The measurements of your crate are very important for your pet's safe,
comfortable confinement and travel.
This diagram will give you a little help
is from the from the front breast bone
to the base of tail plus 2" for medium breeds and 6" for large breeds.
is from the floor to the shoulder plus 3"-6".
(For airline travel, it is
necessary that the crate be as tall as your pet's head, and he should be
able to stand in a natural manner as well as turn around and lie down.)
For housetraining you might choose one that will fit your pet as an adult
so that it provides life-long service. To estimate his adult size check
the breed standard. (Most breed standards, however, measure your pet at the
is a couple of inches less than height at the shoulder.
Remember, Wire crates can never be used for airline travel.
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