Building Your Russo-European Laika a House

Posted by on Mar 6, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Russo-European Laika | Comments Off on Building Your Russo-European Laika a House

Build a House for Your Russo-European LaikaOver 50 percent of the population permit their Russo-European Laikas 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 Russo-European Laika, following are our simple rules to follow when figuring out the type of house you want to build for your Russo-European Laika.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Russo-European Laika: Size

1. You should begin your dog house building process by ensuring the house is large enough to accommodate your Russo-European Laika’s potential mature size. Humans enjoy having about two feet of air above us in a room to live without feeling boxed in. Your Russo-European Laika will probably also appreciate having that much room. The target zone for both humans and Russo-European Laikas is about 1/3 of their standing height. To figure out how much space the Russo-European Laika will need get a ruler and measure your Russo-European Laika. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Russo-European Laika when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Russo-European Laika should be able to peer out the front door when both sitting and standing. So the Russo-European Laika will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his tummy, make sure that entrance is tall enough. Stand over the Russo-European Laika and measure the breadth of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Russo-European Laika a Dog House: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to elevate the dog house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow below. To discourage bugs from invading the house, and taking your Russo-European Laika’s health into consideration, remember how vital air circulation is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the panels underneath the eaves. Put a wind block inside the house so the Russo-European Laika can use the heat of its body to warm up the space if it is extremely cold or breezy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will permit your Russo-European Laika to escape the unpleasant weather. Your Russo-European Laika can choose to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved Russo-European Laika would probably appreciate having a pillow or some sort of pallet to sleep on.

Building a House for Your Russo-European Laika: Weather Resistant

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

4. In America most storms come from the south and west so ensure the dog house faces a different direction. Most dog house blueprints suggest that the dog house doorway faces east. The cold air won’t be able to rush through the opening then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Russo-European Laika’s Dog House

5. It’s suggested that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Russo-European Laika a dog house. This makes it simpler for you to empty out your Russo-European Laika’s house. You should empty the Russo-European Laika’s house as frequently as you give your Russo-European Laika a bath.

Russo-European Laika Dog House: Conclusion

If your Russo-European Laika lives outside then he deserves to have a comfortable place to snooze and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these simple tips on building a dog house for the Russo-European Laika will help you get started.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Russo-European Laikas.

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