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Bespoke Dresser Sideboard Dog Crate Furniture
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The Design Process and Dog Crate Furniture Design Inspiration

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Designing your own dog crate furniture allows for your to be creative whilst meeting your pet and home needs. Whether you are seeking to compliment home interiors or design a piece that adds lots of functionality for the home by working with The Pet Carpenter team you can create a dog crate furniture design that […]

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Musings from our Founder – The crate is a jail or is it?!

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This week has been an interesting one as with two simple social posts, nothing out of the ordinary or unusual for us, both our Instagram and TikTok have blown up! And when I say blown up I mean millions of people from across the world are finding our work and commenting on what we do. […]

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Bespoke Pet Furniture Commissions

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Designing your own bespoke pet furniture is where your pets comfort and safety meets your desired home interiors and personal style. With multiple options available when designing a bespoke pet furniture commission it can be helpful to understand how previous clients have worked with us to create their own unique pieces. In this article we share the design brief […]

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What to consider when designing furniture for two or more pet dogs

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Having pets in our lives provides a deep sense of wellbeing and many of our clients have more than one pet dog. In this article we discuss what to consider when designing furniture for two or more pet dogs. Whilst most of our clients have dogs, we have built for other pets including cats and […]

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Inspiration from clients dog crate furniture designs

When considering how to create the perfect piece of pet furniture it is helpful to take inspiration from clients dog crate furniture designs. We are proud to be able to deliver to the bespoke requests of our clients and it is important that is is perfect. Dog crate furniture designs will vary in size, colour, […]

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The Pet Carpenter on YouTube

We appreciate how hard it can be to make decisions on how to design your furniture without seeing or feeling our work physically and that’s why we have launched The Pet Carpenter on YouTube. We have often found our quick videos of pet furniture features and longer pet furniture tour videos help our clients understand […]

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6 top tips to colour and finish
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What colour to finish your pet furniture / 6 top tips

When it comes to deciding what colour to finish your pet furniture in it can be a difficult decision. In this article we are going to explore a number of way in which you can approach choosing a colour for your bespoke piece of pet furniture.

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Furniture Design for a Large Dog
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Furniture design for a large dog

Furniture design for a large dog and your cosy home or narrow doorways is something we are experienced in. As we reach more pet owners throughout the UK we are well verse in supporting clients to overcome these challenges. In the following article we discuss some recent clients designs where we have designed and built […]

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Open Oakley Bedroom - Farrow & Ball Vardo Paint
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Dog Bed vs. Dog Crate

At The Pet Carpenter we’re all about providing a wide variety of sleeping options for your dog. Whether that’s soft beds, traditional baskets or bespoke furniture made for you. In this blog post we’re going to explore the benefits of drawbacks when it comes to dog bed vs. dog crate! And if you are still […]

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Dog Crate Furniture with Drawers
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Dog Crate Furniture Styles with Drawers

The Juno and Samson dog crate furniture styles with drawers are perhaps our most simple designs. However this doesn’t take from them being very popular pieces with our clients. By combining a pet bedroom space with a usable work surface and tidy drawer or two it is the perfect direct replacement for a metal dog […]

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Dog in dog crate furniture
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Why are dog crates used?

There are a number of reasons why dog crates are used. We find many differing opinions around crating a dog, however many breeders, trainers and veterinarians will recommend crate training from a young age. In this article we are going to discuss some of the reasons why dog crates are used and how they can […]

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What size dog crate do I need?
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What Size Dog Crate Do I Need?

When choosing what size dog crate you need, it’s important to factor in a few elements. First and foremost, your dog’s needs must come first. However you’ll also need to consider how their new crate will fit in your home. In this article we’ll outline the key factors you’ll need to consider when deciding what […]

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Tips for Moving House with Dogs

We’ve had a fair few members of The Pet Carpenter team moving house with their dogs over the last few weeks, so we asked them what they and their pups thought of the process and what, if anything, they’d change next time. Here are some of the team’s top tips for moving house with dogs!

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How to care for your pet furniture

Whether it’s day to day upkeep or more specific maintenance advice, we’re passionate about ensuring your new pet furniture is built to last. Take a look through the following tips to find out how best to care for your The Pet Carpenter furniture.

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How to hide a metal dog crate in your home?

Metal dog crates are hardly the most aesthetically pleasing piece of furniture in your home. The benefits of crate training are often underestimated and their menacing cage-like appearance only adds to the misinterpretation. If you’ve decided crate training is here to stay but are disappointed by the limited variety when it comes to metal dog crates […]

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What Kind of Dog Crate is Best?

Some owners believe crate training is cruel and while at The Pet Carpenter we certainly cannot condone leaving any dog shut in a crate unattended for lengthy periods of time, we do recognise the many benefits of crate training. With so many choices on the market, it can be tricky to figure out what kind […]

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Why a crate is important for a happy balanced dog

Crate training is a way of introducing your dog to their own kennel or crate in order to help them to see it as a safe and familiar space. But some people still regard a crate as ‘a cage’. Daryl Cook, the owner of Devon Dog Training, explains why having a crate is the best […]

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Where to Put a Dog Crate in Your Home

There’s no escaping the fact that dog crates are incredibly bulky and unsubtle. Deciding where to put a dog crate in your home can quickly become quite a mission, especially if you live in a smaller space or have a large breed dog. It’s equally important for your dog to have easy access to their […]

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Bespoke with sliding door
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How We Create Our Bespoke Pet Furniture

The Pet Carpenter creates a wide range of bespoke pet furniture for animals of all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re looking for a bedroom for your dog, vivarium for your lizard or indoor hutch for your small furries, we’re on hand to help! We create bespoke pet furniture alongside our customisable furniture that we offer […]

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