Building a Dog House for Your Sinhala Hound

Posted by on Mar 6, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Sinhala Hound | Comments Off on Building a Dog House for Your Sinhala Hound

Build a House for Your Sinhala HoundMore than 50% of people allows their Sinhala Hounds to stay indoors and sleep on their sofa or in their owner’s bed. For those of y’all who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Sinhala Hound, below are some simple rules to follow when deciding the type of house you want to build for your Sinhala Hound.

How to Build Your Sinhala Hound a Dog House: Size

1. You should start your house building process by making sure the house is large enough to fit your Sinhala Hound’s potential adult size. People enjoy having about 2 feet of air overhead in a room to live without feeling boxed in. Your Sinhala Hound will probably also appreciate having that much space. The target zone for both humans and Sinhala Hounds is about 33% of their standing height. To figure out how much room the Sinhala Hound will need get a ruler and measure your Sinhala Hound. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Sinhala Hound when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Sinhala Hound should be able to see out the front entrance when both standing up and sitting. So the Sinhala Hound won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that door is tall enough. Stand over the Sinhala Hound and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the Sinhala Hound’s shoulders.

Building a Dog House for Your Sinhala Hound: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to raise the house several inches from the ground to permit water and air to flow below. To dissuade bugs from entering the house, and taking your Sinhala Hound’s health into consideration, remember how vital fresh air is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the panels underneath the eaves. Put a wind block inside the house so the Sinhala Hound can use the warmth of its own body to warm up the space if it is really cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will allow your Sinhala Hound to escape the inclement weather. Your animal can choose to just sleep in the front room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved Sinhala Hound would probably love having a pillow or some sort of pallet to sleep on.

How to Build a House for Your Sinhala Hound: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain coming into the house make the floor just a little bit tilted in the direction of the entryway and build the roof a little bit slanted, as well. Ensure the house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the inside.

4. In the United States most storms come from the west and south so ensure the dog house faces a different direction. Most house plans suggest that the house door faces east. The cold air will not be able to whip through the door then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Sinhala Hound’s House

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

Sinhala Hound Dog House: Conclusion

If your Sinhala Hound stays outside then he deserves to have a suitable place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these straightforward tips on building a dog house for your Sinhala Hound will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Sinhala Hounds.

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