Tip 1: How to build a kennel for a German Shepherd

German Shepherd - Universal breed of dog that is bred to guard and protect.An adult dog has a medium size, the presence of hair with a thick undercoat allows you to keep it in all weather conditions outdoors.If you bought a puppy and plan to keep the dog on the street throughout the year, it would take a warm box of high-quality materials, so that the dog was able to hide it from the sun, rain, wind and frost.
you need
  • - building material;
  • - a hammer;
  • - nails;
  • - shovel;
  • - insulated material;
  • - paint;
  • - circular saw or hacksaw.
Guide
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begins construction of the booth, given the size of the adult German Shepherd .For dogs of this breed suitable size box of boards 2h2h1,5.This formula 2m - length, 1.5 - width, 2 - height.
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Prepare for the construction of dry lumber.It is better to be with the grooves.But in any case, do a double wall.
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Build booth immediately to the place where you plan to plant a dog.Since the construction of the finished dimensions will be very d
ifficult to transfer or move to another location.Due to the fact that the German Shepherd is designed to protect the territory, set booth at a place where the dog will see the whole court.
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poles dug previously isolated areas of contact with the ground mastic or used oil.On the pillars of the cross and nail planks from the inside.
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Make the floor.The floor must be level 30 cm from the ground, otherwise it will get wet from heavy rainfall and meltwater.Then nail the planks on the ceiling and make a warming hut with the help of thermal insulation materials.Obtyanite their walls, ceiling and floor of the outer side to the inner side.On the floor immediately nail another layer of planks.
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Stud walls and ceiling planks slotted, make racks for the roof.The roof you can make one or gable, it depends on your desire.Obsheyte all sides and the top of the roof planks and cover her slate or iron as roofing material for the construction of booths is not used due to the fact that any dog ​​can chew it, it will adversely affect her health.If you are using for the construction of conventional planks without grooves, samples all the cracks rails, or the insulation is wet, which will lead to rapid destruction of the tree.Besides box with slits will be less warm, and it will be purged.
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done before the booth flooring for feeding and resting dog.Paint booth oil paint or impregnated varnish to protect the wood from decay.

Tip 2: How to make a booth

dogs living on the street should be able to take shelter from the weather.You can buy ready-made booth, you can build it with your own hands.And if you bring this child get an exciting experience for the pope and his young assistants.
How to booth
you need
  • wooden blocks of varying lengths, Flooring, insulation, staple gun, roofing, plywood, dense fabric
Guide
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Select locationwhich will be shed for the dog.Because it should be a good review - dogs like to be informed of all developments.The place should be dry and not be filled during the rainy season or spring floods.
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Decide on the size of the booth: measure your dog for which the shed is built.The dog should be free to lie inside.The depth of the booth plan by 5-10 centimeters longer than the length of the animal, the height - not less than the growth of the dog to the tips of the ears, and the width - at 5-10 cm greater than the height.
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Pick material: to make fit booth waste remaining after the construction of the gazebo, shed, etc.
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assembly, start from the bottom.The floor should be a double and warm.Cut the 2 bar, section 40x40, length must be equal to the width of the booth.On the bars need to sew floorboards prosmolit or soak it with varnish, put insulation and nail battens.
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Set the 4 corners of the bar 100x100 45 mm longer than the height of the booth.In addition, 2 of the bar, where will be the entrance and 4 intermediate rack.
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battens nailed to the bars in two layers, paving the heater.Make booth is necessary so that all boards inside were well prostrugany and fit, had no burrs.Hats of nails drown, and close the wooden plugs.
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Use the staple gun, attach the roofing material for waterproofing floor.Arriving at the bottom two bars 100x50, this will create a gap between the ground and the bottom, and improve ventilation.
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roof have to be removable and preferably flat - dogs love to use the roof of the booth as an observation post.Put together the perimeter of the bar 40x40, both sides nasheyte plywood to size, paving the heater.
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In cold weather, secure the entrance dense curtain.Carefully check all connections - there should be no drafts.
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That's all ready for the dog box.Now paint it from the outside (from inside the paint is not very desirable), set to the desired location, and you can celebrate the new home of your pet.

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