Dog Walking Van

5 November 2019

We have just finished fitting our latest four kennel unit designed to go in a small/medium dog walking van. We now have two sizes of four kennel unit available. The smaller one fits a Citroen Berlingo or similar and the larger  one will go in a Vauxhall Vivaro/Peugeot Expert (or similar). It is a unique … Continued

Electric Dog Van

5 March 2019

We have just delivered our first ever electric dog van! A new design based on a Nissan NV200 for one of our local councils. The conversion began with lining out the vehicle and constructing a mid bulkhead to make two separate compartments. We then applied a Line X coating to provide protection to the inside … Continued

Dog vehicles for Guide Dogs

10 January 2019

We are extremely proud of our brand new Peugeot Expert panel van conversions which have been designed and built in house at James Alpe! We have been working closely with Guide Dogs For The Blind for almost two years. We were tasked with coming up with a solution for their vehicle replacement programme for vans … Continued

Security Dog Vehicle

1 August 2018

We have just finished our latest security dog vehicle installation. This time our customer was K9 Mobile Security   who travelled all the way up from Plymouth to have the conversion carried out in our workshops. It was great working with K9 as they knew exactly what they wanted and it was important that they found … Continued

Car Kennels

25 July 2018

Car kennels come in many shapes and sizes, also referred to as dog vehicles, animal transportation, dog boxes and many other names. Here at James Alpe Ltd we have many years experience in converting both cars and vans into dog carrying vehicles. We have worked for dog walkers, security companies, vets, dog breeders, security dog … Continued

Folding dog crate

26 April 2018

Sneaky peak! It’s almost time we can unveil our brand new innovative folding dog crate! We’ve been working away on this for some time now and we are almost at the point of the big reveal. After doing our research we established that there are no ‘folding’ dog kennel products on the market (well we … Continued

3 Kennel dog unit

16 August 2017

We have just finished installing our latest 3 kennel dog unit. This project was designed around a smaller sized van (Nissan NV200). The brief was to design a three dog unit which would be capable of safely transporting all sizes of dog but in particular have a dangerous dog catching facility. The 3 kennel unit … Continued

Ford Mondeo Estate Dog Pod

4 July 2017

P6121208 So – it’s finally here! We have for some time now been developing a brand new conversion on based on a Ford Mondeo Estate. Lots of reasons for this but mostly because it’s a great vehicle which can accommodate the specification required by the Police and Emergency Services. We have engaged closely with our … Continued

Dog Training Vehicles

2 November 2016

We have recently completed our latest dog vehicle project, this time for Thames Valley Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary We were tasked with the design and build of four brand new dog training vehicles for operational use within these two forces. There were several ‘must haves’ which had to be incorporated into the … Continued

Support Adoption for Pets

18 October 2016

We have just completed a really interesting project for the charity ‘Support Adoption for Pets’ We were approached by this organisation some time ago to see if we would be interested in converting a fleet of 14 vehicles which they were providing to animal rescue centres across the UK. It didn’t take us long to … Continued