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Old 10-03-2012, 08:47 PM
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pkelley, IMHO, I think it depends on how destructive she is. If she isn't as destructive as the dog in the pic, it shouldn't be a problem. OP, "dog proofing" means removing toxic substances or using baby latches on cabinets if that is enough - so be sure the bathroom is completely dog proofed.

If it's a choice between getting evicted and keeping the dog in the bathroom where noise may be more insulated, the bathroom is a good choice. I did this with my dog when she was a puppy and also used crate training methods, and she was fine. I never left her for more than 4 hours alone, and the bathroom had no cabinets (it was a half-bath).
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WHOOOOOA! I wouldn't lock her in the bathroom!!!!! She might get into under the sink toxic substances (are they removed???) rip up your shower curtain, and chew up your bathroom door....my houla ate two feet off my door when we had to take her sibling to the vet without her and didn't come back for about 8 hours!!!! She is still going to be making noise so containing her isn't going to quiet her down.
How about a Thunder shirt? Or see if a friend would dog sit, or a doggy day care to build her confidence,
I have 2 babies so I do not keep any toxic substances under the sinks or in any reach, they all go on the windowsil/top of cupboards in the kitchen out of reach of anyone apart from myself

i did go shopping yesterday and put her in the bathroom, I only say bathroom because it is the only room she is calm in, I put her in there when I have repair men/doctors come round because she stops barking automatically when in there, it seems to work when going out, I put her in there with biscuits, water and a blanket and she started barking when she heard me leave the house but she stopped within a few minutes, I really don't want to put her in there but I am at a loss of what else to do
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If she is happy being left in the bathroom, I really wouldn't worry about that. So long as she has access to water and isn't going to hurt herself or eat anything harmful, there's no reason she shouldn't be in there.

If you want to try leaving her in another room as well, I would wait till she is really comfortable being left in the bathroom alone, and then try leaving the bathroom door open but all other doors closed (so, depending on how your house is laid out, I would guess she would start off with access to the bathroom and a hall), and try leaving her for a very short amount of time, gradually increasing the length of time if she is comfortable.

I'm glad you've got her to be quiet and calm while you're out, that's the most important thing!
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That's great that she sees the bathroom as her "safe" place and doesn't destroy anything! Guess I am used to "extreme" dogs! Both of mine got out from an open gate today and I chased them two miles in the car....neighbors were laughing like crazy and enjoyed the show, sigh. They both were home at the front door BEFORE I got home, tongues hanging out grinning...
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