Building a Dog House for Your Serbian Tricolour Hound

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Build a House for Your Serbian Tricolour HoundOver 50% of people allows their Serbian Tricolour Hounds to live indoors and sleep on their sofa or in the owner’s bed. For those of you guys who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Serbian Tricolour Hound, here are some easy rules to follow when considering the type of shelter you want to build for your Serbian Tricolour Hound.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Serbian Tricolour Hound: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by making sure the house is large enough to accommodate your Serbian Tricolour Hound’s potential adult size. Humans enjoy having about 2 feet of air overhead in a room in order to live without feeling boxed in. Your Serbian Tricolour Hound will probably also appreciate having that much space. The target zone for both humans and Serbian Tricolour Hounds is about 1/3 of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Serbian Tricolour Hound will need get a tape measure and measure your Serbian Tricolour Hound. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Serbian Tricolour Hound when he is in the most relaxed, comfortable, and stretched out position he can get into. Your Serbian Tricolour Hound should be able to gaze out the front door when both sitting and standing. So the Serbian Tricolour Hound will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his tummy, make sure that door is tall enough. Stand above the Serbian Tricolour Hound and measure the width of the broadest point of the Serbian Tricolour Hound’s shoulders.

Building a House for Your Serbian Tricolour Hound: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to raise the house several inches from the ground to permit air and water to flow underneath. To dissuade bugs from entering the dog house, and taking your Serbian Tricolour Hound’s health into consideration, remember how important fresh air is. Put in a few nickel-sized holes in the panels underneath the eaves. Put a wind block inside the dog house so the Serbian Tricolour Hound can use the warmth of its own body to heat the space if it is extremely cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will help your Serbian Tricolour Hound to escape the nasty weather. Your animal can choose to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved pet would probably appreciate having a pillow or some sort of bedding to snooze on.

How to Build Your Serbian Tricolour Hound a Dog House: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain coming into the house make the floor just a little bit tilted in the direction of the opening and construct the roof a little bit slanted, as well. Make sure the house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the inside.

4. In America most storms come from the south and west so ensure the dog house faces a different direction. Most dog house blueprints recommend that the house doorway faces east. The cold air will not be able to whip through the entryway then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Serbian Tricolour Hound’s Dog House

5. It’s suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Serbian Tricolour Hound a house. This makes it easier for you to empty your Serbian Tricolour Hound’s house. You should empty the Serbian Tricolour Hound’s house as much as you give your Serbian Tricolour Hound a bath.

Serbian Tricolour Hound Dog House: Conclusion

If your Serbian Tricolour Hound stays outdoors then he deserves to have a suitable place to sleep and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for your Serbian Tricolour Hound will help you get started.

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