Category Archives: Dogs

How to Make a DIY Auto-filling Water Dish Machine for Dogs!

Here’s a genius idea for those of you guys with dogs so you won’t ever have to fill their water dish again in your life, perhaps just clean it once in awhile.  It’s an auto-filling dog dish machine that will recognize when your dog’s water dish is empty and fill it precisely to the top. The system uses pretty simple schematics and Arduino so anyone with decent circuit skills should build something similar easily as schematics is provided.

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Robot DIY – How to Make a Tennis Ball Robot

For those of you with a dog (or cat), you might be interested in making this tennis ball robot that randomly “rolls”, might keep your dog/cat entertained for hours non-stop for sheezy.

This Simple Bot was inspired by a work by artist James Rouvelle called Colony in which a bunch odd shaped ovals self-propel around their environment. It is my understanding that his bots were made by placing a vibrating motor freely inside of a Styrofoam ball that was then coated to give it an irregular shape. This dynamic makes his orbs fluctuate between wobbling in place and jerki

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Dog DIY – How to Make a DIY Dog Agility A-Frame!

Want to train your doggy so he/she can become more agile, perhaps get ready for the next crazy dog show?

Here’s how you can make your own Dog Agility A-Frame yourself and let your dog reach his maximum potential.

With A-Frames ranging from $500 bucks to $1,000 or more I figured I would save some cash, have some fun, and build my dog an Agility A-Frame to practice on!

On the following pages, you’ll see that it’s actually quite easy to do, and yes, I am 100% confident it will hold my dog’s weight, then again, my dog weighs 16lbs… If a

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DIY Electric Fence for Dogs and Cats!

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Here’s an interesting DIY electric fence for keeping dogs away from cats by using IR sensors that sense when dogs come to eat cats’ lunch.  Might be a good idea for some of you who might be in the same situation.

I wanted this setup to be cheap, so I decided to use an infrared “trip-wire” system. On one side of the hallway is an always-on infrared emitter, and on the other side is an infrared receiver, an AVR ATmega8 microcontroller, and a buzzer. The micocontroller conti

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Snuggie DIY – How to Make a Dog Snuggie!

You know how popular Snuggies are nowadays, there are practically everywhere!  They now even have Snuggie for kids or Snuggie for dogs.

Of course, Snuggie for dogs is actually a wearable Snuggie outfit for your dog but for those of you who like tinkering/making things yourself, try making a dog snuggie yourself, it will make your furry, loved one sleep warmer, more comfortable than ever

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Furry Gadgets – Magnetic Pet Beds, Could it be Good for your Dog/Cats?

Here’s some great news for your pets, there’s a magnetic pet bed available. What can these magnetic pet beds do?  Well, a lot of Asians have been using magnetic beds to increase their blood circulation and other health benefits for decades but now there’s one available for your dogs or cats.  Of course, make sure your pets don’t carry any credit cards to bed. haha.

If you’re not yet aware of it, even pets can benefit from the wonders of a magnetic mattress pad. Just like humans, these anima

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Puppy Tweets Lets Your Dog Tweet on Twitter!

Seriously, here’s a cool device for your dog that will tweet your dog’s status onto Twitter.  You can actually pre-order this on Amazon for $29.99 here.

Tweets are the new Barks! Ever wonder what your pup is doing while you’re away? Well, now you can get the 411 with text messages from Puppy Tweets! Whenever your dog moves, barks (or just naps), the tag knows it and sends a WiFi signal to your computer

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Top 10 Ways to Not Lose Your Dog!

One of my blogger friends Lindsay over at ThatMutt.com has a great list of things you can do so you never lose your dog. Woot Woot!

My favorite is to use microchip and ID:

Too many dogs end up in the pound. The best way to find a lost dog is to contact all the pounds i the area. But hopefully your dog wears ID and will easily get back to you before you get to that point. Without identification, whoever finds the dog has no way of contacting the dog’s owner. The pounds in my area keep dogs for three business days. That is not a lot of time for someone to track down a

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Yard DIY – How to Make an Air Conditioned Dog House!

Does your dog live outside the house and temperatures get so hot that it might scorch your furry loved one?  Do not worry as this DIY shows you how to make an air-conditioned dog house from scratch.  I think this may be a great idea for other things such as a kid’s tree house.

Of course, also take a look at how to make an air conditioner, that might save you additional money when you are addi

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Halloween DIY – How to Make “Corn Dog” Costume for your Dog!

Dog Halloween costumes are certainly essential if you plan on taking him/her with you to a Halloween party or even a nice treat-or-treating walk.  Of course, if you dress up your dog, you might even expect some more candy so learn how to make a costume for your dog.  This DIY shows you how to make a “Corn Dog” costume for your dog, hilarious! – link

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