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Picture of How To Entertain Your Dog With A Laser While You're Away
In this instructable, you will make a spinning laser, similar to those expensive laser dog toys, by attaching a laser to a pen.
It's great fun for any dog/pet!

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
You will need:


-1 class IIIA or below Laser (you can pick one up at RadioShack)

-1 plastic cd/dvd drive (or other suitable body with properly sized holes)

-Rubberbands

-Clip-thingees

-And of course Laser Safety Goggles rated for your laser's bandwidth
 
mcarrell4 years ago
If you're gonna post a video in your instructable, shouldn't it be a public video, not a private one? I'm sure this must be an oversight..
Jorsher4 years ago
Nice article, I'm sure this will will entertain pets forever. However, others may want to read the following couple articles, as laser pointers have been known to cause such things:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stereotypy

http://doglinks.co.nz/problems/barry_place/obsessive_compulsive_behavior.htm

I learned this when my dog began acting very strange after playing with the laser pointer. Fortunately she stopped this behavior after a few months, but it's something to be knowledgeable of...