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    My box came with black rubber "task" mats cut to fit the floor. Fit is perfect, other than when dog is in box the mat slides or he gets it folded under him.

    I took mat out completely and he seemed to slide around a lot.

    Do you have anything on floor of dog box?

    Looking for suggestions?

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    I put these in my boxes from home depot. They have holes in the rubber for drainage when the dogs are wet, they aren't lying in a puddle.

    http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...N#.UQAAKI7nsQI
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Videtto View Post
    I put these in my boxes from home depot. They have holes in the rubber for drainage when the dogs are wet, they aren't lying in a puddle.

    http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...N#.UQAAKI7nsQI
    That looks very similar to material of mine. Do you have problem with dog wadding or folding it under him?

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    No. They are pretty heavy and I cut them to fit snug in the box so there is not any room for them to slide around.
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    Cow mats at Farm fleet work great cut to size in the crates if you have scratchers who like to make their own beds or chewers.
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    I have used these. They are 7/8" thick so they will not get folded up: http://www.allmats.com/site/439205/page/520442

    For the new truck the boxes are slightly different size, so I need some more. I went with wash stall mats mainly because the sized would allow me to get all holes done with fewer mats. This is what I got: http://www.centaurdirect.com/winners...shmats3x6.aspx

    Again, they are thick enough that they will not get folded up. They do not slide very much either because of the rubber feet.

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    These looked good www.natsmats.com

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    I have nats mats in my trailer for the last three years, keeps the dogs clean and dry, and they cant chew them. He can cut them to any size you want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Northernstorm View Post
    I have nats mats in my trailer for the last three years, keeps the dogs clean and dry, and they cant chew them. He can cut them to any size you want.
    Why can't they chew these? My young dog has eaten up the mats from Home Depot, and they are pretty thick and tough. He seems to eat whatever you put in there with him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2tall View Post
    Why can't they chew these? My young dog has eaten up the mats from Home Depot, and they are pretty thick and tough. He seems to eat whatever you put in there with him.
    These are fairly rigid and when cut to fit, there is nothing for them to grab and pull up to chew on.

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