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Dakota 283 G3 Framed Door Medium Dog Kennel with DakotaGuard

  • Molded in one solid piece to handle all the abuse you and your dogs can give
  • Includes DakotaGuard antimicrobial protection

  • $439.00



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    The medium Dakota 283 G3 Framed Door Kennel is the ultimate kennel for your dog's protection. It is molded in one solid piece to withstand all the abuse you and your dogs can give. Features an ultra-secure lock for peace of mind.

  • Easy-grip handle
  • Keyed paddle-latching door
  • Large ventilation holes
  • Easy-to-clean drain hole
  • Recess for crate stacking (Stacking Kit available separately)
  • Molded and assembled in the USA
  • 1-year limited manufacturer warranty

    Dakota Guard antimicrobial protection features:

  • FDA and EPA-approved
  • Added in small quantities during production
  • Provides up to 98% protection against MRSA, Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli, staphylococcus, many "gram-positive" and "gram-negative" organisms, and dozens of common dangerous organisms


    Exterior Dimensions: 31"L x 21.5"W x 25.5"H
    Interior Dimensions: 28.5"L x 19.8"W x 25.2"H
    Door Opening: 16.5"W x 21.5"H
    Weight: 37 lbs.

  • Dakota 283 Kennel Size Comparison
    Width Height Depth
    G3 Small 16" 18 3/4" 23"
    G3 Medium 21 1/2" 25 1/2" 31"
    G3 Large 24 1/2" 26 1/2" 35 3/16"
    G3 X-Large 25 1/2" 29 1/2" 38 1/2"
    Hero 26" 30 3/32" 40 1/4"
    Original Kennebec 23 3/4" 24 1/4" 35 3/16"
    Kennebec Jet Stream Airline 23 3/4" 24 1/4" 35 3/16"
    T1 Low-Profile 21 1/2" 20" 30"
    2D Side Entry 21.5 1/2" 29.5" 31"

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    Customer Reviews

    Review Summary
    13 Reviews
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    92% Recommend this product (12 of 13 responses)
    By Scott
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    December 16, 2023
    Thrilled with my Dakota kennel except the door won't lock!! Disappointed.
    Having spent over $400 the bolt doesn't extend far enough into the strike plate to
    allow the key to turn the lock. Hopefully Dakota will contact me with a solution.
    By Steve
    Whispering Pines, NC
    Super Crate!
    November 24, 2023
    For the traveling wing shooter this crate is terrific. It's very solid and strong but not unbearable to carry into the hotel. Great piece of mind to know my dog is safe behind me in the jeep. No flimsy gate or holes to poke through. Just a solid metal latch. Simple and strong. I have a 30lb American Brittany and a medium is perfect.
    • Strong frame
    • Solid metal gate
    • Nice handle to carry
    • None
    By Todd
    Marble, Minnesota
    Dakota kennel
    July 27, 2022
    Excellent service fast delivery
    • Light weight , great door latch
    • Little pricey
    By Lyn
    Love it
    June 2, 2022
    Love the handle. Much lighter and easier to move around than the Gunner. Our 58 pound lqb fits great in the medium. Great kennel. Would definitely buy another one
    • Handle
    • Lighter than a gunner
    • Great construction
    • Wish the blue color was in stock but love the color we got
    By Paul L.
    Great kennel
    May 27, 2022
    Very high quality and comfy for the bird pups!! As always a pleasure doing business with Dun Dog Supply.
    • Squared not oddly shaped for ease of fitting in trucks or suv. Lockable door sturdy and well made constructions.
    • None so far.
    By CBE
    Great Kennel
    May 24, 2022
    I really like the Dakota 283. After listening to Tyler Webster podcast and hearing them as the one of the sponsors I wanted to try this kennel out.
    I also have the Ruffland Kennel and this Dakota 283 kennel is such a better product. I really like the door and the fact it has a lock on it as well.

    • Made great, looks great, Locking door, no having to squeeze the latch like on the Ruffland.
    • Not many other than it is taller than the ruffland so it sticks up higher than the bed of my truck and I cant close bed cover.
    By Win S.
    Portola Valley, California
    He Likes It
    May 2, 2022
    This crate is heavy duty and everything fits and works well. Hardware and materials exude quality. But perhaps most importantly, my one year old (today :) Black Lab, HARO, likes it! I highly recommend.
    By Rick
    Shreveport, La
    Best dog crate ever
    April 21, 2022
    Very solid and well made
    • Tough and durable. Looks good too.
    • Latch is a little loud and startles the dog
    By Howard
    North Bend Washington
    Rugged nice size
    March 24, 2022
    Rugged well built. Medium is a great fit for my growing Vizsla. Will work fine when she is full grown. This crate fits my Toyota 4 runner, above the safe in the back
    • Heavy duty
    • Nice sturdy door
    By Keith m.
    Cypress inn , TN
    Dakota xl kennel
    March 9, 2022
    Awesome quality east to move
    • Light for the size and super durable
    • Handle could be different can be awkward to move with one person
    By Dave
    Amherst New York
    Beautiful Crate
    January 11, 2022
    Ordered our new crate and 7 days later it arrived. What a beautiful crate it is. Well built and it is better than I could have ever imagined. Thank you Dakota 283 for restoring my faith in the manufacturing world and it is American Made.
    • Just a well made crate. With quality control checking before it leaves the factory.
    • Can't find anything wrong.
    By Christa
    Great Kennel!
    October 27, 2021
    We decided to buy this xl kennel for our 2 beagles. We love the sturdiness, durability, and easy to clean benefits this kennel offers. The xl is large enough for both our dogs to lay side by side and tall enough for them to sit or move if they need to.
    By Capecodmike
    Cape Cod
    2nd Dakota Kennel
    July 23, 2021
    Was looking for a good quality kennel without buying the mercedes. Landed on the Dakota 283.

    Bought a medium and a large. Very happy with the quality. The door hardware seems top notch. Latch seems very solid.

    If your looking at kennels the Dakota is the mid price option. I am very happy with the purchases.

    It will be a very very long time before I need a new one. I would definitely recommend this kennel. In my opinion spend a little more (cry once) the first time and you will be done for a long time.

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