Frequently Asked Heat Lamp Bulbs
A heat lamp is designed to heat your kennel. Your dog will be kept warm and cosy under the rays of a heat lamp. It is important to choose the correct size for the space that you wish to heat. A correctly fitted heat lamp, that is the right size will keep your dog warm even in harsh weather conditions.
A heat lamps for a dog kennel is designed to be left on for extended periods, though it is wise to always read the manufacturer's instructions. Heat lamps are often left on overnight, as this is when the temperature drops and they are required to maintain consistent heat throughout the night.
A 100-watt heating lamp is estimated to heat a four to five cubic foot area. The size of the heat lamp will need to be chosen according to the size of your dog's kennel. The bigger the kennel, the bigger the heat lamp required to heat the area. Always ask us if you are unsure of the best size to heat your kennel.
A correctly installed heat lamp is safe for dogs. Remember to secure any wires out of the way so that they cannot be chewed. Check your heated lights for kennels frequently for any signs of wear or tear, and make sure you choose the correct size for the area that you wish to heat.