Show your pet you care with one of these handmade toys.


Being a pet owner is like practically being a parent, you want to do everything you can to show them how much you care. Whether you’re a dog or a cat lover, pet toys are a great way to surprise your furry little friend. Try something new by creating a homemade version, which can be a great alternative for those who are tired of overpaying for toys that are constantly demolished. Check out our list of easy to make DIY toys for either the dog or cat in your life.


Doggie Water Bottle Sock

Dog waterbottle toy

Super easy to make, all you will need is an old plastic water bottle that you probably would have thrown out anyways and a tube sock or even some old fabric. See full instructions here.

Hand-Tied Rope Chews

Dog toy braid

Put those old t-shirts to use and make a dog toy by braiding them together. Check out more here.

Tennis Ball Treat Puzzle

Dogtreat tennisball

Simply slice a slit in an old tennis ball and put in a few treats, the felt on the tennis ball will keep the rubber from tearing and will keep your dog entertained for hours. Find out more here.

Denim Knots 

Denim knots dogs

If you have old tattered jeans, this is a great way to make some use out of them. Also, the strength of the denim will take a while for your dog to chew threw. See further instructions here.

And just for fun, a doggie bow tie

Dog bowtie

Make your little man feel like a true gentlemen with one of these adorable DIY bow ties. Find out how to make your own here.

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