Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Comfy Dog Kennels

The latest in kennel designs are built on the premise that a kennel is much more than just a wooden box – kennels are now being designed as miniature homes for your dogs and for their ultimate comfort. Whether your dog sleeps outdoors or inside you will want to have one an ultimate kennel to make them feel at home and very cosy in the coming winter months.

Important things to keep in the forefront of your mind when buying or building kennels are the comfort of your dog, the sanitation of the kennel and the practicality of being able to keep the kennel clean. You also need to think about where you will be keeping your dog kennels.

If your dog’s kennel is outside then one of the first things you need to do is to ensure that the kennel is wind and water proof. There are many ranges of kennels on the market that are designed with the weather in mind, and so finding one that is wind and water proof should not be a hassle. If you already have a kennel, or have a wooden kennel and need to make it wind and water proof there are ways and means of doing this such as lining the kennels with waterproof materials and using sealants on any cracks or gaps. But do keep in mind the need for fresh air to still be able to circulate through the kennel.