Building a custom dog house
Independent construction tips for the professional at Leisure
Our guard dogs provide an invaluable service and they deserve a custom dog
house, a canine mansion worthy of their services.
Now I see that there are other dog mansions, some great home living ideas for
the upscale pooch:
This page documents the building of a custom dog house, and follow-up photo's
will document each step in the construction.
Our custom dog house will feature a wrap-around runway so that the dogs will
have a full view of their territory, and have full air-conditioning for the
inside area. Another customization will be convex drains in all areas and
in-ground water spigots for constant fresh water.
Custom Dog House - Front View
The custom dog house will have a 3-level roofline with a cupola on top with a
dog weather vane.
Custom dog house - roof line
From the side, we see the Greek columns which add a elegance to the dog house
and serve as anchors for the wrought iron screens covering the outdoor run
Custom dog house - side view
The custom dog house floor plan shows the interior areas in yellow, with five
foot runs on two sides:
Main dog house floor design
Custom dog house rests on a 15' by 30' poured concrete slab with french drains
Custom dog house construction steps
Here are the drains and gravel, before pouring the concrete foundation:
Here is the custom slab, immediately after pouring:
STAY TUNED . . .