When I’m stuck at home and experiencing cabin fever for whatever reason AND my dogs are there with me, I find myself searching for ways to do these 2 things: save money and get organized! Specifically, I’m always on the hunt to find new ways to save money on stuff for the dog (dog treats, dog food, dog toys, dog beds, dog grooming items, etc). And I’m also looking for clever ways to re-organize all of the dog’s gear and supplies (like I way I organized all of the dog treats and dog food in our house). Today I’m going to share with you some fun ways to do BOTH of those things while spending good quality time with your dog at the same time!
Dog Beds And Pillows
See the pros & cons to letting your dog sleep on your bed instead of getting them their own pet bed. How to make DIY dog beds and pillows (even XL orthopedic ones!) for half the price of buying them new. Fun gift ideas for dog lovers -- including plush dog bedding items. Dog bedding ideas for your car, your dog’s crate, and more! All things I wish I knew before getting a dog.
Looking for the best dog gifts for yourself or a fellow dog lover? Here are 30+ clever gifts for dog owners. Helpful dog Christmas gifts they’ll really use! I know, because I’ve had dogs all my life, and I actually use every single one of these items and my dogs like ’em too.
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.
I have 2 large dogs and they pretty much go wherever I go! I’ve whittled down my list of dog travel necessities to 7 dog car safety items and 7 clever dog travel accessories — the most important things to pack for dog car travel, plus a few clever dog car accessories that you probably haven’t thought of. These are the items that we take along whenever we’re traveling with our dogs in the car. Perhaps you’ll find them useful as well!
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…
These luxury dog beds are very unique. You can get a car bed to match your child’s bed. Maybe you are looking for something a little less expensive you can look at making a no-sew pillow for your dog.
There are a bunch of great products available to make summertime even enjoyable for our furry friends. Some of these are just for fun, while others will help your dog stay more comfortable during the high temperatures.
Our dogs lend us an ear, protect us from harm, and are loyal companions that love us unconditionally. Be sure to give your canine companion a gift that he’ll enjoy. Here are some unique ideas to get you started…
Just who did we buy those expensive pillows for anyway?… We recently invested in a new set of down pillows for our master bedroom. They were very expensive. Aside from the fact that we allow our dog on our bed — though we didn’t used to — we’re now finding that he uses our new pillows all the time!
Ebay is a great place to make a few bucks from ‘slightly used’ dog toys, doggie apparel, and other dog products. If you’re not using it, why not sell it on eBay?
Show some love to your favorite four-legged friend… your dog will surely enjoy one of these plush, heart-shaped dog beds!
If you know exactly what you want to buy for your dog at eBay, then you can go right to the pet category on Ebay and start there. Or, you can browse through all current dog auctions on eBay… fine-tune your search results… and go from there. There are PLENTY of great deals on dog stuff at eBay!!
Enjoy the following pictures of dogs in all their glory – fast asleep and minding their own business!
Four rules for dog owners who let — or are considering letting — their dog sleep in the bed with them.
See how we survived the whole crate-training ordeal with Destin. At first, we didn’t succeed. But we stuck with it, and it eventually worked out. All it took was a couple weeks of us and our dog being a little more ‘on edge’ than usual. But we all got through it in the end, and we are SO glad that both of our dogs are now kennel trained! Here’s what worked for us…
If you haven’t already purchased a pet bed for your dog, here are a few reasons you may want to get a doggie pillow for your canine friend…
For the pampered puppy in your life — or your girlfriend’s life — nothing beats this plush dog bed that’s shaped like a big red rose petal!
Is your dog in need of a cushy new pillow or pet bed? Here’s another simple idea that worked for us… it’s a no-sew way to make your very own doggie pillow… for next to nothing!
Is your dog’s pet bed or doggie pillow a little ragged around the edges? If your dog’s pillow gets a lot of use, chances are, the cover itself is faded, stained, or torn in one or more places. Here’s how to make a new cover for your dog’s pet bed …It’s simple!
Somehow, we were fortunate to be able to convince our 3-year-old dog to start using a crate — out of the blue. Here’s how we did it…