Here is how I can make any dog house heated. This works well with "igloo" style dog houses. It really is simple.
We've modified the design of our to fit the unique shape of Dogloo®, Indigo®, and other igloo-style pet houses. The special half-round shape covers half the floor of an igloo shelter, allowing pets to choose whether to rest on or off the heated surface.
Igloo houses are designed to withstand temperatures far below zero, but during times of severe weather, dogs should be brought inside whenever possible. Small breed dogs, dogs of lean build and older dogs, especially those that are arthritic, are especially susceptible to the bitter, winter cold. Hypothermia can set in quickly, and even the healthiest dogs can succumb to the effects of the brutal cold. Keeping your dog happy, healthy and warm is easy with the proper tools and preparation. Your dog deserves to be protected from whatever Mother Nature has to offer. He is man's best friend, after all.
Lectro-Kennel Igloo-Style Heated Beds for Igloo Dog Houses Feature:
Heat-N-Breeze Dog House Heater and Fan with Igloo Bracket
Those plastic igloo style dog houses leave a lot to be desired. But sometimes they are all you can get. The door is too large, they don't insulate the dog for anything, they channel rain in, well, the list goes on. Here is one way to make your igloo style dog house half way decent. These half circle heaters can help keep the dog house half way warm. I have not used one.As long as a dog has a good doghouse, packed with wheat straw, they can live in any temp. What is dangerous for the dogs, is cold wind or draft. I know that Igloo claims to be cool in summer and warm in winter, but an Igloo without the flap or some type of closure over the entrance is the worst for cold temps and wind. (due to such a large opening)Two days! Lots of dog houses!! The guardians placed dog houses with heat pads on Long Island over the weekend. We will be replacing the igloos with wood houses as soon as they come in, It's always a struggle with the owner , they claim the dog is fine out side, all their dogs always lived outside , These people are ignorant as they come, But we still need to make sure the dogs are as safe From the cold as possible , Please be an advocate in your area for outside dogs.This special mounting bracket allows the Akoma Hound Heater Furnace or Heat n' Breeze Heater / Fan Combo to be mounted on igloo type dog houses. Mounting hardware included.They make heaters especially for the igloo/dogloo style dog houses now and, for that matter, barn style dog houses, too. I cannot recall the price but, not that much considering the welfare of the dog(s). How to Winterize / Heat a Dog House and Keep it Warm Inside. How to get a dog house ready for winter. This was done because those crappy Igloo dog houses are garbage. I built an enclosure to house our dog's house, stuffed it with hay, and hooked up a heating pad for her. JRMSWEEPS!