How to Build a House for Your Large Munsterlander

Posted by on Mar 5, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Large Munsterlander, Pets | Comments Off on How to Build a House for Your Large Munsterlander

Build a House for Your Large MunsterlanderOver fifty percent of the population allows their Large Munsterlanders to live indoors and sleep on their couch or in their owner’s bed. For those of you all who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Large Munsterlander, following are some simple rules to follow when considering what type of shelter you want to provide for your Large Munsterlander.

Building a House for Your Large Munsterlander: Size

1. You should begin your dog house building process by ensuring the house is large enough to fit your Large Munsterlander’s potential mature size. As humans, we enjoy having about 2 feet of air above us in a room to live without feeling claustrophobic. The Large Munsterlander will probably also appreciate having that much room. The comfort zone for both people and Large Munsterlanders is about 33 percent of their standing height. To figure out how much space the Large Munsterlander will need get a ruler and measure your Large Munsterlander. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the Large Munsterlander when he is in the most relaxed, comfortable, and stretched out position he can get into. Your Large Munsterlander should be able to look out the front door when both sitting and standing. So the Large Munsterlander won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his belly, make sure that door is high enough. Stand above the Large Munsterlander and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Large Munsterlander a House: Elevation

2. Remember to raise the dog house several inches from the ground to allow air and water to flow underneath. To discourage pests from invading the house, and taking your Large Munsterlander’s health into consideration, remember how important ventilation is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the panels below the eaves. Put a wind block inside the dog house so the Large Munsterlander can use the warmth of its own body to warm up the area if it is very cold or breezy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will allow your Large Munsterlander to escape the bad weather. Your Large Munsterlander can choose to just snooze in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably appreciate having a pillow or some sort of bedding to snooze on.

How to Build a Dog House for Your Large Munsterlander: Weather Resistant

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

4. In America most storms come from the south and west so make sure the house is facing a different direction. Most dog house plans suggest that the dog house entryway faces east. The cold air will not be able to rush through the entrance then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Large Munsterlander’s House

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

Large Munsterlander Dog House: Conclusion

If your Large Munsterlander lives outdoors then he deserves to have a comfortable place to snooze and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these straightforward tips on building a dog house for your Large Munsterlander will help you begin.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Large Munsterlanders.

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