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Updated on September 27, 2011

Dog Kennel

What to look for when you want to buy dog kennels for sale

A friend of mine was looking for a dog kennel for sale but She wasn't sure of what exactly what to look for, what are the important factors to consider and what isn't when shopping for a dog kennel for sale.

So I did some internet research and came up with what I think to be a comprehensive list of the important factors to look for when shopping for a dog kennel for sale.

The first thing is to see what kind of dog you have and its size. The size and temperament of your dog - Is your dog small and lazy or is it big and highly energetic. This of course will primarily affect the size of the dog kennel that you will buy. There are many different sizes of dog kennels available, with average panel heights ranging from 3 ft to 7ft.

The purpose of getting a high-sided dog kennel for sale is both to keep your dog safe inside and to keep unwelcome intruders outside. The intruders can be other dogs or wild animals.

The larger the kennel the more room your dog will have to move around in, however the kennel is no substitute for time out walking and running and if you expect your dog to get its exercise inside of the kennel then you are seriously mistaken. Also if you have a small yard or only have a deck or patio then you will have to get a smaller sized dog kennel for sale for your dog.

Now that you know the basic size and height that you want you need to look at a couple other very important factors. Will the dog kennel for sale be exposed to the elements or will you be setting it up under shelter? If it will be out in the open then you definitely want to get a weather guard cover to put over the top of it. Most dog kennel for sale manufactures and online pet stores sell the cover with the kennel and this is the recommended way to get it. Last but not least make sure that any outdoor dog kennel for sale is rust protected or else you will be in for a world of problems.


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    • perfumer profile imageAUTHOR


      11 years ago from California

      You are welcome Apompell! &

      Good luck with your dog kennel business.

    • perfumer profile imageAUTHOR


      11 years ago from California

      Thank you for your kind words and help Patty!

    • Patty Inglish, MS profile image

      Patty Inglish MS 

      11 years ago from USA. Member of Asgardia, the first space nation, since October 2016

      I have two friends who have 4 dogs each, so I told them about your Hubs -- thanks for all the great information! 


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