Learn how to make dog stuff using our free or low-cost instructions.
Dog costume events are popular this month. We have plenty of ideas for the homemade variety! Be sure to check out all the pages...
A costume can be as simple as a doggie dress or shirt with added ribbon or fringe as below. Or consider making something out of egg cartons and an old sheet. Your imagination is the only limit besides your dog's tolerance for wearing what you make!
You may also want to check out other ideas on the Dog Accessories page first, before tackling something like a dog ramp or bed.
This website began in 2006 to share items I'd made for Comet.
After that, I began looking for other things to make in an eco friendly, cost effective way. Scrounging and creativity became the name of the game!
I couldn't do all this without my sweet and generous hubby who helps with technical and engineering matters.
We aim to:
Although there's no charge for most of the instructions for how to make our dog products, we do have a few specially engineered dog plans for wheelchairs and ramps, which are available for purchase at a relatively low cost.
To share how you make dog stuff, go to the Homemade Dog Stuff page and follow the instructions. It's easy to submit - all you need to do is fill out a simple form, describe what you've made, and add up to four digital photos of your project (photos are very welcome but not required).
Usable contributions that are of sufficient length become a stand-alone page on our site (for example, the or the Dog Harness Dress by Cynthia from California).
Good ideas that are shorter are incorporated into existing pages, with credit given to you.