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Bespoke Rabbit Enclosure with Run

I am so excited to share this one! A lovely garden bunny house with plenty of space for hopping and exploring! Our customer got in touch and asked us to build our Charlton single dog kennel for her rabbits – with a few tweaks, of course. The 5cm bar run panels were swapped for a double layer of welded wire mesh which was better suited for the rabbits. She also asked for the 16 gauge wire which is rodent proof.

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Our customer had a couple of ideas already for the enclosure, and sent over some images of a ramp and high shelf that she wanted. We were able to create this, along with a safety barrier and drop down hatch for easy cleaning. The internal housing area was lined with white PVC sheets that had polystyrene insulation underneath. The standard wooden clad floor was also upgraded to our phenolic coated wipe clean flooring. A sliding hatch was added to the pop hole so that the bunnies could be locked up safely at night. Finally, a mesh window was put into the front of the internal housing area along with a drop down shutter. This allowed our customer to quickly view the rabbits inside, as well as allowing extra ventilation as required. The shutter and the sliding hatch meant that the housing could be completely enclosed at night.



Customer Review
 I wanted to say a big thank you for the rabbit enclosure. Your service has been second to none, & the quality is amazing. Please can you say a special thank you to the lads for the long drive & their hard work constructing it. 

Bespoke Dog Kennel Block with Side Room and Storage Shed

A custom-made dog kennel block to include dog sleeping boxes, PVC lined insulation and glazed windows.  Click here to view our standard dog kennels for sale.

Dog Kennel Design

After an initial consultation, we drew up plans with our customer to design a kennel block system to suit their requirements.  Firstly, they wanted three dog kennels with runs.  They also required two side sheds: one tongue and groove, the other wipe clean and insulated. Kennel floorplan.  

Dog Cabins

Rather than a full-height kennel, our customer requested our cabin-style sleeping boxes.  Having a wipe-clean lid and being removable for easy cleaning, the top of the sleeping box also provides a raised bed for the dogs to jump up to during the day.  We added aluminium anti-chew strips to the pop holes (dog’s entrance to the sleeping box).  The anti-chew strips prevent damage from the dog and also extend the life of the kennel.  Furthermore, we don’t use any handles or similar on the lids.  This means that there is nothing for the dog to catch on when jumping up or down. The dog kennel sleeping boxes had PVC lined insulation, wipe clean flooring and side-sliding hatches.

Kennel Dog Runs

For the dog runs, we used 5cm gap bar galvanised dog run panels.  The bars let the dogs see each other while being kennelled, and they allow plenty of fresh air to circulate throughout the dog runs.  Furthermore, the bar dog run panels also prevent dogs from being able to climb up, and the central support bar provides extra strength in the panel.  

Kennel Side Room

To the right of the kennel, we added a fully insulated and wipe clean side room.  Running the full depth of the kennel and run, it measured 5ft wide by 10ft 6 inches deep and provided over 50 square foot of space.  We filled the internal walls with polystyrene board and then fixed white PVC sheets over the top.  In addition, the flooring was upgraded to have a phenolic coating which provides an anti-bacterial and wipeable floor.  We also added two side windows which were glazed with 4mm thick toughened glass.

Side storage shed

To the opposite end of the kennel block was an additional storage shed.  Having a fully clad roof, walls and floor, the shed offers additional storage space for dog feed, leads or garden equipment.  This shed also had two glazed windows where we again added the 4mm toughened glass.   The entire structure was finished off with our Onduline roofing upgrade.  The corrugated bitumen has a longer lifespan than felt and is the perfect addition for kennels situated in windy or open locations.  The kennel was based on our Sterling Multi-Bay Dog Kennel Block.

Small Animal Housing Block

A five unit animal housing block with front mesh security corridor

Our customer from the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire got in touch for a block of five units to house small animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs.

They sent us a digital plan of what they wanted along with sizes.

Fronts of internal housing with opening window, stable door and sliding hatch.
Front security corridor, left to right.
Front security corridor, right to left.
Door open into housing area with PVC lined insulation and wipe clean flooring.

 
“just wanted to say a massive thank you. Your guys turned up bang on time worked very hard and quickly and did a great job. Couldn’t be more pleased with the units. Thanks to the whole team for a great job” – Mike and Debbie

Internal Housing Area

Each internal area to have full height access door, small animal door with hatch and window.

Internal areas to be clad in tongue & groove board and fully insulated on walls and ceilings with PVC lining.

External Run and Walkway

External areas to be meshed in fox and vermin proof mesh.

Security corridor to be mesh with access doors at either end.

Block of five units

All units must fit onto our concrete slab which will be 15′ x 10′.

Each unit to have full height access door. Roof to be pent with run off from front to back with a felt roof.

 

Bespoke Insulated Falconry Mews

Custom Built Falconry Mews for Housing Birds of Prey

Based on our Chapman aviary, this bespoke falconry mews had a security entrance and large birdhouse.  Our customer wanted a secure mews for their bird of prey, but they didn’t want any mesh on the building.  With this in mind, we swapped the mesh front for galvanised bars which is considered by many falconers to be safer for birds of prey.

Chapman Aviary

 

Features

The aviary needed to be fit for purpose – safe, easy to clean and usable.  The security entrance provided a two-door entry to prevent the bird from escaping, and we lined it with wipe-clean PVC.  The entrance also had a phenolic coated floor, which is hard-wearing and easy to clean with disinfectant.  As well as security, the entrance area also provided space to store feed, tethers and other raptor essentials. The large flight area had no flooring to allow our customer to add gravel after installation.  To keep the aviary cool in summer and warm in winter, we insulated the entire structure.  We lined the insulation with white PVC, therefore creating a space that is wipable and easy to clean.    

Falconry Housing and Bird Aviaries

View our range of aviaries and raptor housing. We also off a bespoke service. Aviaries For Sale

Large Single Dog Run With Extended Front Run

A custom sized single dog kennel and run with bespoke layout, delivered and fitted to Bristol.

Single Dog Kennel With Extended Front Run

This large single dog kennel and run was based on our Sandon kennel range.  The kennel had an apex roof which covered the kennel sleeping area and half of the dog run.  The dog run also extended out to the front providing ample space for our customer’s two dogs to play and stretch.

The kennel itself measured 8ft x 5ft and was upgraded to have wipe clean flooring and PVC lined insulation.  We added a sliding hatch to the dog pop hole as well as a see-through draught screen.  Our customer wanted to make sure that the kennel was as comfortable as possible for their new dogs, and we made sure that the kennel was safe and provided plenty of shelter from the elements.

The dog run measured 8ft by 10ft6 in total, having 4ft of it covered by the roof.  The open dog run allowed the dogs to have plenty of light for sunbathing, and the kennel overlooked our customer’s beautiful garden.  The dogs were very lucky to have so many external sights and sounds to keep them entertained during the day.

To complement the kennel, our customer also ordered two of our heavy duty raised sleeping benches.  Raised from the ground on plastic feet, the benches are kept away from sitting water and cold floor, providing a dry day bed for dog snoozes.

Finally, we finished the kennel with our Onduline roofing upgrade.  The corrugated bitumen is ideal for wooden buildings sitting under trees.  Felt can be damaged by leaves falling and rotting on the roof, so the Onduline helps to extend the lifespan of the dog kennel.

If you have a bespoke project in mind, please do get in touch.  We can help with ideas and are happy to talk through different designs with you.