Project Description

Security Forces Animal Complex

Project Details:

Location:

Whiteman Air Force Base

Client:

Department of the Air Force

Category:

Engineering

Design and construction of an Animal Clinic and Kennel Complex (3,000 SF) for 12 Military Working Dogs (MWD), 2 Transient MWD, and future expansion for 4 MWD.

Veterinary Clinic

Facility to provide care for pets of base personnel and local retirees as well as routine care of the military work dogs on Base.

  • Waiting area
  • Surgery prep 
  • Reception & record keeping
  • Laboratory, surgery
  • Examination rooms
  • Other staff support areas

Kennel and Support Facility

Security Police Kennel Support Building for administration functions

  • Two adjacent buildings replace the existing single structure which houses the kennels, kennel support spaces, offices, training and storage spaces
  • Adjacent outdoor training area and obstacle course.
  • MWD support special use areas (food storage, isolation, restricted supplies (drugs and ammo), exam and tack rooms, plus general support areas (latrines, showers, mechanical, electrical, etc.)
  • Security Forces MWD Kennel including food prep,  kennel area, access corridors, and storage spaces.
  • Vehicle parking for clinic and military vehicles
  • Fenced areas for MWD training and security
  • All site utilities and grading
  • Golan pad for small explosive storage
  • Project designed for LEED Silver

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