How to Build Your Ariege Pointer a House

Posted by on Mar 4, 2011 in Animal Care, Ariege Pointer, Dogs, Pets | Comments Off on How to Build Your Ariege Pointer a House

Build a House for Your Ariege PointerOver fifty percent of people permit their Ariege Pointers to stay inside and sleep on their sofa or in the owner’s bed. For those of you who are interested in how to build a dog house for your Ariege Pointer, here are some easy rules to follow when determining the type of shelter you want to build for your Ariege Pointer.

How to Build Your Ariege Pointer a Dog House: Size

1. You should begin your dog house building process by ensuring the house is large enough to accommodate your Ariege Pointer’s potential adult size. People enjoy having approximately 2 feet of air overhead in a room in order to live without feeling boxed in. Your Ariege Pointer will probably also enjoy having that much space. The comfort zone for both people and Ariege Pointers is approximately thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much room the Ariege Pointer will need get out a ruler and measure your Ariege Pointer. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the Ariege Pointer when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Ariege Pointer should be able to see out the front door while both sitting and standing. So the Ariege Pointer won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his tummy, make sure that door is high enough. Stand above the Ariege Pointer and measure the breadth of the widest point of the Ariege Pointer’s shoulders.

How to Build a House for Your Ariege Pointer: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to raise the house several inches from the ground to permit air and water to flow below. To dissuade bugs from entering the house, and taking your Ariege Pointer’s health into consideration, remember how important fresh air is. Put in a few nickel-sized holes in the panels under the eaves. Put a wind block inside the dog house so the Ariege Pointer can use the warmth of its body to heat the space if it is really cold or windy outside. Consider adding a partial panel which will permit your Ariege Pointer to escape the bad weather. Your animal 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 Ariege Pointer a Dog House: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain entering the house make the floor just a bit slanted toward the entryway and construct the roof a little bit tilted, 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 faces a different direction. Most house plans recommend that the dog house door faces east. The cold air won’t be able to whip through the door then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Ariege Pointer’s House

5. It’s suggested that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Ariege Pointer a dog house. This makes it easier for you to clean out your Ariege Pointer’s home. You should clean your Ariege Pointer’s house as frequently as you give your Ariege Pointer a bath.

Ariege Pointer Dog House: Conclusion

If your Ariege Pointer stays outside then he needs to have a comfortable place to snooze and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for your Ariege Pointer will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Ariege Pointers.

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