If you transport your dogs a lot and have a pickup truck or even a SUV aluminum dog boxes may be the best solution for you and your pup. These boxes come in many configurations for one to many dogs and are designed to securely fit in the back of a pickup and vans. The primary users are hunters and professional K-9 handlers. They offer security, comfort and protection for your dogs.
Construction of Dog Boxes
The construction of these aluminum dog boxes are of welded aluminum, mainly the diamond tread aluminum. There is cross ventilation on the sides and in between the compartments if it is a multiple box. There are keyed locks on the aluminum dog box doors with latching doors. Some of the boxes have storage for any gear. Most of the aluminum dog boxes are lined with detachable or sliding storm covers for the vents.
Professional Dog Boxes
The aluminum dog boxes for professional K-9 handlers are a little more open in design. Some have built in water bowls and can fit a truck or a large SUV. These usually have a tray at the bottom for easy cleaning.
Got more than three dogs, no problem, they make trailers in similar construction that can hold four to eight or more dogs with lots of storage. A few designs are full bed boxes that are open without compartments. You could put a few dogs in these.
If you hunt a lot or make your living with your dog you will want to look into secure aluminum dog boxes as a solution for your truck or SUV. These are the most secure kennels available to transport your dog in comfort. You do not want to transport your dog in a home wire dog crate. You can buy lots of accessories like bowls for water and food, fans, extra storage and rubber mats for under the box for shock absorption. Expect to pay 400 to 800 dollars for an in bed box. Most have the storage