January 23, 2008 7:15 PM Subscribe
my room mate just got a dog and wants to pick up a crate. She has a few questions ....
posted by nihlton to Pets & Animals (22 answers total)
I just adopted a dog and would like to get him crate trained. The crate would serve as an area he could view as his “personal space” when he feels stressed, threatened, or wants to be left alone, and he would also, on occasion, be placed in the crate when I leave the house for a short time. He is a 90-pound Husky and I am wondering if a wire crate would be better, or if a plastic one would serve better for this. If I got the wire one, I am worried he would break out of it but they are collapsible where as the plastic one is more sturdy, can take up more space when not in use.
Which would you recommend to use in my case? The dog’s comfort and safety is a huge key in this decision.