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 cheap dog beds ourselves to keep them comfortable in their new space.
DIY Dog Stuff
There are so many cool ideas for DIY dog stuff. When you make your own dog stuff - you can save a lot of money! Here you'll find the best things you can make for your dogs like treats, sweaters, Halloween costumes, and dog toys.
Did you realize that you can make over $500 a month dog sitting? As a pet sitter in Seattle, I’ve learned a few things along the way to make dog sitting more profitable and fun. Here are my best tips on how to start offering dog sitting services on the side to make extra money.
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 + videos
Thinking of dying your dog’s fur a different color? The safest way is to use food coloring – either juice from colorful foods or organic food coloring. Here’s how.
See the true cost of owning a dog — in hard dollars — plus how to save money on pet costs. These are tips that you can use when you get a new puppy all the way through your dog’s adult life. If you’re getting a new dog soon, start here to save big bucks!
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!
No, these aren’t business cards for your dog. (Well, I guess they could be if you wanted them to be — if your dog is that popular at the dog park!) These are business cards for dog lovers. I can think of lots of ways that these cards could be useful.
Suddenly our dog refused to walk down stairs in our home. They are solid wood, not carpeted. Before this, he went up & down the steps fine. My DIY solution.
These dog recipes would work great ANY time of year, not just Halloween. In addition to the homemade dog treats recipes, you’ll find some fun ways to give dogs their Halloween treats.
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…
If you make dog treats yourself, they’ll be cheaper and healthier than store-bought ones. And you’ll be able to pronounce all of the ingredients!
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.
Whether you’re looking for a Halloween costume for yourself, or your child, there are lots of ideas to choose from here. The best part: most of these are a cinch to make yourself! Dog lovers everywhere will be making — or buying — the following dog-related Halloween costumes this year.
Here are step-by-step instructions for making a tug toy for your dog, using items you already have around the house!
Check out the following pictures of dog flowers. Some are made with REAL flowers. Others were created by placing a real dog behind a painted picture of a flower.Both are fun!
Is your dog new to Kong toys? Or, maybe he’s simply bored with Kongs these days… Here are some ways to switch things up a bit. Fun new ways to make it more fun AND challenging for your dog to get treats out of a Kong toy.
Here are some fun crafts that your dog — and dog lovers — will enjoy this Christmas.
Pet Pages Unleashed – a great book of scrapbooking ideas for scrapbookers who have dogs!
Another popular thing that people do with dog poo is Recycle it! Here are instructions to build your own doggie waste compost for use in your backyard.
Make a realistic looking magazine cover featuring a picture of your dog! It’s fast. It’s free. It’s easy to do yourself online!
Here are some things that I’ve learned along the way that can be deadly to a dog… Each of these is a common everyday object or occurrence in our lives with dogs, so consider these a few things that you may simply need to modify a bit in order to keep things safe for your dog around the house.
This is a growing list of do-it-yourself projects for dog lovers. You’ll find lots of great ideas that you will enjoy doing AND that your dog will enjoy in the end. I have personally tried most of these projects myself.