Over 50% of people permit their Hawaiian Poi Dogs to live inside and sleep on their couch or in the bed. For those of you who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Hawaiian Poi Dog, below are some simple rules to follow when deciding what type of shelter you want to build for your Hawaiian Poi Dog.
How to Build Your Hawaiian Poi Dog a Dog House: Size
1. You should begin your dog house building process by making sure the house is big enough to accommodate your Hawaiian Poi Dog’s potential mature size. As humans, we enjoy having around two feet of air overhead in a room in order to live without feeling claustrophobic. The Hawaiian Poi Dog will probably also enjoy having that much space. The target zone for both humans and Hawaiian Poi Dogs is around 33 percent of their standing height. To calculate how much room the Hawaiian Poi Dog will need go get a measuring tape and measure your Hawaiian Poi Dog. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Hawaiian Poi Dog when he is in the most comfortable, relaxed and stretched out position he can get into. Your Hawaiian Poi Dog should be able to see out the front door while both sitting and standing. So the Hawaiian Poi Dog will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his belly, make sure that entrance is high enough. Stand over the Hawaiian Poi Dog and measure the breadth of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.
Building Your Hawaiian Poi Dog a Dog House: Elevation
2. Remember to raise the house several inches from the ground to allow air and water to flow underneath. To discourage pests from entering the dog house, and taking your Hawaiian Poi Dog’s health into consideration, remember how important ventilation is. Put in a few nickel-sized holes in the panels below the eaves. Put a wind block inside the dog house so the Hawaiian Poi Dog can use the warmth of its own body to warm the area if it is extremely cold or windy outside. Consider adding a partial panel which will permit your Hawaiian Poi Dog to escape the bad weather. Your Hawaiian Poi Dog can choose to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved Hawaiian Poi Dog would probably love having a pillow or some sort of pallet to sleep on.
How to Build a Dog House for Your Hawaiian Poi Dog: Weather Resistant
3. To prevent rain coming into the dog house make the floor just a little bit angled toward the entrance and build the roof a little bit slanted, as well. Ensure the dog house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the inside.
4. In the US most storms come from the south and west so make sure the house is facing a different direction. Most house blueprints recommend that the house door faces east. The cold air won’t be able to rush through the doorway then.
Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Hawaiian Poi Dog’s Dog House
5. It’s suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Hawaiian Poi Dog a house. This makes it simpler for you to clean your Hawaiian Poi Dog’s home. You should clean out your Hawaiian Poi Dog’s house as frequently as you give your Hawaiian Poi Dog a bath.
Hawaiian Poi Dog Dog House: Conclusion
If your Hawaiian Poi Dog lives outside then he needs to have a pleasant place to sleep and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for the Hawaiian Poi Dog will help you start.
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