Steel Buildings in Magnolia, Texas
Steel Dog Training Facility
Metal Building Outlet supplied these (4) pre-engineered steel buildings in Magnolia, Texas, in October of 2020.
Now part of the grounds of the Dog Gone Fun Agility Training Center, the largest premier dog training and event center in Texas, the buildings include (2) turf agility arenas, a crate area and an indoor dock diving pool where the dogs can cool off and compete in events like the Dog Gone Fun Air Dogs competition, a canine aquatics event. The steel pool building features roll-up doors on each side, allowing for enhanced air flow during competitions, and the entire complex serves as a safe, comfortable space for families and pet owners to train and enjoy their dogs.
The (4) insulated, energy-efficient metal buildings offer ample curb appeal and feature numerous upgrades and customizations throughout, with the property now serving as the largest show facility in the nation.
Training Center Specs & Features
The first (2) steel buildings on the property serve as turf agility arenas, and they both stand 120’x150’x14’ in size when raised. The third building, which serves as a crate area for the animals, is 60’x100’x10’ once erect, while the fourth and final building, which houses the doggy diving pool, standing 50’x130’x14’.
All (4) training center buildings have Gray primer on their interiors and clear spans that create column-free interiors. They all also have ultra-durable Galvalume Plus gable roofs overhead, with the first (3) buildings’ roofs sporting 1:12 pitches, and the fourth and final building’s roof, a 2:12 roof pitch.
The buildings all feature attractive, painted exteriors and wainscoting, and one also has a #3 collateral load, allowing it to accommodate additional weight. Distributed among the structures are (19) framed door openings, which include (8) overhead door openings and (11) 3070 walk door openings.
All (4) dog training facility buildings also feature insulation, which keeps their energy bills low and the animals inside comfortable. The (2) arenas and the crate buildings all have 6” of fiberglass insulation in their roofs and 4” of insulation in their walls, while the metal pool building has a 6” layer of insulation installed in its roof.
All steel buildings on the property also feature gutters and downspouts along their roofs, which help protect against condensation and mold growth. They also have 3.5-psf roof snow loads and upgraded, 130-mph Exposure C wind speed ratings in adherence to local building codes.
Economical, Customizable Steel Buildings
Easy to customize based on need, budget, building codes and related areas, pre-engineered steel buildings are an increasingly popular alternative to wood construction. These (4) training center buildings offer evidence of the extreme versatility of pre-engineered steel construction, showcasing how easy it is to customize different structures for their intended uses.
In addition to offering training services and hosting dog-diving competitions, Dog Gone Fun Agility hosts a wide variety of special events most weekends and also rents out its facility and equipment to groups looking to host their own dog shows and training events.
Building Information and Special Features
Buildings (1) & (2)
|120’x150’x14’ w/ 1:12 Roof Pitch|
|60’x100’x10’ w/ 1:12 Roof Pitch|
|50’x130’x14’ w/ 1:12 Roof Pitch|
|26 Gauge Galvalume PBR|
|26 Gauge Galvalume PBR|
|(1) 14’x14’ overhead door opening & (1) 3070 walk door opening throughout the buildings|
|(2) 4’x3’ window openings|
|Roof: R-13 Insulation | Walls: R-13 Insulation|
Part of Montgomery County in eastern Texas, the city of Magnolia is part of the Houston – The Woodlands – Sugar Land metro area. It sits 44 miles northwest of Houston and about 28 miles outside Spring, Texas.