Is There a Recommendation for the Maximum Amount of Time a Dog Should be Kenneled?

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While it is important to allow dogs ample time out of their kennels and to provide in-kennel enrichment opportunities, we must concurrently focus on working within our capacity for care and optimizing length of stay.

Hefferan, S. (2022). Is there a recommendation for the maximum amount of time a dog should be kenneled? Koret Shelter Medicine Program: UC Davis. Retrieved June 22, 2023, from

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Topic(s): Behavior, Exercise, Shelter and Rescue