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A Simple Dog Crates Sizes Guide For Your Pet.

You might be concerned when it comes to using a dog crate for your dog. Whether you are buying it for discouraging chewing, house breaking process or for aiding in traveling. You have to remember the every dog is a pack animal by nature. Every dogs like running alongside other dogs to show their still have characteristics and qualities of their ancestors.

The natural need to have their own den is also an ancestral characteristic. You should not be worried that you are putting your dog inside a cage. The dog crates look like a small den. In a normal environment a den can be a narrow passage or a shallow hole which is comfortable and big enough to turn around, stand up, lie down and to offer protection from predators. Therefore when you are looking for a good dog crate, you should consider all the natural tendencies of the dog.

To find out the measurement of your dog crate, consider these points. Measure while the dog is standing to find the length of the dog crate starting from the tip of your dog’s nose right to the base of the dogs tail. Remember not to measure up to the end of your dog’s tail because it will make the dog crate long. But if the dog has a hard or thick tail, you should measure a few inches of it.

To find out the height of the dog crate, when the dog is sitting, measure from the floor to the highest part of the dog’s nose or head and then add 2 to 4 inches. Doing this will give you the shortest height of the dog crate. If your dog has ear which are erect, then you have to measure the height of the ears also. The height and length you will have chosen will determine the width of the dog crate.

Another alternative is to go online and consult about the different sizes of dog crates from their manufacturers. You may also get alternative information of the dog crate sizes from dog breed websites. From these websites you get the right dog crate for your dog. Your dog will be able to easily partition the crate into sleeping and restroom area if the crate is large enough. Remember that not all dogs are the same and therefore you should charts and measurements before making any decision. When choosing a dog crate, you should also consider your dogs weight.

Do not select a dog crate that is too small or too large. Dogs will never soil their sleeping area. And with a large crate, they will not feel safe or secure. They will not feel safe and secure in a larger crate. A large dog crate will not provide safety and security for your dog.

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