How to Build Your Moscow Watchdog a Dog House

Posted by on Mar 11, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Moscow Watchdog, Pets | Comments Off on How to Build Your Moscow Watchdog a Dog House

Build a House for Your Moscow WatchdogOver 50% of owners permit their Moscow Watchdogs to live inside and sleep on the couch or in the owner’s bed. For those of you all who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Moscow Watchdog, here are our easy rules to follow when determining the type of shelter you want to build for your Moscow Watchdog.

Building Your Moscow Watchdog a House: Size

1. You should start your house building process by making sure the house is big enough to accommodate your Moscow Watchdog’s potential adult size. People enjoy having about two feet of air overhead in a room to live without feeling boxed in. The Moscow Watchdog will also appreciate having that much room. The comfort zone for both humans and Moscow Watchdogs is about 1/3 of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Moscow Watchdog will need get a measuring tape and measure your Moscow Watchdog. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Moscow Watchdog when he is in the most comfortable, relaxed and stretched out position he can get into. Your Moscow Watchdog should be able to look out the front door while both standing up and sitting. So the Moscow Watchdog will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that entrance is high enough. Stand over the Moscow Watchdog and measure the breadth of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

Building Your Moscow Watchdog a House: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to raise the house several inches from the ground to permit air and water to flow underneath. To dissuade bugs from entering the dog house, and taking your Moscow Watchdog’s health into consideration, remember how vital ventilation is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the walls under the eaves. Put a wind block inside the house so the Moscow Watchdog can use the warmth of its body to heat up the space if it is extremely cold or windy outside. Consider adding a partial wall which will permit your Moscow Watchdog to escape the bad weather. Your animal can choose to just sleep in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably appreciate having a pillow or some sort of bedding to sleep on.

Building a House for Your Moscow Watchdog: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain coming into the dog house make the floor just a bit tilted toward the entryway and build the roof a bit on an angle, as well. Make sure the dog house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the inside.

4. In America most storms come from the south and west so ensure the house is facing a different direction. Most house plans recommend that the dog house entrance faces east. The cold air will not be able to rush through the entrance then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Moscow Watchdog’s House

5. It is suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Moscow Watchdog a house. This makes it simpler for you to clean your Moscow Watchdog’s home. You should empty out the Moscow Watchdog’s house as frequently as you give your Moscow Watchdog a bath.

Moscow Watchdog Dog House: Conclusion

If your Moscow Watchdog stays outside then he needs to have a suitable place to sleep and get away from harsh weather. Hopefully these easy tips on building a dog house for the Moscow Watchdog will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Moscow Watchdogs.

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