Being in the dog house doesn’t have to be a bad thing. In fact, the best dog houses are cute, cozy and sturdy—a private spot where your pooch will love spending time. Plus, if you have a pup who likes to spend a lot of time out in the backyard, you’ll be at ease knowing that they have a safe place to get out of the elements and enjoy some shade on sunny days.
To help you find the best doggy digs for your fur bb, we’ve rounded up Chewy’s best-selling and top-rated dog houses. These structures have been tested and approved by dog parents like you.
1Best Dog House for IndoorsMerry Products Room with a View Wooden Dog House $97 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping$97 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping
2Best Insulated Dog HouseDog Palace Insulated Heated Dog House $428 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping$428 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping
3Best Small Dog HouseMidWest Ferplast Villa Dog Kennel with Folding Porch, 29x23 inches $135 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping$135 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping
4Best Large Dog HouseFrisco Craftsman Wooden Dog House, 45x32 inches $252 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping$252 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping
5Best Plastic Dog HousePetmate Barnhome III Dog House $90 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping$90 at Chewy.comFREE 1-3 day shipping
Best Dog House for Indoors
This cat house was easy to build and the quality is quite good. Not sure why the reviews suggest otherwise. We will add foam insulation and enclose the top for our outdoor crew, plus stuff with comfy hay, but overall, this was better than expected.
Very easy to assemble, the perfect height for my window for him to lookout when he goes up . I was tired of him chewing up the soft houses & hopefully he don’t start chewing on the wood.
Very high quality!
I'm actually surprised that this costs what it does. It is very high quality wood and it smells wonderful! It's very sturdy and the lattice is top notch. I did have some issue following the instructions but applied common sense and got it. I also wish the top would lift off for easy cleaning access. That aside, this gets five stars for what you get for the cost. It'll last a very long time if you properly take care of the wood. And it looks like a luxury house!
Best Insulated Dog House
This dog house is the real thing!
We had an Igloo house with a Hound Heater in it for several years but wanted to get a new one. We found the Dog Palace, insulated and heated. We ordered it and received it in a couple of days. It was so easy to put together and install the heater. We read were some dogs had to be trained to jump in it. As soon as we got out of their way our dogs were in it. We purchased the dog bed that was recommended for it. They love it! Today 12/23/22 the temp was -4 degrees and the wind chill was -17. The inside of the dog house was 64 degrees. We are so happy with this doghouse!
Sturdy doghouses that last a long time
We've had three dog palaces (two DP Hunters and one Dog Palace) for several years now, and they have withstood Missouri winters very well. It gets colder here than people expect, and the heater has been an invaluable asset to keeping our dogs warm and cozy. Upon assembly, I cracked one of the windows (it was my fault) and I contacted the manufacturers, and they mailed me a replacement part, no problem. Good customer service, quality product. I recommend this to anybody I know with outdoor animals.
I purchased this house for my outdoor pittie and she loves it. I found out she has been hiding all her toys in there too! Super easy to assemble and the heater works great. Highly recommended!
Best Small Dog House
Bought this to use as a feeding station for some stray cats that adopted my backyard. Keeps food dry/protected and separate from their sleeping shelters. Works perfectly.
Best Large Dog House
Great outdoor dog house
#ReceivedFreeProduct The designer really thought of everything when they designed this doghouse. It's made out of durable durable outdoor materials that can withstand the crazy weather. It has a slanted roof so that rain water and snow doesn't accumulate on it. And it comes with a door flap to further keep the elements out and protects my little guy and he can hang out in there till the bad weather passes. Love this doghouse.
#ReceivedFreeProduct This dog house is so cute. My dog loves it and will hang out in it if she’s outside. I love how it looks and seems to be very sturdy. Overall really happy with this product and so is my dog!
Looks great and is easy to assemble
#ReceivedFreeProduct This is one the best-looking dog houses I have ever seen. Right out the box and fully assembled, I am amazed at how easy it was to put together and how great it looks. From the clear dog flaps to the slanted PVC roof and solid wood and metal hardware, I surely have the coolest dog house in the neighborhood. The white trim is a genuinely nice touch that makes the doghouse feel more like a home for my little friend. The PVC roof is sure to last long as well as look good. Being bright white, it will also help deflect the sunlight helping keep the house cool. My one and only issue with the house is that the floor could use...
Best Plastic Dog House
This was purchased for my two desert tortoises, they love it! It is easy to clean, keeps them cool in our very hot desert summers and will keep them warm and protected in the winter month when they hibernate.
Using for outdoor cat that has adopted us- he loves it! And keeps him out of the elements-and on nice days just naps all day -very happy with purchase!
I knew it was going to be exactly what I wanted because I have the larger one. Delivered on time, took them out of their boxes, ( I ordered 2 for me feral cats), set them up with a little catnip sprinkled inside and watched the kitties explore the new items in the back yard. Success all the way around.
Best Dog Houses Luxury
#ReceivedFreeProduct My dog loves his new doghouse. Anyone that can read and follow instructions can put it together with minimum effort, but as always, it is best to have a second set of hands to assemble.
Such a cute Addition
#ReceivedFreeProduct I love our new Frisco Modern Wooden Outdoor Dog house. It was pretty easy to put together and it looks adorable. It is for our cat mostly who is mainly outside but also incase it starts to rain when our dog is outside and we aren’t home. They now have a little home of there own to hide out in.
#ReceivedFreeProduct This dog house is so cute! the window on the side and the little overhang to stop rain is very convenient. Perfect size for my little one to go in and lay down, turn around and enough space for a little bed for him. The only suggestion I have would be to have some kind of flap or door on the front we could close to keep other animals out when not in use.
Best Budget Dog House
Very nice house for large cat
This animal house is very well made and has a nice wood smell. I like the slanted roof and feet which are protected. I am hoping my large feral/stray cat will start to use it. I've put a nice fluffy mattress on left side as well as some catnip toys and my shirt to make him comfortable. It should be interesting to see how he uses it later in the winter months here in Florida. Cross your fingers!
Purchased for a resident cat to use when he is outside for the day. Good size for him to not feel confined but keep him dry if it rains
Our upscale waterproof outside hidden litter box.
This thing looks great and matches two wood storage cabinets we have by our pool. Parts all fit right. It is real wood and well packed, but if it was thrown or dropped while shipping the stress could cause damage. Ours was perfect. Yes, it is a thin wood, but not as thin as I expected, and each panel has a reinforcement board on the back attached with real screws and not staples or glue. I put a coat of clear sealer on it before it went full time outside in the lanai.
You don’t have to sacrifice style for a dog house that’s easy to set up, keeps your dog safe from the elements, and can hold up to the weather. Give your dog a room to call their own with the best dog house for the size of your dog, your yard and your budget.
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