Building a Dog House for Your Dogo Cubano

Posted by on Mar 26, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogo Cubano, Dogs, Pets | Comments Off on Building a Dog House for Your Dogo Cubano

Build a House for Your Dogo CubanoOver 50 percent of people allows their Dogo Cubanos to live indoors and sleep on their sofa or in the bed. For those of you all who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your Dogo Cubano, here are our easy rules to follow when determining the type of shelter you want to build for your Dogo Cubano.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Dogo Cubano: Size

1. You should start your dog house building process by ensuring the house is large enough to fit your Dogo Cubano’s potential adult size. Humans enjoy having about 2 feet of air above us in a room to live without feeling boxed in. The Dogo Cubano will also enjoy having that much space. The comfort zone for both people and Dogo Cubanos is about 33% of their standing height. To calculate how much room the Dogo Cubano will need get a ruler and measure your Dogo Cubano. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Dogo Cubano when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Dogo Cubano should be able to look out the front door when both standing up and sitting. So the Dogo Cubano will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his tummy, make sure that entrance is tall enough. Stand above the Dogo Cubano and measure the breadth of the widest point of the Dogo Cubano’s shoulders.

How to Build a House for Your Dogo Cubano: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to elevate the dog house several inches from the ground to permit air and water to flow below. To discourage pests from entering the house, and taking your Dogo Cubano’s health into consideration, remember how vital fresh air is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the walls below the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Dogo Cubano can use the warmth of its own body to warm the area if it is really cold or breezy outside. Consider adding a partial wall which will help your Dogo Cubano to escape the nasty weather. Your Dogo Cubano can choose to just snooze in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved Dogo Cubano would probably love having a pillow or some sort of bedding to sleep on.

How to Build Your Dogo Cubano a House: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain coming into the house make the floor just a bit angled in the direction of the opening and construct the roof a little bit tilted, as well. Ensure the dog house is well insulated but you should not paint the interior.

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

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Dogo Cubano’s House

5. It’s suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Dogo Cubano a house. This makes it simpler for you to clean your Dogo Cubano’s home. You should empty out your Dogo Cubano’s house as frequently as you give your Dogo Cubano a bath.

Dogo Cubano Dog House: Conclusion

If your Dogo Cubano stays outdoors then he needs to have a pleasant place to sleep and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for your Dogo Cubano will help you begin.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Dogo Cubanos.

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