Is it normal to keep puppy in crate all day?

So me and my parents have this 23 week old Shih Tzu Terrier and my mom make us keep him in there all day. Not like 24 hours but like 22 hours a day. Because we take him out for 2 hours a day. I think it's not right to keep him in their all day but maybe there's a reason my mom is doing this. I'm only 13... show more So me and my parents have this 23 week old Shih Tzu Terrier and my mom make us keep him in there all day. Not like 24 hours but like 22 hours a day. Because we take him out for 2 hours a day. I think it's not right to keep him in their all day but maybe there's a reason my mom is doing this. I'm only 13 So I'm not sure but can someone tell me what to about this? Cause I don't like the fact that we bought a $200 puppy just to keep the poor little guy locked up all day.
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