Building Your American Pit Bull Terrier a House

Posted by on Mar 22, 2011 in American Pit Bull Terrier, Animal Care, Dogs, Pets | Comments Off on Building Your American Pit Bull Terrier a House

Build a House for Your American Pit Bull TerrierMore than 50% of people allows their American Pit Bull Terriers to live inside and sleep on their sofa or in the owner’s bed. For those of y’all who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your American Pit Bull Terrier, to follow are some easy rules to follow when deciding the type of house you want to build for your American Pit Bull Terrier.

How to Build Your American Pit Bull Terrier a House: Size

1. You should begin your dog house building process by making sure the house is big enough to accommodate your American Pit Bull Terrier’s potential mature size. We enjoy having around two feet of air overhead in a room in order to live without feeling boxed in. Your American Pit Bull Terrier will probably also appreciate having that much space. The comfort zone for both humans and American Pit Bull Terriers is about thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much room the American Pit Bull Terrier will need go get a tape measure and measure your American Pit Bull Terrier. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the American Pit Bull Terrier when he is in the most relaxed, comfortable, and stretched out position he can get into. Your American Pit Bull Terrier should be able to see out the front entrance when both sitting and standing. So the American Pit Bull Terrier won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that entrance is high enough. Stand over the American Pit Bull Terrier and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build a House for Your American Pit Bull Terrier: Elevation

2. Remember to raise the dog house several inches from the ground to allow air and water to flow below. To dissuade bugs from invading the house, and taking your American Pit Bull Terrier’s health into consideration, remember how vital ventilation is. Install a few nickel-sized openings in the panels below the eaves. Put a wind block inside the dog house so the American Pit Bull Terrier can use the heat of its own body to warm up the space if it is very cold or breezy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will permit your American Pit Bull Terrier to escape the bad weather. Your American Pit Bull Terrier can choose to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved American Pit Bull Terrier would probably love having a pillow or some sort of pallet to snooze on.

How to Build a House for Your American Pit Bull Terrier: Weather Resistant

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

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

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your American Pit Bull Terrier’s House

5. It is suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your American Pit Bull Terrier a house. This makes it easier for you to clean your American Pit Bull Terrier’s house. You should clean out the American Pit Bull Terrier’s house as frequently as you give your American Pit Bull Terrier a bath.

American Pit Bull Terrier Dog House: Conclusion

If your American Pit Bull Terrier stays outside then he needs to have a pleasant place to snooze and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these simple tips on building a dog house for your American Pit Bull Terrier will help you get going.

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