Habitat for Hounds Doghouses

Habitat for Hounds gives dogs without proper shelter an insulated cozy dog house.  Habitat for Hounds was featured in Best Friends Magazine Jan/February 2014 edition. See the article in the Updates.

Since it began Habitat for Hounds has provided houses for 225+ dogs!  <--Updated to include 45 new houses since 2017.

Brenda Nash manages the details and I help out. Until now we have raised money via a "tip jar" at Rabun Animal Hospital, but times are tough and few in this rural area have extra cash to donate. Winter is always tough. Demand for houses goes up and donations go down due to holiday spending.

Any donation will go 100% to materials. Neither Brenda or I get any payment.  Donations can also be made via PayPal using my email address below or checks can be send directly to me via my postal address below. Make checks payable to Habitat for Hounds.

About the Houses
All six sides are double walled and have fiberglass insulation. The roof is removable for easy cleaning or replacement of bedding. The door has a special cover to prevent rain from getting in.
A large house for a Lab or German Shepard sized dog costs $150 in materials. Update-Our local Lowes now offers us a generious discount a large house now costs us $100
Build Your Own Habitat Doghouse
For a $5.00 donation you can get detailed instructions on how to build your own Habitat for Hounds doghouse. Just request the plans in your donation comments and email me at Ervin@dnet.net so I can send you the plans.

The YouTube video on how to assemble the house is here: https://youtu.be/0LeG3BAnZTM

View more Habitat for Hounds information on Facebook at:https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100007822788521

GoFundMe no longer allows campaigns to see the donors emails which we used to send  a second Thank You in case the GoFundMe Thank You does not work.  It quit working a few months back and we think has since been fixed. If you do not receive and Thank You please email me at the address below so I can personally send you a BIG THANK YOU for your donation. We will never share your email with anyone else.

So I am providing my contact information here.
My email : Ervin@dnet.net
My postal mail address: 763 Brandon Lane, Otto, NC 28763.

Donations (0)

  • Kathy Lesher 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Donna Quinlivan  
    • $300 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • P. Pursell 
    • $50 
    • 8 mos


Ervin Leonard 
Otto, NC
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