Building a House for Your Korean Jindo Dog

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Korean Jindo Dog, Pets | Comments Off on Building a House for Your Korean Jindo Dog

Build a House for Your Korean Jindo DogGreater than 50% of people allows their Korean Jindo Dogs to stay inside and sleep on the couch or in the owner’s bed. For those of y’all who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your Korean Jindo Dog, here are some simple rules to follow when determining what type of shelter you want to build for your Korean Jindo Dog.

Building Your Korean Jindo Dog a House: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by ensuring the house is big enough to fit your Korean Jindo Dog’s potential mature size. Humans enjoy having around 2 feet of air overhead in a room to live without feeling claustrophobic. Your Korean Jindo Dog will probably also appreciate having that much room. The target zone for both people and Korean Jindo Dogs is around 33% of their standing height. To figure out how much room the Korean Jindo Dog will need go get a ruler and measure your Korean Jindo Dog. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Korean Jindo Dog when he is in the most relaxed, comfortable, and stretched out position he can get into. Your Korean Jindo Dog should be able to see out the front entrance while both sitting and standing. So the Korean Jindo Dog will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his stomach, make sure that entrance is tall enough. Stand over the Korean Jindo Dog and measure the width of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Korean Jindo Dog: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to elevate the dog house several inches from the ground to permit air and water to flow below. To dissuade pests from entering the house, and taking your Korean Jindo Dog’s health into consideration, remember how important ventilation is. Install a few nickel-sized openings in the walls below the eaves. Put a wind block inside the house so the Korean Jindo Dog can use the warmth of its own body to warm the space if it is very cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will help your Korean Jindo Dog to escape the unpleasant weather. Your animal can decide to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably appreciate having a cushion or some sort of pallet to snooze on.

Building Your Korean Jindo Dog a House: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain entering the house make the floor just a little bit tilted in the direction of the opening and build the roof a little bit angled, 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 make sure the house faces a different direction. Most dog house blueprints suggest that the house opening faces east. The cold air will not be able to whip through the entrance then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Korean Jindo Dog’s House

5. It’s recommended that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Korean Jindo Dog a dog house. This makes it easier for you to clean your Korean Jindo Dog’s home. You should empty the Korean Jindo Dog’s house as often as you give your Korean Jindo Dog a bath.

Korean Jindo Dog Dog House: Conclusion

If your Korean Jindo Dog lives outside then he needs to have a pleasant place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these simple tips on building a dog house for your Korean Jindo Dog will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Korean Jindo Dogs.

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