From another pinner....Now that is what a dog house should look like... but I would set it up so that there is a doggy door for him to get out of his screen porch. Cause Ill have a fence for him to play inside. And, of course, his house will be heated in the winter (doggy door there, too, to keep the heat in). And this would all just be for when there isnt anyone in the house to play with.
15 Tips to Reduce FLIES Around the Chicken Coop. When keeping chickens or other animals, flies are an expected nuisance, but there are steps that can be taken to reduce the overall fly population, thereby limiting the risks of disease they carry.
Excellent article - How to Landscape your chicken coop: Although it may seem like an exercise in futility, it actually IS possible to landscape your chicken run. A nicely landscaped run serves many purposes. A variety of bushes and shrubs will make your run look nice, while providing shade, a supply of bugs and insects and a predator screen. The joy that a pretty run brings makes it worth the extra effort.... Lots of photos and information! // Great Gardens & Ideas //