East Coast Crates

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 Aluminum Dog Crates - About East Coast Crates

Manufacturers and distributers of the finest solid side aluminum dog crates, folding aluminum dog crates, aluminum hunting dog boxes and aluminum tack boxes in the world.  We are the only crate manufacturer with an expert working knowledge of aircraft aluminum fabrication; designing and building dog show crates with true craftsmanship.  Our aluminum dog crates and metal dog show tack boxes are considered the "gold standard" of the industry by the educated consumer.  With over 30 years experience we take construction and design very seriously, adhering to strict standards and using only the top quality materials to manufacture the highest quality product.  The high quality and expert workmanship of our aluminum dog crates and tack boxes is easily recognizable. We are confident that you will be thrilled with your "once in a lifetime" investment of an East Coast Crate.  A large portion of our sales come from repeat satisfied customers and this is our best endorsement.  We have seen many aluminum dog crate companies come and go over the last 30 years. Please take a minute to read the positives about why East Coast Crates survives the test of time, offering a unique line of premium aluminum dog crates and tack boxes that provide the ultimate in quality, convenience, and safety, and why we continue to remain the top choice of the professional dog show handlers, breeders and owners for their top dogs.  

Aluminum Dog Crates, kennels, cages,


  • At East Coast Crates we offer top quality customer service for the lifetime of your purchase and stand behind all our merchandise 100%.  We have been building the finest aluminum dog crates for over 30 years and take great pride in our designs and workmanship.  At East Coast Crates you are dealing directly with the manufacturer without the middle man.  When you place your order you will receive personalized service and we will build your crates to your specifications. We value our customers and are happy to provide any repairs and adjustments needed due to normal wear and tear as well as accidental damage. 
  • Additionally, we are breeder, owner, handlers of multiple BIS winning Afghan Hounds and we have over 40 years experience in conformation, field trials and bird dogs and understand the unique needs of professional handlers, serious exhibitors and sports enthusiasts.  We have accumulated a wealth of knowledge over the years and are happy to discuss options and collaborate with the buyer.  Feel free to take advantage of our years of expertise to help you make the best selection for your needs and budget.  At East Coast Crates our aluminum dog crates are designed and built to last a lifetime.  Buy the best and don't settle for an inferior product or imitation.


  • At East Coast Crates we feel that's it's not enough to provide the best product and service, we give back to our friends in the "dog show community".  We support our clubs by donating crates yearly to our local Afghan Hound Breed Club -Tara Afghan Hound Club, and our Afghan Hound Parent Club - Afghan Hound Club of America generating many thousands of dollars towards Afghan Hound rescue.  East Coast Crates is also a proud supporter of Take The Lead, a non for profit organization providing emergency aid to members of our dog show community.  Every year we make a substantial donation to Take The Lead and provide a product to be auctioned at the Eukanuba Dog Show with the earnings going entirely to the charity.  We are pictured below with volunteer Susan Sprung raffling an East Coast Crate Tackbox in Long Beach Ca. December 2008. 

Tack boxes, aluminum tack boxes


Charles "Pete" Irvin
East Coast Crates
765 Reynolds Bend Road
Rome GA  30161
1-800-253-3202 or 706-232-1618
fax: 706-232-1410
cell: 706-409-4487



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Please call ECC at 1-800-253-3202 or 706-232-1618 or at cell 706-409-4487 for information or to place an order. Or email us at PeteECCrates@aol.com or RachelECCrates@aol.com. We look forward to helping you!!

Our crates are available in many colors and feature  Options such as drawers, grooming surface, wheels, and more!

Please watch our youtube crate and tackbox video 1 or  video 2 to see more fantastic detail of East Coast Crates at Eric Salas