Even if you might want to build a dog house yourself for your beloved pet dog, it can be a really difficult task to do especially because of the many difficult requirements such as design plans, woodwork and other building materials.
Likewise, you should at least possess a decent carpentry and design skills just to be able to pull off a project such as building your own dog house. If you do not have the required skills for dog house building, then it is really a wise decision to do that next best thing, which is to purchase one from the pet supply store.
Most pet stores offer dog house kits that are actually quite easy to assemble. Instructions are usually simple to understand, and comes with diagrams on the assembly process.
A great advantage of build-it-yourself kit is that it requires less time (and even energy and effort) to build a dog house that it would the traditional way of building one. In a matter of one hour or two, you will be able to complete the assembly without any hitch.
And once you fully assemble the dog house kit, you have the option of further customizing it by adding things to further enhance the house such as accessories like dog pads and mattresses and even shutters.
The most important advantage of build it yourself dog house kit is the fact that you would spend less money on it than you would if you build one the traditional way, especially if you decide to let a professional builder or carpenter do the building of the dog house.
Whether traditional or the assemble-the-kit way of having a dog house for your pet, what matters is that your pet dog finally has its home. Just make sure that it is convenient and comfortable enough for your dog to readily recognize and accept the dog house as its own.