9 DIY Crafts And Projects That Your Pets Will Love

They say that dog is man's best friend. The bond that is formed between pet and owner can be really close, and most pets become full-fledged family members within days of being welcomed into the home. To celebrate and pamper your furry friends, we're going to show you 9 genius ideas that your pawsome pals are sure to love. Whether it's delicious dog-friendly ice cream for those hot summer days to come or a cozy cat cave, we've got you and your pet care needs covered. 

1. Dog-Friendly Ice Cream

Hot summer days can really slow you down, but our canine friends also have to fight the heat. Luckily, there's a new way to help man's best friend cool down: treat him to a delicious and healthy doggy ice cream! Now your furry friend can also enjoy the dog days of summer, and let's be honest, no one can resist a delicious ice cold treat. Get the instructions for the Dog-Friendly Ice Cream.

2.–4. DIY Crafts For Cat Lovers

Because cat lovers are always looking for a way to spoil their furry companions, here are 3 easy crafts that are simply purr-fect. It's surprisingly easy to make your four-legged friend happy, so have fun spoiling your kitties! Get the instructions for the 3 DIY Crafts For Cat Lovers.

5. Collar Shrinky Dinks

Want to jazz up your dog's collar with a personalized pendant? Or do you want to keep a homemade picture of your dog close to your heart and always nearby? Thanks to these personalized shrinky dinks, you can easily make your own charms! Get the instructions for the Collar Shrinky Dinks.

6. Dog Food Dispenser

If pouring dog food out of the bag and into the bowl of your favorite four-legged friend is getting to be a bit monotonous, mix things up with this homemade dog food dispenser. Or if you're more of a cat person, it also works well with dry cat food. With a little bit of luck and a whole lot of patience, you can even train your dog to operate the DIY dog food dispenser all by himself! Get the instructions for the Dog Food Dispenser.

7. Makeshift Dog Bed

Just like us, our four-legged friends love a cozy little bed to snuggle up in. And since there's no one who loves us so unconditionally, gives friendlier (if sloppy) kisses, or spends a lifetime being thrilled — just thrilled! — that we're home, don't you think Rover deserves the best when it comes to bedtime? Get the instructions for the Makeshift Dog Bed.

8. Dog-Friendly Birthday Cake

Humans aren't the only ones with birthdays, so feel free to celebrate your pooch with this yummy dog-friendly cake the next time his birthday rolls around. After all, your four-legged friend deserves to be spoiled! Please Note: The entire cake can only be eaten by dogs weighing at least 55 pounds. Smaller dogs can only eat a small portion at a time, so please make sure to monitor your furry friend! Please also make sure that your dog doesn't suffer from any food intolerances before serving them this treat. Get the recipe & instructions for the Dog-Friendly Birthday Cake.

9. Paw Print Key Hook

Maybe you've been on the lookout for a good-value set of key hooks AND have been searching for the perfect way to pay homage to your loyal pet. The following idea is both practical and decorative, giving your reception area a splash of color and a personal touch! Get the instructions for the Paw Print Key Hook.

There's nothing more satisfying than knowing your pet is happy and healthy. These 9 DIY crafts and projects are going to make sure your dog or cat know that they're loved and appreciated. Forget about going to Petco – DIY is the way to go!


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