There are a couple of things you can try. Start by having the crate right next to your bed at night. The reason is that as a baby she still needs lots of contact. This way she can see you, hear you and smell you and you can even reach in and touch her. All this will give her a good experience with the crate. Keep in mind that crate confinement is very unnatural to dogs and needs to be taught very gradually. Start with very short periods of time with closing the crate with her in it, for instance while you are feeding her a meal in there. At first, even closing the door just for a few seconds is great. Then try giving her a chew bone and closing the door for a few minutes. For at least a number of days don't leave but stay right next to her while she is in the crate. Then take baby steps to increase the time in the crate very gradually (but to no more than about 4 hours at a time. An 8-week-old puppy needs almost constant attention so I hope you don't have to leave her alone while at work. If you do find a petsitter who can stop in during them middle of the day for at least a few weeks to spend time with her and take her out.
Until your dog is completely crate-trained get a pressure gate or a dog exercise pen to fence off part of a room where she can't get in trouble while you are gone, maybe part of the kitchen and baby-proof everything, esp. power cords need unplugged.
Hope this helps, ask if there are more questions.
P.S. Dachshunds are known to be pretty vocal, they are bred for hunting badgers originally and to bark on the trail.
Edited by: HOUNDLOVER1 at: 10/1/2012 (10:12)
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