What to Consider When Getting a Dog Kennel in Chapel Hill

Dogs and their masters share a special bond and many people feel that their dogs deserve nothing but the best. Some owners opt for their pets to have a place they can call their own; which is why they go the extra mile and purchase or build a dog kennel and run in their backyards.

While purchasing a pre-made kennel is the easiest way to get one; some dog owners would rather give it a personal touch by making their own. There are a few factors to consider when deciding if you would rather purchase a kennel or build one on your own. Common factors for consideration are the design, size, shape, and materials to be used.

You can also enroll your dog to dog boarding in Chapel Hill.


The cost of the actual kennel to be built will depend on the choices of materials to be used. Some materials for the fencing such as the chain link will have a varied price depending on the kind of steel used such as galvanized steel, stainless steel, or aluminum perhaps. The roofing can be made from the above metal or wood, should you wish your kennel to have a more natural look to it. 

The dog house is another point of consideration; the reason for most kennels to be equipped with a dog house is because of its purpose – so the dogs can stay in the kennel during any season or weather all year round. 

Dog houses come in different shapes and sizes and can be made from different materials; though the size of both the kennel and the dog house should be proportionate to the size of the dog using it. If the kennel or the dog house is too small, the dog will not be able to exercise or even stretch their legs.