Old wooden barrel can be used as pet house to accommodate your dog or cat in garden. Barrel would nicely blend in the garden. However you need some support work for the barrel to stay where you put it and not to roll away
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Would be fun kid hideout space! Awesome dog kennel under the stairs design idea. If you want an indoor dog house, utilizing the space under the stairs for a cozy, attractive and practical space for dogs is a good idea! I love this design.