Free Dog House Building Plan

Download a free dog house building plan today!

Insulated dog house with removable roof by Wayne of the Woods
Sides and roof are asymmetrical on this crooked dog house designed by Ana White. Free plans on her website but links to Whitney's posts not active.Crooked Dog House by Ana White

A set of free dog house plans makes the best use of your time and money in several ways:

* You get a materials cut list for easy shopping and minimal waste of materials.

* You don't have to spend money on the plans themselves.

* You'll likely make fewer mistakes.

The photos show two dog houses that can be made using a free dog house building plan.

But how to figure out which plans to download?

Finding Free Dog House Plans

Well, we've done some research for you: the tables below are organized for easy comparison into large, medium size and small dog houses.


  • BEG = beginner
  • INT = intermediate or advanced
  • h x w x d = height x width x depth
  • Units are in inches

Free Dog House Plans - Large Dogs

h x w x d
Crooked Dog House by Ana White-INT
Whimsical-sides angle out and roof is uneven. Uses 2.5 sheets plywood. Cost at least $150. Links to Whitney's posts no longer active but not necessary.
29 x 41 x 39
Stylish Doghouse by Sunset-BEG/INT
Uses 3 sheets of plywood. Can be made for around $200. Removable roof for easy cleaning.
34 x 32 x 48

Dog House Plans for Free - Medium Size Dogs

h x w x d

SPARKY1 - Wood Dog House - INT
Insulated dog house with front porch and deck. Great photos, a few clear drawings and a detailed materials/cut list.

37 x 30 x 33

Wayne of the Woods Insulated Dog House Plan - INT
This insulated doghouse has an interior wall that partially separates the entry way from the remainder but still allows for air circulation - good since there are no windows. The exterior 1/4" plywood walls have 3” insulation added.

36 x 29 x 19

Free Dog House Building Plan - Small Dogs

h x w x d

Small Dog House Plans from My Outdoor Plans - INT
Excellent cut list detailing where the materials will be used. Colorful 3D drawings for each step. Framing is 2x2s with 3/4 plywood for roof, walls and roof. Doorway is 12" high. Note: Link to insulated dog house plan does not work properly.

18 x 24 x 23
Simple Gabled-Roof Doghouse by John Riha-BEG
Uses one sheet of plywood or pressboard and 6 feet of 2x2s. Click on print plans to get drawing that shows dimensions/cuts.
28 x 24 x 26

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