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Blog By Coral Dawn Drake


Dogs are well-known to be a superb deterrent to criminals and predators. Whether you need to protect your home, your business, or your livestock, a good dog can be a valuable asset.

However, it is absolutely essential that you handle your dog appropriately in order to prevent accidents and lawsuits. Here are some essential tricks to caring for and kenneling protection dogs.

A Secure Kennel is a Must

No matter...

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May 28, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


When it comes to color choices for their new horse barns modern day horse owners are breaking with tradition, and why not! While it may still be a good idea to avoid psychedelic color choices when it comes to paint and stain color selection for outbuildings, especially if you wish to keep your neighbors happy and have an option for property resale later, the days of red oxide color scheme that spoke to the legacy of farmers’ innovative ideas in the 1700’s, are rapidly being replaced by a more avant-garde and sophisticated color palette...

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May 26, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Lisa McAuliffe


Photo by Justin Veenema on Unsplash

Adopting a dog from a shelter or rescuing a dog from your local shelter is a wonderful way to help out a dog in need. It...

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May 21, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Nikki Alvin-Smith


The familiar design of the Monitor Barn, was an advance in architecture that evolved eons ago to address the need to provide better air circulation for the health of livestock and the safe storage of hay and grain.

Of course barns built to house livestock, hay and grain, have been a necessity across the world for centuries and their styles have changed as mankind has realized the shortcomings and advantages of the different shapes and...

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May 19, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Megan Brame


Whether you’re just launching a new kennel or are upgrading and expanding, it can feel overwhelming to make a final decision on which kennel size will be right for you. What if you build a kennel that’s too small? What if it’s too big and difficult to maintain? These are both real concerns that you’ll have to balance during your build phase.

Luckily, we’re here to help! We’ve built hundreds of structures throughout North America and have seen how...

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May 3, 2021 posted by Content Admin

Blog By Lisa McAuliffe


Photo by Oliver Keitel on Unsplash

If you are responsible for caring for a nursing dog mom, then there are several things you will want to do in...

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May 3, 2021 posted by Content Admin