How to Build Your Trigg Hound a Dog House

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Trigg Hound | Comments Off on How to Build Your Trigg Hound a Dog House

Build a House for Your Trigg HoundMore than fifty percent of people permit their Trigg Hounds to stay inside and sleep on the couch or in their owner’s bed. For those of y’all who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Trigg Hound, to follow are some simple rules to follow when figuring out the type of house you want to build for your Trigg Hound.

How to Build Your Trigg Hound a Dog House: Size

1. You should start your house building process by making sure the house is large enough to fit your Trigg Hound’s potential mature size. As humans, we enjoy having approximately 2 feet of air above us in a room in order to live without feeling claustrophobic. The Trigg Hound will probably also enjoy having that much room. The comfort zone for both people and Trigg Hounds is around 33% of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Trigg Hound will need go get a tape measure and measure your Trigg Hound. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and above all measure the full dimension of the Trigg Hound when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Trigg Hound should be able to gaze out the front door while both sitting and standing. So the Trigg Hound will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his stomach, make sure that entrance is high enough. Stand over the Trigg Hound and measure the breadth of the broadest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Trigg Hound a Dog House: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to elevate the house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow below. To dissuade pests from entering the house, and taking your Trigg Hound’s health into consideration, remember how important ventilation is. Put in a few nickel-sized openings in the walls underneath the eaves. Install a wind block inside the house so the Trigg Hound can use the warmth of its body to warm up the space if it is very cold or windy outside. Think about adding a partial wall which will permit your Trigg Hound to escape the unpleasant weather. Your Trigg Hound can choose to just snooze in the front room or go around the inner archway maze wall into the inner room. Your beloved pet would probably appreciate having a cushion or some sort of pallet to sleep on.

How to Build a House for Your Trigg Hound: Weather Resistant

3. To avoid rain coming into the house make the floor just a little bit angled toward the entryway and construct the roof a bit angled, as well. Ensure the house is well insulated but you should not paint the inside.

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

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Trigg Hound’s House

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

Trigg Hound Dog House: Conclusion

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

Don’t forget to check out these other articles about Trigg Hounds.

Was this post helpful? If so, please take a minute to and Share below on Facebook. I would also love to know your thoughts so leave me a comment 🙂


Comments

comments

css.php