Some may think keeping a dog in a crate is harsh and cruel punishment. In reality, a dog crate provides a sense of safety for your dog. Dogs are den animals by nature. They prefer an enclosed area that they can escape to during thunderstorms or toddler invasions.
They especially like an area they can call their own.
You could say that the relationship between a dog and it’s crate is like the relationship of a teenager with their bedroom.
Crates are ideal for dogs especially when traveling by car or plane. It protects dogs from outside harassment and confines your pet safely in one place.
A crate can also be used when a pet is recuperating from a surgery to limit their mobility and the risk of them re-injuring themselves.
Having more than one of the best dog crates on the market can work well for your pets.
I have one in my room, one in the living room, and one in the family room. My dog chooses where he wants to stay.