Thinking of getting an orthopedic dog bed for your furbaby? I made my own no-sew cheap dog beds from memory foam for about half the price of buying new extra large dog beds. See how we created a separate dog mudroom area in our house (to keep the dirt and mud to a minimum inside) and how we made DIY dog beds ourselves to keep them comfortable in their new space.
DIY Dog Items
Lots of cool DIY dog stuff that you can make for yourself, for your dog, or as a gift for someone else! Dog owners share their favorite DIY dog items. From DIY dog toys, DIY dog beds, DIY dog houses, DIY dog furniture and accessories... to seasonal fun stuff including DIY dog flower arrangements and DIY dog costumes for Halloween!
Even if you don’t have any sewing skills (like me) here are 6 funny dog Halloween costumes you can make at home with very little effort. See photos + video tutorials
Have a dog (or multiple dogs), but don’t have a fenced-in yard for them to run and play in? Then you’ll enjoy these DIY dog tie-out ideas. See the overhead dog trolley system that worked for our 2 dogs.
Whether you buy a dog house or build a dog house, there are lots of types, sizes & styles to choose from. Dog house ideas from practical, to fun, to fancy!
My Dachshund recently had back surgery, so I needed a dog ramp — instead of doggie steps — as a way for her to get up on my bed. Most of the dog ramps I found online where very expensive and the height didn’t match up with my bed height. So I made my own. Here’s how…
There are furniture type dog kennels (like these dog crate tables), but they are expensive! So I started looking at my own pieces of furniture to see what I could modify to make my own dog crate table. Here’s how I built a dog crate table for my dog, Lucy…
Dog flowers are not just cute, they are also a conversation starter! You can make your own dog flowers out of real flowers or artificial flowers — it doesn’t matter. Here’s a video that shows how to make dog flowerpots.
Making your own dog toys can be a lot cheaper than buying them from the store. Here are some fun dog toys you can make using tennis balls!
With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to think about the type of Halloween costume your dog will wear this year. Here are lots of fun and easy dog Halloween costumes that you can make yourself.
Getting dogs to wear dog clothing and Halloween costumes can be tricky. These are the best tips for getting your dog dressed up without making him uncomfortable. Plus what to do if your dog doesn’t like wearing clothing or costumes at all! And… if you’re going to dress up your dog for Halloween, I’ve got some great tips to ensure that your dog remains happy (and safe) throughout the day… or the entire event.