Are you a dog owner? So are we! As we all know, taking care of a dog is a lot of work and it is also expensive. Today I’ve collected some of the most useful and fun Dog Hacks that I know you will love to see as a dog owner. From bath time tips, to stairway prevention, there’s a little something for every dog here:)
1. Dog Bath
This is called a Booster Bath and it’s a GREAT way to clean a big dog outside. Click the picture to see where to get one.
2. Dog Bed Made out of a Tire
Make a dog bed using an old tire with this great DIY tutorial!
3. Dry Shampoo for Dogs
Have a stinky dog but no time to give them a bath? Use this DIY doggy dry shampoo to fix the problem! Click the picture to see how to make some.
4. Pool for Dogs
On a hot summer day, fill up an inflatable pool with water and ice. Source Unknown
5. Umbrella for Dogs
It’s a dog umbrella! Our dogs deserve an umbrella on rainy days too:)
6. Homemade Dog Gate
Use PVC pipe and fabric to create a dog gate on the stairs. Genius!
7. Shower Caps for Dogs
Use shower caps while giving your dog a bath to prevent too much soap and water from getting in their eyes and ears. When you’re ready to wash their face and head, remove the cap!
8. Dog Escape Prevention Harness
Dog escape prevention! I love this safe little thing for small dogs! Click the picture to see where to get one.
9. Dog Fetch Machine
This is called iFetch and it’s an interactive ball thrower for small dogs. Hah! Love this
10. Freezing Dog Toys
On a hot day, freeze dog toys in a big bowl and let them slowly work their way to rescuing their favorite things! Source Unknown
11. Use a shower caddy on a door to hold various dog products and even food
I must do this! Source Unknown
12. Plastic Pitcher for Pouring Dog food
Have a small dog? Use a plastic pitcher from the dollar store to dispense their food easily. Must try this dog hack! Source unknown
13. Flower Pot Dog Bowl Holder
For big dogs – place a water bowl in a flower pot to cut down on the water puddles. Brilliant! Just make sure the plant below it is safe for pets. (source unknown).
14. Paw Print Flower Art for Dogs
This is such a cute idea to do with your pets! Use non-toxic pant, have some wipes on handy for quick cleaning, and create a memory to save forever. (source unknown)
Use a canvas and add a mason jar vase for little dog paws – adorable! Source unknown.
15. How to Make Dog Shampoo
Now that warm weather is here, don’t forget your furry friends. Here’s what the pinner says, “I make this doggie shampoo and any fleas literally fall off our dog as we bathe him. He doesn’t get many bc we use prevention, but he still gets some.
16. Terra Cotta Pot Water Bowl Stand
Know anybody with a large dog? Show them this! Use two terra cotta pots to make a raised water bowl stand for dogs. It would be really neat to paint the pots like this just for some extra fun:) Click the picture for the full directions.
17. How to Make Dog Shampoo
It kills fleas too! Just 3 ingredients is all you need (and you probably already have them!)
18. Homemade Dog Treats Recipe
DIY dog treats are ridiculously easy to make at home, and while we haven’t personally taste-tested them, we’ve seen firsthand that the dogs go crazy for them. Dog hacks can be tasty and healthy for your pup!