How to Build Your Tyrolean Hound a Dog House

Posted by on Mar 4, 2011 in Animal Care, Dogs, Pets, Tyrolean Hound | Comments Off on How to Build Your Tyrolean Hound a Dog House

Build a House for Your Tyrolean HoundOver 50% of people allows their Tyrolean Hounds to stay indoors and sleep on their couch or in the bed. For those of you all who are wondering how to build a dog house for your Tyrolean Hound, to follow are some simple rules to follow when determining the type of shelter you want to build for your Tyrolean Hound.

Building a House for Your Tyrolean Hound: Size

1. You should begin your dog house building process by making sure the house is large enough to accommodate your Tyrolean Hound’s potential mature size. As humans, we enjoy having approximately 2 feet of air above us in a room to live without feeling boxed in. Your Tyrolean Hound will also enjoy having that much room. The comfort zone for both humans and Tyrolean Hounds is around thrity-three percent of their standing height. To calculate how much space the Tyrolean Hound will need get out a measuring tape and measure your Tyrolean Hound. Measure him standing straight up, sitting on his haunches and most importantly measure the full dimension of the Tyrolean Hound when he is in the most stretched out, comfortable, and relaxed position he can get into. Your Tyrolean Hound should be able to gaze out the front entrance when both standing up and sitting. So the Tyrolean Hound will not have to significantly lower his front shoulders or scrape his tummy, make sure that entrance is tall enough. Stand over the Tyrolean Hound and measure the width of the widest point of the animal’s shoulders.

How to Build Your Tyrolean Hound a Dog House: Elevation

2. Don’t forget to elevate the dog house several inches from the ground to allow water and air to flow below. To discourage pests from invading the dog house, and taking your Tyrolean Hound’s health into consideration, remember how important fresh air is. Install a few nickel-sized holes in the panels below the eaves. Install a wind block inside the house so the Tyrolean Hound can use the warmth of its own body to heat the space if it is very cold or breezy outside. Think about adding a partial panel which will help your Tyrolean Hound to escape the inclement weather. Your Tyrolean Hound 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 cushion or some sort of pallet to sleep on.

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

3. To avoid rain entering the house make the floor just a bit angled toward the doorway and build the roof a bit slanted, as well. Ensure the house is well insulated but you shouldn’t paint the interior.

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

Add Hinges to the Roof of Your Tyrolean Hound’s Dog House

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

Tyrolean Hound Dog House: Conclusion

If your Tyrolean Hound stays outside then he deserves to have a suitable place to snooze and get out of harsh weather. Hopefully these straightforward tips on building a dog house for your Tyrolean Hound will help you start.

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

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