Building a Dog House for Your Blue Paul Terrier

Posted by on Mar 19, 2011 in Animal Care, Blue Paul Terrier, Dogs, Pets | Comments Off on Building a Dog House for Your Blue Paul Terrier

Build a House for Your Blue Paul TerrierMore than 50% of the population permit their Blue Paul Terriers to stay inside and sleep on their sofa or in the owner’s bed. For those of you who are interested in how to build a dog house for your Blue Paul Terrier, to follow are our easy rules to follow when considering the type of house you want to provide for your Blue Paul Terrier.

Building Your Blue Paul Terrier a House: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by ensuring the house is big enough to fit your Blue Paul Terrier’s potential mature size. Humans enjoy having around two feet of air overhead in a room in order to live without feeling claustrophobic. Your Blue Paul Terrier will also appreciate having that much space. The target zone for both humans and Blue Paul Terriers is about thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much room the Blue Paul Terrier will need go get a ruler and measure your Blue Paul Terrier. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Blue Paul Terrier when he is in the most comfortable, relaxed and stretched out position he can get into. Your Blue Paul Terrier should be able to gaze out the front door while both standing up and sitting. So the Blue Paul Terrier will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that door is high enough. Stand above the Blue Paul Terrier and measure the width of the broadest point of the Blue Paul Terrier’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Blue Paul Terrier a House: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to elevate the house several inches from the ground to permit water and air to flow underneath. To dissuade bugs from invading the dog house, and taking your Blue Paul Terrier’s health into consideration, remember how important air circulation is. Put in a few nickel-sized holes in the walls underneath the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Blue Paul Terrier can use the heat of its own body to warm the area if it is very cold or windy outside. Consider adding a partial wall which will help your Blue Paul Terrier to escape the unpleasant weather. Your animal can choose to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved Blue Paul Terrier would probably appreciate having a cushion or some sort of bedding to sleep on.

How to Build Your Blue Paul Terrier a House: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain coming into the house make the floor just a bit slanted in the direction of the door and build the roof a bit on an angle, as well. Ensure the dog house is well insulated but you should not paint the interior.

4. In the United States most storms come from the south and west so ensure the dog house is facing a different direction. Most house blueprints suggest that the dog house entrance faces east. The cold air won’t be able to rush through the opening then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Blue Paul Terrier’s Dog House

5. It’s recommended that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Blue Paul Terrier a house. This makes it simpler for you to clean out your Blue Paul Terrier’s home. You should empty the Blue Paul Terrier’s house as often as you give your Blue Paul Terrier a bath.

Blue Paul Terrier Dog House: Conclusion

If your Blue Paul Terrier stays outside then he needs to have a comfortable place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for the Blue Paul Terrier will help you get going.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Blue Paul Terriers.

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