Building a House for Your Sakhalin Husky

Posted by on Mar 3, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Sakhalin Husky | Comments Off on Building a House for Your Sakhalin Husky

Build a House for Your Sakhalin HuskyGreater than 50 percent of owners allows their Sakhalin Huskys to live indoors and sleep on the couch or in the bed. For those of y’all who are interested in how to build a dog house for your Sakhalin Husky, here are our simple rules to follow when determining the type of house you want to provide for your Sakhalin Husky.

How to Build Your Sakhalin Husky a Dog House: Size

1. You should start your dog house building process by ensuring the house is large enough to fit your Sakhalin Husky’s potential mature size. As humans, we enjoy having approximately two feet of air above us in a room to live without feeling boxed in. Your Sakhalin Husky will also appreciate having that much space. The target zone for both people and Sakhalin Huskys is approximately thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Sakhalin Husky will need go get a tape measure and measure your Sakhalin Husky. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Sakhalin Husky when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Sakhalin Husky should be able to see out the front entrance while both standing up and sitting. So the Sakhalin Husky won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his stomach, make sure that door is high enough. Stand above the Sakhalin Husky and measure the breadth of the widest point of the Sakhalin Husky’s shoulders.

Building Your Sakhalin Husky a House: Elevation

2. Remember to raise the dog house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow below. To discourage pests from entering the house, and taking your Sakhalin Husky’s health into consideration, remember how important air circulation is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the walls under the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Sakhalin Husky can use the heat of its body to heat up the area if it is really cold or breezy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will help your Sakhalin Husky to escape the nasty weather. Your Sakhalin Husky can choose to just snooze in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably love having a pillow or some sort of pallet to snooze on.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Sakhalin Husky: Weather Resistant

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

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 house opening faces east. The cold air will not be able to rush through the door then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Sakhalin Husky’s Dog House

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

Sakhalin Husky Dog House: Conclusion

If your Sakhalin Husky lives outside then he needs to have a suitable place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these straightforward tips on building a dog house for your Sakhalin Husky will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Sakhalin Huskys.

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