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February 2021

Blog By Lisa McAuliffe


Your dog’s outdoor kennel is designed to be their own special designated space, and a comfortable sanctuary where they can relax, unwind and stay protected from the elements. Outdoor kennels are as great for pets as they are for owners. Dogs can enjoy a larger covered area, where they can get some fresh air, and owners can give their pets their own space outside of the hustle and bustle of their home.

Here at Horizon Structures, we know that a high-quality, weather-resistant...

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February 19, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Coral Dawn Drake


Shelter dogs are typically going through one of the most difficult times in their lives. They are in a strange new place and have lost the families they've known so far. Shelter and animal rescue staff who are trying to make these dogs as comfortable as possible often find themselves with too few resources and too many dogs.

Substantial kennel time is necessary for most shelter dogs. There is typically not enough staff or volunteers to supervise dogs in multi-dog playgroups or out in play yards.

Until dogs are better-known...

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February 17, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Megan Brame


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As we become more connected to each other online, so too does the need to keep in touch with our loved ones while we travel (and that includes our pet family, too). Many kennels are now offering live streaming services for their boarding clients via webcams that can be used in browsers or through dedicated phone apps. These services have not only...

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February 16, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Matt Lee


As a homeowner, you should always be looking to upgrade and improve wherever possible. Even in the wintertime, there are outdoor projects you can complete and get a lot of usage out of.

Adding a pergola this winter is one project we definitely recommend. Pergolas have a ton to offer in terms of style and functionality, so in case you’ve got home...

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February 10, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


If you have ever participated in any role as part of the team as therapeutic riding program, you will know firsthand the sincere joy and truly amazing benefits that these specialist equestrian services produce.

My husband and myself are both dressage clinicians, and although without PATH certification, at times during our careers we have been requested to include high functioning autistic students in our clinics. Initially...

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February 10, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


Canine comfort and health are always front and center when it comes to smart kennel design. Dogs deserve a clean, dry floor without dampness or moisture under paw. For kennel owners the amount of labor that daily cleaning rituals require to maintain a hygienic environment for their canines is a prime consideration when it comes to kennel design and selection. Everyone wants a kennel floor without flaws.

The floor surface must offer some...

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February 9, 2021 posted by Content Admin