My parents have this same igloo for their dog (a german shepard, half malamute) in Idaho which is what made me want it. It seemed to protect from all elements. My dog is a pure bred german shepard and when this one came, it seemed much smaller than the one my parents have. I thought large would be the right one for my dog - assuming XL would be for huge breeds like great danes or something, plus it wasn't an option. My dog is about 5-6 months old, so still a puppy and it's the perfect size for him... right now. I worry he will be growing out of it super fast. He is also not keen on it much, maybe because we live in FL and it seems impossible for any dog house to keep the water out. I originally put a blanket inside, but he pulls it out so I assume it's much cooler without the blanket and he doesn't need it with that fur coat. I still think that when it comes to most dogs sizes though, that this would be better for medium to large dogs rather than large dogs that are almost 100lbs or more. I wish I would have been able to get a larger size. Otherwise it was super easy to assemble and does what it needs to do.
- How did the image on site compare with the actual product? I thought the product itself would be larger than it was.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Perfectly accurate, but the dog house does not seem to keep water out.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Great quality and easily assembled.