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    DefaultLab-proof Trash Can?

    Anyone have any suggestions? That aren't too expensive. I'm pretty cheap. I'm just tired of waking up and finding that he managed to get into it again. : >
    My trash can is like the one in the picture.

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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    I put a bucket on top of mine.

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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    We put our trashcan on a 3 foot stool. Nothing fancy! ;D

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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    We got one of those deck trash cans.. (So it doesnt look ghetto out there ) and put it right outside our back door... Its about 3 1/2 feet tall and it has a latch on it so the dogs cant get in it.... It was about $40.00 at fleet farm but I saw them cheaper at target a couple months ago.... It was well worth every penny...

    here is a picture of it..






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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    We use a smallish garbage pail under the sink. Corby hasn't figured out how to open the cupboard door

    Little bugger has a thing for margarine and butter, the only two things I periodically forget on the counter. He can inhale half a pound of butter in about 20 seconds (I usually hear the slurping and rush in). My kitchen is much cleaner now that I have Corby (because everything gets put away & washed up!)

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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    Ha.. Bear has figured out that he can nose cabinet doors open. Found that out when he managed to get into the one with the TP and I came home one day all around my room. Needless to say, he is crated during the day, but can't bring myself to crate him at night. One of the outside ones might work, but I'm not sure yet. I don't even know how he managed to knock the WHOLE top off last night. ??? His other favorite thing is to take pens off the MIDDLE of the table and chew them up at night. I think it's high time to re-organize everything in my house... though my sister and father might have a problem with it.

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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    Hehe...I was just asking this on Lab Chat a couple of days ago! I just got one with a foot pedal and it seems to scare her so for now, I think it will work!! ;D
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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    I'm convinced there's no such thing as a Lab-proof trash can!! Even the best trained labs get the urge when their nose knows there's something worthwhile in there!! We just gave up and don't have a kitchen trash can. I keep a plastic bag (from the groceries) behind the dish drain on the counter and throw that out a couple times a day. I too was tired of finding the trail o' trash through the house!!

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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    This is what we have under the sink. Notice the decoy hinges on the side, and the actual used hinges on the bottom. Tricky tricky!



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    DefaultRe: Lab-proof Trash Can?

    We put the can up on the counter when the first dog was a puppy and he learned he wasn't allowed it. It never was an issue with the next two.

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