Dogs have traditionally been considered a part of the outdoors. With a thick fur coat and ample body heat, they have been well equipped to thrive in a variety of outdoor environments. But recent trends have pointed to a change in our perception of how a dog should live and be treated. Many dogs are now considered to be a part of the family and given a space inside the house. This brings with it its own set of unique challenges. Will your dog take up residence in your house or will you provide a comfortable space in an outdoor dog kennel?
There are several factors to consider when deciding whether your dog should live indoors or outdoors including the following: