Leonard's Famous Small, Large, Extra Large Dog Houses & Dog Condos
Treat your furry best friend to her very own home! Leonard USA brings you a wide variety of doghouses and dog condos to shelter almost any size animal in style and comfort.
Find traditional rugged and portable doghouses for sale that cost less because we construct them from unused portions of our building materials. These sturdy, overbuilt doghouses are available in these sizes:
- Small - 24 inches by 24 inches
- Large - 30 inches wide by 32 inches tall by 36 inches deep
- Extra-Large - 36 inches wide by 42 inches tall by 42 inches deep
Browse doghouse condos that feature:
- A fully enclosed area for safety and warmth
- A fully fenced-in and covered area for fresh air without exposure to sun, rain, or snow
- Human-sized door to enclosed area and doggy door from enclosed area to fenced-in area
- Human-sized fence gate for letting dog into the yard
Customize your big doghouse to match or complement your home with an array of LP SmartSide® Panel and roofing options. Add an electrical package to pamper your pooch in cold weather and light up those late-night check-ins.
DOG HOUSE CONDO WITH FENCED PORCH, DOGGY & ADULT DOOR
Dog House Condo: Our Canine Condo features a fully enclosed area for warmth and a fully fenced in outside porch for soaking in the outdoors without actually getting soaked. The full-sized house portion has doggy door accessing fenced porches and an adult door to refresh food, water and other comforts for your furry friend. The fenced porch also has a full-sized adult fence gate to let the dog out the to rest of the backyard. Our survey says that 9 out of 10 dogs recommend the Leonard Condo over all other dwelling brands. Siding material is offered in LP SmartSide Panel stained or painted, Vinyl, Cedar Boards, or even Split Log. Roof options: shingle, arch shingle, metal, or cedar shake. Add electrical package and really keep the dog warm during those cold nights and provide you light when it gets dark.
MATCH YOUR HOUSE
Choose from the full line of Sherwin Williams colors
LEONARD'S TRADITIONAL RUGGED PORTABLE DOG HOUSES
For over 50 years we have been building Dog Houses from the unused portions of our buildings saving our customers tons of money. We over build these but your dog is worth it. Your dog deserves to be proud of his pad or her chalet and we put care into the craftsmanship.
MATCH YOUR HOUSE
Choose from the full line of Sherwin Williams colors
Ask the store about our specials
Yes, from time to time we are overstocked or have some aged dog houses that we markdown, so don't forget to ask about our sales.
Why Do Dogs Need a House?
Dogs are den animals by nature, and having a dedicated space like a dog house can fulfill their instinctual need for a den-like environment. A dog house provides numerous benefits for both your furry friend and yourself. Here are some key reasons why dogs need a house:
Safety and Protection: A dog house offers a secure and enclosed space where your dog can seek refuge from inclement weather conditions such as rain, snow, or extreme heat. It protects them from the elements, reducing the risk of health issues and keeping them safe from potential dangers.
Comfort and Privacy: Just like humans, dogs need a place to relax and unwind. A dog house provides a cozy and private space where your furry friend can retreat whenever they desire solitude or a peaceful nap.
Boundary Establishment: A dog house helps establish boundaries for your dog. By having their own designated space, dogs learn where they can seek shelter and feel a sense of belonging within your home.
Types of Dog Houses
Dog houses come in various styles, designs, and materials, catering to different preferences and climate conditions. Here are some popular types of dog houses:
Traditional Wooden Dog Houses: These classic dog houses are made from wood and often have an elevated design to keep the floor off the ground. They provide excellent insulation and are suitable for moderate climates.
Plastic Dog Houses: Lightweight and easy to clean, plastic dog houses are a popular choice for their durability and affordability. They offer good insulation and are resistant to weather elements.
Insulated Dog Houses: Designed with additional insulation, these dog houses provide enhanced protection against extreme temperatures. Insulated dog houses are ideal for regions with cold winters or hot summers.
Portable Dog Houses: If you're frequently on the go or enjoy outdoor adventures with your dog, portable dog houses are a convenient option. These lightweight and collapsible houses are easy to transport and assemble.
Choosing the Perfect Dog House
Selecting the right dog house for your furry friend can be a daunting task with the multitude of options available. Consider the following factors to ensure you choose the perfect dog house:
Size: The dog house should be spacious enough for your dog to stand, turn around, and lie down comfortably. Consider your dog's current size as well as their potential growth.
Climate Compatibility: Take into account the climate of your area. Choose a dog house with suitable insulation and ventilation to keep your dog comfortable in different weather conditions.
Material: Consider the durability, maintenance requirements, and insulation properties of different materials. Wooden houses offer excellent insulation but may require more maintenance, while plastic houses are low-maintenance and resistant to the elements.
Design and Style: Opt for a dog house that complements your outdoor aesthetics. Choose a design that allows easy access for cleaning and has a secure door to keep your dog protected.
Additional Features: Some dog houses come with added features such as raised floors, removable roofs, or door flaps. Assess these features based on your dog's needs and the prevailing weather conditions in your area.
FAQs about Dog Houses
Q: Can I build a dog house myself? A: Absolutely! Building a dog house yourself can be a rewarding project. Ensure you follow proper plans, use suitable materials, and provide adequate insulation for your dog's comfort.
Q: How do I clean a dog house? A: Regular cleaning is essential to maintain a hygienic dog house. Remove any bedding, wash it thoroughly, and clean the interior with a pet-safe disinfectant. Scrub the floors and walls, rinse with clean water, and allow it to dry completely before reassembling.
Q: Can I use a dog house indoors? A: Dog houses are primarily designed for outdoor use. However, smaller dog houses or indoor dog dens can be used indoors as a cozy retreat for your dog.
Q: What size dog house do I need for my dog? A: The dog house size should be proportional to your dog's size. Measure your dog from the nose to the base of the tail and from the ground to the tallest point of their head or ears. Add a few inches to each measurement to ensure a comfortable fit.
Q: How can I make the dog house more comfortable? A: Enhance your dog's comfort by adding cozy bedding or blankets inside the dog house. Ensure the bedding is clean, dry, and replaced regularly.
Q: How often should I replace a dog house? A: The lifespan of a dog house depends on various factors such as material quality, maintenance, and climate. Generally, wooden houses may need replacement every 5-10 years, while plastic houses can last longer.
Investing in a high-quality dog house is an investment in your dog's well-being. It provides them with a safe and comfortable space to call their own, offering protection from the elements and a cozy retreat. Remember to consider your dog's size, climate conditions, and the different types of dog houses available before making your purchase. With the right dog house, you'll be ensuring that your beloved furry friend has a sanctuary where they can relax, unwind, and feel right at home.