How to Build Your Small Munsterlander a House

Posted by on Mar 19, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Small Munsterlander | Comments Off on How to Build Your Small Munsterlander a House

Build a House for Your Small MunsterlanderOver 50% of owners permit their Small Munsterlanders to stay inside and sleep on the couch or in the bed. For those of y’all who are wanting to know how to build a dog house for your Small Munsterlander, below are our easy rules to follow when considering the type of shelter you want to build for your Small Munsterlander.

Building Your Small Munsterlander a House: Size

1. You should begin your dog house building process by ensuring the house is big enough to fit your Small Munsterlander’s potential mature size. We enjoy having approximately 2 feet of air overhead in a room to live without feeling claustrophobic. The Small Munsterlander will probably also enjoy having that much room. The comfort zone for both people and Small Munsterlanders is about 33 percent of their standing height. To calculate how much room the Small Munsterlander will need get a ruler and measure your Small Munsterlander. Measure him standing straight up, resting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Small Munsterlander when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Small Munsterlander should be able to see out the front door when both standing up and sitting. So the Small Munsterlander won’t have to significantly lower his front shoulders or drag his stomach, make sure that door is tall enough. Stand above the Small Munsterlander and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Small Munsterlander a House: Elevation

2. Remember to elevate the dog house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow below. To dissuade bugs from invading the house, and taking your Small Munsterlander’s health into consideration, remember how vital air circulation is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the walls under the eaves. Install a wind block inside the dog house so the Small Munsterlander can use the warmth of its own body to warm the area if it is really cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial panel which will help your Small Munsterlander 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 sanctum. Your beloved pet would probably love having a cushion or some sort of bedding to sleep on.

Building a Dog House for Your Small Munsterlander: Weather Resistant

3. To prevent rain entering the house make the floor just a bit angled toward the opening and build the roof a bit on an angle, as well. Ensure the house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the inside.

4. In the US most storms come from the west and south so ensure the dog house faces a different direction. Most house plans suggest that the house entryway faces east. The cold air won’t be able to rush through the opening then.

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Small Munsterlander’s House

5. It’s recommended that you place hinges on the roof when you build your Small Munsterlander a dog house. This makes it simpler for you to clean out your Small Munsterlander’s home. You should empty out your Small Munsterlander’s house as often as you give your Small Munsterlander a bath.

Small Munsterlander Dog House: Conclusion

If your Small Munsterlander lives outdoors then he needs to have a suitable place to snooze and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these straightforward tips on building a dog house for your Small Munsterlander will help you start.

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Small Munsterlanders.

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