Where should an 8 week old puppy sleep?

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An 8 week old puppy can be expected to spend around 18 to 20 hours asleep out of every 24.

The phase where puppies fall asleep easily on your lap or in your arms doesn't last long.

But dogs continue to sleep for long periods throughout their lives.

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How much should a 10 week old puppy sleep? Puppies should be encouraged to sleep in between play sessions or an hour after eating.

Sleeping time should always be at the same time every day inside their crate or bed.

Puppies at this age normally sleep for approximately 18 to 20 hours a day.

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Puppies sleep, on average, 15-20 hours a day! However, they also have near-hourly bathroom needs.

If your puppy is 8-12 weeks old, they will probably take lots of short naps during the day, and need to go outside right away when they wake up.

On the first night, your puppy will probably wake you up a few times.

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When sleeping in the crate at night, the puppy learns to control his bladder and bowels as few puppies wish to soil their bed.

When the puppy cannot be supervised during the day, he can spend some time in his crate with a toy or something to chew on.

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Place the crate near your bed in an area close to you.

Start by putting your puppy in the crate for a bit before it's time to go to sleep.

Darken the room. Then go quietly to sleep and don't make a fuss over going to bed.

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Gradually, your puppy will build bladder control and should be able to sleep through the night without needing to go to the bathroom as frequently.

A good rule of thumb is that puppies can usually hold their urine for their age in months plus one, converted to hours.

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If you are lucky, your puppy may be able to make it through the night during this stage.

For puppies, catnaps have gone to the dogs, because young dogs need 18 to 20 hours of sleep per day to rest their developing brains.

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Be sure to put your Husky's crate in a place where he will be comfortable sleeping at night.

You may want your Husky in or near your bedroom or in a quieter area of the house or even a popular family room area.

Either way, be sure you can hear your Husky if he's a puppy and is still potty training.

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