Everyone is pledging to live a green life today. Since we are making use of eco-friendly and sustainable materials to build our own homes, then why not we do the same with the houses we build or buy for our pets. Our pets may not understand the issues of global warming and deforestation, but we do. For the eco-conscious pet owners who aim to go green in every possible way, making eco-friendly pet homes seems to be a great option. After the jump are some of the best eco-friendly houses for your pampered pets.
1. Greenrrroof Animal Home
Landscape designer Stephanie Rubin, teamed with painter/sculptor Chris Isner and built a sustainable and eco-friendly pet homes for providing clean and fresh surroundings. She makes these Greenrrroof Animal Houses using sustainably harvested, untreated red cedar planks and paints them with low or no VOC paints. On the roofs local plants can be grown without taking extra care of the little garden as the roof itself consist of vegetation, growing medium, a filter membrane, drainage pipe and waterproofing material to keep the inside dry. These pet homes are not so cheap, but after all it is an amazing living area for your pet, which is worth the cost.
2. Eco friendly Metroshed
The MetroShed makes for a cool eco-friendly house for your pet, as it enjoys a prefab multipurpose structure and adds extra space in no time. Your pet will truly enjoy his stay inside the eco-friendly Metroshed, which comes with cedar wood beam post frame, insulated wall panels, aluminum sliding doors and ventilation shutters with bug screens. Electric outlets are there for those who want to give extra comfort to their pampered pets. The Metroshed is available in custom designs to suit the liking of pet owners.
3. Eco friendly house for birds
Brenda Osorio has created this small sustainable house known as âCorchitoâ, for birds to live in comfortably. This natural bird house is made from 7 cork pieces and can be assembled in form of 3D jigsaw puzzle.
4. Indoor Green-Roofed
French indoor and outdoor furniture designer firm, Jardin Chic, has come up with modern and uniquely styled pet houses. These pet dwellings that come with catchy curves and non symmetric shapes also serve as planters. Their green roofs provide ample space for growing plants while housing your pet dog, cat or bird.
5. Eco-friendly dog house
The combined team of talented interior designers from South Carolina, Michelle Pollak and Colorado builder Alan Mowrer, work together for La Petite Maison to build exquisite eco- friendly dog houses. Alan Mowrer, who is the chief builder for La Petite Maison dog and play houses, uses recycled floor tiles, sustainable woods, and left over and discarded wooden planks. Your dog would definitely love to live inside this eco-friendly dog house.
6. Fuora Flat Pack Modern Doghouse
This stylish DogHouse is designed by Italian outdoor company Fuora. This kennel requires no maintenance and is made with a multi layered birch wood that came from a sustainable source. This sustainable wood can resist all sorts of weather conditions because it is treated with a special thermoplastic overlay. The eco- friendly, transparent varnish coating makes the kennel green providing your dog with a healthy atmosphere. It comes in a flat packing and requires no adhesive or screws to assemble and is very easy to clean.
This dog house is installed underground and takes up the energy of the earth to heat or cool a special space for your dog. Designed by Miler pet products, the DogEden doghouse is made using 20% recycled materials. It is UV resistant, leak proof, chew-proof and only requires you to dig a hole in earth to be kept inside. It comes with a lifetime warranty with a cost of $400. The temperature in the dog house will be maintained keeping your dog cool in summers and warm in winters.
8. Eco-friendly dog house
The federalist style âSumma Cannonâ dog house is designed by Sustainable Pet Design for President Obamaâs first dog to be. Historic wood, eco-friendly paint, bio-fuel and greenroof plants are used to create this eco-friendly dog house. This green dog house will provide good health and a better living environment for Obamaâs pet in the White House.