How to Build a House for Your North Country Beagle

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, North Country Beagle, Pets | Comments Off on How to Build a House for Your North Country Beagle

Build a House for Your North Country BeagleGreater than 50% of owners permit their North Country Beagles to live indoors and sleep on their sofa or in their owner’s bed. For those of y’all who are wondering how to build a dog house for your North Country Beagle, to follow are some easy rules to follow when considering the type of shelter you want to provide for your North Country Beagle.

Building a House for Your North Country Beagle: Size

1. You should start your house building process by making sure the house is large enough to fit your North Country Beagle’s potential mature size. Humans enjoy having around two feet of air overhead in a room in order to live without feeling boxed in. The North Country Beagle will probably also enjoy having that much room. The comfort zone for both humans and North Country Beagles is approximately thrity-three percent of their standing height. To figure out how much room the North Country Beagle will need go get a tape measure and measure your North Country Beagle. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the North Country Beagle when he is in the most comfortable, relaxed and stretched out position he can get into. Your North Country Beagle should be able to peer out the front door when both standing up and sitting. So the North Country Beagle won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his belly, make sure that entrance is tall enough. Stand above the North Country Beagle and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the North Country Beagle’s shoulders.

Building a Dog House for Your North Country Beagle: Elevation

2. Remember to elevate the dog house several inches from the ground to allow air and water to flow below. To discourage bugs from entering the house, and taking your North Country Beagle’s health into consideration, remember how vital air circulation is. Install a few nickel-sized openings in the walls under the eaves. Put a wind block inside the dog house so the North Country Beagle can use the warmth of its body to warm the area if it is very cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will help your North Country Beagle to escape the unpleasant weather. Your North Country Beagle can decide to just sleep in the front room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved North Country Beagle would probably love having a cushion or some sort of bedding to sleep on.

How to Build a Dog House for Your North Country Beagle: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain coming into the dog house make the floor just a little bit angled in the direction of the entrance and construct the roof a bit slanted, as well. Ensure the house is well insulated but you should not paint the inside.

4. In the United States 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 won’t be able to rush through the opening then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your North Country Beagle’s Dog House

5. It’s suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your North Country Beagle a dog house. This makes it easier for you to clean your North Country Beagle’s home. You should clean the North Country Beagle’s house as often as you give your North Country Beagle a bath.

North Country Beagle Dog House: Conclusion

If your North Country Beagle lives outside then he deserves to have a comfortable place to snooze and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for your North Country Beagle will help you get started.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about North Country Beagles.

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