14 DIY Projects for Dog Owners

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Being a dog owner means that you have a furry friend who loves you no matter what you look like in the morning, but it also means that you need certain things to keep your sweet pet happy and content. Instead of spending big bucks at the pet store, try these 14 useful DIY projects for dog owners. Some of them will make things more convenient for you and your pup, some cleverly reuses some things you might already have, and some will make your home more dog-friendly and more beautiful at the same time.

Dog Car Hammock

Does your dog love to ride in your car with you? Make it safer for your dog and your human riders by making this dog car hammock. In case of an accident, your dog won’t roll under the chairs thanks to this great DIY. Bonus: you’ll have less dog hair on your chairs.

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Dog Pee Pit

If you have a backyard and you often let your dog do their business there, save your grass by making this DIY pee pit with rocks. Make it a part of your landscaping so it looks as great as it is functional.

Cooling Dog Bed

Dogs love to be outside, even when it’s hot outside Make it more comfortable for them to hang out outside with this cooling dog bed. The best part? It’ll cost you only $5! And don’t miss these tips for other ways to keep dogs cool in hot weather.

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Homemade Dog Shampoo

If your dog has problems with flaky or itchy skin, you might want to make this homemade dog shampoo that contains rosemary, coconut oil, and lavender essential oil.

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Dog Ramp

Have an older dog or an injured dog? This dog ramp makes it easier for your pet to climb into bed to snuggle with you. The ramp also folds down, so you can push it underneath your bed when its not in use.

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T-Shirt Dog Toy

All you need is an old t-shirt and a tennis ball to make this DIY dog toy. This toy is easy to make and is great for dogs who love to fetch and play tug-of-war.

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Dog Crate Pillow

Make your travel crate more comfortable for your loveable pup by making this easy dog crate pillow.

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Homemade Dog Toothpaste

Dogs need their teeth brushed just like we do. This homemade dog toothpaste combines coconut oil and chicken (or beef) bouillon granules to make a all-natural toothpaste that your dog will enjoy.

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Belt Dog Collars

Give your dog a stylish look by turning a cool vintage belt into an unique dog collar. You can easily find vintage belts at your nearest thrift store.

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Dog Bowl Placemat

Have a messy eater? Craft this dog bowl placemat with your favorite contact paper and make it easier for you to keep your home a bit cleaner.

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Dog Doo Compost Bin

It’s always a good idea to pick up after your dog’s “doo,” but it’s not a good idea to just throw them into the trash, which can stink up your place or your garage. This clever dog doo compost bin acts like a septic tank to solve this smelly problem.

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DIY Dog Bed

There are so many DIY dog bed tutorials on the internet today, but I especially liked this one because of how simple it is to made and the classic look of the design. This dog bed will fit in any home’s decor and it’s designed to be big enough for two pillowcases to fit into.

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Dog Steps

Have a tiny dog or a dog that needs help getting on the sofa? This cute DIY dog step will come in handy.

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Dog Gate

This DIY gate is actually a baby gate, but it could work just as well for a dog. You could adjust the plans to fit whatever space you want to block off. Forget the cheap baby gates, this DIY dog gate will keep your home looking good and last much longer.

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I hope you’ve found these DIY projects for dog owners useful for you and your best friend! What other DIY projects for dog owners have you made and loved?

“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.”  Please check out my blog What the Vita!

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