Building Your Olde English Bulldogge a House

Posted by on Mar 8, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Olde English Bulldogge, Pets | Comments Off on Building Your Olde English Bulldogge a House

Build a House for Your Olde English BulldoggeOver 50 percent of the population allows their Olde English Bulldogges to live inside and sleep on the couch or in the owner’s bed. For those of you all who are interested in how to build a dog house for your Olde English Bulldogge, below are our simple rules to follow when figuring out what type of house you want to build for your Olde English Bulldogge.

Building Your Olde English Bulldogge a House: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by ensuring the house is large enough to fit your Olde English Bulldogge’s potential mature size. We enjoy having approximately two feet of air overhead in a room in order to live without feeling boxed in. The Olde English Bulldogge will probably also appreciate having that much space. The comfort zone for both people and Olde English Bulldogges is around thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Olde English Bulldogge will need get a ruler and measure your Olde English Bulldogge. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the Olde English Bulldogge when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Olde English Bulldogge should be able to peer out the front entrance when both standing up and sitting. So the Olde English Bulldogge will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his belly, make sure that door is high enough. Stand over the Olde English Bulldogge and measure the width of the broadest point of the animal’s shoulders.

Building Your Olde English Bulldogge a House: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to elevate the house several inches from the ground to permit air and water to flow below. To discourage bugs from invading the house, and taking your Olde English Bulldogge’s health into consideration, remember how important ventilation is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the panels under the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Olde English Bulldogge can use the heat of its body to warm up the space if it is really cold or windy outside. Consider adding a partial wall which will allow your Olde English Bulldogge to escape the inclement weather. Your Olde English Bulldogge can decide to just snooze in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved pet would probably love having a pillow or some sort of bedding to snooze on.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Olde English Bulldogge: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain entering the house make the floor just a little bit slanted in the direction of the doorway and construct the roof a little bit slanted, as well. Ensure the house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the inside.

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

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Olde English Bulldogge’s House

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

Olde English Bulldogge Dog House: Conclusion

If your Olde English Bulldogge lives outside then he needs to have a suitable place to snooze and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for your Olde English Bulldogge will help you get going.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Olde English Bulldogges.

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