Eunice's New Home - Dog House

  • Advertise with us
Project by ShotgunWillie posted 04-14-2016 02:26 PM 1434 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a dog house I made a while back for our Flat-coat Retriever, Eunice (I built it based on her dimensions). I didn’t bother making one big enough for our Great Dane because we just don’t have the yard space for a structure that size, and he prefers to sleep in our bed anyway.

This dog house is build on a pallet, which makes it easy to move. I framed it with 2×4s and built the siding with fence boards. The roof is a piece of metal roofing I got from Home Depot.

5 comments so far

View Sasha's profile


897 posts in 1386 days

#1 posted 04-14-2016 05:41 PM

And how draft?? You like to sleep on draft too?? Cracks – to Close. And to make a window. It is necessary to Respect younger brothers and cares about their health.

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

View ShotgunWillie's profile


14 posts in 954 days

#2 posted 04-14-2016 09:01 PM

I take it you’ve never spent a summer in New Orleans. The dog house is designed to be well ventilated and allow for a breeze. A closed in box with no “draft” would be well over 120 degrees.

View cajfiddle's profile


24 posts in 1064 days

#3 posted 04-15-2016 03:28 AM

Nice build! You can tell how much she loves it and I’m totally with you on the more ventilation the better. Need to get her a little wall mounted fan for July-September.

View MGoBlue7's profile


55 posts in 2976 days

#4 posted 04-15-2016 06:23 PM

Nice build and beautiful dog. I love the pic with her looking out the window!!! :-)

View Brit's profile


7522 posts in 3017 days

#5 posted 04-19-2016 08:37 PM

Nice job Willie. Eunice looks very proud of her new home. My Golden Retriever Benson (no longer with us) used to love the kennel I made him.

-- - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics