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Home Decor and Pets

Do you get that Spring cleaning itch? The one where you want to clean out everything in the house? Get rid of everything and re-decorate? Spring is the perfect time to add some new touches to your home decor. If you’re a fur parent we know your pet has a special place in both your heart and your home. Whatever your interior style is (farmhouse, bohemian, modern, industrial, etc.) our products fit into your everyday lifestyle to create comfortable, stylish, and functional pieces for both you and your pet. Read on to learn how we add our products into our…

5 Homemade Dog Biscuit Recipes

National Dog Biscuit day is here and these recipes are perfect for you to make for your dog and their friends. So, start planning a doggie play date for a time when you and your friends can go on a baking spree and make these 5 homemade dog biscuit recipes that will make their tails wag! Peanut Butter Biscuits Peanut Butter Biscuits are always a huge hit. They are easy to make and form into a customized shape too. Break out the cookie cutters and get to work! At 350 degrees, pop these puppies in for around 15-20 minutes until fully…

DIY Dog Sensory Toys

If your dog is stuck in the crate or bored at home, there are many ways you can make their life more exciting. By engaging them to play with sensory toys, you enrich their lives and decrease any stress or anxiety that might arise when you leave them alone at home or in a crate. Luckily, we’ve found a few DIY dog sensory toys that are easy and quick to make! Separation anxiety and destructive behavior are both very common when a dog is left alone or in a crate. You cannot expect a young or high-energy dog to sleep…

DIY Dog Snuffle Mat

Out of ideas to keep your pet busy, or maybe your pet has a short attention span? Want to add a different activity to your pet’s daily routine? An easy DIY dog snuffle mat may just be the answer! Just like people who enjoy activities that keep their creativity flowing, dogs enjoy activities that stimulate their sense of smell and keep their brain active. Activities like walks, hikes, a trip to a dog park, or a pet store usually offer many different ways to enrich your dog’s senses. Sometimes, a couple walks or a car ride to the park may…

Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to show those close to you how much you love them. That could include making them dinner, taking them on a fancy trip or buying them the perfect gift. You may have everything already planned for your human companions, but do you have the perfect treat for your furry friend? Lucky for you, we’ve got you covered with this no-bake treat recipe! Your pup will feel the love with ingredients that are good for them and delicious. Valentine's Day Treats silicon heart molds1 pint greek yogurt1 cup creamy peanut butter1 banana Mix together the…

DIY Salmon Dog Treats for Training

Our dogs show us love with sweet kisses, and we often show it back by giving them one of their favorite treats. In the case of training, however, our dog does something good and we reward with a treat to enforce the behavior. In recent studies, using food as a motivator has been proven to increase response time in dogs. This particular study found that food shortened the length of time taken to complete the response to the command. However, this difference occurred only in the early training phase and not later in the process. So, once your dog learns…

The DIY Dog Ramp for Under $30

Whether your dog is aging, small or just not a climber, you’re probably accustomed to lifting them onto the bed, the furniture or into the car. After lifting them for months, I needed a new solution. The search for an affordable dog ramp commenced. Prices started at $100 for a simple ramp and this was simply out of my price range. I then decided I could make my own dog ramp. The DIY dog ramp was exactly what I needed. It was sturdy and lightweight. We adapted our dog ramp from Dogsaholic. It can be placed anywhere your dog needs an…

DIY Ultimate Toy Filled Puppy Playpen

Puppies love to chew. Like really, really, really love to chew. If your arm is handy they’ll chew on it. Our little destructor was pushing our limits and having just a few puppy toys around was not cutting it. So we created the ultimate puppy playpen full of toys and other household items to keep our rambunctious pup busy. The puppy playpen is easy to build – it’s just PVC pipe, rope, and dog toys. But wow, was it a lifesaver! Our puppy is no longer a pup and still enjoys playing with it! (although we did need to get…

16 Tips to Make Life With Your Pet Easier

Having a dog can be a lot of work at times. As an owner, your responsible for everything from grooming your pet, to feeding them, to making sure they get enough exercise. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to make caring for your pet more efficient. Here are 16 tips to help you save time and money when it comes to your pup. 1. Fix You Furry Floors  If you have a dog that sheds, sometimes it feels like you’re in a constant battle with their fur, especially if you have carpet. For quick and easy cleanup, use a…