DT Box Dog Car Travel Crate - The DT 500
About the DT 500 Half Box
The DT 500 Half Box is a great box for pickup trucks, vans and Land Rover Defenders with enough room for a large sized dog. This model is very popular with van owners as it is ideal for use with the side door as well as the boot. It's the perfect choice if you need the extra space on the truck bed or in the boot for other things whilst also transporting your pet.
This model also features a tray on top for holding all your dogs travel accessories such as leads and toys. The box is made from a super tough lightweight plastic and to make this easy to clean we have included drainage plugs.
Our Half Box Range
The DT 500 Half Box is part of our range of half boxes which are perfect when you are transporting only one large or medium dog or in some cases two smaller dogs. The half box range are single compartment box options and half the size of their traditional double compartment counterpart boxes.
The half boxes are ideal when you need the boot space for other things and also want to take your dogs on the road with you. The are very popular with gun dog owners, people who like to go on staycations and people who only have one dog or two smaller dogs.
The half boxes are very light and therefore are easy to take in and out of your vehicle.
They offer all the same great benefits of the larger boxes but are smaller in size than the double compartment models which offers great flexibility to the owner.
The double compartment models that offer a half box option are;
Is the DT 500 the correct model for your vehicle?
Our range of boxes come in various sizes to suit most models of vehicles. Check if the DT 500 is the correct model for your vehicle here.
This is a very popular choice for all pick up truck, van and Land Rover Defender owners. It is a versatile box and fits many other vehicles also.
The box is made from a super tough lightweight plastic which makes it easy to lift in and remove from your vehicle meaning you don't have to sacrifice boot or truck bed space when your dogs are not travelling with you. The plastic is anti shatter and very durable making it a very safe box for transporting your dog.
The box is also ergonomically designed with easy lift handles to make it easy to fit and remove the box from your vehicle.
The plastic construction makes the box very comfortable for your dogs especially when compared to cold wire cages. The solid base and sides provide maximum comfort and support and safely contains your dog whilst being transported. For additional comfort for your pet vet beds are an available add on and ideal for use with the DT 500.
As the box is easily removed, it also allows for ease of cleaning. You don't have to wash the box by hand inside your vehicle, simply remove the box, release the drainage plugs and hose down the box. It couldn't be simpler.
The plastic frame is leak proof ensuring no moisture from your dogs seeps out into your vehicles interiors which gives you peace of mind when taking your dogs out on a wet day or out for a swim.
The DT 500 comes with a lockable stainless steel door as standard. The door design allows for adequate light and ventilation and allows the dog to see out.
The vent holes on the side of the box can double as tie down points if you need to secure your box additionally and can be used with our tie down straps. Tie down straps are also available as an additional extra and are ideal for use with this box. They are quick and easy to apply.
This model also features a top tray for storage ideal for keeping all your dogs accessories, such as leads and toys, to hand.
- Lightweight durable anti-shatter frame
- Comfortable and safe for transporting your dog
- Lockable stainless steel door as standard
- Top storage tray
- Two drainage plugs
- Easily cleaned
- Sealed leak proof bottom protects your boots carpet
- Side vent holes
- Ergonomically designed easy lift handles
- Strong steel tie down hooks
- Can be used with the side door of vans
This box has all the benefits and features as the DT 500 with the addition of the all weather kit. The all weather kit protects your dogs from the elements whilst still providing adequate light and ventilation. This ensures additional comfort to your dog on wet blustery days or on motorway drives. An excellent option to enhance your box for your pet. Check out the video here.
The Bumper Protector is perfect for protecting the bumper and paint work of your vehicle. The non-slip rubber gives your dogs great traction when jumping in and out of the box in your boot. It easily hooks up into the stainless steel doors when not in use for easy storage and is ready to go when needed hassle free.
Our quick, easy to use Tie Down Straps are used to hold smaller DT Boxes in place in bigger boots. They hook into any of the vent holes on the sides of the box and are a great addition and simple solution when additional securing is required.
Our non-slip vet bedding is warm, comfortable and safe for your pet and is ideally suited for our range of boxes . The non-slip rubber backing prevents the vet bed from sliding around the box when going around corners making it safe for your dog whilst being transported.
The materials are long lasting and versatile and can be machine washed time and time again up to 60 degrees Celsius, providing a clean and hygienic environment for your pet to sleep on.
If you have any further queries you can contact us here.