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post #276 of 285 (permalink) Old 07-28-2015, 04:07 AM
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Here's a fun one to see how spoiled our dobies are. My bet is that they are....

Do you let your doberman……

• Sleep in your bed with you? Do they sleep on top or under the covers? When did they first start sleeping in the bed? Or do they have their own bed?
• Sit/sleep on your furniture? Do they have their favorite piece of furniture? How many have leather couches? When did you first ley them sit on the furniture?
I would definitely let my doberman sleep in my bed but it's worked out better for both of us if she sleeps at my bedside, I would also be scared of accidentally hurting her in my sleep. I also had a doberman as a little boy and she also used to always lay beside me without being prompted to do so.
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post #277 of 285 (permalink) Old 08-13-2015, 10:53 PM
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Zeus (dobe) is allowed wherever he wants to be. He sleeps with me every night. Like a typical velcro dog he has to be in constant contact at night. If I move, he moves. He usually ends up sleeping under my legs lol. Diesel (Rottweiler mix) is another story. He used to be allowed in bed and on furniture, but he got just a little too cocky. He is now banished to his doggy bed (more correctly two memory foam beds stacked). He is much more respectful without furniture access.
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post #278 of 285 (permalink) Old 08-13-2015, 11:20 PM
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She's a puppy, a puppy who prefers to pee indoors on soft surfaces. I think she gets the idea about the couch, but being loose in the bedroom is a future thing.
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post #279 of 285 (permalink) Old 09-17-2015, 01:53 PM
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Of course! There is not a single place in the house daisy isn't allowed! Dais has UI so we have a protective cover over the mattress in case she "leaks" Next to our bed, she also has a full size couch with her babies, pillows and blankets. If I can talk her into sleeping in bed she will but if not she chooses her couch! She doesn't sleep well when mom's smothering her She also has a doggie bed if the incontinence is really bad that day. We move it between the living room couches and chairs. She only lays on the floor if she is hot from being outside. She is as much of family as everyone else and we never want her to feel the house isn't hers!

Originally the rule was supposed to be no furniture (not my rule!) That lasted about 5 minutes before I was pulling her on the couch! She loves every piece of furniture except the leather chair on the porch. I think it scares her! When dad isn't in his chair she'll take it but if he is, she'll sit in the chair next to him! The living room couch will also do if mom is trying to sMother her! Most days you will find her on her couch though, peace and quiet from the others!

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Have always had the rule, no dogs on the furniture, and no dogs in the bed. I love all of them dearly, but there are just some things that are off limits for the dogs. Furniture and kitchen counters are two of those things<G>
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Max sleeps on our bed. We just adopted him a few days ago....he likes it!
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Kira sleeps on the bed in between my boyfriend and me. It's pretty adorable and we love it. When we get our dober boy, he'll sleep on the bed with us too if he wants.

We're gonna need a bigger bed.
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• Sleep in your bed with you? Do they sleep on top or under the covers? When did they first start sleeping in the bed? Or do they have their own bed?

I have two Dobies, Lucy and Linus. They both have huge crates in my room full of blankets and stuffed animals. Lucy prefers to sleep in her crate. Linus is 50/50. If he jumps up to sleep with me, I have to immediately pull the covers up so he can crawl underneath. Regardless of the weather, he's under the covers. He does fine in his crate too.


• Sit/sleep on your furniture? Do they have their favorite piece of furniture? How many have leather couches? When did you first ley them sit on the furniture?

Yes to all the above. I'm on my third couch. I'm careful to put blankets down and then they have to be invited up. Although I keep their nails trimmed, they reek havoc on the sofas. It's just so peaceful having them up with me.
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We're a family here...

We have a king size bed, 2 dobies, a toy poodle, and a cat. Yes, we all sleep together. Lola weighs 85 lbs. and LOVES the bed and as the house manager, she is the first one to start barking in the evening when SHE thinks it's time that everyone should retire to the bedroom. (God forbid she would go to bed by herself). She prefers laying down at the foot of the bed with a blanket on. Jack weighs in at a whopping 140 lbs. (not a warlock, just a fluke of nature) and he insists on sleeping under the covers between my husband and I, with his head on a pillow. Our toy poodle and the cat both sleep on the pillow above our heads. I feel like I'm sleeping with 2 adult men in some kind of crazy foursome and it does get a bit snug. I am the one who often ends up on the couch if I want to get a good nights sleep...
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Our dobies mostly slept with my husband, as he's a more stationary sleeper, while I got the cats, since I'm a tosser and a turner. (Yes, we have separate rooms. We both sleep much better this way!) So yes, they were allowed up on the beds.

As for the couches and such, they were allowed on them without permission if no one else was sitting on them. If a person was anywhere on the couch/chair/loveseat, they could only come up if invited. This led to my male standing with one paw resting on the couch, staring at you, still as a statue for eons until you either relented and let him up or told him to go lay down.
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