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Dogs howling at 6.30 every morning :(

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ifmamaainthappy Mon 08-Apr-13 12:32:59

There is clearly something, albeit what is a mystery setting them off, every morning they start by barking then howling If i go downstairs to tell them off, they start again within a short time has anyone got any advise pls, it would be so nice to stay in bed until 8am grin

PseudoBadger Mon 08-Apr-13 12:34:36

Can you try them in a different room? Perhaps a cat or something is walking past?

WynkenBlynkenandNod Mon 08-Apr-13 12:38:12

Watching with interest. Plog is in the habit of barking to be let out and has us well trained.

ifmamaainthappy Mon 08-Apr-13 12:46:01

We have moved them to a room in the middle in the house where they cannot see anything outside, there is a dog over the road, but were on a busy road and i dont really know the people to ask them if their dog dose the same?? there has to be a cause because they're better than a alarm clock bless them wink

moosemama Mon 08-Apr-13 17:19:25

What time does your central heating fire up in the morning? We had this with one of our dogs and it turned out the pipes were clanking/knocking in the room when the boiler kicked in. The noise woke her up and then she decided it was time to go out for a wee.

ifmamaainthappy Mon 08-Apr-13 18:57:22

I'm not sure,, will try that one, but the boiler is well away from where they sleep.

moosemama Mon 08-Apr-13 19:00:15

It wasn't the boiler itself, it was the pipes warming up after being cold overnight.

ifmamaainthappy Mon 08-Apr-13 19:04:24

i shall check that out tonight, i may set the timer to 5am, see if that makes them howl, anything is worth a go, will keep you posted!! thanks flowers

ifmamaainthappy Tue 09-Apr-13 16:43:00

No not the heating that came on and they slept through,, Naughty daughter wanting to play woke them this morning at 6.25, so still a mystery.. confused

Alwayscheerful Tue 09-Apr-13 16:48:40

Milkman?

ifmamaainthappy Tue 09-Apr-13 17:15:06

We dont have one.. I see them around 9am normally so would be suprised!!

EasyToEatTiger Tue 09-Apr-13 17:45:00

I think you're very lucky to be able to sleep in till 6.30!!! Ours start barking between 5 & 5.30 to be let out. (D)H indulges them, so the cycle continues. I will follow with interest. I hadn't thought about the heating coming on....

moosemama Tue 09-Apr-13 18:28:46

That's a shame. It would have been a nice easy thing to sort out - just change the time it comes on to when you want an alarm call.

The only other things that wake our dogs are, if the neighbour's shift patterns change and he has to go out at inhumane o'clock in the morning or we get a fox in the garden.

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