Want to make some cool DIY pet projects for your furry friends? Whether you have a cat or a dog, this DIY crafts, toys, and furniture roundup will make sure that you’ll find something that will make them happy.
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In this article:
- Easy DIY No Sew Dog Jacket
- DIY Cat Tent
- Ombre Rope Dog Leash
- DIY Scratch Pad
- Upcycled Wine Crate Dog Bowl Station
- Mud Puppy Mitten
- Homemade Dog Shampoo
- DIY No Sew Dog Bed
- DIY Fabric Dog Collar
- DIY Pet Name Tags
- Homemade Dog Biscuits
- DIY Cat Hotel
- Sweater Dog Toys
- DIY Felt Cat Toys
- Kitty Window Perch Tutorial
- DIY Braided Dog Toy
- DIY Puzzle Cat
- DIY Dog Bed Pallet
- DIY Cat Wand
- Outdoor Cat Enclosure
- Homemade Flea Powder
- Self-Petting Station for Cats
- DIY Doggie Snuggle Sack
23 DIY Pet Projects for Dogs & Cats
DIY Dog and Cat Crafts
Having a pet is like having another child to care for. You have to make sure that it’s fed and happy all the time.
That’s why I never pass down a pet project. Whenever I find a cute dog leash or dog bed, I see to it that I try my crafting skills and make something for our beloved pet dog.
So if you’re looking for some pet projects to spoil your beloved pet, here’s a quick list of projects that will make any of your furry friends happy.
1. Easy DIY No Sew Dog Jacket
Want to know how to make a dog jacket? This easy pet project will make your dogs cute and fashionable.
And the best part, it’s from upcycled clothing!
2. DIY Cat Tent
Make a mini home for your beloved cat. If you have an old t-shirt, wire hangers, and cardboards, you can easily make this adorable cat tent for your furry feline.
3. Ombre Rope Dog Leash
With the ombre trend all around, don’t you think it’s time to make something ombre for your pets? Keep those extra dollars in your pocket and start making this DIY ombre dog leash.
4. DIY Scratch Pad
Is it a scratch pad or is it a DIY room decor? With a DIY scratch pad pet project this stylish, who needs to decorate?
5. Upcycled Wine Crate Dog Bowl Station
Create a timelessly elegant dog feeding station with this upcycled wine crate project. No power tools, minimal mess, and a stunning end result that will blend seamlessly into any room in your house.
6. Mud Puppy Mitten
Never have muddy dog prints inside the house with this easy pet project. Get these mud puppy mittens before winter or spring because you know where your pet could possibly dip its paws.
7. Homemade Dog Shampoo
If you have ten minutes, whip up this easy homemade dog shampoo. It’s inexpensive and won’t irritate your pet’s sensitive skin.
8. DIY No Sew Dog Bed
This is a fun project that won’t take too much of your time. A DIY dog bed that looks so cute and comfy, you may even consider making one as a throw pillow.
9. DIY Fabric Dog Collar
Want to give your dog a snazzy collar without the spendy price tag? Making a piece of fabric from scratch is easier than you think!
10. DIY Pet Name Tags
Make your pets look more adorable with these DIY pet name tags. It’s a great way to show how much you care!
11. Homemade Dog Biscuits
There’s no better way to spoil the one you love than by baking homemade treats. Why should your dog be any different?
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12. DIY Cat Hotel
Yes, if you have a lot of cats, this is the DIY pet project you should make. I’m sure your kitties would have a grand time in their fancy hotel.
13. Sweater Dog Toys
Want a toy that will be a hit? Make these adorable bones from old sweaters.
You can even put squeaks inside for that added perk.
14. DIY Felt Cat Toys
Wouldn’t your pet cat just love adorable felt sushi for a toy? Find out how you can make one here.
15. Kitty Window Perch Tutorial
Your cat would surely love a moment to feel the sun’s warmth and the beautiful view outside your home. Turn a tray into a cat window perch I’m sure any kitty will enjoy.
16. DIY Braided Dog Toy
A dog toy you can use from upcycled clothing or strings. You can cut out old unused t-shirts to make this adorable DIY dog toy.
17. DIY Puzzle Cat
Going somewhere you can’t allow your pet cat to go out? This DIY interactive game for cats will keep your kitties busy for hours.
18. DIY Dog Bed Pallet
If you want a pet project to work on this weekend, why not make a DIY pallet dog bed. You might have extra ones from a previous pallet project, or ask a friend who’s willing to lend one.
19. DIY Cat Wand
Need some little playtime with your kitty? Make this DIY cat wand with some scraps you can find around the house.
20. Outdoor Cat Enclosure
Does your indoor cat want to be outside? Do you feel bad about always keeping them inside the house?
It won’t be a problem anymore with this outdoor cat enclosure.
21. Homemade Flea Powder
What problem do pet owners commonly encounter? Fleas! Get rid of it the natural way with this homemade flea powder.
22. Self-Petting Station for Cats
Give your kitties some love even if you’re not at home. This self-petting station will show you love them every day. See how you can make one here.
23. DIY Doggie Snuggle Sack
Dogs love to snuggle especially when you’re the type of person who spoils your pet. Make them this DIY snuggle sack so they can snuggle and keep warm even when you’re not around.
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There’s just a lot of DIY pet projects you can make from pet clothes to crafts. Notice how happy they get when you arrive home?
Show them the care they deserve. A few of these shouldn’t take too much of your time to pamper your furry friends a bit.
Eager to start making one of these DIY pet projects? Let us know which one’s your favorite in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on April 4, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
Aimee @ Irresistible Pets says
Thanks for including our DIY cat toy! Great roundup!
Kirby the Dorkie says
Woof! Thank you for sharing my DIY Snuggle Sack! Love the mud mittens!