Enhancing your pet’s quality of life starts with his home. At Petmate®, we offer a diverse selection of shelters, including the Aspen Pet® line, to ensure that your precious pooch is protected from the elements. And guess what? Our shelters never need painting, and are rot and mold-resistant! What more could you ask for?

Questions you should ask yourself prior to purchasing a shelter:

1. How to size your dog correctly?

2. Do you want a dog house for indoor or outdoor use?

3. What type of weather will the house be used in?

To size your dog house correctly:

  • Be sure your dog can stand up, turn around, and lie down comfortably in the house.
  • If the shelter is too big, he won’t stay warm enough.
  • If the shelter is too small, your dog won’t be comfortable in his house.

The most common styles of dog houses we offer include the traditional barn-style plastic shelters and the dome (igloo) style plastic shelters.

Traditional Barn Style Plastic Shelters:

  • Imitates traditional barns with attractive roofline adaptations of wood and shingle textures.
  • Features door overhangs that help keep out rain and divert it away from the entry.
  • Have raised floors with moats along the walls so that liquid drains off to the sides.
  • Best suited for milder climates outdoors, but is ideal for indoor use as well.
  • Are built with rear vents to keep the air inside fresh.
  • Assemble with a quick, easy, snap-together design. No tools are required.

If this type of shelter appeals to you, take a look at our Aspen Pet Petbarn®.

Dome (igloo) Style Plastic Shelters:

  • Designed to be stable in gusty, windy areas.
  • Sloughs off snow and rain while reflecting warmth down to the pet.
  • Features heavy-duty structural foam making them extremely strong.
  • Have raised floors with moats along the walls so that liquid drains off to the sides.
  • Keeps pets warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.
  • Assemble with a quick, easy, snap-together design. No tools are required.

If this type of shelter appeals to you, check out the Petmate® Indigo® Dog House

Home is truly where the heart is… Give your dog the home he’ll love all year round with one of our comfortable, durable Petmate shelters.

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