Building Your Treeing Cur a Dog House

Posted by on Mar 14, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Treeing Cur | Comments Off on Building Your Treeing Cur a Dog House

Build a House for Your Treeing CurGreater than fifty percent of owners permit their Treeing Curs to live indoors and sleep on the sofa or in the bed. For those of y’all who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Treeing Cur, here are our simple rules to follow when determining what type of house you want to build for your Treeing Cur.

Building Your Treeing Cur a Dog House: Size

1. You should start your house building process by making sure the house is large enough to accommodate your Treeing Cur’s potential mature size. As humans, we enjoy having around two feet of air above us in a room to live without feeling boxed in. The Treeing Cur will also appreciate having that much space. The target zone for both people and Treeing Curs is about thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Treeing Cur will need go get a measuring tape and measure your Treeing Cur. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Treeing Cur when he is in the most relaxed, comfortable, and stretched out position he can get into. Your Treeing Cur should be able to look out the front entrance while both standing up and sitting. So the Treeing Cur won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that door is high enough. Stand over the Treeing Cur and measure the width of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

Building a Dog House for Your Treeing Cur: Elevation

2. Remember to elevate the house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow underneath. To dissuade bugs from invading the house, and taking your Treeing Cur’s health into consideration, remember how important air circulation is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the walls below the eaves. Install a wind block inside the house so the Treeing Cur can use the warmth of its body to heat the space if it is really cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will allow your Treeing Cur to escape the bad weather. Your Treeing Cur can decide to just snooze in the front room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved Treeing Cur would probably love having a cushion or some sort of bedding to sleep on.

Building a House for Your Treeing Cur: Weather Resistant

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

4. In the US most storms come from the south and west so ensure the house is facing a different direction. Most house plans recommend that the house opening faces east. The cold air will not be able to rush through the door then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Treeing Cur’s House

5. It is recommended that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Treeing Cur a dog house. This makes it simpler for you to empty your Treeing Cur’s house. You should clean out your Treeing Cur’s house as frequently as you give your Treeing Cur a bath.

Treeing Cur Dog House: Conclusion

If your Treeing Cur stays outdoors then he deserves to have a comfortable place to sleep and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these simple tips on building a dog house for your Treeing Cur will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Treeing Curs.

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