Friday Favorites–Dogs

When I originally started saving links for this week’s favorites, I called the folder “Pets.”  When I sat down to write, I looked through it and realized it was time to face facts – we are a dog family and every single thing I had gathered was dog-related. 

The canine member of our family is a nearly three-year-old Boxer named Max.  You may remember him from his humiliating appearance in my neck warmer fail post.  He’s almost over that now.

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I don’t generally cook for Max, but we have been known to make treats on his birthday.  Looks like he’ll be getting Homemade Dogs Treats from Come On, Ilene this year.

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We could also make him PupCakes from Instructables user kristylynn84, and he would be in doggy heaven, like this little guy.

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These Sweet Potato Chews from This Beautiful Mess look really easy to make, natural and inexpensive.

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There’s no reason the pup’s bed can’t be an asset to your home décor, like this Cozy Quilted Pet Bed from Better Homes and Gardens.

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Make your own designer collar and leash with Sew4Home.  I actually had a pet goat when I was a kid – why didn’t I ever think to make her a cute collar?

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From Glitter to Gumdrops can show you how to make Pupckers – Suckers for the Dog.  These might be good frozen to help combat the summer heat.

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I made a fleece toy, just like this one from Craftstylish, for Max when he was a puppy.  It was his favorite until he was toothy enough to destroy it.

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An old crate and a couple of dog bowls are the basic requirements to make this Vintage Elevated Dog Feeder from Design Sponge.

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I have an ongoing promise to my son that I will not dress his dog in so much as a bandana.  However, if I were going to sneak something into his wardrobe, it would have to be these Cool Collarettes from The Bark.

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This Collapsible Travel Dish from Craftstylish is brilliant.  I think Max might need a couple of these for camping.

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