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    Has anyone had a dog box from the custom dog box company from Alabama?

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    I didn’t buy directly from but have a three hole with bottom drawer and really like it.
    I want to say my box is 7-8 years and in great shape. They have a Facebook and there work looks good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chipper31 View Post
    Has anyone had a dog box from the custom dog box company from Alabama?
    I have one. Bought it used. So far like it, except I wish they had put the door hinges on the inside so that the boxes could easily be accessed (opened, shut, locked) from the side of the truck. Stout box and very spacious for two dogs (I have a 2 dog model with top storage). Also sometimes wish there was narrow grating over the ventilation bars to prevent idiot people from putting their fingers/hands through. Maybe they do that with their new boxes.
    The way I look at it, every dog is an opportunity to be a better trainer, and every day is a new day to be a better trainer to the same dog we trained yesterday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tobias View Post
    I have one. Bought it used. So far like it, except I wish they had put the door hinges on the inside so that the boxes could easily be accessed (opened, shut, locked) from the side of the truck. Stout box and very spacious for two dogs (I have a 2 dog model with top storage). Also sometimes wish there was narrow grating over the ventilation bars to prevent idiot people from putting their fingers/hands through. Maybe they do that with their new boxes.
    I am guessing no one deals with cold winters?
    Just wondering how the insulation is, I am told it is 1 inch thick.

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    Yes the box is insulated. It helps with keeping the box cool in the summer. I suppose it will help in the winter... My box came with heavy rubber mats on the floor... thinking that the former owner put those in.....

    For winter boxes, I think straw bedding can't be beat. In Alaska, huskies are transported in un-insulated plywood dog boxes with vent holes on the doors. Mushers use straw inside for warmth and I don't think have any problem keeping their dogs warm, even when driving 60 mph down a hwy when outdoor temps are 20-40 below zero.
    The way I look at it, every dog is an opportunity to be a better trainer, and every day is a new day to be a better trainer to the same dog we trained yesterday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tobias View Post
    Yes the box is insulated. It helps with keeping the box cool in the summer. I suppose it will help in the winter... My box came with heavy rubber mats on the floor... thinking that the former owner put those in.....

    For winter boxes, I think straw bedding can't be beat. In Alaska, huskies are transported in un-insulated plywood dog boxes with vent holes on the doors. Mushers use straw inside for warmth and I don't think have any problem keeping their dogs warm, even when driving 60 mph down a hwy when outdoor temps are 20-40 below zero.
    Very good information, thank you!

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