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Equipped with every necessary feature, this could be your dog's home for life!Midwest Double Door Fold & Carry collapsible dog crates offer security and comfort for your dog and convenience for youComes with easy-to-clean ABS Plastic pan and free divider panelMidwest Dog Crates double door design allows for front and side loading
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I ordered a dog'sMidwest Lifestages Double Door Fold & Carry Crate. I need it without a divider. Can I use it without a divider?

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The divider is optional for those with growing puppies, if you don't need it, just don't put it in. It comes as a separate piece.
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yes you can use without a divider. The divider is used if you want a smaller space for one dog or to divide the cage into 2 cages.
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For sure. The divider in optional and can be taken out.
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What size create do I need for German Shepherd?

My dog is a 11 week old puppy and I want to buy her a create that will be good for her later on. What size do I need?
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I would do the biggest they have. (48") Just because German Shepherds tend to get big. !)
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The crate size recommended for a German Shepherd is a 48" crate.
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I have a German Shepherd/Lab and she fits in the large crate.
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will the crate divider work when you have a pad covering the entire Pan. I will have a big dog but to start will only use half the cage.

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I put a snoozy in the bottom of the crate and it was a little snug, but the divider did go in. I actually preferred that the divider was snug because I didn't want my puppy to be able to pull it apart and get stuck under it. So that actually worked out well.
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Yes the divider sits on top of pad.
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Yes, you can use the divider panel with a bed in the crate.
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I have two small dogs, 10-15 lbs. Can I use one larger cage utilizing the dividing panel for both dogs? The dogs do get along well together.

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I do not believe so I have divider in and the side door does not open with divider in place.
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Midwest does not recommend using one crate for two dogs if you are using the crate to housebreak your dogs.
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What size folding crate do I need for a Dalmatian?

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2'x3'x27" tall for dogs from 41-70 lbs. If your dalmatian can stand up with head up in the crate and lay down from nose to tail, it's big enough.
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The crate size recommended for a Dalmation is a 42" crate.
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can i put 2 or 3 cages together for one big space?

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You will be able to put cages together.
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The Lifestages crates are not designed to be connected.
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Dog crate...

We are interested in purchasing the Midwest Life Stages Double Door crate for our dogs. They are adults, they get along well, they are potty trained et al. We would like to know, if we purchased the large crate, can both dogs be in it with the divider separating them, and can both the side door and the front door be used with the divider in place?
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On my crate by using the divider, the side door will not open.
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I have a 9-month-old Pit Bull puppy, a 10-yr. old German Shepherd mix, and a 10-yr-old Chow mix. All of them use the crate at different times, but would not be comfortable sharing the crate for very long. Two could fit in the 48 " model, but only for a short period of time. The divider installs horizontally, not vertically, which would make both halves cramped.
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how do both of the doors open? Just swing, like a regular door? or do the lift up and slide on top?

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They swing open
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The doors swing like a regular door. The side and front door opens on the left and swings to the right.
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What size crate do I need for a yellow lab?

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The 48 inch crate would be best for your dog.
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The crate size recommended for a lab is a 42" crate.
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I need a crate for my beagle/daschaund that 28 pounds

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I purchase a large crate for my female lab that weighs about 60 pounds. Use the guidelines given or go with a medium. It comes with a divider to make the kennel smaller if needed.
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When determining a crate size for a mixed breed dog, we always recommend the crate size for the larger of the breed. For a beagle mix we would recommend a 36" crate.
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How large is the space between the bars on the largest crate size?

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About a one and a half inches or 4 CM.
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The wire spacing for the Lifestages Model 1648DD is 1 1/2" x 6".
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Is this the type of crate that has an adjustable floor which can be elevated?

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No it is not.
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The floor of the Lifestages crate is not adjustable. The Midwest Puppy Playpen does have an adjustable floor.
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Hi! We are getting a labradoodle puppy. Does anyone know or can anyone suggest which size of this crate we should get for him? Thanks!

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I would get one large enough for the full size dog to have room to sit, stand and lay down comfortably..
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Think big as in the lifestages crates have a moveable divider. Probably 40" or 42"
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I have a Husky 12 weeks old! size of crate to use please

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The crate size recommended for a husky is a 48" crate.
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Get a crate to fit the adult dog. Look for a crate with a moveable divider that will partition the crate according to the needs of the growing dog. The divider is to prevent the young pup from using the empty part of the crate as a bathroom area.
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I have an 8 week old female boxer puppy and what size crate would you suggest?

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Personally, I would get the size crate that you will want when she is full grown. Each crate comes with a divider that can be moved to allow for larger areas, and eventually you won't need the divider. I wish I had done that, because I have a beautiful crate that is now too small for my 1 year old puppy.
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The recommended crate size for a boxer is a 42" crate. You will need to utilize the divider panel so that he has just enough room to lay down and turn around, then move the divider back as the puppy grows.
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what size cage do i need for a 4 month old shitzu?

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I would think a small would be sufficient. I got an extra small for my shitzu maltese mix.
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The crate size recommended for a shitzu is a 24" crate.
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Is a 36 x24 x27 crate too big for a beagle

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No. I have a beagle mix - about 25 lb.s. I think it's just right for him. I use the same size that you are asking about. It's okay to give your dog a little extra room to stretch his legs. I don't like for animals to be overly confined.
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A 36" crate is recommended for a beagle.
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Can two crates be connected into one? One crate for playing area and one for potty needs?
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No they cannot
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Midwest crates are not designed to be connected.
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How is the quality?

I ordered this crate three years ago for my beagle puppy and I was extremely pleased with it. It was heavy and sturdy. Now I am planning on adding a second dog to my home and I need another one.

At Petco a couple weeks ago, I saw these crates (I think they were the same ones, but maybe I am wrong), and they appeared to be made out of a flimsier material. Does anyone know if they have changed what they use to make these crates? Are they still heavy and sturdy, or do they feel like they will knock right over?
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I just bought a Midwest iCrate not long ago for my Papillon and am very pleased with it. It is very sturdy for what I use it for and would travel very well if you do any traveling. I wouldn't hesitate to grab it up and go with my dog in it if I wanted to.
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The design of the Lifestages crates have not been changed. They are made with the same wire gauge and wire spacing.
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Does the plastic floor of the dog crate slide out for easy cleaning?

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Yes, the pan slides out for easy cleaning. There is a pan stop that keeps the pan from sliding out.
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Yes, the tray rolls out easily for cleaning.
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