How to Build a House for Your Polish Tatra Sheepdog

Posted by on Mar 23, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Polish Tatra Sheepdog | Comments Off on How to Build a House for Your Polish Tatra Sheepdog

Build a House for Your Polish Tatra SheepdogGreater than 50% of people permit their Polish Tatra Sheepdogs to stay indoors and sleep on the sofa or in the owner’s bed. For those of you who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your Polish Tatra Sheepdog, to follow are our simple rules to follow when deciding the type of shelter you want to build for your Polish Tatra Sheepdog.

Building a Dog House for Your Polish Tatra Sheepdog: Size

1. You should start your house building process by making sure the house is big enough to fit your Polish Tatra Sheepdog’s potential mature size. Humans enjoy having about two feet of air above us in a room to live without feeling claustrophobic. The Polish Tatra Sheepdog will also enjoy having that much space. The target zone for both humans and Polish Tatra Sheepdogs is about a third of their standing height. To figure out how much space the Polish Tatra Sheepdog will need get a measuring tape and measure your Polish Tatra Sheepdog. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Polish Tatra Sheepdog when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Polish Tatra Sheepdog should be able to look out the front entrance while both standing up and sitting. So the Polish Tatra Sheepdog won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his tummy, make sure that door is high enough. Stand above the Polish Tatra Sheepdog and measure the breadth of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

Building Your Polish Tatra Sheepdog a House: Elevation

2. Remember to raise the house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow below. To discourage pests from entering the house, and taking your Polish Tatra Sheepdog’s health into consideration, remember how vital ventilation is. Install a few nickel-sized openings in the panels under the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Polish Tatra Sheepdog can use the warmth of its own body to warm the space if it is really cold or breezy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will allow your Polish Tatra Sheepdog to escape the bad weather. Your Polish Tatra Sheepdog can decide to just snooze in the front 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 bedding to sleep on.

How to Build Your Polish Tatra Sheepdog a Dog House: Weather Resistant

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

4. In the US most storms come from the south and west so ensure the dog house faces a different direction. Most house blueprints suggest that the house opening faces east. The cold air will not be able to rush through the entryway then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Polish Tatra Sheepdog’s Dog House

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

Polish Tatra Sheepdog Dog House: Conclusion

If your Polish Tatra Sheepdog stays outside then he needs to have a comfortable place to snooze and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these simple tips on building a dog house for your Polish Tatra Sheepdog will help you get started.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Polish Tatra Sheepdogs.

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