Building Your Kai Ken a Dog House

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Kai Ken, Pets | Comments Off on Building Your Kai Ken a Dog House

Build a House for Your Kai KenGreater than 50% of the population allows their Kai Kens to stay inside and sleep on their sofa or in the bed. For those of you guys who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Kai Ken, following are some simple rules to follow when deciding the type of house you want to provide for your Kai Ken.

How to Build Your Kai Ken a Dog House: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by ensuring the house is large enough to fit your Kai Ken’s potential mature size. As humans, we enjoy having approximately 2 feet of air above us in a room in order to live without feeling claustrophobic. Your Kai Ken will probably also appreciate having that much room. The target zone for both humans and Kai Kens is approximately a third of their standing height. To calculate how much room the Kai Ken will need get out a tape measure and measure your Kai Ken. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Kai Ken when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Kai Ken should be able to peer out the front entrance when both standing up and sitting. So the Kai Ken won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that door is tall enough. Stand above the Kai Ken and measure the width of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Kai Ken a Dog House: Elevation

2. Remember to elevate the house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow below. To dissuade pests from entering the house, and taking your Kai Ken’s health into consideration, remember how vital air circulation is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the panels below the eaves. Install a wind block inside the house so the Kai Ken can use the warmth of its own body to heat up the area if it is really cold or breezy outside. Consider adding a partial wall which will help your Kai Ken to escape the inclement weather. Your Kai Ken can decide to just snooze in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved Kai Ken would probably love having a pillow or some sort of bedding to snooze on.

Building a House for Your Kai Ken: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain entering the dog house make the floor just a little bit slanted toward the door and construct the roof a little bit slanted, as well. Ensure the dog house is well insulated but you should not paint the inside.

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

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Kai Ken’s House

5. It’s suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Kai Ken a house. This makes it simpler for you to clean your Kai Ken’s house. You should clean the Kai Ken’s house as frequently as you give your Kai Ken a bath.

Kai Ken Dog House: Conclusion

If your Kai Ken lives outside then he deserves to have a pleasant place to snooze and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for your Kai Ken will help you get going.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Kai Kens.

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