How to Build a Dog House for Your Rampur Greyhound

Posted by on Mar 23, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Rampur Greyhound | Comments Off on How to Build a Dog House for Your Rampur Greyhound

Build a House for Your Rampur GreyhoundGreater than 50% of owners allows their Rampur Greyhounds to live indoors and sleep on the sofa or in their owner’s bed. For those of you guys who are interested in how to build a dog house for your Rampur Greyhound, to follow are our easy rules to follow when deciding the type of shelter you want to build for your Rampur Greyhound.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Rampur Greyhound: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by making sure the house is large enough to accommodate your Rampur Greyhound’s potential adult size. We enjoy having about two feet of air above us in a room in order to live without feeling boxed in. The Rampur Greyhound will probably also appreciate having that much room. The target zone for both people and Rampur Greyhounds is about thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much room the Rampur Greyhound will need get out a measuring tape and measure your Rampur Greyhound. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Rampur Greyhound when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Rampur Greyhound should be able to gaze out the front door while both standing up and sitting. So the Rampur Greyhound won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his belly, make sure that door is tall enough. Stand above the Rampur Greyhound and measure the breadth of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Rampur Greyhound a Dog House: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to raise the dog house several inches from the ground to permit water and air to flow underneath. To dissuade pests from invading the dog house, and taking your Rampur Greyhound’s health into consideration, remember how vital ventilation is. Install a few nickel-sized openings in the walls under the eaves. Put a wind block inside the dog house so the Rampur Greyhound can use the heat of its own body to warm the area if it is really cold or breezy outside. Consider adding a partial panel which will allow your Rampur Greyhound to escape the inclement weather. Your animal can decide to just sleep in the front room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved Rampur Greyhound would probably love having a cushion or some sort of pallet to sleep on.

How to Build Your Rampur Greyhound a Dog House: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain coming into the dog house make the floor just a bit angled toward the door and construct the roof a little bit on an angle, as well. Make sure the house is well insulated but you should not paint the interior.

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

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Rampur Greyhound’s Dog House

5. It’s recommended that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Rampur Greyhound a dog house. This makes it easier for you to empty your Rampur Greyhound’s house. You should clean the Rampur Greyhound’s house as much as you give your Rampur Greyhound a bath.

Rampur Greyhound Dog House: Conclusion

If your Rampur Greyhound lives outdoors then he needs to have a suitable place to sleep and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for the Rampur Greyhound will help you begin.

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