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Best Dog Crates

Published 1st September 2023

Omlet fido studio dog crates are a safe-quiet space for your dog

Choosing the right dog crate is important for pet owners, no matter the size or temperament of your dog. It's crucial for their safety, comfort, and well-being. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to find the right one. Appletons have a variety of Omlet dog crates suitable for all pups in all situations.

Dachshund asleep in Omlet Fido Nook Dog Crate

How to choose the best dog crate for your canine friend.

When choosing a dog crate for your furry friend, it's important to consider several factors to ensure it's the perfect fit.
There are three main considerations: size, storage, and movability.
First, the size of the crate is crucial. It should be large enough for your dog to comfortably stand, turn around, and stretch, regardless of their size. Keep in mind your dog's potential growth, especially if they are still a puppy. As they grow, their crate should grow with them.
Next, think about where you'll place the crate and consider the storage aspect. Will it stay in your bedroom or be a prominent feature in your living room? Whether it's for training or as a safe space for your pet, ensure the crate is durable. If it will be a part of your home decor, consider a crate that resembles furniture.
Lastly, consider how you'll use the crate. An easily collapsible and portable crate is ideal if it's primarily for safety during car travel or vacations. This way, you can conveniently move it around your home and during your travels.

Best dog crate for large dogs

Big dogs require large crates! Breeds like German shepherds, Labradors, or Bulldogs need a crate that can accommodate their size and stature. Our top pick are the Omlet large dog crates, specifically designed for larger breed dogs, offering ample space for them to stretch out comfortably and move around. It features double doors for easy access and flexibility in placement during your travels.

Best dog crate for small dogs

Omlet offers a variety of small dog crates designed to prioritize the comfort of your smaller dog while also integrating well with your home decor. The Fido Studio is an ideal choice for small breeds like the chihuahua, dachshund, or papillon as it provides a cozy den-like space that also functions as a piece of furniture. Its modern design ensures that your small dog feels safe and secure in a comfortable spot that seamlessly fits into your home. You can also store your small dog’s favorite accessories in the optional wardrobe and create a space just for them.

Best dog crate for puppies

When raising a puppy, dog crates are essential for their safety, training, and comfort. The Omlet Fido Classic Crate is a great choice for several reasons. Firstly, it provides a secure space where your puppy can't get into mischief or danger, reducing the risk of destructive behaviour. Secondly, the crate helps with house training by leveraging a dog's instinct not to use their sleeping area as a potty. You can consider it a "bladder controller" that helps prevent accidents.

To effectively use a dog crate for your puppy, make sure it is the right size, allowing them to move around freely and comfortably. Introduce positive associations, like treats and toys, to make the crate a welcoming space. Gradually increase crate time so they become familiar and comfortable with using it for security. Eventually, you can add a comfy puppy bed inside the crate to make it their designated spot.

Best dog crate for senior dogs

"Why would my senior dog, who has lived their whole life without a dog crate, suddenly need one?" This is a great question, and we're glad you asked. As dogs age, their needs change, and a dog crate can become a valuable addition to their life. Some senior dogs start to experience mobility issues or incontinence in their later years, and a dog crate becomes a safe and manageable place where they can rest and recover. But can you teach an old dog new tricks? Training a senior dog to use a dog crate is no different than training a puppy – it takes consistency, patience, and time. When it comes to reducing the stress and anxiety often associated with senior dogs, look no further than the Omlet Fido Nook. Curated with luxury and comfort in mind, this modern dog crate has been meticulously designed to give your dog a sense of comfort and priority in your home.

Best dog crate to calm anxious dogs

Discovering the ideal dog crate to alleviate your furry friend’s anxiety is akin to finding a cozy retreat for their heart. Omlet dog crates are more than just enclosures; they are ergonomically designed havens of peaceful tranquility that can help transform anxiety into calm. Many dogs may whine or bark when they feel uneasy, but using a dog crate as a calming tool can provide them with a safe space where they can feel less overwhelmed.

Best dog crate for travel

When Omlet created their Fido Classic Crates, their aim was to make pet-friendly holidays easy. Omlet's thoughtful design features make travelling with your furry friend hassle-free, whether you’re road-tripping or jet-setting across the country. The dog crate is easy to assemble without tools, and its cosy interior keeps your dog safe during transit. Travelling with your four-legged family member has never been more convenient.

Dog in the car boot sits in their Omlet Fido Classic Dog Crate

Best dog crate furniture

Omlet believe that dog crates should offer a comfortable and peaceful space for your dog without compromising your home decor.
 Why can't a dog crate be both functional and modern? Omlet then brought that vision to life. Introducing the Fido Nook Dog House – where dog crates are elevated to provide the luxury your dog deserves. Crafted with precision and style, Omlet has transformed the ordinary dog crate into a statement piece, creating a stylish and warm sanctuary for both you and your dog. With the option to add a removable classic crate or simply place your dog’s bed directly inside, the Fido Nook is truly the only dog house you'll ever need. The integrated closet also acts as a storage unit for all of your dog’s accessories, helping you keep your house clean and tidy. More than just a retreat, this dog house is a conversation piece in your home, a testament to your love for your furry friend

modern fido nook luxury dog crate with wardrobe

Create a cozy den

After choosing the perfect dog crate, it's time to make it comfortable for your dog. Start by adding a cosy dog bed where they can rest and relax. Using a dog bed in your dog’s crate will help train them to know that this is a safe place and help them feel calm. Next, add comforting dog blankets to keep them warm and snuggled. Your dog will quickly learn that their crate is a secure, comfortable, and peaceful den.

It is easy to secure your pet in you Fido Studio when you have visitors


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