Ultimate Crate Guide

If you’re not sure what size dog crate to buy for your dog, you’ve come to the right place. This ultimate dog crate guide will not only help you to find the right size but also the right style to suit you and your dog’s needs.

When buying a crate you need to take your dog’s size into account. It should be large enough for your dog to be able to stand up and turn around comfortably.

We recommend buying an oversized crate with a divider that will grow with your pet, it will also provide maximum comfort.

Purchase a crate that features multiple doors or a custom crate that is built exactly to your space. Integrating your pet into your home décor provides comfort for you and eliminates anxiety your pet, keeping them close and part of the family.

Ensure your crate has a washable and durable base. GinnyBins provides solid surface flooring for quick easy clean up.

Buying a crate that is fully assembled means you can start crate training right away, providing your pet an instant bedroom!


GinnyBins Recommends the following crate dimensions based on breed and size-

  • Single S/M Crate - 32" L x 21" W x 27" H - for Dogs 5 to 25 lbs

    • Affenpinscher

    • Australian Silky Terrier

    • Bichon Frise

    • Border Terrier

    • Boston Terrier

    • Cairn Terrier

    • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

    • Chinese Crested

    • Dachshund

    • Fox Terrier

    • French Bulldog

    • Havanese

    • Jack Russell Terrier

    • Italian Greyhound

    • Lhasa Apso

    • Maltese

    • Miniature Pinscher

    • Miniature Poodle

    • Miniature Schnauzer

    • Norfolk Terrier

    • Norwich Terrier

    • Parson Russell Terrier

    • Pekingese

    • Scottish Terrier

    • Shih Tzu

    • Skye Terrier

    • Tibetan Spaniel

    • Welsh Terrier

    • West Highland White Terrier

    • Yorkshire Terrier

  • Single L Crate - 38" L x 24" W x 35" H - for Dogs 30 to 65 lbs

    • American Pit Bull Terrier

    • American Staffordshire Terrier

    • American Water Spaniel

    • Basenji

    • Bedlington Terrier

    • Cardigan Welsh Corgi

    • Clumber Spaniel

    • Cocker Spaniel

    • Dachshund

    • French Bulldog

    • German Pinscher

    • Kerry Blue Terrier

    • Miniature Schnauzer

    • Shetland Sheepdog

    • Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier

    • Tibetan Terrier

    • Welsh Corgi

    • Welsh Terrier

    • Alaskan Husky

    • American Eskimo

    • Australian Cattle Dog

    • Basset Hound

    • Beagle

    • Belgian Tervuren

    • Border Collie

    • Brittany Spaniel

    • Bulldog

    • Bull Terrier

    • Chinese Shar-Pei

    • Chow-Chow

    • Clumber Spaniel

    • Cocker Spaniel

    • English Setter

    • English Springer Spaniel

    • Finnish Spitz

    • Harrier

    • Keeshond

    • Norwegian Elkhound

    • Portuguese Water Dog

    • Shetland Sheepdog

    • Siberian Husky

    • Standard Schnauzer

    • Whippet

  • Single XL Crate- 44" L x 30" W x 40" H - for Dogs 70 to 110 lbs

    • Airedale Terrier

    • American Bulldog

    • Australian Shepherd

    • Bearded Collie

    • Belgian Malinois

    • Belgian Sheepdog

    • Belgian Tervuren

    • Border Collie

    • Boxer

    • Briard

    • Chesapeake Bay Retriever

    • Dalmatian

    • English Setter

    • German Shepherd

    • Golden Retriever

    • Gordon Setter

    • Ibizan Hound

    • Irish Setter

    • Irish Water Spaniel

    • Labrador Retriever

    • Rhodesian/Thai Ridgeback

    • Saluki

    • Samoyed

    • Poodle (Standard)

    • Vizsla

    • Afghan Hound

    • Akita

    • Alaskan Malamute

    • Bernese Mountain Dog

    • Bloodhound

    • Bouvier Des Flandres

    • Briard

    • Bullmastiff

    • Chinook

    • Doberman Pinscher

    • Giant Schnauzer

    • Greyhound

    • Komondor

    • Kuvasz

    • Old English Sheepdog

    • Otterhound

    • Pointer

    • Rottweiler

    • Samoyed

    • Tervueren

    • Weimaraner

  • Single XXL Crate - 51" L x 33" W x 45" H - for Dogs 110 lbs and greater

    • Anatolian Shepherd

    • Borzoi

    • Dogue De Bordeaux

    • Great Dane

    • Great Pyrenees

    • Irish Wolfhound

    • Leonberger

    • Mastiff

    • Neapolitan Mastiff

    • Newfoundland

    • Scottish Deerhound

    • St. Bernard

  • Duo-Lux M Crate - 64" L x 21" W x 35" H - for Dogs 5-25lbs

    • Affenpinscher

    • Australian Silky Terrier

    • Bichon Frise

    • Border Terrier

    • Boston Terrier

    • Cairn Terrier

    • Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

    • Chinese Crested

    • Dachshund

    • Fox Terrier

    • French Bulldog

    • Havanese

    • Jack Russell Terrier

    • Italian Greyhound

    • Lhasa Apso

    • Maltese

    • Miniature Pinscher

    • Miniature Poodle

    • Miniature Schnauzer

    • Norfolk Terrier

    • Norwich Terrier

    • Parson Russell Terrier

    • Pekingese

    • Scottish Terrier

    • Shih Tzu

    • Skye Terrier

    • Tibetan Spaniel

    • Welsh Terrier

    • West Highland White Terrier

    • Yorkshire Terrier

  • Duo-Lux L Crate - 76" L x 24" W x 35" H - for Dogs 30-65 lbs

    • American Pit Bull Terrier

    • American Staffordshire Terrier

    • American Water Spaniel

    • Basenji

    • Bedlington Terrier

    • Cardigan Welsh Corgi

    • Clumber Spaniel

    • Cocker Spaniel

    • Dachshund

    • French Bulldog

    • German Pinscher

    • Kerry Blue Terrier

    • Miniature Schnauzer

    • Shetland Sheepdog

    • Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

    • Staffordshire Bull Terrier

    • Tibetan Terrier

    • Welsh Corgi

    • Welsh Terrier

    • Alaskan Husky

    • American Eskimo

    • Australian Cattle Dog

    • Basset Hound

    • Beagle

    • Belgian Tervuren

    • Border Collie

    • Brittany Spaniel

    • Bulldog

    • Bull Terrier

    • Chinese Shar-Pei

    • Chow-Chow

    • Clumber Spaniel

    • Cocker Spaniel

    • English Setter

    • English Springer Spaniel

    • Finnish Spitz

    • Harrier

    • Keeshond

    • Norwegian Elkhound

    • Portuguese Water Dog

    • Shetland Sheepdog

    • Siberian Husky

    • Standard Schnauzer

    • Whippet

  • Duo-Lux XL Crate -88" L x 30" W x 40" H - for Dogs 70-110lbs

    • Airedale Terrier

    • American Bulldog

    • Australian Shepherd

    • Bearded Collie

    • Belgian Malinois

    • Belgian Sheepdog

    • Belgian Tervuren

    • Border Collie

    • Boxer

    • Briard

    • Chesapeake Bay Retriever

    • Dalmatian

    • English Setter

    • German Shepherd

    • Golden Retriever

    • Gordon Setter

    • Ibizan Hound

    • Irish Setter

    • Irish Water Spaniel

    • Labrador Retriever

    • Rhodesian/Thai Ridgeback

    • Saluki

    • Samoyed

    • Poodle (Standard)

    • Vizsla

    • Afghan Hound

    • Akita

    • Alaskan Malamute

    • Bernese Mountain Dog

    • Bloodhound

    • Bouvier Des Flandres

    • Briard

    • Bullmastiff

    • Chinook

    • Doberman Pinscher

    • Giant Schnauzer

    • Greyhound

    • Komondor

    • Kuvasz

    • Old English Sheepdog

    • Otterhound

    • Pointer

    • Rottweiler

    • Samoyed

    • Tervueren

    • Weimaraner