Soft-Sided Dog Crates: Best and Worst of 2017
Soft-sided, portable crates are terrific temporary confinement tools for dogs who are reliably crate-trained. The vast majority of people who travel to canine sports competitions use these lightweight, airy crates to house their dogs between classes.

Soft-Sided Dog Crates: Best and Worst of 2017

Not that long ago, dog carriers were typically limited to bulky plastic or wire crates that were cumbersome to move from place to place. Today, dog owners have many choices when it comes to portable kennel options, including a growing market of lightweight, folding soft crates that are easy to transport from place to place. The crate is a useful training tool to help teach housetraining skills, manage over-arousal, and protect against unwanted destruction when owners are unable to supervise an untrained dog of any age.

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