Crate training is one of the best things you can do for your dog, reads our article on “10 reasons to crate train your dog”.
The crate size is important, it cant be too small so your dog is cramped up nor should it be big enough to be a play pen. It is a resting / relaxing / safe place for your dog so its size should be just right. Remember that the crate is never a place to punish your dog.
Measure your dog from nose to rump and add 10cm for an adult dog, if you have a puppy you can get the size your dog will need as an adult, but fill the extra space up with a board or some type of divider so your puppy learns to relax in the crate.
Next measure your dogs height when sitting, floor to highest part of head.
With these measurements you can choose a crate to suit your dog here