Building Your Grand Griffon Vendeen a House

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Grand Griffon Vendeen, Pets | Comments Off on Building Your Grand Griffon Vendeen a House

Build a House for Your Grand Griffon VendeenMore than 50 percent of owners permit their Grand Griffon Vendeens to stay indoors and sleep on the sofa or in the owner’s bed. For those of you guys who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your Grand Griffon Vendeen, below are our easy rules to follow when considering the type of house you want to build for your Grand Griffon Vendeen.

Building a House for Your Grand Griffon Vendeen: Size

1. You should start your house building process by making sure the house is big enough to fit your Grand Griffon Vendeen’s potential adult size. As humans, we enjoy having about two feet of air overhead in a room to live without feeling boxed in. The Grand Griffon Vendeen will probably also appreciate having that much room. The target zone for both people and Grand Griffon Vendeens is about 33 percent of their standing height. To figure out how much space the Grand Griffon Vendeen will need get out a measuring tape and measure your Grand Griffon Vendeen. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the Grand Griffon Vendeen when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Grand Griffon Vendeen should be able to look out the front entrance while both standing up and sitting. So the Grand Griffon Vendeen will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his stomach, make sure that door is tall enough. Stand above the Grand Griffon Vendeen and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the Grand Griffon Vendeen’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Grand Griffon Vendeen a House: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to elevate the dog house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow underneath. To dissuade bugs from invading the house, and taking your Grand Griffon Vendeen’s health into consideration, remember how vital air circulation is. Put in a few nickel-sized holes in the panels below the eaves. Put a wind block inside the house so the Grand Griffon Vendeen can use the heat of its body to heat up the area if it is really cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will help your Grand Griffon Vendeen 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 Grand Griffon Vendeen would probably appreciate having a cushion or some sort of bedding to snooze on.

Building Your Grand Griffon Vendeen a Dog House: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain entering the house make the floor just a little bit slanted toward the door and construct the roof a bit on an angle, as well. Make sure the dog house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the interior.

4. In America most storms come from the south and west so make sure the dog house is facing a different direction. Most house plans suggest that the dog house entryway faces east. The cold air won’t be able to whip through the entrance then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Grand Griffon Vendeen’s Dog House

5. It is suggested that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Grand Griffon Vendeen a dog house. This makes it easier for you to clean out your Grand Griffon Vendeen’s home. You should clean out your Grand Griffon Vendeen’s house as much as you give your Grand Griffon Vendeen a bath.

Grand Griffon Vendeen Dog House: Conclusion

If your Grand Griffon Vendeen lives outdoors then he deserves to have a comfortable place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these straightforward tips on building a dog house for the Grand Griffon Vendeen will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Grand Griffon Vendeens.

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