podkins: What a great little Pet Bed/Pouf. Free crochet pattern over at Bauta Witch. Your furbaby will love this warm and comfy Crochet Pet Pouf Bed. It can be made as a Crochet or Knitted version, pattern via the link.
Solve the problem of storing the dog crate. Dog crate under kitchen counter/island. ***Yes, because I really want dog hair in all my food! I think a better idea would be to put the built-in crate in a laundry or mud room.