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Yorkshire Terriers – Fun Facts and Crate Size

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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" dog crate*  Return to the main Dog Crate Sizes 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...

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The Various Uses of a Dog Crate

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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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Boxers - Fun Facts and Crate Size

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Boxers - Fun Facts and Crate Size

Boxer Quick Facts:  AKC recognized in 1904 Lifespan: 10 - 12 years Size: Medium Energy: High Recommended Dog Crate Size for Boxers: 42" dog crate* Return to the main Dog Crate Sizes Breed Chart. Introduction The boxer is a well-known dog worldwide and has its origin in Munich, Germany where the first boxer exhibition dog show was held in 1895. It is said that the boxer was bred from the ancient bulldog and Bullenbeisser. Today, they become one of the most popular dogs in the USA, ranking 8th in 2014. Boxers spread throughout Europe in the 19th century and they entered...

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Crate Training from a Dog’s Perspective

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Crate Training from a Dog’s Perspective

When we look at dog crates through our human eyes, we may see a lot of different things: a cage or a place where we lock dogs up, something we can use to help transport dogs safely when they’re travelling by car, a dog bed or in some unfortunate cases a doggy bathroom… the list goes on and on. Crates have been used for many different reasons and purposes; however, in more recent years there have been those that do not agree on whether we should or should not be using them. The majority of professional dog professionals say that...

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Poodles - Fun Facts and Crate Size

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Poodles - Fun Facts and Crate Size

Poodle Quick Facts:  AKC recognized in 1887 Lifespan: 12 - 15 years Size: Medium Energy: Medium Recommended Poodle Crates: 42" dog crate* Return to the main Dog Crate Sizes Breed Chart. Introduction The poodle has its origin in Germany where it is known as the Pudlehund. This breed has been quite popular in France since the 1500s. So much so that the country made the dog their national breed. The poodle was common among countries around Europe before it was introduced to England and it was recognized by the AKC by 1887. Albrecht Durer drew some famous paintings of poodles...

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