a DogHouse? Consider These Points
you are on the job of building a doghouse then you must be
able to consider many related points involved.
The very fundamental point is to ensure that a doghouse should
be comfortable for the dog and in the event of a doghouse
not comfortable the dog may not even turn towards it, even
if you have made it with gold.
basic purposes of building a doghouse is to create a safe
and happy shelter for the dog and for providing such facilities
you should carefully plan while building a doghouse.
times people just create a doghouse based on their aesthetic
taste and miserably fail in making it an appropriate one for
are the Basic Amenities that a Doghouse Should Consist of?
building a doghouse for your beloved pet, you should take
into consideration many valuable things and let us see few
of the basic amenities that you are supposed to ensure in
The doghouse should be amenable for easy cleaning. Many people
put up hinges over the roof while building a dog house to
facilitate easy cleaning and such type of roof besides giving
protection to the animal, makes the dog house more amenable
for cleaning with less efforts.
Let the entrance of the doghouse always face eastwards. This
is mainly advocated for the reason that in USA the storms
strike from western or southern side, and in such cases the
dog resting in the doghouse will have better protection from
water or high winds.
you can change the entrance while building a doghouse depending
upon where or which part of the country or region you are
building the doghouse. Ensure that the entrance doesnt
face directly the wind direction.
Note to paint the inner sides of the doghouse. While building
a doghouse many people deliberately avoid painting the inside
portion of the doghouse thinking that the strong smell of
paints can hamper the dogs sniffing capabilities.
rule out the possibilities, you can paint your doghouse both
inside and outside well in advance, say 15 to 20 days before
you let in your dog inside the doghouse.
coat of painting will greatly enhance the looks of the doghouse
and a painted surface will always be easy for cleaning.
Make the roof and the floor of the doghouse slightly tilted
towards entrance so as to allow the water that may enter to
get drained without getting accumulated inside or over the
way your dog will not get wet in an unlikely event of water
entering into the doghouse accidentally.
you have seen above are only a few thumb rules that you may
follow while building a doghouse.
However, the overall scenario of building a doghouse greatly
depends on your preference, infrastructure and on the type
of dog that has to be sheltered there in.
Unless you take care of the few basics, the kennel that you
build may not be useful at all for your dog.