Size Guide

When choosing a piece of furniture for your dog, it is important to consider the size of both your home and your pet. Being accurate with your measurements will help you to choose a piece that will best fit into your home and offer your dog maximum comfort.

This is for two important reasons:

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So that your dog feels safe and secure in their new crate whilst still having room to move and stretch.

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To ensure the furniture fits into your desired room alongside your other furniture.

Your Dog’s Space

Your Dogs Space

We would hate for your four-legged friend to be uncomfortable or unhappy in their new wooden dog crate, so it is important to consider their space requirements.

When you are choosing your crate, it needs to meet three requirements:

All our dog furniture has been created to match the standard industry size of wire crates- so why not upgrade your dog’s space into something more tasteful and homely?

We offer our standard crates in a range of sizes for you to choose from. Please check individual listings for the exact measurements.

Wooden Dog crate with sliding door and a drawer (L74 H84)

Small

Suitable for tiny dogs like Chihuahuas and Toy Poodles.

Wooden Dog crate with sliding door and a drawer (L88 H84)

Medium

Suitable for small to medium dogs like Beagles and Cocker Spaniels.

Wooden Dog crate with sliding door and a drawer (L105 H94)

Large

Suitable for medium dogs like Springer Spaniels and English Bull Terriers.

Wooden Dog crate with sliding door and a drawer (L120 H104)

Extra Large

Suitable for large breeds of dogs like Labradors and Dalmatians.

Wooden Dog crate with sliding door and a drawer (L140 H104)

Extra Extra Large

Suitable for extra large dogs like German Shepherds and Bullmastiffs.

These sizes are a guide to an appropriate crate space, if you are looking for a bed or a Doorless crate then the size required is normally smaller, please refer to your pup’s current bed size.

Some pieces are only available in sizes Small to Large. When this is the case, please contact us and we can create a bespoke dog crate for you.

How To Measure Your Dog For Their Crate

How To Measure Your Dog For Their Crate

Figuring out what size crate your dog will need can be completed in three easy steps. Grab a measuring tape, something to write with, and some treats for your dog before you begin.

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Start by measuring your dog’s length from the tip of their nose to the base of their tail. This measurement will be for the length and depth of your crate.

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Ask your dog to sit upright, and then measure from the top of their head to the ground. This measurement will be for the height of your crate.

The first measurement is the min Depth recommended as this will allow your dog to turn around comfortably within the crate. For the length and height measurements, we recommend adding a minimum 15cm/6” depending on their sleeping patterns and individual personalities.

If you wish to purchase a bespoke crate as special and unique as your dog, please contact us with your pet’s name, breed, and their measurements. This information will enable us to create a fully tailored piece of furniture that you and your dog will love. No matter how big or small your dog is, we can make them a bed that fits perfectly.

When you’re choosing a predesigned piece for your dog, please let us know their breed so that we can ensure that the size and bar spacing is suitable for them.

You can email us at [email protected] or call us on 07535 334021.

Important Considerations

Important Considerations

For the perfect fit, consider the following when you decide on your crate:

  • Your dog’s age. If they are still a playful puppy, choose a crate that is big enough to accommodate your dog’s growth. Please let us know if you’re sizing up so that we can adjust the bar spacing so that your pup is safe.
  • Your dog’s comfort and security. Avoid choosing a crate that is too small or too large to avoid claustrophobia or lack of security and comfort.
  • Your dog’s current sleeping space. Use the measurements of existing crates and beds as a guide.

Your Home’s Space

Does your dog enjoy lounging with you in your living room? Perhaps they prefer to keep guard in your bedroom whilst you sleep?

When you are determining the size of your new piece of furniture, it is also important to consider where you intend to place it within your home. This decision might be influenced by factors such as where your dog prefers to rest, or how you wish to integrate the furniture into your everyday living.

Our dog crates also function as practical pieces of furniture, serving as extra storage for your dog’s food in your kitchen or as a side table for your hallway. Take extra care when jotting down the measurements of the space where you intend to place your furniture to make sure it fits when it arrives. Please keep in mind that adding drawers will add approximately 14cm to the height of your piece of furniture.

If you choose to commission a bespoke dog bed, please share the measurements of your space (and your dog) with us during our initial conversation. That way we can create a bespoke piece of furniture that seamlessly melds with your other furniture while keeping your dog happy.

Are you ready to choose your luxury piece of wooden pet furniture? Head on over to our Products page to place an order or visit our Bespoke page to start designing a fully customisable piece.

You can email us at [email protected] or call us on 07535 334021.

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Pet Furniture

Just like how a dog is for life, so are our pieces of furniture. We craft all pieces carefully to ensure that they are long-lasting.

Pet Bedroom Features

Pet Bedroom Features

A bespoke dog crate can be custom-designed to match your homes décor.