Give your dog the perfect place to rest their head this summer, with these practical pieces that provide a stylishly shady spot on a summer’s day.

 

 

5 summer dog beds that look great in your garden

by Geryn Evans

Give your dog the perfect place to rest their head this summer, with these practical pieces that provide a stylishly shady spot on a summer’s day.

Most dogs positively prefer a bed to sleeping on the floor, and the best thing about these dog houses is that they provide a suitable year-round, draught excluded hideaway for your hound.

 

1. La Rioja Wine Barrel Kennel

This exclusive solid oak dog house is made from recycled Spanish wine barrels and adds some rustic charm to any garden. Extremely durable, it comes with a ramp and door to keep it warm and dry during a downpour.

2. The Dog Shack

This colourful design is a show stopper when it comes to dog houses! Offering shade in summer and shelter in winter, its easy ‘no tools’ assembly doesn’t even require you to reach for the screwdriver!

3. Life Time Kennel


Made from high pressure laminated, this premium quality dog kennel is chew and rot resistant, so it will always look as good as the day your bought it! Easy to clean, it provides a safe shelter from the rain and sun with its water resistant roof.

4. Oslo Kennel

With a pexiglass front window, this dog house allows year-round visibility for both dog and owner. Sliding doors provide optimum circulation and the folding bitumen roof allows for easy access when you need it. Available in one size, it will serve a large or small dog well.

5. The Dog Den

Offering a stylish alternative to the traditional dog kennel, this beautifully natural dog home certainly blends into its surroundings. With a decorative wooden front and artificial grass roof, The Dog Den is the perfect garden hideaway.