How to Build a Dog House for Your Posavac Hound

Posted by on Mar 6, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Posavac Hound | Comments Off on How to Build a Dog House for Your Posavac Hound

Build a House for Your Posavac HoundMore than fifty percent of the population allows their Posavac Hounds to live indoors and sleep on their sofa or in the owner’s bed. For those of you who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your Posavac Hound, here are some simple rules to follow when deciding the type of shelter you want to build for your Posavac Hound.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Posavac Hound: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by ensuring the house is big enough to fit your Posavac Hound’s potential adult size. Humans enjoy having approximately 2 feet of air above us in a room in order to live without feeling claustrophobic. The Posavac Hound will probably also enjoy having that much room. The target zone for both people and Posavac Hounds is around 1/3 of their standing height. To figure out how much space the Posavac Hound will need get a ruler and measure your Posavac Hound. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the Posavac Hound when he is in the most comfortable, relaxed and stretched out position he can get into. Your Posavac Hound should be able to peer out the front entrance when both standing up and sitting. So the Posavac Hound won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that entrance is tall enough. Stand above the Posavac Hound and measure the width of the broadest point of the animal’s shoulders.

Building Your Posavac Hound a House: Elevation

2. Remember to raise the house several inches from the ground to allow air and water to flow underneath. To dissuade bugs from invading the dog house, and taking your Posavac Hound’s health into consideration, remember how vital fresh air is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the walls under the eaves. Put a wind block inside the house so the Posavac Hound can use the warmth of its own body to heat the space if it is really cold or breezy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will permit your Posavac Hound to escape the nasty weather. Your animal can choose to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably appreciate having a cushion or some sort of bedding to snooze on.

Building a Dog House for Your Posavac Hound: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain coming into the house make the floor just a little bit slanted in the direction of the doorway and build the roof a little bit tilted, 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 dog house faces a different direction. Most house plans suggest that the dog house opening faces east. The cold air won’t be able to rush through the entrance then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Posavac Hound’s Dog House

5. It is suggested that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Posavac Hound a dog house. This makes it simpler for you to clean your Posavac Hound’s home. You should clean the Posavac Hound’s house as often as you give your Posavac Hound a bath.

Posavac Hound Dog House: Conclusion

If your Posavac Hound lives outdoors then he needs to have a suitable place to snooze and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these simple tips on building a dog house for the Posavac Hound will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Posavac Hounds.

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