Under certain conditions, a dog can be kept outside. However, there are strict regulations, so that the animal feels comfortable in the open and does not suffer. Which are the, betray the following tips.
If you want to keep your dog outside, you need to be able to ensure that he is doing well outdoors. He definitely needs a suitable shelter, sufficient space and protection from wind and weather.
Make dog seat outdoors in an appropriate way
Both the shelter and the dog's run out area must always be kept clean. In addition, the total space must be large enough, so for a medium-sized animal he should have at least eight square meters of open space and also a doghouse or a similar shelter.
The food and water bowls must also be clean and made of harmless material. In addition, you must make sure that your pet can not hurt himself outside. For this reason, choking and spiked collars are strictly forbidden and also normal, close collars are prohibited for animal welfare reasons, if you want to keep the dog with connection outside. This is only possible with a wide collar that does not cut or better still with a harness. The connection must be such that the four-legged friend can easily move without hurting himself.
Hideaway and shelter for the dog
Without a suitable shelter you must not keep your dog outside. The shelter must provide protection against drafts, cold, wet, heat and strong sunlight. Proper thermal insulation and stable construction of kennels appropriate to the size of the dog are therefore essential.
The kennel must also be cleaned regularly, so that no vermin spreads in it. Furthermore, despite the outdoor posture, you should guide your dog every day and check on him several times a day to control the plant.