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How to Build a Dog Kennel

It is a good idea to build your own kennel instead of buying one of the ready built kennels although it is important that you have a rough idea about how to build a dog kennel. By building your own kennel this means that you are able to add special little feature so making the kennel personalized for your dog. By building your own it means that you have something that you can be proud of and the dog will probably have a kennel that they will be happy to spend time in.

There are a lot of different places that you can find out about how to build a dog kennel, there are a lot of different sites on the internet that have a lot of information on it. It is very important to build a kennel that is big enough for your dog and also that is reasonably easy to keep clean because you will need to clean it on a regular basis so there is no point having something that is awkward to clean. It is important that the kennel has a good amount of light and it is very important that it is build out of the correct materials for example if your dog enjoys chewing things then there is no point in constructing the kennel out of thing that can easily be chewed or your dog will just eat his way through it.

It is important that when you are considering how to build a dog kennel you first decide what to build it out of and it is worth also considering here which substances are easiest to clean. What would you rather have for flooring do you want to use steel, wood or plastic, now they all have their advantages and disadvantages. Steel is probably actually one of the best substances to go for because this one will not splinter and risk injury to your pet and it is also fairly easy to clean. It is also possible to use concrete within the run area and steel in the area where the dog will sleep because concrete can actually be quite a cold substance.