All About Dog Houses
Welcome to All About Dog Houses! If you're planning to buy or build a dog house, or just want
to learn more about dog houses, you've come to the right place.
Here you'll find information about the various types of dog houses on
the market, the pros and cons of different types of materials and
construction techniques, how to pick a house that fits your dog, how to
get the best deal on a dog house, how to help your dog like his new dog
house (a not uncommon problem), dog house terminology, and reviews of
free dog house plans ( check out the groovy green doghouse).
Free Dog House Plans
Build your very own dog house like the one shown here. The
"Sparky1" sports an insulated floor, roof, and walls, T1-11 plywood
exterior, a removable roof for ease of cleaning, a cedar deck with
roof, and solid construction throughout. It's designed for a medium
size dog and costs less than $150! Detailed step-by-step
Dog House Buyer's Guide -
Jam packed with information to help you purchase the best house for your pet.
- The different types of dog houses on the market.
- Wood versus plastic versus metal dog houses.
- Wood roofs versus asphalt or metal roofs.
- Desirable cold and hot weather design features.
- Advantages of buying online and how to get the best deal.
- Determining the appropriate house size for your dog.
- Products and techniques for heating a dog house.
- What to do if your dog hates his new house.
Dog house sampler
- This is part of the buyer's guide but deserves special mention as a
resource in its own right. Includes photos and commentaries for the vast
majority of dog houses available online.
Reviews of dog house plans
- I scoured the Internet to find the best free dog house plans. For each
plan, there is a brief description and a few choice comments.
Dog house terminology - Learn all
the dog house lingo. Concise descriptions of portable dog houses, dog
boxes, dog doors, and lots of other dog house stuff.
Dog House History - An
overview of dog houses over the years, including mud kennels used by the
early Egyptians and war time dog crates. Also a bit of speculation about
dog houses of the future...
About this site - A little background
info on the impetus behind creating this site and the site's mission
It is my sincere hope that you find the information on this site
useful (perhaps even interesting) and that you come away feeling like an
informed consumer. And maybe, just maybe, your pet will appreciate your
efforts once she's happily ensconced in her new home!