Over 50 percent of people allows their French Bulldogs to stay inside and sleep on their sofa or in the bed. For those of you guys who are wondering how to build a dog house for your French Bulldog, below are our easy rules to follow when considering what type of house you want to build for your French Bulldog.
How to Build a Dog House for Your French Bulldog: Size
1. You should start your house building process by ensuring the house is big enough to accommodate your French Bulldog’s potential mature size. People enjoy having around 2 feet of air overhead in a room to live without feeling claustrophobic. Your French Bulldog will also appreciate having that much space. The comfort zone for both people and French Bulldogs is approximately a third of their standing height. To calculate how much room the French Bulldog will need get out a measuring tape and measure your French Bulldog. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the French Bulldog when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your French Bulldog should be able to gaze out the front door while both sitting and standing. So the French Bulldog will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his belly, make sure that entrance is high enough. Stand over the French Bulldog and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the animal’s shoulders.
How to Build Your French Bulldog a House: Elevation
2. Don’t forget to elevate the house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow underneath. To discourage pests from entering the house, and taking your French Bulldog’s health into consideration, remember how vital air circulation is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the panels under the eaves. Put a wind block inside the dog house so the French Bulldog can use the warmth of its own body to heat the area if it is extremely cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will permit your French Bulldog to escape the bad weather. Your French Bulldog can decide to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably love having a cushion or some sort of bedding to sleep on.
Building Your French Bulldog a House: Weather Resistant
3. To prevent rain entering the dog house make the floor just a bit slanted in the direction of the entryway and construct the roof a bit slanted, as well. Make sure the house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the inside.
4. In the United States most storms come from the south and west so make sure the dog house faces a different direction. Most dog house blueprints suggest that the dog house entrance faces east. The cold air will not be able to rush through the doorway then.
Add Hinges to the Roof of Your French Bulldog’s Dog House
5. It’s suggested that you place hinges on the roof when you build your French Bulldog a dog house. This makes it easier for you to empty your French Bulldog’s home. You should empty out the French Bulldog’s house as often as you give your French Bulldog a bath.
French Bulldog Dog House: Conclusion
If your French Bulldog lives outside then he deserves to have a suitable place to sleep and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these straightforward tips on building a dog house for your French Bulldog will help you begin.
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