Some people want to buy a dog crate that is matched to their dog’s weight.
There’s an easy way to do this, and in this guide, we’ve outlined the most popular dog crates that match up with each weight class of dog.
Let’s take a look at them!
(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)
Best Dog Crates For Dogs Of Different Weights (10, through to 100lbs +)
Some of the best or most popular dog crates for dogs of different weights are:
Good Value Metal Wire Dog Crates
- Frisco Dog Crate (on Chewy) (up to 48 Inch available)
- MidWest iCrate (on Chewy) (up to 48 Inch available)
- MidWest iCrate (on Amazon)
MidWest iCrate – comes in 7 sizes, from 18L x 12W x 14H inches (for toy breeds up to 6lbs), up to a 48L x 30W x 33H inches size (for dogs up to 90 to 110lbs)
MidWest Life Stages (on Amazon) – comes in 6 sizes, from a 22L x 13W x 16H inches size, up to a 48L x 30W x 33H inches size. Doesn’t specify weight classes for dogs though.
AmazonBasics Folding Metal Dog Crate (on Amazon) – comes in 6 sizes, from a 22 x 13 x 16 inches (LxWxH) size, to a 48 x 30 x 32.5 inches (LxWxH) size
Soft Dog Crate
EliteField 3-Door Folding Soft Dog Crate (on Amazon) – comes in 5 sizes, from a 20″ long x 14″ wide x 14″ high size, to a 42″ long x 28″ wide x 32″ high size. Doesn’t specify weight classes for dogs though.
Heavy Duty Steel Dog Crate
ProSelect Empire Dog Cage (on Amazon) – comes in 2 sizes – a 35.75 inches x 23.5 inches with 24.5 inches of height medium size, and a 40¾”L x 28⅛”W x 31¾”H interior dimension large crate. Doesn’t specify weight classes for dogs though.
Giant Metal Wire Dog Crate (54 Inch)
- Frisco XX Large Heavy Duty 54 Inch Dog Crate (on Chewy)
- MidWest Solution Series “Ginormous” 54 Inch Dog Crate (on Chewy)
- Midwest Solution Series “Ginormus” 54 Inch Dog Crate (on Amazon)
Midwest Solution Series “Ginormus” Double Door Dog Crate – comes in one size – a 54L x 37W x 45H dimensioned crate, & weighs 80.2 pounds. Designed for dogs 90lbs+ like Great Danes.
If you want to check out other options and types of dog crates, check out this guide:
Measuring Your Dog For A Dog Crate – Don’t Forget Your Dog’s Height & Other Body Measurements!
Weight is only one indicator of the type and size of dog crate you should get.
What you really need to do is make sure your dog will comfortably fit inside the inside dimensions of the crate.
Measure the height, width and nose the tail measurements of your dog – and compare them to the interior dimensions of the crate provided (you should be able to find this in the product description for each size of crate)
Also, make sure your dog will have enough room to stand up, turn around and lie down in the crate based on these dimensions.
Additionally, make sure there is enough room in the crate to put a dog bed or pad in there if you need to – so you may want to measure your dog’s bed or pad too.
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