Dog Cages

Welcome to the dog cages review and comparison page. First of all I want to point out that some people might refer to this product as dog crate or even pet transporter. So let’s go through each of the most popular dog cages type. There are four main dog cages types to choose from, and those are: wire dog cages, plastic dog cages, soft cages and f course the heavy dog cages. Each of those categories has a few sub categories but at this particular article we are not going to go that deep.

Plastic Dog Cages

plastic dog cage

Advantages:

  • Plastic cages are very comfortable and nice looking from inside and outside
  • They are quite lite as in – not heavy
  • Fit small to medium size dogs
  • Usually available in different colours
  • A good choice to carry as a transportation accessory
  • One of the most popular dog cages to have

Disadvantages:

  • They can be easily broken or damaged on impact
  • Some particular plastic dog cages are not easily cleanable
  • If the pet has enough strength, it can escape from the crate

Summary:

Quality:stars5
Safety:stars5
Popularity:stars5
Usability:stars5

Soft Dog Cages

soft dog cage
Advantages:

  • Very lightweight
  • Extremely portable
  • A perfect fit for small-sized dogs
  • Can be easily stored almost anywhere when folded
  • Very flexible

Disadvantages:

  • Very hard to clean in case of a potty accident
  • Can be chewed from the inside
  • There is no secure method to keep the dog or any other pet inside
  • A lot of safety issues
  • Not suitable for middle to big size dogs

Summary:

Quality:stars5
Safety:stars5
Popularity:stars5
Usability:stars5

 

Wire Dog Cages

wire dog cage

Advantages:

  • A perfect cage for a proper pet ventilation, especially in a hot weather
  • You can get a special divider for inside of the crate an increase it as pet grows
  • Wire crate can be easily cleaned
  • Most of the wire crates can be folded when empty
  • Medium weight dog cage
  • A good utility for pet transportation
  • Very hard to brake or escape

Disadvantages:

  • Those cages tend to be quite noisy
  • Wire dog cages for big dogs can become very heavy, and therefore will be harder to move or transport
  • Dogs and pets may poo or pee outside of the dog crate
  • Doesn’t look very nice

Summary:

Quality:stars5
Safety:stars5
Popularity:stars5
Usability:stars5

Heavy Duty Dog Cages

Heavy Duty Dog Cages

Advantages:

  • Are pretty much indestructible
  • Impossible to escape
  • Are usually high quality accessories
  • A safe way to travel in the car
  • Those dog cages can be easily cleaned
  • Suitable for small-big sized dogs

Disadvantages:

  • Dog cages are quite heavy
  • Usually not suitable for big-sized dogs

Summary:

Quality:stars5
Safety:stars5
Popularity:stars5
Usability:stars5

If you are still unsure which dog cage to get please let me know in the comment section so that we can have a more in-depth discussion about some topics that haven’t been covered here, for example prices for dog cages and highly respectable manufacturers. Anyway, please contact me if you have any additional questions.

Thank you very much for visiting my article on dog cages, please come back soon for more information.

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