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Triple Dog Kennel With Extended Runs

Three bay wooden dog kennel with extended dog runs having side bar windows

Our customer in North Wales got in touch to purchase a bespoke dog kennel with extended dog runs.  Based on our Sandon triple kennel, the dog runs were extended from 6ft 6in to 8ft.  We were also asked to clad the run ends and add small galvanised bar windows.

Solid sides to dog runs

The wooden ends to the dog runs provide protection from weather, and also help to reduce noise from dogs barking.  A 4ft wide x 2ft tall bar panel was added for viewing and to allow ventilation and light into the runs.

Insulated and wipe clean kennel sleeps

The dog kennel sleeping areas had full height access doors, as well as a dog pop hole with aluminium anti-chew strips.  Our customer asked us to line the kennel sleeps with white PVC, which has 40mm insulation underneath.  We also added phenolic coated flooring for a wipe clean surface that is easy to clean.

The Kennel Design

After a brief chat on the phone, we put together some ideas for our customer to meet her requirements.  A floorplan was made along with a rough plan of what the build would look like.  

The Finished Kennel Build

What our customer said:

I am really pleased, thank you all for your excellent service and great communication throughout , I love my kennels ,  would  use you again and recommend you to anyone.

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.

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.

“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
Bespoke animal housing block guinea pig rabbit housing

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.

Bespoke animal housing block guinea pig rabbit housing Bespoke animal housing block guinea pig rabbit housing

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 animal housing for small animals rabbits guinea pigs floorplan  

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.

Five Bay Dog Kennel Block With Side Room

An insulated and wipe-clean dog kennel block with insulated side room delivered to Cambridge.

We were contacted by J in Cambridge to build a five bay dog kennel block with runs.  J also wanted an insulated side room to use for whelping when her dogs had litters.

The side room had phenolic coated flooring and PVC lined insulation. The room is an ideal space for adding whelping boxes.

The whole kennel structure had an Onduline roof which provides extra protection from the elements.

110% would recommend. They full filled my order exactly how I wanted it. Top quality and excellent service the guys done a great job putting it together to – Jenna
The dog kennel sleeping areas had PVC lined insulation and phenolic coated, wipe-clean flooring to allow easy maintenance.  The insulation provides warmth in winter and also keeps the kennels cooler in summer.  To the outside of the sleeping areas, we added sliding hatches that can be closed to keep the dogs either in the sleep or the dog run.  We also provided our popular dog whelping hatches which are free of charge when ordered alongside our standard height hatches. The dog runs featured our standard galvanised bar dog run panels.  The bars have 5cm gaps between, and are the preferred choice for many of our customers.