Many DIY pet projects including different types of dog beds, pet clothing, and instructions for a pet bed. Learn how to make cool DIY projects.

How to deal with a dog’s allergy using home remedies

How to deal with a dog’s allergy using home remedies

Having an allergy is as bad in animals as it is in humans. Therefore, you may need to relieve your dog of the discomfort by using various remedies. Medications, steroids and injections may not be the best remedies based on the side effects they can cause the dog. Therefore, you should try home based remedies to relieve the symptoms of allergy or to get rid of the cause of the allergy. Some of the home remedies are:

Give more fatty acids

A dog with allergies needs more fatty acids from the fish oil. Give the dog more fish in its diet for the best benefits. You can also give the dog supplements of fish oil. Make sure that the dog is not allergic to fish before giving it. Fatty acids help to maintain a healthy immune system and although dogs produce them in their bodies, they need extra from their diet.

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Toys Your Cat Will Love Playing With

Toys Your Cat Will Love Playing With

Cats are playful by nature, and it can be fun watching them as they get into their antics. However, if they are bored they can be destructive to the extent of damaging your furniture. You should therefore find ways to keep a cat busy, especially if you leave it for long hours and it does not have another animal to play with. There various types of cat toys that you can get at a low price and others that are readily available at your home. Just make sure that when you are choosing the household items to be the cat’s toys, you use safe ones. For instance, a ball made of yarn can be fun for the cat to play with, but can also be dangerous if the cat swallows the yarn. Below are some household and purchased toys that your cat can enjoy playing with.

Laser pointer

Watch your cat chase the red dot of the laser pointer as it uses it chase instincts. The laser pointer is an office device, which you can use to have fun with your cat by flicking it on, waving it and letting the cat chase the dot. You can use it during your bonding time with your cat. Remember to give your cat something to catch at the end of the game so that it does not get frustrated.

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Using household items to make a dog bed

Using household items to make a dog bed

Your dog pet needs a comfortable and safe place to sleep. In as much as there are many dog beds in the market, you can treat your dog to a homemade bed. This way, you will have a bed that is suitable for the dog and made from materials that are not harmful. Although some of the dog beds in the market are good, some of them are made from toxic materials such as polyfil. That is why making a dog bed for your pet is a good idea. Making the bed is also cost saving because you will use the already available materials from home. Below are some of the ideas you can use to make a dog bed.


Using a pillow case and old clothes

Pets love sleeping on a pile of clothes. Therefore, making a dog bed out of old clothes will still be comfortable for your pet. To make the bed you will need:

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Removing pet hair from clothes, furniture, carpets and other surfaces

Removing pet hair from clothes, furniture, carpets and other surfaces

You love your pet, but its hair keeps getting on the way. You should not be frustrated because there are ways you can use to remove the hair. This will ensure that you maintain your good relationship with the pet instead of avoiding it or preventing it to get on some surfaces. You can also prevent the pet from shedding too much hair. Below are some of the ways you can use to remove your pets hair from surfaces.

Use of wetness

You can use wet hands or a wet sponge to get rid of fur. In the case of wet hands, wet the palms of your hands with water and then wipe the surface where there is pet hair downwards. This way, the pet’s hair will form a ball and stick to the wet hands. If using a sponge, wet a kitchen sponge and then rub it on the surface that has the pet’s hair. The hair will form clumps that can be picked by hand. In case you want to remove the hair from a carpet, you may use a wet sponge mop.

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Is Your Dog Always Happy? Check on how you will know your Dog's Emotions

Is Your Dog Always Happy? Check on how you will know your Dog's Emotions

Have you ever realized that dogs are animals that do not hide their emotions? When the walks you take them to are not long enough, they may not complain to their buddies. The most challenging thing is getting to know the dog's feelings. Do you need to know how to tell the mood your dog is in?

Here are the tips:

Happy and Contented Dogs


When the dog is happy and contented, it will display a relaxed body language. Normally, the dog will hold its tail and ears in their natural position. Its muscles are always relaxed at this point. The physique is normally neither big nor small. Sometimes the dog wags its tail in a circular tor side to side. The dog also pants at a regular tempo with its mouth slightly opened. The dog may appear smiling because the corner of its mouth will be turned upwards.

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