Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
lrngmez01, ARQuail, timahlen, Brekby, jfive
61119 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 79390
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 43941
BOBO the Clown 41408
BMD 40578
Big Orn 37484
bill oxner 34578
txshntr 34079
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 30946
facebook
Forum Stats
61119 Members
46 Forums
416348 Topics
5754066 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#5929095 - 09/14/15 11:43 PM Dog boxes for truck bed??
daniel1381 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 03/07/12
Posts: 3564
Loc: longview texas
I'm going to k-9 trading twice a week with my Belgian malinois and was wondering if anyone uses dog boxes that mount in the truck bed? If so how do you keep your dog cool on the trips and what's the longest ride you have went on with your dog?
_________________________
"From my cold dead hands"

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do."

Benjamin Franklin


Top
#5929141 - 09/15/15 05:56 AM Re: Dog boxes for truck bed?? [Re: daniel1381]
stinkbelly Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/07/04
Posts: 6911
Loc: Parker County, Tx
Most people use frozen water bottles and fans.

I have put mine in there a few times and I make sure the kennel has shade by putting the camper shell over it and opening the windows.
_________________________

Top
#5929290 - 09/15/15 08:15 AM Re: Dog boxes for truck bed?? [Re: daniel1381]
daniel1381 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 03/07/12
Posts: 3564
Loc: longview texas
have you ever used it with out the camper shell? my worries is I don't have a camper shell and it will get too hot for her. I found one box that has a hidden water tank in it and you can fill it will water and ice to help keep the boxes cool.
training is a 45 min drive not really worried so much in the mornings but when training is over its noon and a 45 min ride home.
_________________________
"From my cold dead hands"

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do."

Benjamin Franklin


Top
#5929312 - 09/15/15 08:31 AM Re: Dog boxes for truck bed?? [Re: daniel1381]
CCBIRDDOGMAN Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 9568
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
If money isn't an issue, call up one of the big dog box makers and have them make you a double walled, insulated box with a couple of 12volt fans.
_________________________

Top
#5929358 - 09/15/15 08:56 AM Re: Dog boxes for truck bed?? [Re: daniel1381]
daniel1381 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 03/07/12
Posts: 3564
Loc: longview texas
good deal just places a call they will design it and get back with me

creativedogboxes.com
_________________________
"From my cold dead hands"

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do."

Benjamin Franklin


Top
#5929520 - 09/15/15 10:23 AM Re: Dog boxes for truck bed?? [Re: daniel1381]
MS1454 Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/27/08
Posts: 2844
Loc: Houston/Sealy
45 minutes isn't much time unless it's mid afternoon and August.

There are buckets that you can attach to the inside of dog crates that you can use for water.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: Fooshman
I'll take a Black Female every time.


Top
#5930518 - 09/15/15 08:08 PM Re: Dog boxes for truck bed?? [Re: daniel1381]
Troubador Offline
Tracker

Registered: 05/22/12
Posts: 506
insulation and a vent fan are must especially for long haired breeds in my opinion. park in shade if at all possible and hope its high enough for good air flow

Top
#5930562 - 09/15/15 08:36 PM Re: Dog boxes for truck bed?? [Re: daniel1381]
Birdhunter61 Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/16/11
Posts: 370
Ainley and deerskin boxes are the best. Deerskin is made in Springtown, Tx. you can get them with water tanks, fans, insulation, storage. Whatever you prefer

Robby

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide