How to Build Your Chien Francais Tricolore a House

Posted by on Mar 3, 2011 in Animal Care, Chien Francais Tricolore, Dogs, Pets | Comments Off on How to Build Your Chien Francais Tricolore a House

Build a House for Your Chien Francais TricoloreGreater than 50% of the population permit their Chien Francais Tricolores to live inside and sleep on the sofa or in the bed. For those of you guys who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your Chien Francais Tricolore, following are some simple rules to follow when deciding the type of shelter you want to build for your Chien Francais Tricolore.

How to Build a House for Your Chien Francais Tricolore: Size

1. You should begin your house building process by ensuring the house is big enough to accommodate your Chien Francais Tricolore’s potential adult size. As humans, we enjoy having about two feet of air above us in a room in order to live without feeling claustrophobic. Your Chien Francais Tricolore will also appreciate having that much room. The target zone for both people and Chien Francais Tricolores is approximately thrity-three percent of their standing height. To figure out how much room the Chien Francais Tricolore will need get out a tape measure and measure your Chien Francais Tricolore. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Chien Francais Tricolore when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Chien Francais Tricolore should be able to gaze out the front door when both sitting and standing. So the Chien Francais Tricolore will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his belly, make sure that entrance is high enough. Stand above the Chien Francais Tricolore and measure the breadth of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build a House for Your Chien Francais Tricolore: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to raise the house several inches from the ground to permit air and water to flow underneath. To discourage pests from invading the dog house, and taking your Chien Francais Tricolore’s health into consideration, remember how important ventilation is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the panels below the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Chien Francais Tricolore can use the heat of its body to warm the area if it is really cold or breezy outside. Think about adding a partial panel which will allow your Chien Francais Tricolore to escape the nasty weather. Your animal can decide to just sleep in the front room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner sanctum. Your beloved pet would probably appreciate having a pillow or some sort of bedding to sleep on.

Building Your Chien Francais Tricolore a House: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain entering the house make the floor just a little bit slanted in the direction of the door and construct the roof a bit angled, as well. Ensure the dog house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the interior.

4. In the US most storms come from the south and west so make sure the house faces a different direction. Most house blueprints suggest that the dog house doorway faces east. The cold air won’t be able to whip through the opening then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Chien Francais Tricolore’s House

5. It’s recommended that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Chien Francais Tricolore a house. This makes it easier for you to empty your Chien Francais Tricolore’s home. You should clean out your Chien Francais Tricolore’s house as much as you give your Chien Francais Tricolore a bath.

Chien Francais Tricolore Dog House: Conclusion

If your Chien Francais Tricolore lives outdoors then he deserves to have a pleasant place to snooze and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these simple tips on building a dog house for your Chien Francais Tricolore will help you begin.

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