Escape Proof Heavy Duty Dog Crates Buying Guide

So you’re here because your dog makes light work figuring out how to destroy or escape from a standard crate, and wondering if there are crates strong enough to put a stop to that. So now it’s time for a gorilla tough escape proof dog crate to secure your strong or smart Houdini right? Great, you’re in the right place. We’ve reviewed a selection of the toughest heavy duty dog crates and kennels to secure small Houdinis to large powerful dogs that best fit a variety of needs and budgets.

Heavy Duty Dog Crates

Regular crates are no good for an escape minded large or powerful dog. They will happily destroy, chew, or break out from a regular kennel. Neither are they suitable for smart Houdini dogs. They quickly learn where crate weaknesses are and then exploit them as soon as you’re out of sight. (more…)

Impact Dog Crate Stationary & Collapsible Review

The Impact Dog Crate Collapsible and Stationary Crates are part of the range of products produced by Impact Dog Crates (formerly known as Impact Case and Container, and Kennect Pet). They are also sold under the Grain Valley brand name. They are a fantastic solution for dog owners looking for a secure, robust, heavy duty dog crate to secure their pet.

Impact Case Collapsible Dog Crate

In this Impact Case Dog Crate review, we take a look at these US made virtually indestructible and inescapable dog crates. And we’ll let you know exactly what they have to offer for your investment. (more…)

ProSelect Empire Dog Crate Review

If you have a dog that is an escape artist, then you may have heard about the ProSelect Empire Dog Crate. It has very quickly gained popularity as an option in the heavy duty market.

ProSelect Empire Dog Crate


But is it actually any good? Is it strong enough to handle powerful jailbreaking dogs? Is it secure enough to prevent Houdini dogs from figuring a way out? Let’s take a closer look. (more…)

IATA CR 82 Dog Crates Buying Guide (Air Travel with Pitbulls / “Dangerous” Dogs)

When it comes to traveling with powerful dogs that have a reputation fairly or not for being dangerous, aggressive or prone to fighting, you need to find a crate that goes beyond standard IATA airline approved dog kennel requirements. You will need to look at IATA 82 dog crates that meet more stringent security and build quality requirements to be able to fly with your pet.

IATA 82 Dog Crates

Heavy Duty IATA 82 Compliant Impact Case Stationary Dog Crate

Safety is critical when flying for passengers and pets alike. So for dog breeds that may make short work of a plastic crate, special crate requirements are in place. IATA CR 82 sets out specific additional requirements to the standard IATA requirements for a more strong, sturdy and robust dog crate to keep large, powerful and strong dogs secure. Let’s look at what they are and help you buy an IATA 82 dog kennel for flying with your pet. (more…)

Airline Approved Dog Crates For Pet Travel Buying Guide

nIn this guide, we’ll be looking at the types of International Air Transport Association (IATA) airline approved dog crates and carriers available and where to buy them. We’ll be looking at airline pet travel requirements for carriers, standard crates, and stronger IATA CR 82 crates for dog breeds that are considered to be aggressive or dangerous.

airline approved dog crates

It is important when flying with your pet to select a crate or carrier that meets the IATA requirements for air travel with your breed of dog.


SmithBuilt Dog Crate Review

If you are looking for a cheap dog crate intended to secure your dog, the Heavy Duty SmithBuilt crate is one of the most popular in this category. In this heavy duty Smithbuilt dog crate review, we’ll take a detailed look at why this crate is so popular, and what it has to offer.

Heavy Duty SmithBuilt Dog Crate

SmithBuilt is a family owned company. Their aim is to provide high quality crates at reasonable prices. They are targeting their products at a perceived gap in the market of customers looking for high quality, affordable products.