Building Your Montenegrin Mountain Hound a Dog House

Posted by on Mar 17, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Montenegrin Mountain Hound, Pets | Comments Off on Building Your Montenegrin Mountain Hound a Dog House

Build a House for Your Montenegrin Mountain HoundOver 50 percent of owners allows their Montenegrin Mountain Hounds to live inside and sleep on the sofa or in their owner’s bed. For those of y’all who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your Montenegrin Mountain Hound, here are our easy rules to follow when deciding what type of house you want to build for your Montenegrin Mountain Hound.

Building a Dog House for Your Montenegrin Mountain Hound: Size

1. You should begin your dog house building process by making sure the house is big enough to accommodate your Montenegrin Mountain Hound’s potential adult size. We enjoy having about 2 feet of air above us in a room to live without feeling boxed in. Your Montenegrin Mountain Hound will also appreciate having that much room. The target zone for both people and Montenegrin Mountain Hounds is approximately thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Montenegrin Mountain Hound will need get a ruler and measure your Montenegrin Mountain Hound. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Montenegrin Mountain Hound when he is in the most relaxed, comfortable, and stretched out position he can get into. Your Montenegrin Mountain Hound should be able to see out the front entrance while both sitting and standing. So the Montenegrin Mountain Hound will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that door is high enough. Stand over the Montenegrin Mountain Hound and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the Montenegrin Mountain Hound’s shoulders.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Montenegrin Mountain Hound: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to raise the dog house several inches from the ground to allow air and water to flow underneath. To dissuade bugs from invading the house, and taking your Montenegrin Mountain Hound’s health into consideration, remember how important air circulation is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the panels underneath the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Montenegrin Mountain Hound can use the heat of its own body to heat the space if it is extremely cold or windy outside. Consider adding a partial panel which will permit your Montenegrin Mountain Hound to escape the inclement weather. Your animal can choose to just snooze in the front room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably appreciate having a pillow or some sort of bedding to sleep on.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Montenegrin Mountain Hound: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain coming into the house make the floor just a bit tilted toward the door and build the roof a little bit angled, as well. Make sure the house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the interior.

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

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Montenegrin Mountain Hound’s House

5. It’s recommended that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Montenegrin Mountain Hound a house. This makes it simpler for you to clean out your Montenegrin Mountain Hound’s house. You should clean the Montenegrin Mountain Hound’s house as much as you give your Montenegrin Mountain Hound a bath.

Montenegrin Mountain Hound Dog House: Conclusion

If your Montenegrin Mountain Hound stays outdoors then he needs to have a suitable place to sleep and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for the Montenegrin Mountain Hound will help you get started.

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