15 Dog Hacks Guaranteed To Get Tails Wagging

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By Craft Factory

Jun 12, 20195 mins

15 Dog Hacks Guaranteed To Get Tails Wagging

Dogs really are man's best friend. And, as such, we humans love nothing more than spoiling our furry companions. While pet stores and companies are the first to indulge us with a variety of products, more often than not, we find ourselves shelling out for treats and toys that just aren't worth the money. Thankfully, DIY exists.

With it, you can use the personal touch to indulge your pets - and save yourself money and the planet to boot.

So, without further ado, here are 15 dog hacks guaranteed to get your best friend's tail wagging!

1. Doy Tire Bed

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The wonderful thing about this DIY is that it's not only good for the planet but leaves you with a final product that looks great and can be created in roughly two hours. The full tutorial can be found here.

2. The Potty Bell

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This is incredible, and to be honest until you see it for yourself, it's hard to believe that dogs are quite this clever.

3. A Grooming Caddy

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Most pet owners can attest to the fact that their furry friend's stuff easily gets strewn around their home. But with a grooming caddy, you can ensure that your pet's supplies are as neat as your own. Full tutorial available here.

4. A Travel Cushion

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This is a great way to recycle old towels and ensure your pooch always travels in style. Here's how to make one.

5. Say Goodbye To Nasty Crates

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Anyone who has ever raised a puppy knows that it's hard work - especially when you have to leave them in a crate for their own good. However, this doesn't necessarily have to be the case with this DIY.

6. DIY Doggy Dry Shampoo

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Dry shampoo is a lifesaver for many of us humans, and if you're out and about with your pooch, you can use it to give them a quick spruce up too (perhaps after a long walk). Simply make your own with this DIY recipe.

7. DIY Dog Collar

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Clothes are one of the biggest pollutants on the planet. When something has seen better days on you, breathe new life into it by transforming it into an adorable accessory for your pooch. Here's how.

8. DIY Dog Smell Cleaners

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As much as we love our furry best friends, they can, on occasion, stink. And let's face it, no one wants to come home after a long day at work to a wagging tail they can't appreciate because of the accompanying pong. Thankfully, there are solutions available, and they won't set you back a fortune either if you make them yourself.

9. DIY Waterbottle Dog Toy

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If your dog is on the boisterous side, chances are that they go through more than a few toys. So why waste money buying them when you can make more than you need yourself? Above is a simple tutorial for a water bottle toy.

10. DIY Dog Biscuits

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Just like with human food, you don't know exactly what's in dog food unless you make it. There's nothing complicated about making dog biscuits either. All you need are four ingredients and this tutorial.

11. DIY Good Boy Station

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Because nothing makes man's best friend more excited than walkies and treats. Get the full tutorial here.

13. Inflatable Dog Pool

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It's not just humans who overheat in warmer weather. Dogs do it too. So why not make them a fun paddling pool?

14. Muffin Tin Dog Game

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This is the ultimate treat for any ball-loving doggos out there (which, admittedly, is the vast majority of them). To discover exactly how it works, check out the DIY here.

15. DIY Dog Leash Holder

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Sure, this is one which you'll enjoy more than your four-legged friend, as it will help to keep your home clutter free, and I guess they can enjoy it by knowing that when you walk over to the leash stand, it's time for walkies!

So, what are you waiting for? It's time to get creative, save some cash, and get your doggo's tail wagging!


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