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Hi all

I posted this originally in the Pattaya forum but have had no luck there. I'm looking for an all weather dog house in Chonburi, Sriracha, Pattaya. Have seen a few online but they are quoting an arm and a leg to deliver to Sriracha as they're based in Korat and Pathum Thani. Was wondering if any dog owners here have a dog house and where they got it from?

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Hi there is a large petshop with all sorts of doghouses on the road between South Pattaya and Jomtien,when you turn off in front of Tony's gyms. About 1km on left side going towards Jomtien.

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Have seen a few online but they are quoting an arm and a leg to deliver to Sriracha as they're based in Korat and Pathum Thani.

A picture tells a thousand words, but working on the phase "all weather dog house" I am assuming you mean something like this? tn_dog-house.gif

I'm looking for an all weather dog house in Chonburi, Sriracha, Pattaya.

You will notice that they are hard to buy locally ('doh!) surely this suggests there is no demand.

Have you considered why? Your part of the Thailand is much hotter, well I always notice the heat compared to "up-country", so a dog's life is about seeking out shade and that little bit of breeze during the heat of the day. At night in Winter I can see the benefit of a small enclosure to keep warm or keep the rain off, but IMHO they would be a place for ticks to breed in the cracks and joins (dogs would not like the smell if you sprayed with chemicals to kill the bugs monthly), also I would worry about providing a nice breeding box for passing snakes. The dog would get it in the face when investigating what the strange smell "inside my house" was.

Was wondering if any dog owners here have a dog house and where they got it from?

Our outdoor dogs have a shelter that is about 20-25' square made of a bamboo frame, the roof is a simple apex of sheets of corrugated iron that I have painted white. The locals village Thai laughed when they saw me painting the tin sheets for the dog-house. But when completed I had the mocking Thais come and stand under the roof and touch it, compared to "normal" rusting corrugated iron the temperature was about 10 degrees cooler during the mid day heat. I used plain white emulsion - it's lasted two years but is due a re-coat after the rains have passed.

It's big enough for our two big dogs, there is a hammock and seating so the kids hang out in there too, playing music on their phones and fussing the dogs. The kids like a place that catches the breeze coming off the fields and the shaded hammock (little do they know that its location was chosen for the dogs' benefit) but I like that the kids bond with the dogs in a clam relaxed atmosphere. The dogs know their pack members and seeing the teenage wannabe boyfriends approach the dog-house then turn tail when one of the dogs stands up to see who this swaggering approaching "attitude" youth with all the bad body-language is, is very funny. I must take a new picture, all the ones I have are during construction.

If you have the space consider something like that.

I see someone mentioned getting one built in your other thread, is that really so difficult locally. Ours took my BIL and I a few hours one day after we had got a local to trundle off into the wilds to bring back some bamboo.

As a rich-falang when you mention Dog-House to a Thai they will get the mental image thus:

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....and be working out how many million the house will cost you.

If I were in your shoes I would find a simple image of what you seek on-line, knock up rough "fake" description that looks like a web site in MS Word etc with a picture and a price that you want to pay. Then take that as a sheet of paper to one of the many road side places that sell bamboo 'furniture' etc and get them to make it for you. As you have shown them the price (you wrote) that the website sell for they won't be charging silly money. Or get your native Thai speaker to do the transaction for you. (best keep English text off the page) :ph34r:

....or just get one of those bamboo dwelling puppies?

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I bought one from a guy that makes and sells them himself. They are available in many sizes. He has a hut/shack on the sukhumvit very near to the Makro store about 2 k after Pattaya Tai turning.He is on the same side of the road as Makro. There are about 12 to choose from there. I believe i paid about 4000baht for a nice one big enough for 2 medium dogs.

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I think my costs were about 2,500 Baht including materials and beers. I had the paint already.

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I bought one from a guy that makes and sells them himself. They are available in many sizes. He has a hut/shack on the sukhumvit very near to the Makro store about 2 k after Pattaya Tai turning.He is on the same side of the road as Makro. There are about 12 to choose from there. I believe i paid about 4000baht for a nice one big enough for 2 medium dogs.

I've seen his and they seem as good as any around Pattaya - Si Racha, although there are several others along Sukhumvit Road around Pattaya and Naklua.

I would also support, though, Cuban's comments about wooden kennels being a breeding space for ticks - they may look nice but they are far from ideal in the tropics. Most Thais go for a metal framed, open-sided "kennel" with a wide tiled roof and a tiled floor giving some shade and shelter from wind and rain. Most welders will make one up for you, and you just add the tiles.

Alternatively you could contact Shamu-Shamu Pet Supplies who have shops in Bangkok and Phuket but who specialise in mail order who have (or at least did the last time I checked) a range of plastic imported house and igloo style kennels (tel: 022129172-6). The pet suppliers under (and outside) Robinson in Si Racha used to stock them, but I haven't noticed any there recently.

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I was looking for one for ages and couldn't find any. In the end i made one myself, it was good fun and kept me busy for a while. Why don't you try that?post-48222-0-41950600-1308968648_thumb.j

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There is a metal works on the Huai Yai Road. He sells dog kennels. Think he also makes to order

Go past the floating market heading to Banam pur .

First traffic lights after market. Take left turn. This is Huai Yai Road

You will find his place on the right hand side just before the crossroads.

Not sure if they speak any English but I usually get by with a calculator and sign language.

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Don't take that road by motorbike unless you've got everything in order (licence, tax, registration, insurance, passport, helmet, etc, etc)!! The police on that corner are notorious.

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On 6/25/2011 at 9:24 AM, nidge said:

I was looking for one for ages and couldn't find any. In the end i made one myself, it was good fun and kept me busy for a while. Why don't you try that?post-48222-0-41950600-1308968648_thumb.j

Can you make me one the same ?

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I got one from Lazada a few years ago. 

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4 minutes ago, Sheryl said:

I got one from Lazada a few years ago. 

hi Sheryl ,  was it for a large dog  ?  .... my friend has a Siberian husky .... he's only 4 months old but i think my friend will need a large dog house soon ...  just liked the one in the post above. 

he's a funny dog ...  he has a super personality 

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I built a beautiful dog house for mine, cement block, raised sleeping platform the ish.

 

He never slept in it preferring different areas outside the house wherever it was coolest.

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15 minutes ago, sungod said:

I built a beautiful dog house for mine, cement block, raised sleeping platform the ish.

 

He never slept in it preferring different areas outside the house wherever it was coolest.

so a waste of time and effort  ...   ?

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