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What Are The Best Puppy Playpens In 2020?

What Are The Best Puppy Playpens In 2020? 1

Investing in a puppy playpen is very important if you’re welcoming a new puppy in your home.

There’s no denying that the inquisitive nature of a puppy can land them in trouble, but a quality playpen will do a great job of keeping them in a safe place and away from anything in the environment that could cause them harm.

In this guide, we’re going to highlight several of the top puppy pens currently on the market, so let’s take a closer look.

The Best Puppy Playpens On The Market

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This stylish looking playpen is a three-in-one design that can be used to form a pet gate, room divider, or simply used as a dedicated playpen all by itself. It comes in three different versions, either a 4-panel design, 4-panels at 36-inch height or the 6-panel option which tends to be the most popular one, giving your dog the most space possible.

The design is versatile enough to be used both indoors and outdoors and it features a water-resistant coating that helps to protect it if it is used in an outdoor environment. It also offers you a lockable gate door for easy access, and the size means that it’s suitable for most small dogs, all the way up to anything that weighs around 80 to 90 pounds.

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Here’s another lightweight portable playpen for dogs that comes in two size choices, either 45 45 x 24, or 61 61 x 61 x 30, both of which provide a reasonable amount of space, depending on the size of the breed you’re using it with.

It comes with the usual 8-panel design which tends to work very reliably for most people’s needs, and there’s also reinforced corners and seams to ensure you get the best possible longevity out of the pen. Of course, it’s also made from 600D Oxford fabric, which lends some added water resistance and makes it straightforward for cleaning.

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Here is another heavy-duty metal playpen from the Paws And Pals brand, and it offers you the choice of either 24 inches, 32 inches, or 42 inches, with the medium version giving you a panel width of around 30 inches each.

The design is very strong and rugged, being made from a durable and rust-resistant metal that should last for many years without too much wear and tear, and it comes with a simple double latch feature that keeps the door secure and tamper-free, which is important for those inquisitive and clever dogs who may like to open it by themselves.

In general, this is simply a reliable design and it scores great reviews from the vast majority of buyers.

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Here’s an excellent looking playpen that comes in four different sizes, either a compact 4-panel version, a 6-panel version, or a larger 8-panel version, which is probably the best option to consider.

The design benefits from the fact that you can add extra panels to make different configurations, allowing you to make it larger or smaller depending on your requirements, and it also uses skid-resistant pads that ensure it will not damage your floors or slip and slide around the floor if you have a boisterous puppy inside.

The design features convenient carry handles which make it easy to relocate, and the panels are surprisingly light which makes this task easier as well.

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This exercise playpen made by Paws And Pals features a heavy-duty metal design while still being very portable and convenient to use. It comes in three different size choices, either 24 inches, 32 inches, or 40 inches, and each version of the design is fully collapsible, making it easy and simple to transport when needed.

It also offers a rust-resistant coating which ensures it has respectable durability over the long haul, and the overall octagon diameter gives you 73 inches of space. There’s also a convenient locking mechanism that ensures the door stays safe and secure when you need it to.

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Here’s a popular playpen from MidWest Homes and it’s available in several different height options, which means you can pick the one that’s most suitable for your dog’s breed without much trouble.

The pen can be used outdoors due to the ground anchors and corner stabilizers, although you could also set it up for indoor use as well. Importantly, there’s no tools or complications when it comes to assembly so it’s generally quite easy to set up and take down whenever you need it.

In terms of quality, you won’t be disappointed by its durability and the gold zinc finish gives it a stylish appearance, along with further protection against rust over time, which is particularly useful if you’re using the pen outdoors.

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Here’s a charming exercise playpen that comes in a wide range of different color choices with each option giving you a wonderful design that won’t seem like an eyesore in your home.

Furthermore, the design is made from heavy-duty molded plastic, so you can rest assured that it’ll offer you unrivaled durability without any worries at all, so this means your dog is unlikely to cause any damage, nor will incur rust or degradation over time.

The design comes with 8 panels although it’s possible to purchase a 2-panel add-on option as well, which gives you some useful additional space to work with. In general, the pen is very easy to set up and operate, while the use of a simple hinged door makes it convenient for letting your pets in and out.

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This metal playpen comes in 5 different sizes ranging from small to extra-large, and the 8 connected panels make it quick and easy to assemble whenever you need it, making it a portable solution that can be used both indoors and outside.

It’s simple to secure the playpen thanks to the included ground stakes, and
you can also connect it to your dog’s crate to give them an extended yet secure environment to roam in, and this customizable feature can be very useful for many dog owners.

There’s a protective coating that helps to increases its resistance to rust, which is always nice to see if you’re planning to use the playpen outside.

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Here we have an interesting convertible pet yard from a company called Carlson, and it benefits from an all-steel construction that gives it excellent strength and longevity, as well as a simple walk-through design that makes it very easy to place your dog in and out of through the door.

The design comes with six panels and measures in at 28 inches tall, so it’s tall enough to house larger breeds without too much trouble.

In general, this design is perhaps best suited for indoor use, but nothing is stopping you from using it in an outdoor environment if you have a flat and even surface to place it on.

The pen door is very easy to operate thanks to the use of a one-touch safety lock release, and the versatile design means you do not necessarily have to use it as a completely enclosed pen, as you can simply use a section of it to block stairways or fireplaces.

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Here’s a cute and stylish looking playpen that’s ideal for indoor use, and while it is on the smaller side with measurements weighing in at 35.25″ length and width and a height of 24″, it remains a good option for many households. It comes in a broad range of colors, featuring white, brown, blue, grey, red, and many more, while the construction quality is very reliable overall.

It makes good use of a simple four-panel design, although you can always purchase a two-panel add-on and a mesh roof to give it more security, although it is usually fine for small puppies if you’re around to keep an eye on them.

The playpen is made of heavy-duty molded plastic which is durable for most requirements, and it is also very easy to clean. There’s a useful locking latch that keeps the door closed, and the connecting rods for each panel make it very quick and simple to assemble. It also has rubber feet that help to stop it from sliding around, and these feet protect your floor, too.

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Next, we have a portable and affordable playpen from Parkland Pet which comes in three different sizes, either small, medium, or large. The design is fairly lightweight and folds up in just a few moments, as well as any taking only a few seconds to set it up with no tools required.

These playpens are ideal for indoor and outdoor use and the portable nature means it’s great for traveling or taking on a camping trip. It benefits from a zippered top panel as well as a zippered door which makes it convenient for keeping your dog inside the playpen or letting them come and go as they please.

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This playpen offers you the main playpen along with a convenient carrying case and a collapsible travel bag, giving you a nice and convenient kit that’s ideal for traveling and camping with your puppy. It comes in two different sizes, either medium or large, with the medium version measuring in at 29″ x 29″ x 17″, and the large version measuring in at 36″ x 36″ x 23″.

The playpen is a simple pop-up design that doesn’t require any tools for assembly, and it is just as easy to assemble as it is to take down. The material used for its construction is durable enough for most people’s requirements, and it’s also water-resistant as well as being easy to clean.

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The Paws & Pals brand makes a range of well-rated products for dogs, and this playpen certainly manages to tick the right boxes for most buyers. It’s available in a wide range of different size options which vary from 24 inches up to 48 inches, and you can further adjust the shape as needed to get the layout that suits you.

Additionally, the durable metal construction ensures that it stays stable when used indoors, while the extra ground anchors help to keep it stable and secure whenever it’s used outside.

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If you’re looking for a reliable and cost-effective playpen solution, then this option from AmazonBasics may be worth a closer look.

It comes in several different sizes which helps you to accommodate most breeds without any trouble, and you can choose between a door or no-door option, depending on which you prefer the most.

Both options are very quick and simple to set up, and it uses secure-locking slide bolt latches for this purpose, along with 8 ground anchors to keep it secure.

The iron metal construction means the playpen can offer excellent durability in both indoor or outdoor conditions, and the rustproof finish also helps to keep it in great shape over time.

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This puppy playpen from ESK Collection features a popular paneled design that’s ideal for indoor playpens, and it’s certainly a reliable version of the design that comes with rugged construction.

The dimensions come in at 48″ diameter along with 24″ in height, and the pen is made from waterproof 600D oxford cloth material that gives you great durability.

The pen is relatively secure thanks to the zippered window panels give you a quick and easy way to open and close the pen, and you can also unzip the entire roof panel. The mesh window design provides plenty of airflow to keep your dog happy, and it makes it easier for them to see out, too.

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Here is a stylish playpen from a company known as Precision Pet, and it uses the typical 8-panel design along with high-quality components to ensure you have a fully waterproof and convenient playpen that can use whenever you need to. It comes with an included carry case, and it features an additional pocket on the side which can be useful for further storage purposes.

The design offers you a ground stake that allows you to secure the pen into the soft ground if you’re using it outdoors, but the waterproof base makes it a great choice indoors as well. Additionally, the bottom floor is fully removable and washable, while the top panel can be unzipped to give you better access to your pen. Overall, it’s an excellent choice if you’re looking for this particular style, as it’s well made and should last you for quite some time.

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Here’s a versatile playpen that comes in a vast array of sizes, which means you can choose anywhere from 30″ x 30″ x 20″, all the way up to 62″ x 62″ x 36″, which allows you to pick a size that’s ideal for your requirements.

The classic design allows you to set up and fold down the playpen without any trouble, and it comes with two locking zippers that allow you to keep your pooch safe and secure inside, but you can also unzip the door very quickly. Additionally, you can unzip the roof for easier and convenient access.

It’s worth noting that this particular version of the classic 8-panel indoor pen is very well constructed, which perhaps explains the slightly higher price point, and it comes with a generous 2-year warranty also.

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This playpen from Zampa holds offers a spaciousness, durable and rugged design that might be ideal for you and your dog. Another advantage to this one is how easy it is for traveling with, as it’ll quickly fold down into a useful carry bag with handles.

You can also use it outside thanks to the ground anchors that keep it carefully rooted to the floor outdoors.

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Here’s another cage-like pen design that features higher panels than most, and this helps to prevent an energetic dog from jumping straight over the sides.

It comes with 8 panels, each of which come with a satin black electro-coat finish that gives you reliable durability that should last for many years without any trouble at all.

The door uses a double latch design that gives you easy opening and closing access, and the pen benefits from ground anchors and corner stabilizers to keep it nice and stable regardless of where you choose to set it up.

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Here’s a heavy-duty metal playpen that comes in either an 8-panel design at 40″ or 16 panels at 24″. The 16-panel model certainly gives you the most space to work with, and equally, it can be split into two smaller 8-panel playpens for further convenience.

It comes with a working hinged door and a door latch for easy and secure locking, while the foldable design makes it straightforward to move around or take with you when you’ll on the move.

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The 45-inch puppy playpen from Expawlorer is an affordable and simple solution that’s very quick and easy to set up in the home, and it provides you with enough room to keep your puppy happy. It comes in several color choices including blue, pink, red, and brown, and it’s also made from a breathable Oxford cloth mesh that allows your puppy to see outside without any trouble at all.

Furthermore, the pen zips up along the top and the bottom, and you can equally use the pen either indoors or outdoors depending on your requirements. Overall, this is an affordable and effective solution and it’s particularly useful due to its portable nature, which allows you to fold it up at a moment’s notice and set it up again without much fuss.

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Here’s another playpen that has a somewhat similar design and comes with excellent construction quality. It’s worth noting that it comes in two different sizes, either a 45-inch diameter or 61-inch diameter, which is often the best option if you have enough space.

The design features two zippered doors as well as a zippered mesh cover and eight separate windows on each side. Additionally, it has two convenient storage pockets on either side where you can store these treats or any other’s accessories. In terms of construction quality, it’s made from a durable 600 D Oxford fabric that should last quite some time and it’s very easy to clean as well.

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This 45-inch diameter indoor/outdoor playpen by ToysOpoly is another popular seller and it follows a similar design that you’ll often see with the indoor/outdoor playpens. It comes in several color choices, either blue, maroon, or pink, and it features durable waterproof construction that should last. It’s also resistant to most forms of scratch or wear and tear that it’s likely to run into.

Of course, it comes with zip closures for the roof and floor which makes it very easy to set up without any hassle, and this also makes it easy to clean as well. Overall, this item is highly rated thanks to its portability and overall durability, and you can use it for the wide range of different pets without much hassle.

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Here’s a playpen from a company called Pet Trex, and it features eight panels that measure in at 24″ x 24″, which gives you some versatility in regards to how you set up the playpen. It’s also worth noting that it comes in a slightly larger size if you prefer, giving you 30 inches in height instead of 24 inches.

The playpen frame is made from a reliable metal material that’s finished with a satin black electro-coating that gives it plenty of protection from the elements and also helps to prevent it from rusting.

Furthermore, it comes with useful ground anchors and corner stabilizers that help to support the structure if you’re using it outdoors. The door features a double latch, which makes it very simple to open and close whenever you need to, as well as providing some reliable additional security.

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Here’s a simple wire cage design that can be used both indoors and outdoors, and you can use it for training purposes as well as an impromptu kennel.

It’s available in several different sizes and the construction quality is good enough to make it a reliable purchase for most people’s needs. It also comes with an epoxy coating that adds some important durability that’s very useful for outdoor use.

Ultimately, this is a simple what-you-see-is-what-you-get design that’s available for an affordable price, and it’s very useful for when you need a quick, portable setup.

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Here’s a stylish black playpen from a company called X-Zone Pet, and it’s available in either medium or large sizes with the large version being 45″ in diameter. The design is certainly hard wearing and rugged enough for most kinds of outdoor use, and it’s also a good buy if you’re looking for a playpen that’ll be useful for camping trips as well as general traveling purposes.

It comes with an 8-panel design that makes it quick and easy to set up and take down, and the zippered front door gives you easy access for letting your dog in and out of the pen.

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Here is a heavy-duty playpen from BestPet that comes in three sizes, either 24 inches, 32 inches, or 40 inches. It features a simple black design that’s comprised of steel with a black powder coating for durability, and it uses ground stakes to ensure that it stays in place when you’re using it outdoors.

The great advantage of this design is the fact that you can combine multiple playpens to give you as much space as needed, and the design also comes with a door latch which makes it easy to lock when needed.

For the large version, the panels measure in at 31 inches wide and 40 inches tall, although the size is reduced somewhat if you opt for the small or medium version.

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This particular playpen comes in four different size choices, although they are all relatively narrow at 24 inches, with the main size choice being the height, which can vary from 24 inches to 42 inches. The panels are finished with a black coating that’s resistant to rust and corrosion, which means they are more durable than most and they should last quite some time either indoors or outdoors.

Just as you’d expect, the design is easy to set up and take down as needed, so it’s particularly useful for various transport purposes as well. Interestingly, ]you do not necessarily have to set up the panels in the same way, as you can equally choose a square or rectangle depending on what you prefer.

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Here’s a simple and affordable metal playpen from a brand known as Confidence, and it’s available in several different sizes ranging from 24 inches in height up to 48 inches. The design is available in two different colors, either black or silver, but regardless of your choice, it comes with a zinc-coated finish that gives it great durability over the long haul.

Furthermore, the design is easy to fold away and store and it’s useful for transport purposes. Additionally, the simple yet effective latch door does a good job of keeping it secure when your pets are inside.

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This portable playpen is suitable for a variety of small-sized pets, and it comes in a range of different sizes that vary from small to extra-large, giving you some choice in this regard. The large version gives you a respectable 62 inches in diameter along with 30 inches of height which gives you enough room for multiple small puppies.

Additionally, it’s available in a vast array of different colors so it’s worth taking a look through all of the options and finding the one that you like the most.

The design features durable zippers that are very easy to use and should last for quite some time, while the water-resistant design means that it isn’t too difficult to clean either.

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Here’s another wire playpen from the BestPet manufacturer, and it’s a reliable budget-friendly option that’s available in some unique colors, such as light blue and pink, as well as the standard silver or black that you would usually expect to see.

The pen features rounded edges which make it nice and safe for a puppy to use and it’s relatively compact, measuring in at 24 inches high while giving you 8 panels which can further be arranged in any configuration you need.

Overall, this is a simple design that may not offer the most in the form of resistance to a larger and more energetic dog, but it’s enough for effectively sectioning off part of your indoor environment, allowing it to be dedicated to a few puppies.

This dog playpen from SmithBuilt crates is another high-quality item that features commercial grade steel wire to form the main panels, which is further coated with an epoxy that gives it some additional longevity and resistance to the elements.

It comes with 8 panels as part of the design, which makes it quick and simple to set up when you need to, and it’s also available in four different sizes, ranging from 24 inches to 48 inches. The height is higher than many other options, coming in 36 inches, so it should be tall enough to accommodate most breeds of dog.

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