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    Default dog in the house?

    Just curious, do most of you let your dog in the house?

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    Yes... all the time. His kennel is in our master bedroom. I know there are arguments out there for keeping them outside to make them better hunters... but we bought our dog to be a family/companion dog as well as hunter.

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    I do but try to limit during formal training IE FF thru swimby I try to do 2 adays during yard work and find if they only come out to train they are more responsive. After a while they become obedient enough to let them in more often. I have an 11 week old that spends most of the day in the kennel after morning retrieves and then we let her in for the evening and a few retrieves just before dark to burn some energy. Then to a crate for bedtime.
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    Kennel is in another room right next to ours, but we often times let our dog sleep on a big doggie pillow in our bedroom. She used to sleep at the foot of the bed, but since the wife got a new comforter, she doesnt want doggie hair / doggie toenails messing it up.

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    1 out of 3 of my boykins stays in the house.

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    Yes,

    4 labs in the house. I have a bedroom with crates for nights and when we are at work. The rest of the time they are laying here and there throughout the house.
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    Yeah, I see alot of folks that keep their's inside alot. I personally don't, but if certain things were different, I probably would as well. They do have a roofed kennel, and in the winter I make sure they have any and all devices to keep them warm.

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    Yes,

    My golden has stayed in the house for 13 years.

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    Both my labs stay out most of the day unless it is too hot. When we are home, they come in. My big hunting dog sleeps in my bedroom and my young gyp sleeps on the bed with my daughter. Wouldn't have it any other way.

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    Yes, all three labs live in the house when they're home -- I wouldn't have it any other way.
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