DIY Dog Stair Treads – Suddenly our dog started refusing to walk down stairs in our home. (Hardwood, not carpeted.) See my cheap DIY stair treads solution. It has worked for us for 10 years now… and counting!
Dog Rooms & Dog Spaces
Clever ways to organize dog supplies and set up your dog's personal space in your home. Whether you're using a portion of a mudroom area, an entirely separate dog room, a closed off area in your house, or a corner in the bedroom... we've got some great ways to stay organized and keep your dog safe and comfortable when you're away and they're home alone! One of many things that make having a dog easier.
If your dog doesn’t like being left alone, read this! Here’s how to help a dog with separation anxiety See the causes, treatments, and ways to keep your dog calm when alone.
It can be difficult to outwit a smart dog that is determined to get into the garbage one way or another. These are the best dog proof trash cans (including DIY dog proof garbage cans!) and tips for keeping your dog out of the trash once and for all!
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.
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…
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!
Sometimes you need a way to temporarily separate two or more dogs inside your home. Other times, you may just need to keep one dog out of a particular room or prevent him from going up or down stairs for awhile. If you’d like to give your dogs some freedom, yet restrict where they can roam in your house, the Evenflo baby gate might be the answer.
Have More Than One Dog?… There are a few important things you need to consider before bringing another dog home. Because two (and especially three) dogs under one roof comes with its own set of challenges. Been there, done that! Here are the 3 most important things you need to do when raising more than one dog together.