5+ Clever Wooden Dog Kennels For Australians

I love a good wooden dog kennel but they’re tricky to come by in Australia if you’re not into DIY’ing. In this article, I’ll share with you everything I know about finding your pup’s new favourite resting place.

Bunnings Wooden Dog Kennels

First up, there’s always the trusty Bunnings Warehouse. They’ve got a decent selection of wooden kennels (and plenty of timber to go with it if you’re feeling extra handy).

Here’s their best-reviewed one:

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Image: Bunnings | 76cm x 72cm x 76cm | Available from $119

And if you’re looking for a fun weekend project, you could build your own timber dog kennel following their tutorial.

Timber Dog Kennels from Facebook Marketplace and Gumtree

Let’s face it, wooden dog kennels are HEAVY. So if you’re not up for lugging one home from Bunnings, or paying a lot of money on shipping fees, why not look online? With a bit of luck, you’ll find one from a few streets down the road.

Facebook Marketplace and Gumtree often have plenty of wooden dog kennels on offer, sometimes second-hand but still in great condition.

Stylish Wooden Dog Kennels from Etsy

Who says wooden dog kennels have to be just wooden boxes? If you’re after something a bit more unique, Etsy has some amazing options for both indoor and outdoor use. Just make sure to check the measurements before purchasing – wooden dog kennels can be bulky, so make sure it’s not too big (or small) for your pup. And of course, always check with the seller about shipping fees and delivery options before making a purchase.

5+ Clever Wooden Dog Kennels For Australians
Image: PetJointAustralia | Available from $289.95

Locally-made Outdoor Wooden Dog Kennels – NSW

If you’re after an Australian-made wooden dog kennel, check out ‘Wooden Dog Kennels’ from Rylstone NSW. They have an extensive range of wooden kennels for sale, including duplex houses and extra-large dog houses.

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Image: Wooden Dog Kennels

Frequently Asked Questions about Wooden Dog Kennels

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about dog kennels made from timber.

What is a wooden dog kennel?

A wooden dog kennel is a structure made of wood, usually with a roof, used for housing and containing dogs.

What are the benefits of having a kennel for your dog?

Having a kennel can provide protection from the elements and a sense of security for your dog. It also offers them their own space to rest and relax.

Are wooden kennels good for dogs?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it ultimately depends on the individual dog and its preferences. However, wooden kennels can offer benefits such as insulation from cold or hot weather and protection from outside dangers. It is important to make sure the kennel is well-built and properly maintained to ensure your dog’s safety and comfort.

It is also important to make sure the kennel is appropriately sized for your dog and that they have enough space to move around and stretch out. Additionally, it is important to provide adequate bedding and regularly clean the kennel to maintain a healthy environment for your dog. Overall, wooden kennels can be a good option for dogs as long as they are properly cared for.

Where can you buy wooden dog kennels in Australia?

Wooden dog kennels can be purchased at home improvement stores such as Bunnings Warehouse, or online through sites such as Facebook Marketplace, Gumtree, and Etsy. There are also local businesses that specialise in wooden kennels, such as Wooden Dog Kennels in Rylstone NSW. It is important to carefully research and compare options before purchasing a wooden dog kennel for your dog. Taking the time to choose a well-built and appropriately sized kennel can provide your dog with a comfortable and safe space to live in.

Are wooden dog kennels waterproof?

This can vary depending on the type and construction of the wooden kennel. It is important to ask about waterproofing when purchasing a wooden kennel, or to appropriately waterproof the kennel yourself if necessary. Proper maintenance and upkeep, such as regularly checking for cracks or damage in the wood and repairing them, can also help keep the kennel waterproof.

What’s next?

If you’re interested in wooden dog kennels, you’ll definitely also want to check out our articles on wooden dog beds and dog crate furniture. These wooden options provide a stylish and comfortable place for your pup to rest.

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