How to Build a House for Your Chinese Imperial Dog

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011 in Animal Care, Chinese Imperial Dog, Dogs, Pets | Comments Off on How to Build a House for Your Chinese Imperial Dog

Build a House for Your Chinese Imperial DogGreater than 50% of owners allows their Chinese Imperial Dogs to stay inside and sleep on their sofa or in their owner’s bed. For those of you all who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Chinese Imperial Dog, to follow are some easy rules to follow when determining the type of house you want to build for your Chinese Imperial Dog.

How to Build Your Chinese Imperial Dog a House: Size

1. You should start your house building process by ensuring the house is big enough to accommodate your Chinese Imperial Dog’s potential adult size. We enjoy having approximately two feet of air overhead in a room to live without feeling claustrophobic. Your Chinese Imperial Dog will probably also appreciate having that much space. The target zone for both people and Chinese Imperial Dogs is around 33 percent of their standing height. To figure out how much room the Chinese Imperial Dog will need get out a ruler and measure your Chinese Imperial Dog. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Chinese Imperial Dog when he is in the most relaxed, comfortable, and stretched out position he can get into. Your Chinese Imperial Dog should be able to peer out the front door when both sitting and standing. So the Chinese Imperial Dog will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his belly, make sure that entrance is high enough. Stand over the Chinese Imperial Dog and measure the breadth of the widest point of the Chinese Imperial Dog’s shoulders.

Building a House for Your Chinese Imperial Dog: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to raise the dog house several inches from the ground to allow air and water to flow underneath. To dissuade pests from invading the house, and taking your Chinese Imperial Dog’s health into consideration, remember how vital fresh air is. Install a few nickel-sized openings in the walls under the eaves. Put a wind block inside the house so the Chinese Imperial Dog can use the heat of its body to heat up the space if it is extremely cold or breezy outside. Consider adding a partial panel which will help your Chinese Imperial Dog to escape the bad weather. Your animal can decide to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved pet would probably love having a pillow or some sort of pallet to snooze on.

How to Build Your Chinese Imperial Dog a Dog House: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain coming into the house make the floor just a little bit tilted toward the entrance and build the roof a little bit angled, as well. Ensure the house is well insulated but you should not paint the interior.

4. In America most storms come from the south and west so ensure the dog house faces a different direction. Most dog house blueprints recommend that the house door faces east. The cold air will not be able to whip through the door then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Chinese Imperial Dog’s Dog House

5. It is recommended that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Chinese Imperial Dog a house. This makes it easier for you to clean your Chinese Imperial Dog’s house. You should clean the Chinese Imperial Dog’s house as often as you give your Chinese Imperial Dog a bath.

Chinese Imperial Dog Dog House: Conclusion

If your Chinese Imperial Dog lives outside then he deserves to have a comfortable place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for the Chinese Imperial Dog will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Chinese Imperial Dogs.

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