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02 Apr 2006

Puppy Not Sleeping At Night
I have recently got a mini daschund puppy. She sleeps fine during the day when she is near me. At night I want her to sleep in the kitchen, but as soon as I turn out the lights and go to bed, she cries for most of the night. Should I go to her when she is crying, or should I leave her and just let her cry? How can I get her to sleep by herself?
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

HI There

There are a few ways you can make life easier for her. Some people will say to leave her to cry it out. Shame, YOu could put a warm water bottle in her bed for her, with a ticking clock, and a fluffy toy. Also give her something tasty to keep her brain occupied. Exhaust her before you go to bed with some stimulation. That might assist you a bit.

Regards
CDV
Animal behaviourist
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