Should you build your own dog crate?

should you build your own dog crate

Handy with a hammer? Wizard with a welder? Savvy with a screwdriver? Maybe you’ve considered building your own dog crate. Let’s take a look at your options. Why would you want to build your own dog crate? Aesthetics The main reason people turn to building their own dog crates is usually because they can’t find … Read more

When were dog crates invented?

when were dog crates invented

Crating dogs goes as far back as the late 1700s when the rulers of the late Qing dynasty (1644–1911) kept dogs for hunting and companionship. Elaborate, ornate crates were made for companion dogs such as the Pekingese. A cherished companion among the court’s women, these dogs were believed to reside in pavilions featuring marble floors, … Read more

Can dog crates be stacked?

can dog crates be stacked

Is stacking dog crates safe? Do airlines do it? So, can dog crates be stacked? Let’s take a look at why we might want to stack dog crates in our homes, and vehicles and whether the professionals do it too. Why you might want to stack dog crates Transportation Professional Dog Walkers, Commercial pet transporters, … Read more

Can I rent dog crates?

can I rent dog crates

Renting dog crates is far more common than you think, especially for air travel where IATA approved crates are required by most airlines. But there are other reasons you might want to consider crate rental. Let’s take a look at the benefits of dog crate rental and where you can rent them from. Why rent … Read more

Should dog crates have water?

should dog crates have water

Do dogs need to have water at all times in their crates? Let’s take a look at how to overcome the ‘spillage’ issue, whether it makes a difference with housebreaking and what your local welfare laws say. TLDR: Should dog crates have water? Yes, fresh drinking water should be provided at all times in a … Read more