Building Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen a House

Posted by on Mar 23, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, Pets | Comments Off on Building Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen a House

Build a House for Your Petit Basset Griffon VendeenGreater than fifty percent of owners permit their Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens to stay indoors and sleep on their sofa or in the bed. For those of you who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, here are our simple rules to follow when determining what type of house you want to build for your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen.

Building Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen a House: Size

1. You should start your house building process by making sure the house is big enough to accommodate your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen’s potential mature size. Humans enjoy having around 2 feet of air overhead in a room in order to live without feeling claustrophobic. The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen will also enjoy having that much room. The target zone for both people and Petit Basset Griffon Vendeens is around 33 percent of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen will need go get a ruler and measure your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen should be able to look out the front entrance while both standing up and sitting. So the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his tummy, make sure that door is high enough. Stand above the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen and measure the width of the widest point of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen a Dog House: Elevation

2. Remember to elevate the house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow underneath. To discourage pests from invading the house, and taking your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen’s health into consideration, remember how vital fresh air is. Put in a few nickel-sized holes in the panels below the eaves. Install a wind block inside the house so the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen can use the heat of its body to heat the area if it is very cold or windy outside. Consider adding a partial panel which will permit your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen to escape the unpleasant weather. Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen can decide to just snooze in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen would probably love having a cushion or some sort of bedding to snooze on.

How to Build Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen a Dog House: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain entering the dog house make the floor just a bit tilted in the direction of the entryway and construct the roof a bit on an angle, as well. Make sure 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 suggest that the house opening faces east. The cold air will not be able to rush through the entryway then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen’s House

5. It is suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen a dog house. This makes it easier for you to empty your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen’s house. You should clean the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen’s house as frequently as you give your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen a bath.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Dog House: Conclusion

If your Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen stays outdoors then he deserves to have a suitable place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen will help you begin.

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