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Dachshund - Fun Facts and Crate Size

Dachshund Quick facts: AKC recognized in 1885 Lifespan: 12.7 years Size: small Energy: medium Recommended Crate Size: 30” dog crate  Return to the main Dog Crate Sizes Breed Chart. The Dachshund is short-legged with a long body, belonging to the hound family. The original breed was developed to chase, scent, and flush out badgers and other pest-like animals. The miniature dog breed was developed to hunt small prey such as rabbits. In the US, this dog also used to hunt prairie dogs and track down wounded deer. This dog comes in 15 colors, with 6 different marking combinations. The Dachshund...

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Great Dane – Fun Facts and Crate Size

  Great Dane Quick Facts AKC recognized in 1887 Lifespan: 8 years Size: Large Energy: Medium Recommended Crate Size: 54” dog crate  Return to the main Dog Crate Sizes Breed Chart. The Great Danes are indeed an interesting pet, originally bred as a boar hunting hound. They do not need much exercise. However, they require lots of space and should not be kept in a small apartment. This German breed is indeed a good companion and is typically not aggressive towards people. One thing to keep in mind is that this dog can drool and slobber a lot. You may...

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Miniature Schnauzer – Fun Facts and Crate Size

  Miniature Schnauzer Quick Facts: AKC recognized in 1926 Lifespan: 12-14 years Size: Small Energy: Medium Recommended Crate Size: 30” dog crate  Return to the main Dog Crate Sizes Breed Chart. The mini schnauzer was originally bred for farm work as a 'ratter'; it is classified within the terrier family. Their small figure makes them suitable for city living. This highly intelligent dog is also a good guard dog with excellent hearing, vision, and loud bark. Breed The American Kennel Club formally recognized the Miniature Schnauzer in 1926. These small sized, medium energy dogs are known as the 20 most popular...

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Yorkshire Terriers – Fun Facts and Crate Size

Yorkshire Terrier Quick Facts: AKC recognized in 1885 Lifespan: 13-16 years Size: Small Energy: Medium Recommended Crate Size: 18”-22”  Return to the main Dog Crate Size Breed Chart. Yorkshire or Yorkie easily adapts to its surroundings, travels well and makes a good companion. This dog is considered a toy dog or toy terrier due to its small size. Despite the size, the Yorkie is also considered a great little watchdog as they have a tendency to bark at anything they may find disturbing. Loyalty is in their nature as they closely bond to family members. Breed The American Kennel Club...

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The Various Uses of a Dog Crate

  Dog crates are incredible tools. We can use them for many different purposes and in many different ways. A crate can be extremely useful for dogs who suffer from separation anxiety, house soiling issues, fear and phobias or even aggression issues towards other people. Examples include dogs who get extremely excited when people ring the doorbell or knock on the door, dogs that will jump and enthusiastically greet visitors at the front door and even dogs who have poor social or self-control skills. It can be used as a bed, a playground for small puppies or something we can...

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