Best Dog Crates
for settling your puppy
into their new home or
traveling with your little dog  !!

Here is a selection of some of the best dog crates for small dogs we could find. We spent many hours to bring your this recommended list, so much of the work is done for you.

When looking for a dog crate or carrier you need to think carefully about the purpose you want it to serve you and your dog’s life. Perhaps as a quiet place of his own, or to keep him safe while traveling, maybe as an aid to successful toilet training.

Whatever the purpose, make sure you buy a suitable dog crate for the size of your dog, here’s how to measure your dog so you get it right – click here.

Soft Dog Crates - best dog crates

Petnation by Firstrax Port-A-Crate E2 Indoor/Outdoor Pet Home, 20 Inches, Price around $22
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This is a one of the best dog crates available in the soft crate range, very popular, ideal for trips, vet visits, quiet retreat or as an aid to house-training. This durable crate is made of heavy duty tight weave mesh over a steel frame giving extra strength.

Easy access with 3 doors one positioned in the top, mesh windows provide good airflow. Fully removable cover over the frame allowing for washing as required. Lightweight, no sharp edges and all materials are non-toxic.

A dog that is an aggressive chewer is not suitable for a fabric crate so consider carefully, you may be better advised if this is the situation to choose a wire crate.

Small Tangerine Pet Gear World Traveler Tote Carrier for Cats and Dogs, travel carrier for dogs Pet Supplies / Shops, Buy Here

This carrier comes with wheels and seat belt loops for car travel. May be suitable for air travel but check with your airline first.

The trendy design and durable fabric makes this a popular choice.  Mesh end and side panels allow for ventilation and storage pockets are handy.

Measure your dog as you may require the larger size for greater comfort.  Available in a large range of colors.  

Metal Wire Crates - best dog crates

Midwest 1524 iCrate Single-Door Pet Crate 24-By-18 -By-19-Inch,
Price around $26.99,
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This crate is very popular and we thinks its one of the best dog crates in the market for its price, so easy to assemble it is almost a pop up dog crate, it also comes with a divider panel for use while your pup is still growing.

As with a very small puppy your do not want to give him room to sleep at one end and toilet at the other. The washable plastic base pan is easily removable. There are no sharp corners and it has slide-bolt latches for security and safety. A range of different sizes is available.

Pink Dog Crates - best dog crates

MidWest Single Door Dog iCrate, 24-Inch, Pink, Price around $43.99,
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This fashion pink wire crate has a plastic pan and carry handle. For security it features slide bolt latches and a divider panel for growing pups

Best Pet Pink 24" Double-Door Suitcase Style Folding Metal Dog Crate with Metal Pan - 24"(l) x 20"(w) x 23"(h), Price around $26,
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Attractive functional dog crate with a hard wearing metal pan sets up and collapses easily.

You may like to add a comfy soft pad for warmth - 24" x 18" Pink Midwest Quiet Time Fashion Pet Bed should go well with it – Buy Here

Pet Gear World Traveler with Wheels for Cats and Small Dogs, Pet Carrier, Crystal Pink, Price around $67,
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More information on this crate see Soft Dog crates above.

Wooden Dog Crates - best dog crates

Chew-proof Wooden Dog Crate Oak, Price around $274
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This is a smart practical crate, also functions as a table and the wire-lining makes it a chew-proof comfortable dog den. Solid construction with a beautiful wood finish makes this product a piece of attractive dog crate furniture.  

Small cage with crate cover, Price around $118
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This functional metal wire dog crate comes with a solid wooden cover in Mahogany color. Crate is complete with removable tray and crate divider for a growing pup.


The wooden cover converts the crate into a stylish side table for use in living or bedroom. This product is very easy to assemble.  

Dog crates/ Carriers - best dog crates

Petmate Two Door Top Load 24-Inch Pet Kennel, Tan & Coffee Ground Bottom, Price around $38.97,
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Good price for a great product, this popular pet carrier allows for easy access with two doors. Front steel door has a secure latch.

The carrier is easy to assemble, made from heavy duty plastic and steel wire for strength. It is safe and has good ventilation. Available in other smart colors – priced accordingly.

Suncast 23-Inch Pet Carrier Round, Price around $32
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This stylish pet carrier is wire and resin construction for durability. There is plenty of ventilation with food and water tray included. This carrier is made in the USA and comes fully assembled.

Pet Crate Pads - best dog crates accessories

K&H Self-Warming Pet Crate Pad, 14-Inch by 22-Inch, Mocha, Price around $12
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This pad works by capturing the dogs own body heat and radiates it back to the dog. Slit corners make it adjustable to fit different crates, Top of pad is made of soft micro fleece and bottom of a non-slip fabric to keep it in place. Simply machine wash to keep clean

SnooZZy Original Fleece Crate Pet Bed Size: X-Small (18" x 14", Price around $10.99
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Give your dachshund a real comfy bed in his crate. This pad is acrylic fleece, soft and inviting. This pet bed is easy to clean, just machine wash.

Midwest Quiet Time Fashion Pet Bed, Pink, 24 x 18, Price around $16.41
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This machine washable pet pad is filled with polyester and is ultra soft.

Dog Crate Covers

Pet Dreams Plush Cratewear Set, Ivory Fits 24-Inch Crates, 3-Piece, Price around $51.88
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This cover set includes a decorative cover, reversible crate pad and bumper. This set turns a standard metal wire crate into a comfortable home. All pieces are washable.  This crate may not be suitable for dogs that are aggressive chewers.

ProSelect Polyester Pawprint Dog Crate Cover and Bed Set, X-Small, 2-Pack, Camel, Price around $42
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This pawprint patterned dog crate crate cover has ties to fasten it securely to top and bottom of crate. The cover converts a standard wire crate into a smart safe, cosy haven.

This cover is made from polyester which is machine washable. The bed pad is soft ensuring comfortable sleep. Other sizes available.

Precision Pet Indoor Outdoor Crate Cover for Size 2000 Crates Tan, Price around $27.99 small
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Made from heavy duty water resistant fabric with double stitching and sturdy zippers. Even if you do not need to use this cover outside, it means the constriction is sturdy the crate should stand up to wear and tear well. Mesh windows allow visibility and ventilation. Other sizes and colors available.

Pet Strollers

Classic Leopard Skin 4 Wheel Pet Stroller, Price around $54
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Good sized pet stroller with plenty of ventilation complete with sun canopy for shade. Made from quality material this stroller is reasonably priced, easy to fold and has a large storage basket.

This stroller allows you to take your little dachshund friend everywhere especially when old age is setting in and walking is not so easy.

Pet Gear Special Edition Pet Stroller for cats and dogs up to 45-pounds, Sage, Price around $123
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This stroller will safely contain your dachshund with easy access storage basket. It has front locking swivel wheels, rear shock absorbers and brakes.

The easy fold mechanism makes transportation a breeze. Ideal if sometimes you want a longer walk or want to go exploring and your older dog just can’t manage and doesn’t want to be left at home then this stroller is just right.

Dog Play Pen Top Selection

Great idea for dogs which are indoors unsupervised for extended periods.

IRISIndoor/Outdoor Plastic Pet Pen, 4 Panels, Price around $49.99
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IRIS Plastic Exercise/Containment Pet Pen, 8 Panels, Blue, Price around $81.99
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A handy enclosure that is safe and convenient for your dog, it is made in USA from moulded plastic that is durable, high impact and will never rust.

This dog play pen is easy to assemble with steel door latches for security. Two sizes available 4 panels or 8 panels.

Midwest Black E-Coat Exercise Pen, 24 Inches by 30 Inches, Price around $40
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A very popular and durable wire dog play pen, finish in black. Easy to assemble with no tools, can be folded flat when not being used.

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If you can't find what your looking for in this range of the best dog crates, then contact us and we will do our best to find the right crate for your dog.

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