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Plastic Dog Crates

Updated on November 24, 2013

Dog Crates Made Of Plastic For Your Pet

Plastic dog crates are extremely useful when traveling with your dog in the car, or taking your pet on the plane. They offer safety and security for your dog, and are a temporary home while on the road.

There are many different types of dog crates, kennels and cages that are perfect for most dogs. They come in different sizes, accommodating the largest of dogs, they are easy to clean, and above all, very handy and comfortable for the pet.

Remington Plastic Kennel

When choosing your next dog crate, there are a few things you need to consider that are actually required by the law to protect the dog at all times. They should be durable, and should have adequate ventilation on each side. The door should lock securely in place and it should have water and and food plates or cups.

Here are some of the highest plastic crates for dogs that you can get online at great prices. When shopping for a dog crate, you don't have to go for the expensive wooden alternatives, especially when nowadays the plastic cages are well constructed and made to last and be comfortable to your canine friend.

What Is The Right Size Of Crate For Your Dog?

For the dog to feel comfortable, the crate or kennel needs to have about 3-4 inches of extra space for the head when sitting or when standing. This allows the dog to turn around or lie down comfortably.

Petmate Plastic Dog Crates And Carriers

Petmate Vari Kennel Ultra Fashion

Petmate Vari Kennel Ultra Fashion
Petmate Vari Kennel Ultra Fashion

The Petmate Vari Kennel is a durable hard plastic dog crate that is made to last. It has wire windows and rear vents that let the airflow through. The door locks securely in place. This kennel offers a very easy and safe way to transport your pet anywhere you're going.

The dimensions are: 39 inches long x 26 wide x 30 inches high and it is perfect for dogs up to 29" tall.

Petmate Giant Pet Porter Fashion Dog Crate

Petmate Giant Pet Porter Fashion Dog Crate
Petmate Giant Pet Porter Fashion Dog Crate

If you have a big dog, this plastic crate is the perfect retreat for your pet. The plastic is a heavy duty material that is durable and will last your dog for a long time. The crate is a bit more expensive than other plastic ones, but don't forget that this is in fact for really big dogs, up to 34 inches tall.

It has the usual quality features, such as wire doors, plastic non-corroding wing nuts, and it is designed according to airline specifications. This giant crate allows your large pet to actually turn around in his temporary home and also lie on his side. Very comfy.

Petmate Kennel Cab Intm Moss Bank Coffee

Petmate Kennel Cab Intm Moss Bank Coffee
Petmate Kennel Cab Intm Moss Bank Coffee

This is a great dog and cat kennel for transportation which has extra pockets for storage and is approved for use on the plane. It is a smaller size cage with dimensions of 24 x 16.7 x 14.5 inches, which can hold pets up to around 16-20 pounds. Durable and comfy for your pet, it also has a great price. Plus the color is neat too. I like it.

Petmate Two Door Top Load 24-Inch Pet Kennel

Petmate Two Door Top Load 24-Inch Pet Kennel
Petmate Two Door Top Load 24-Inch Pet Kennel

An interesting dog kennel with two doors, which allows your dog to enter and exit the kennel with ease. Also perfect for cats, especially when the cat doesn't want to leave the cage. Now you can easily take your pet to the vet and also take him along when traveling. It has a water cup as extra accessory.

Petmate Vari Kennel

Petmate Vari Kennel
Petmate Vari Kennel

Here is another plastic crate by Petmate. It is also durable, it has rear vents and windows made of wire. The manufacturer says that the kennel is made with 25% recyclable materials, which is a commendable feature. It is comfortable and your dog will soon feel really at home here.

Note: the back is not vented, so that might cause a slight problem during flights. Many people solved that problem by drilling a few holes with a power drill.

The dimensions are 21" long x 16" wide x 15" high and the kennel is perfect for pets between 10 and 14 inches tall.

Other Popular Plastic Dog Kennels

Firstrax Pet Suites Double Door Multi-Use Pet Kennel

Firstrax Pet Suites Double Door Multi-Use Pet Kennel
Firstrax Pet Suites Double Door Multi-Use Pet Kennel

A very cute dog crate/kennel for your little darling, it's well ventilated from the sides, and it's a perfect temporary home while away from home. Of course it can also be used at home, it's very comfy for it too.

It has a secure latching system from the sides that keep the crate safe. Very easy to assemble and take apart without any extra tools. The dimensions are 13 x 15.2 x 23 inches, which makes it the perfect home for dogs up to 10lbs.

Nylabone Cozytime Pet Home And Carrier

Nylabone Cozytime Pet Home And Carrier
Nylabone Cozytime Pet Home And Carrier

Made by Nylabone, this is a great little plastic and mesh poet carrier, suitable for small to medium size dogs and cats. Due to the rounded plastic top it might be a bit difficult for some people to carry it comfortably, however for a stationery kennel it is perfect.

Dimensions are 21 x 15 x 16 inches and it is well ventilated on all sides. Rather lightweight, it is still sturdy and well made to last for a long time.

Suncast 23-Inch Pet Carrier Round

Suncast 23-Inch Pet Carrier Round
Suncast 23-Inch Pet Carrier Round

A very elegant and stylish dog crate made of hard plastic that is sturdy and durable and perfect for travels, including taking your dog on the plane. The dimensions are 15" W x 23" D x 12 1/2" H and it has as extra a bowl for putting in food and water. Nice pleasant colors as well with wire sides. Easy to put it together.

Medium Travel-Aire Plastic Dog Kennel

Medium Travel-Aire Plastic Dog Kennel
Medium Travel-Aire Plastic Dog Kennel

This is a medium size dog crate which comes in 4 different colors: grey, blue, dark red and almond. Well constructed made of hard plastic, with dimensions 26 x 17 x 18". According to the manufacturer, it is airline approved. Includes a handle for easy carrying of the crate. Very easy to put together and take apart. Made for medium size dogs.

The Other Door Deluxe Steel And Plastic Crate in Tan and Black

The Other Door Deluxe Steel And Plastic Crate in Tan and Black
The Other Door Deluxe Steel And Plastic Crate in Tan and Black

A very sturdy and durable dog crate made of hard plastic and steel inserts. The neat feature about this kennel is the round corners that are not sharp at all. Also the crate has a door on each side, making it extremely easy for your dog to enter or exit the crate. It can roll on wheels, so it's easy to take the dog crate from one place to another one by rolling on the floor.

Perfect for large dogs with dimensions of 42 x 28 x 28".

Large Air Travel Carrying Crate 65# Weight Capacity

Large Air Travel Carrying Crate 65# Weight Capacity
Large Air Travel Carrying Crate 65# Weight Capacity

Perfect travel crate for large dogs, it meets the requirement for air travel. The material is heavy-duty reinforced plastic and wire. It includes a food and water tray. Offers adequate ventilation and it's a very strong crate that will last for a long time.

 

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    • DuaneJ profile image

      DuaneJ 4 years ago

      These are nice and will encourage owners to take their dogs with them wherever they go! Lucky dogs!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I never knew there was such a large variety from which to choose. Thanks for the research and info.

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      Itaya Lightbourne 4 years ago from Topeka, KS

      What great reviews! Don't have a dog yet but do have a kitty. Good to have all these options to choose from in one article. Blessings! :)

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      tgray143 4 years ago

      Very helpful information. I just always thought of these plastic crates when you needed to bring your kitty to the vet. I did not realize they made them for the dogs as well.

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      Frischy 4 years ago from Kentucky, USA

      These are very nice. I take the doors off and use them as doggie dens in the house. I also put one out in the chicken house and the hens use it for laying their eggs. They prefer it over anyplace else. These plastic crates are perfect for making an animal feel cozy and safe.

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      MaggiePowell 4 years ago

      We used a crate to "crate train" our puppy when we brought him home. It gave him a safe place to sleep... and helped with the house training. Also, I don't like traveling with the dog when he can rove around in the car.. the crate keeps him safe, and keeps me from being distracted on the road.

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