Dog house and kennel combination
Since this dog house is a kennel and dog house combination you can provide shelter for one very large dog or several small dogs!
With this Doowaggle huge dog house kennel kit (Cape Cod Model) your dog can be part of the outdoors without being exposed to the harsh elements or be tempted to wander off which offers the best of both worlds!
They have an entrance into their sleeping quarters to get out of the harsh weather or an enclosed kennel area to roam and still have a roof over their head and safe from any harm! These kits are secured on a pallet and delivered to your reside via delivery truck.
Important: Your dog house kit does not include paint, shingles, rain gutters, they would get damaged in shipping and it allows you to select your own colors.
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You can upgrade your dogs new home with your own exterior paint to match your backyard living space or your current home. You can add shingles or any other roof material that you decide and finally you can add some rain gutters as well.
This dog house kennel combo offers the very best for your dog and it is stylish at the same time!
(Choose from 3 floor colors Cedar, Redwood and Weathered Wood from the menu above, see additional images)
Cape Cod Dog House Kennel Includes:
2” x 3” Wood wall framing.
2” x 4” Wood trusses.
4" x 4" x 10' (2) Under the floor to raise the house/kennel off the ground.
4’ x 8’ Enclosed area for your dog, that features a 24" Long x 43" Wide x 30" High chain link cage (see photo on description page).
6’ x 8’ Kennel area for your dog to have some freedom.
L.P. Smartsiding* that is prefastened onto the wall panels to ensure the panels are square.
*LP Smartside is a quality wood based product, treated to resist rot, termites, and mold. Smartside is considered to be a "green" building material, because it is a renewable resource having a low environmental impact.
To save time with assembly the wall sections are panelized.
Three decorative dormers.
All other parts are precut and ready for you to assemble.
Decorative shutters and flower boxes.
Dog entry door (40” high x 20” wide) entrance into the kennel area from the outside.
Pet door entrance between the kennel area and the inner enclosed area with a 10” x 15” flap with a locking panel, optional larger door (14" x 23") for large & extra large breed dogs. Select larger door from drop down menu on order page.
Adult Dutch door on the side of the house (61” high x 34” wide).
All the necessary hardware for assembly (screws, latches, handles and nails).
White aluminum outside corner trim.
All trim and siding is primed and ready to be painted with a color of your choice.
Composite decking (7/8") in the kennel area that is more durable and long-lasting than wood (choose from 3 floor colors from menu: Cedar, Redwood or Weathered Wood).
5/8” Plywood in the 4’ x 8’ enclosed area.
Chain link fencing material for the kennel area.
Chain link fencing material for the interior enclosed area.
How difficult will it be to assemble once it arrives?
Depending on your skill level it should not be difficult to assemble, because there is a link provided with your kit that features step by step instructions.
The pre-made panels are all alphabetized; you would need to fasten the panels together with screws.
Two adults could assemble the entire house in approximately four to eight hours, again depending on your skill set.
Remember the shingles and paint are not included, which gives you the opportunity to match your current home.
Where Did The Cape Cod Design Come From?
The Cape Cod style home originated in the 17th century in New England, most of these houses were a story and a half with a pitched roof and end gables.
These homes were designed to deal with the harsh elements of the Cape Cod weather, which at times could be brutal.
The traditional home had simplistic features with a central front door with pane glass windows on each side framing the door.
The style is still popular after all this time and the design can be seen from coast to coast.
- Get help with dog house questions at our Dog House Information page:
How to buy a dog house online.
Understanding how a dog house kit works.
Your dog house design options.
Considering a dog house insulation option.
Frequently Asked Questions About The Dog House Kennel Combo:
Question: How is the dog house kennel combo shipped to my house?
Answer: Since the kennel system is so large it has to be constructed in panels and then assembled when it reaches its new home. All the panels are secured on a shipping pallet, then covered and then transported by a freight truck to your reside.
Which makes the free shipping feature a big deal since these dog house kennels are too large to ship by standard UPS or FedEx. Consider that on average the freight charge to ship these houses is $400 to $600.00 minimum.
Question: Can I have special custom work to the current design?
Answer: Yes we have done custom work for dog owners over the years and in almost all cases we have been able to fulfill the request, as long as it doesn’t require a complete redesign. Just call or email us with your request and we can give you a quote.
Question: Is there an air condition heater unit that will work with this dog house kennel?
Answer: Yes, however it has to be our larger climate control unit (Model 5000) because of the extra square footage over our regular dog houses.
Question: How hard is it to assemble and how long will it take?
Answer: That is going to depend on your skill set and if you have any help, in the past customers have been able to assemble in a day easily with two people, if you have more then it will be faster and easier.
Question: What dog breeds is this dog house kennel combo ideal for?
Answer: The Great Dane, the Bull Mastiff, the Saint Bernard, the Pyrenees Mountain Dog , the Newfoundland and other breeds of similar size or an entire tribe of Chihuahuas!