Choosing The Correct Size Dog Crate
Everybody that has a dog at home or wishes for their dog to travel with them in the car, will need a dog crate, but choosing the correct size can often be confusing! It's important to make sure the dog crate suits the size and weight of your dog.
At dog-crates-direct.co.uk we have put together a simple guides, to make choosing the best dog cage for your dog a little easier. To get started, take a look at the dog crate size guide to help you determine what dog crate sizes will be most suitable for your dog.
The size of the dog is more important than its weight. A pet should have a crate 6" longer than his body length and 6" higher than his shoulder height for maximum comfort. Please use this chart as a guide only.
63 x 44 x 52cm
Up to 25lbs
Australian Terrier, Bichon Frise, Border Terrier, Boston Terrier, Brussels Griffon, Chihuahua, Chinese Crested, Fox Terrier, Jack Russel Terrier, Japanese Chin, Maltese, Manchester Terrier, Miniature Dachshund, Miniature Poodle, Norwich Terrier, Papillon, Pomeranian, Pug, Shih Tzu, Silky Terrier, Tibetan Spaniel, Toy Fox Terrier, Yorkshire & Terrier
77.5 x 48.5 x 57 cm
Between 25 - 40lbs
American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Water Spaniel, Basenji, Bedlington Terrier, Carin Terrier, Clumber Spaniel, Dachshund, French Bulldog, King Charles Spaniel, Lhasa Apso, Miniature Pinscher, Miniature Schnauzer, Pekingese, Scottish Terrier, Shetland Sheepdog, Tibetan Terrier, Shetland Sheepdog, Tibetan Terrier, Welsh Springer Spaniel & West Highland Terrier
92.5 x 57.5 x 65.5 cm
Between 41 - 70lbs
American Eskimo, Australian Cattle Dog, Basset Hound, Beagle, Brittany Spaniel, Bull Terrier, Bulldog, Chinese Shar-Pei, Cocker Spaniel, English Setter, English Springer Spaniel, Finnish Spitz, Harrier, Keeshond, Kerry Blue Terrier, Norwegian Elkhound, Portuguese Water Dog, Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Standard Schnauzer, Welsh Corgi & Whippet
107 x 70 x 79cm
Between 71 - 90lbs
Airdale Terrier, Australian Sheperd, Bearded Collie, Belgain Malinois, Belgian Sheepdog, Belgian Tervuren, Border Collie, Boxer, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Chow-Chow, Dalmatian, Golden Retriever, Gordon Setter, Ibizan Hound, Irish Setter, Irish Water Spaniel, Labrador Retriever, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Standard Poodle & Vizsla
122 x 74.5 x 82 cm
Between 91 - 100 lbs
Afgan, Akita, Alaskan Malamute, Anatolian Sheperd, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bloodhound, Bouvier Des Flandres, Briard, Bullmastiff, Collie, Doberman Pinscher, Dogue De Bordeaux, German Shepherd, Giant Schnauzer, Greyhound, Komondor, Kuvasz, Newfoundland, Old English Sheepdog, Otterhound, Rottweiler, Samoyed, Siberian Husky & Weimaraner