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Can my dogs escape my pop up camper?

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Pineywoods:
I'm planning to purchase a pop up in the next couple of months. My plan is to use it primarily to live in when I retire to tide me over until I get the lake lot ready with utilities, park model RV, etc.  Also may use it to come into the Dallas area to work a temp job downtown for a couple of months.  Maybe 3-4 months at a stretch max.  When I travel I usually just camp in my mini van.  The tow vehicle for the pop up will be my mini-van (Honda Odyssey).

My concern is that I have three smaller dogs - 20, 18 and 9 pounds.  All rescued puppy mill dogs and they are creative.  They've had to be to survive this long.  I'm concerned that when I'm gone for 8-9 hours at a temp job that they might wiggle under the canvas and escape. 

Any thoughts or suggestions?  Commuting from the lake to work is not an option - it's a two hour drive one way.

Thanks in advance. And thanks for adding me.

thingette 1s sister:
You probably should crate them, I could definitely see them escaping.  Although, most campgrounds do state in their rules that dogs should not be left unattended. (mostly due to the barking)

mr.snow:
X2 on the crating of the dogs..  also leave a radio playing at low volune just so the dogs don't hear every little noise and bark..   Better solution would be to see if there is a puppy daycare that you could take them too.. 

Lone Lock:
How many people will be in the popup?  Just you and the dogs?  I would suggest considering a small TT or an R-Pod trailer.  You may find one cheaper than a popup.  The Honda can tow 3,500#'s so it should handle a small one.

My Uncle lived in a Popup in the 80's for awhile.  He was a union electrician and there was no steady work nearby so he and a friend found steady work far away and lived in the popup Monday-Thursday and came home on the weekends.  It was not secure so they kept everything in their car.

As for the dogs, I'd say crate them as well.   

StanStan:
Are your dogs barkers?  I hate walking in a campground and hearing dogs barking their heads off with nobody around.   It seems the smaller they are the more they bark. 

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