam around during the long days that I'm not home and he needs to be in a secured space. I'm calling it Finn's "apartment". I'm going to give it a test drive tomorrow and during the next few days but so far, Finn (and Tate) have been having fun exploring Finn's new pad. I'll try posting photos in the next couple days!
    Cool deal. I hope it all works out for you.
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