Essential reading for anyone considering building or updating kennels, this book is lavishly packed with colour photographs and inspiration from the UK, USA and Ireland. It provides step-by-step kennels building guidance and advice from expert David Key on planning, construction, materials, equipment and all aspects of your design. This complete reference guides you through all the options you need to think about before building or updating your kennels. Dog behaviour and welfare expert Gwen Bailey helps you better understand and incorporate dog welfare knowledge into your design to improve it beyond measure. It includes fascinating case studies from successful boarding kennels and world renowned charities such as Dogs Trust, San Francisco SPCA, Dublin SPCA, The Blue Cross and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.How many of us dream about changing our lives, starting our own business, working from home in a beautiful countryside location, spending more time with our beloved pets, and making a difference to the lives of dogs and their owners?
You probably already have a multi-dog household, but whether you have always dreamed about working with dogs, have just realised that this is what you want to do with your life, are already lucky enough to be working with dogs, or you are just interested in dog welfare (generally or professionally) - you will adore this inspirational book.If creating a kennels is what you dream of, then naturally you will want to provide the best accommodation and care, earn a good living, have fun and love what you do: providing a healthy, safe, loving environment for dogs. Whether you are interested in what makes good housing for your own dogs, boarding, rescue or breeding - the foundation should be good dog welfare. As well as looking the part, your kennels must be easy to live in, visit and work with on a daily basis - and this book will provide you with the ideas, practical information, design advice and inspiration to help you create your perfect kennels.