Grain Valley Collapsible Aluminum Dog Crate Review

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This collapsible dog crate is as sturdy as it is convenient. Heavy duty aluminum ensures a tough challenge for any dog to escape from, plus its collapsible design ensures a totally portable solution for the travel bug who enjoys the company of their pets wherever they are in the world.

Description and Special Features

There’s a collapsible crate from Grain Valley for every type of dog owner as this particular model comes in three different sizes. The smallest is rated for dogs that are 22 inches tall and weigh no more than 50 pounds. The second largest in the series is suitable for dogs who are less than 29 inches tall and weigh no more than 70 pounds, while the largest is rated for dogs that weigh no more than100 pounds.

The bulk of the unit is made from .063 aluminum so its rust resistant and quite light for its size. All latches are marine grade for security, with welded rivets adding further resistance to rust. Every corner is reinforced against shocks and impacts and is also designed in such a way as to make the crate stackable for extra convenience and transportability.

Ventilation comes from a generous helping of holes in all four sides to promote extra airflow and comfort for the dog. The design also allows for a little extra height in order to create more headroom for your pet. A heavy duty marine grade “slam latch” keeps the dog safe and secure with the minimum of fuss, as it removes the need for you to lock the door behind your dog.

Safety is a paramount concern in the design of the collapsible dog crate from Grain Valley as no harmful or toxic chemicals or dyes have been used during manufacture.

This dog crate is literally packed with features as it also includes airline rail storage slots, a full-length piano hinge, spring loaded handles, and its IATA compliant to boot.


  • Stackable
  • Strong yet light
  • Available in a number of sizes
  • Plenty of ventilation
  • Portable and easily stowed when not in use
  • Easy construction


  • Might be considered a little pricey by many



If you love or need to travel and have been looking for a lightweight yet tough solution, then the collapsible aluminum dog crate from Grain Valley should definitely be added to your short list. Its tough design ensures a long service life and the fact that it’s IATA compliant means your pet now go anywhere you go with an easily transportable and storable solution.

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