There are quite a few solutions to someone wanting to take their dog in the pickup truck. First you could let your dog ride up front and passengers in the bed. That’s what I would do. Well that is not really an option so here are some designed dog crates for pickup trucks as a solutions to your dog riding in the back of the truck.
If you want a tie down crate you will want to look at the plastic dog crates. They are the ones that airlines approved for air travel. They are sturdy, hard shelled, both protected and well ventilated. They come with steel doors that can be latched and most locked. As an accessory during those colder months there are insulated dog kennel covers you can buy.
There are made to fit aluminum box kennels that you can buy that are extremely sturdy and well protected. They are designed in many different configurations. Some have storage and all are roomy and secure with keyed locking doors. Most of the same manufacturers make trailers as well that can carry about six dogs instead of two that the regular truck bed kennels carry. Because the boxes can get warm as they are designed for cooler months of hunting you can get a summer box that has plenty of ventilation. [Read more…]