DIY Project Ideas

Not only are you the perfect pet parent, but you're a crafty pet parent. Need some new ideas? Check out our list of fun DIY crafts and building projects for pet owners, from doghouses to cat trees and everything in between.

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16 Easy DIY Dog Costume Ideas To Try This Halloween
Even if you’re not a master crafter, these homemade costumes will blow away the costume contest competition.
Spoil Your Kitty By Making a DIY Cat Scratching Post
Build a scratching post that doubles as a window seat where your favorite feline can watch the birds or catch a catnap.
Here's How to Build a DIY Dog Agility Course in Your Own Backyard
Spice up your dog's squirrel-chasing, grass-sniffing backyard routine with just a few of these household items.
Once Orphaned and Abandoned, Kitties Named Newt and Frog Become Mayors of 'Cat City'
One man’s DIY creative outlet becomes two cats’ leaping, hiding, snuggling, and spying pet paradise. 
Want Great Pet Pictures? A Professional Photographer Shares Tips
A pro photographer spills the secrets to getting pix that capture your pet's true spirit.

More DIY Project Ideas

This DIY Snuffle Mat Makes Mealtime Healthier and More Fun
No need to buy expensive enrichment toys. Kibble mixed into the flaps of this washable DIY mat will slow down your pet's snarfing and make meals feel more like a game.
How to Build a DIY Doghouse for Your Backyard
Our building plans make it easy to give your dog the special spot she deserves.

How to Build a DIY Cat House Your Kitty Is Sure to Love

Before you jump into a DIY cat house project, consider these design and planning tips from a behavior expert. And then try our instructions for the easiest DIY cat house—ever.