More than 50 percent of owners allows their Polish Hounds to live inside and sleep on their couch or in the bed. For those of you who are interested in how to build a dog house for your Polish Hound, here are some simple rules to follow when determining what type of house you want to provide for your Polish Hound.
Building a Dog House for Your Polish Hound: Size
1. You should begin your house building process by ensuring the house is large enough to fit your Polish Hound’s potential mature size. We enjoy having approximately 2 feet of air overhead in a room to live without feeling claustrophobic. The Polish Hound will also enjoy having that much space. The comfort zone for both humans and Polish Hounds is about 33% of their standing height. To figure out how much room the Polish Hound will need go get a ruler and measure your Polish Hound. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and especially measure the full dimension of the Polish Hound when he is in the most comfortable, relaxed and stretched out position he can get into. Your Polish Hound should be able to peer out the front door when both sitting and standing. So the Polish Hound will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his tummy, make sure that door is high enough. Stand over the Polish Hound and measure the width of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.
Building Your Polish Hound a House: Elevation
2. Don’t forget to elevate the dog house several inches from the ground to allow air and water to flow underneath. To discourage bugs from invading the house, and taking your Polish Hound’s health into consideration, remember how important fresh air is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the walls under the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Polish Hound can use the heat of its body to warm the space if it is really cold or breezy outside. Consider adding a partial panel which will permit your Polish Hound to escape the nasty weather. Your animal can choose to just snooze in the entry room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably love having a pillow or some sort of pallet to sleep on.
How to Build Your Polish Hound a House: Weather Resistant
3. To prevent rain entering the house make the floor just a bit slanted in the direction of the opening and construct the roof a little bit angled, as well. Make sure the dog house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the interior.
4. In America most storms come from the west and south so ensure the house is facing a different direction. Most dog house blueprints recommend that the house entryway faces east. The cold air will not be able to whip through the entrance then.
Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Polish Hound’s House
5. It is suggested that you put hinges on the roof when you build your Polish Hound a dog house. This makes it simpler for you to empty your Polish Hound’s house. You should clean the Polish Hound’s house as much as you give your Polish Hound a bath.
Polish Hound Dog House: Conclusion
If your Polish Hound lives outside then he needs to have a comfortable place to snooze and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these straightforward tips on building a dog house for the Polish Hound will help you start.
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