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05-29-2014 03:37 AM
kakarot I got the Large wire crate from PetCo thinking it would be good enough since it listed some large breed dogs that were similar to the size of a GSD (or so I thought..), but my pup is coming on 6 months and he's getting cramped in it and now we have to spend more $$$ for a bigger crate. :/

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05-25-2014 07:44 AM
jocoyn I changed over to the plastic vari-kennel . Every dog has caught a paw at one time or another in the wire crates and I feel that the vari-kennel is safer if I cam going to leave the house.
05-25-2014 01:23 AM
Airman1stclass Thanks
05-25-2014 01:15 AM
RedIndae 48" would be fine. My one year old is 30" at the withers and has lots of room to stretch and move around.
05-25-2014 01:00 AM
Airman1stclass I'm worried about the height size. So he can stand up and stretch his legs. What size should I be looking at.
05-24-2014 04:51 PM
Angelina03 I got the wire one too based on his adult size. It comes with a removable piece so that you can use less space while the dog is still small if you're potty training. I like mine very much. They come in sizes based on predicted adult size and weight.

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05-24-2014 04:44 PM
SummerGSDLover Get the 48" one, just in case. I bought a 38" and he's outgrown it.

05-24-2014 04:10 PM
Mac's Mom I assume that's Meiko in your avatar...what an adorable puppy! I clicked on your profile hoping to see more pictures of that little guy. Soooo cute!

Anyway, to answer your question. I suggest getting the 48" crate and blocking half of if off for now.
05-24-2014 04:08 PM
Airman1stclass Im going to use it for the house. Not really transporting. It's going to be a wire crate btw.
05-24-2014 04:06 PM
jocoyn How much do you intend to use it? I like a 48 inch crate for around the house as it is very spacious but I use a smaller one for transport. How big will he be?
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