Building Your Karelian Bear Dog a Dog House

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Karelian Bear Dog, Pets | Comments Off on Building Your Karelian Bear Dog a Dog House

Build a House for Your Karelian Bear DogMore than fifty percent of people permit their Karelian Bear Dogs to live inside and sleep on the couch or in their owner’s bed. For those of y’all who are interested in how to build a dog house for your Karelian Bear Dog, to follow are our simple rules to follow when determining what type of house you want to build for your Karelian Bear Dog.

How to Build Your Karelian Bear Dog a Dog House: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by making sure the house is big enough to accommodate your Karelian Bear Dog’s potential mature size. We enjoy having around 2 feet of air above us in a room in order to live without feeling claustrophobic. Your Karelian Bear Dog will also enjoy having that much room. The comfort zone for both humans and Karelian Bear Dogs is approximately a third of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Karelian Bear Dog will need get out a tape measure and measure your Karelian Bear Dog. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the Karelian Bear Dog when he is in the most relaxed, comfortable, and stretched out position he can get into. Your Karelian Bear Dog should be able to peer out the front door when both sitting and standing. So the Karelian Bear Dog will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that entrance is tall enough. Stand over the Karelian Bear Dog and measure the width of the widest point of the Karelian Bear Dog’s shoulders.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Karelian Bear Dog: Elevation

2. Remember to elevate the house several inches from the ground to permit water and air to flow underneath. To dissuade pests from invading the house, and taking your Karelian Bear Dog’s health into consideration, remember how vital ventilation is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the walls under the eaves. Put a wind block inside the house so the Karelian Bear Dog can use the warmth of its body to warm up the space if it is extremely cold or windy outside. Consider adding a partial wall which will allow your Karelian Bear Dog to escape the bad weather. Your Karelian Bear Dog can choose to just snooze in the front room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved Karelian Bear Dog would probably love having a cushion or some sort of pallet to sleep on.

How to Build Your Karelian Bear Dog a House: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain coming into the house make the floor just a little bit angled toward the entrance and build the roof a little bit angled, 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 south and west so ensure the dog house faces a different direction. Most dog house blueprints recommend that the house entryway faces east. The cold air will not be able to rush through the entrance then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Karelian Bear Dog’s Dog House

5. It’s recommended that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Karelian Bear Dog a dog house. This makes it simpler for you to clean your Karelian Bear Dog’s house. You should clean your Karelian Bear Dog’s house as often as you give your Karelian Bear Dog a bath.

Karelian Bear Dog Dog House: Conclusion

If your Karelian Bear Dog stays outside then he deserves to have a suitable place to snooze and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these simple tips on building a dog house for the Karelian Bear Dog will help you start.

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