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The Guide to Measuring Your Dog for a Crate.  What size crate will I need for my dog?
             1. Measure the length of your dog from nose to tail. When measuring the tail, be sure to add approximately 2-4 inches to the overall length, depending on the size of your dog.
             2. To determine the height of the crate you will need, measure your dog from the top of the head to the ground. If your dog has naturally erect ears, measure from the tip of the ears.
             3. To obtain the width of the crate, add approximately 2 inches for smaller breeds and 4 inches for larger breeds.
Sizing Guide

Extra Small Crates

Dog Weight: Between 1 lb. and 10 lbs.

Extra Small Crate Sizes:
• 22L x 13W x 16H
• 18L x 12W x 14H

Extra Small Dog Breeds:
Boston Terrier, Chihuahua, Jack Russell Terrier, Maltese, Papillon, Pomeranian, Pug, Shih Tzu, Yorkshire Terrier and more.
Small Crates

Dog Weight: Between 11 lbs. and 25 lbs.

Small Crate Sizes:
• 24L x 18W x 21H
• 24L x 18W x 19H

Small Dog Breeds:
Border Terrier, Boston Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Miniature Dachshund, Maltese, Miniature Poodle, Tibetan Spaniel, Yorkshire Terrier and more.
Medium Crates

Dog Weight: Between 26 lb. and 40 lbs.

Medium Crate Sizes:
• 30L x 21W x 24H
• 30L x 19W x 21H

Medium Dog Breeds:
American Pit Bull, Cocker Spaniel, Dachshund, French Bulldog, King Charles Spaniel, Miniature Pinscher, Miniature Schnauzer, Shetland Sheepdog, Welsh Terrier and more.
Large Crates

Dog Weight: Between 41 lbs. and 70 lbs.

Large Crate Sizes:
• 36L x 24W x 27H
• 36L x 23W x 25H

Large Dog Breeds:
Basset Hound, Belgian Sheepdog, Bull Terrier, Bulldog, Chinese Shar-Pei, English Setter, English Springer Spaniel, Harrier, Schnauzer, Welsh Corgi and more.
Extra Large Crates

Dog Weight: Between 71 lb. and 90 lbs.

Extra Large Crate Sizes:
• 42L x 28W x 31H
• 42L x 28W x 30H

Extra Large Dog Breeds:
Australian Shepherd, Border Collie, Boxer, Chow-Chow, Dalmation, Doberman Pinscher, German Shepherd, Golden Retriever, Irish Setter, Labrador Retriever, Siberian Husky, Poodle and more.
XXL Crates

Dog Weight: 90 lbs. and up

XXL Crate Sizes:
• 46L x 30W x 33H

XXL Dog Breeds:
Alaskan Malamute, Bernese Mountain Dog, Bloodhound, Giant Schnauzer, Great Dane, Great Pyrenees, Greyhound, Neopolitan Mastiff, Newfoundland, Old English Sheepdog, Rottweiler, Saint Bernard and more.

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