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Kennels are enclosures to keep pets in for a period of time. This is to
make it more convenient for their owners to do what they need to. Anyone
that owns a pet can tell you it is difficult at times to deal with them
if you don’t have access to a kennel. They are most commonly for dogs but
people also use them for cats, rabbits, and other types of animals.
Some kennels are stationary which means they can’t be moved. These are
very common in backyards when a person wants to give their dog room but
not the entire yard. Others are portable which means they can be moved.
The don’t offer as much room as an outdoor kennel but they will work when
you need to transport your pet. Make sure it is going to fit into your
vehicle as well though as some are quite wide.
You will find there are kennels in all sizes, with those for outdoors
being the largest by far. Some are small enough for little dogs and cats
that you can carry them with shoulder strap like you would a purse. They
are also made from various materials including canvas, wood, durable
plastic, and chain link.
A kennel needs to be a good fit for your pet so take your time to find
one. Make sure you take their current size as well as their future size
into consideration. They also need to have room for food and water during
transport. Ventilation is also very important. Some have a thermal top
that can be removed for warmer weather so that they can be comfortable no
matter what time of the year it is.
Most vet clinics also have kennels where they room and board your pets.
This is often done when your pet is ill or has a medical procedure so
observation overnight it needed. They also open up their kennels to those
that need a place for their pet to stay while they are away for vacation
or some other need. This is better than leaving them home alone or trying
to find someone to go care for them daily while you are gone. This is
very affordable and you can go do what you need to without worrying about
your family pets.

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