Are Crate Covers Good for Dogs?

Best Dog Crate Cover for your Furry Friend.

A dog crate cover is a piece of fabric that is placed over a dog crate in order to provide privacy, shade, or both.  Crate covers are popular among dog owners for a variety of reasons.  Some people believe that their dog feels more comfortable in a crate that is covered.  Other dog owners appreciate … Read more

How to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

In the summertime, many people like to take their dogs with them on outings and adventures. However, it is important to be aware of the dangers of overheating, particularly for breeds with short noses or thick fur coats.  Read on for tips on how to keep your dog cool in the summer. First, a cool … Read more

Alternatives To Dog Crates

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There are a lot of reasons that you or your dog may not happy with the idea of a crate.  Some dogs just don’t acclimate to a crate, and that’s fine.  There are several alternatives to dog crates that will get you the same result of safety for your dog. Free Roam This is ideal … Read more

The Best Small Dog Crate 2022

If you’ve got a small dog, the Petmate Vari Kennel is the best dog crate for small dogs on the market today.  The Petmate Vari is perfect for dogs up to 10 pounds.  This kennel is great for traveling with its tie-down strap holes, wire vents for ventilation & a raised interior to keep pets … Read more

Quick Crate Training Trick: The Lock Out

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Here’s a quick crate training trick I used with my dog Layla: The Lock Out. This uses the “make your idea their idea then let them do it” philosophy that works so very well and is sure to get you what you need from those stubborn pups! Take something your pup really likes—a favorite toy, … Read more