When travelling with a dog and using a crate, adding a crate cover will make your companion feel more comfortable during the journey.
A piece of material that is placed outside the crate. The material can be waterproof or insulated and come with an assortment of colors and patterns.
Luxury brands use materials of better quality, with bolder designs. Some luxury brands, such as Lords and Labradors, offer handmade items to suit various tastes. They also make matching cushions that come with the covers in a set. This means that even if you pay more for a luxury item, you gain added value as both you and your pet can benefit from buying a set that has all the necessary parts to offer a comfortable experience.
Some covers could have external pockets and handles to make it easier to carry.
Sometimes, dogs might want to retreat in a darker, quieter place where they feel safe, as a reminiscence of their wild ancestors’ behaviour.
Also, dogs are mimicking their owner’s behaviour. We all sometimes feel the need to retreat and recollect. It is the same for your dog.
If your dog is making a recovery from illness or operation, using a crate with a suitable cover will allow your pet to retreat and feel comfortable.
Dog crate covers come in a various size to fit in wide variety of crates and suit your dog’s size.
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Depending of the type of material you can clean it by hand wiping down the dirt, vacuuming, hand wash or place it in a washing machine.
Read the label and the product instructions to avoid any accidents.
Choose the detergent according to the washing instructions.
This cover is made of oxford cloth which is a durable material that washes easily. It has a zip at the back making it easier to fit onto the crate.
+ It comes in 3 sizes
+ Two color choices: grey and black
+ Choice for single or double door
+ Mesh material for the door and mini windows
+ Openings at the top of the crate making it easy to ventilate the crate
+ Soft and comfortable material
+ Thick padding
+ Good protection from the wind
+ 30 days money guarantee is offered
- No 24” cover offered
- Not thick enough for winter period
This cover has the advantage of coming in six different sizes, the largest being Jumbo that fits 48 inch crates.
+ Good sizing choices
+ It is made of durable material
+ Resistant to water
+ Has flaps to allow a good ventilation
+ Comes in twwo color choices
+ Can be machine washed
+ Good zipping system
- Doesn’t come with a choice for double doors
This cover was designed for kennels but it can also fit over a wire crate.
+ Comes in 4 sizes
+ It has MicroLite3 insulation that increases the temperature for better comfort
+ Exterior made of heavy duty material
+ The window flaps can be removed
+ It has pockets for various canine related items
+ He bottom is made of non-slip rubber
+ Plastic handles to carry
- Can only be washed by hand, with a hose or under the tap
This UK luxury brand offers handmade crate covers with a difference. The material used is oilcloth, a very resistant material very easy to maintain. Their covers come in a choice of sizes and patterns to which you can add a matching mat.
+ Comes in 6 sizes
+ Distinctive pattern from the usual crate covers
+ Easy to wipe clean
+ Roll-up doors
- For the price paid it would have been nice to have the mat included
This is an Extra Large luxury cover that comes together with the matching mat with a choice of black, gold or silver material.
+ Creates a cosy place for your companion
+ Easy to clean and maintain
+ Beautiful pattern
+ Luxurious style
+ It's a set of cover and cushion
- On the expensive side, please bear in mind this is a luxury brand though!
+ Comes in three sizes: small, medium and large
+ Beautiful pattern
+ Fits both one door and double door crates
+ Stylish design
+ Matching bed can be purchased separately
- It can only be dry-leaned
- Sizing needs to be checked well before ordering
+ Small, Medium and Large sizing
+ Beautiful pattern
+ Gives a luxurios appearance to the crate
+ A matching mat can be also bought (they don't come together)
- Dry clean only