Crate training is one of the most popular methods of house training a dog. But you also need to know how to choose the right size dog crate to ensure a smooth puppy crating process. In this video I'm showing you how to measure a dog for a crate, how to size a dog crate and choose the right type of pet crate for dogs for your specific pup.
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When done correctly, crate training gives your Fido a safe place to stay when you're not at home to keep an eye on him. Learning how to choose the right size dog crate is an essential part of crate training your pet.
"You'll need to measure the length of your dog from the tip of his nose to the end of his tail. Now, add 2" to that measurement if you have a small/medium breed and 4" if you have a large/extra large breed. This is the length of the crate that you will need. It will allow your Fido enough space to turn around comfortably."
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