Instructables: exploring - living - pets - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:42:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Parrot's Toy From Recycled Puzzle Pieces http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Parrots-Toy-From-Recycled-Puzzle-Pieces/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:33:47 PDT
Chicken Automatic Door Opener with PICAXE http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Automatic-Door-Opener-with-PICAXE/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:13:16 PDT
Handy Dandy Hamster Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Dandy-Hamster-Holder/
Handy Dandy Hamster Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/A108/I7MXCAWC/FSJA108I7MXCAWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/A108/I7MXCAWC/FSJA108I7MXCAWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/A108/I7MXCAWC/FSJA108I7MXCAWC.SMALL.jpg kokoleo Searching for a hands-free way to carry your hamster? Here's a no-sew solution that takes about 10 minutes to make. In no time you'll be sporting this stylin' accessory with a snoozing hammy inside. Assembly First, take 2 pieces of fleece approximately 11 inches wide and 8 inches deep. Cut in a c...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:55:39 PDT
Feather Cat Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Feather-Cat-Toy/
Feather Cat Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDTG/I7N62KVH/F8KPDTGI7N62KVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDTG/I7N62KVH/F8KPDTGI7N62KVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/PDTG/I7N62KVH/F8KPDTGI7N62KVH.SMALL.jpg The Rustic Barn Owl Time: 10 minutesMaterials:3 pieces of scrap fabricsewing machine5-6 feathersRibbon Braid & Sew 1. Cut the fabric about 6 inches in length.2. Place the 3 pieces of fabric on top of each other. Pin and sew across the top of the fabric. 3. Braid the fabric and pin.4. Sew the bottom pieces of fabric...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:36:41 PDT
Elevated dog bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevated-dog-bed/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:20:58 PDT
Kitten Vanity Litter Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitten-Vanity-Litter-Bin/
Kitten Vanity Litter Bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/DK31/I7IVQLWB/FL0DK31I7IVQLWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/DK31/I7IVQLWB/FL0DK31I7IVQLWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/DK31/I7IVQLWB/FL0DK31I7IVQLWB.SMALL.jpg boston09 I couldn't take it anymore, whenever I would walk into the bathroom, I would have cat litter on my feet. No matter how often I cleaned the mess up, there would always be more on the floor in just a few hours.There had to be a better way to contain the arrant litter pieces from covering my bathroom f...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:32:00 PDT
The Spin Out Game - Hours of Fun for Dogs, Raccoons, and Other Animals! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Spin-Out-Game-Hours-of-Fun-for-Dogs-Raccoons-a/
The Spin Out Game - Hours of Fun for Dogs, Raccoons, and Other Animals! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/ZFMI/I7GS35QU/FR2ZFMII7GS35QU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/ZFMI/I7GS35QU/FR2ZFMII7GS35QU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/ZFMI/I7GS35QU/FR2ZFMII7GS35QU.SMALL.jpg FoxysMyGirl This Spin Out Game will fascinate animals of all types! It keeps their naturally curious nature busy trying to get the treats. It gives dogs something to do to occupy their minds and time and creates fascination in the animal world if placed in a location where wildlife lives. This game was fun to ...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:49:49 PDT
Rabbit playpen that will make your neighbor's rabbit jealous! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rabbit-playpen-that-will-make-your-neighbors-rabbi/
Rabbit playpen that will make your neighbor's rabbit jealous! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/9MSG/I7CCLZQN/FPM9MSGI7CCLZQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/9MSG/I7CCLZQN/FPM9MSGI7CCLZQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/9MSG/I7CCLZQN/FPM9MSGI7CCLZQN.SMALL.jpg HeatherP2 This actually used to be our old chicken coop. But when my mom built our cool new one (I'll eventually make an indestructible on it) I took it apart and rebuilt it into an amazing rabbit playpen. It's relatively portable, safe, fun, and comfy for a rabbit. It's also the perfect place to cut your rab...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:33:41 PDT
Super great A-frame rabbit hutch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-great-A-frame-rabbit-hutch/
Super great A-frame rabbit hutch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/V50E/I7D60OK3/FV7V50EI7D60OK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/V50E/I7D60OK3/FV7V50EI7D60OK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/V50E/I7D60OK3/FV7V50EI7D60OK3.SMALL.jpg HeatherP2 This is the rabbit hutch design I use for all my rabbits. It's safe, sturdy, attractive, predator-proof, tornado-proof, and hurricane-proof. Well, I'm actually not sure how well it would stand up to a tornado or hurricane, but you get the point: it's sturdy. It's also very versatile. You can move it...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:46:09 PDT
Keeping Terriers out of Cat Food (and litter boxes too!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Keeping-Terriers-out-of-Cat-Food-and-litter-boxes-/
Keeping Terriers out of Cat Food (and litter boxes too!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/S5K0/I7AB3VEC/F0ES5K0I7AB3VEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/S5K0/I7AB3VEC/F0ES5K0I7AB3VEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/S5K0/I7AB3VEC/F0ES5K0I7AB3VEC.SMALL.jpg Darwinfish It's a simple problem. We have one geriatric cat who barely eats and two Norfolk Terriers who love cat food. Turn your back for a minute and the dogs will seek out the cat food and scarf it. The dogs put on a show of being sorry if we catch them, but as soon as they have another chance, they go for ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:04:08 PDT
DIY scratching post desk legs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-scratching-post-desk-legs/
DIY scratching post desk legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/K9M3/I78VKBLJ/F6KK9M3I78VKBLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/K9M3/I78VKBLJ/F6KK9M3I78VKBLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/K9M3/I78VKBLJ/F6KK9M3I78VKBLJ.SMALL.jpg EYSpace Living with a cat has meant that I've always had a not so attractive scratching post around my apartment. Not only are they not pretty to look at, but they take up precious floor space too. So I came up with this idea to convert the legs of my inexpensive IKEA desk into built-in scratching posts. Wi...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:37:44 PDT
Cozy Knitted Dog Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Cozy-Knitted-Dog-Scarf/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:09:42 PDT
How to Crate Train Your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Crate-Train-Your-Dog/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:19:51 PDT
It's Hammock Time! (Ferret Sleepsack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Its-Hammock-Time-Ferret-Sleepsack/
It's Hammock Time! (Ferret Sleepsack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/87D2/I74LA05Q/FV387D2I74LA05Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/87D2/I74LA05Q/FV387D2I74LA05Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/87D2/I74LA05Q/FV387D2I74LA05Q.SMALL.jpg kellechu Ferrets, like probably most caged animals, are hard on their bedding. They sleep a LOT in it, they scratch and dig at it, and a few even chew on their bedding. So it needs to be replaced regularly.Thirteen years ago, I bought some handmade ferret sleep-sacks/hammocks off the internet B.E. (before ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:42:21 PDT
Hedgehog Mani-Pedis http://www.instructables.com/id/Hedgehog-Mani-Pedis/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 19:03:18 PDT
No-Sew Blue Jeans Portable "Lap" Dog Bed! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Blue-Jeans-Portable-Lap-Dog-Bed/
No-Sew Blue Jeans Portable "Lap" Dog Bed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/IBGP/I6W2YU71/FFBIBGPI6W2YU71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/IBGP/I6W2YU71/FFBIBGPI6W2YU71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/IBGP/I6W2YU71/FFBIBGPI6W2YU71.SMALL.jpg JM1999 My current neighbor (as mentioned earlier in another 'ible) has two little dogs - She is also out a lot so the dogs spend quite a bit of time in our house :)Recently she threw out (well attempted to) some blue jeans and some pillows - I wasn't going to let that happen so I took them and tried to thi...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 20:57:47 PST
Intro to Seahorse Care http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Seahorse-Care/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 22:29:26 PST
Caring for a Hairless Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Caring-for-a-Hairless-Dog/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2009 18:42:53 PST
Kennel Enclosure: Wire Closet Shelving & Cable Ties in Minutes, Flexible, Movable, Removable http://www.instructables.com/id/Kennel-Enclosure-Wire-Closet-Shelving-Cable-Ties-i/
Kennel Enclosure: Wire Closet Shelving & Cable Ties in Minutes, Flexible, Movable, Removable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/EKNC/I6RSV9A0/FWBEKNCI6RSV9A0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/EKNC/I6RSV9A0/FWBEKNCI6RSV9A0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/EKNC/I6RSV9A0/FWBEKNCI6RSV9A0.SMALL.jpg katerlyn Need a barrier between cats and dogs or other pets?Something as movable as a fold-up kennel?This could be an answer. After obtaining several 6 feet lengths of shelving I cable tied them in a zig zag fashion, and lived with the structure for several weeks.Egged on by my favorite INSTRUCTABLES SITE, I...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:02:13 PST
How to Wash Your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wash-Your-Dog/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:30:15 PST
PVC Kitty Condo http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Kitty-Condo/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:12:56 PST
Bringing the outside in, Creating a vivarium for a Carpet Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Bringing-the-outside-in-Creating-a-vivarium-for-a-/
Bringing the outside in, Creating a vivarium for a Carpet Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3MIL/I6RSO8DC/FYH3MILI6RSO8DC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3MIL/I6RSO8DC/FYH3MILI6RSO8DC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/3MIL/I6RSO8DC/FYH3MILI6RSO8DC.SMALL.jpg joshua.cretinon I wanted to create this Instructable for anyone that owns a carpet python or anyone who is considering owning such an amazing animal. I wanted to share my knowledge of animal husbandry and my passion for reptiles with people. I have had Zeus my carpet python for a little over a year now and its been...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:02:42 PST
Totally Recycled Toy for Pet Birds http://www.instructables.com/id/Totally-Recycled-Bird-Toy/
Totally Recycled Toy for Pet Birds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/A3JF/I6RSF98N/FL1A3JFI6RSF98N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/A3JF/I6RSF98N/FL1A3JFI6RSF98N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/A3JF/I6RSF98N/FL1A3JFI6RSF98N.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong I wanted to contribute a bird toy to the Pets/ Animals Challenge for two big reasons:1) Birds, especially parrots, need games and toys as a source of daily mental enrichment. In the wild they'd be challenged by foraging and entertained by their group's social structure, but a single bird living as ...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:41:24 PST
Make a 3D Aquarium Background http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-3D-Aquarium-Background/
Make a 3D Aquarium Background - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/J2PA/I6HSFL9P/F5SJ2PAI6HSFL9P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/J2PA/I6HSFL9P/F5SJ2PAI6HSFL9P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/J2PA/I6HSFL9P/F5SJ2PAI6HSFL9P.SMALL.jpg rheta.erts I made this background for my 120 gallon aquarium. It was actually pretty easy to make but it was very time consuming and messy. I'd definitely do it again though! It was a lot cheaper than buying a custom made background and you can make it exactly how you want it. This instructable will walk you t...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 05:43:27 PST
A Beautiful Way to Change Your Betta's Water http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beautiful-Way-to-Change-Your-Bettas-Water/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:39:23 PST
The $3, 30-Minute Egg Incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-3-30-Minute-Egg-Incubator/
The $3, 30-Minute Egg Incubator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/54RL/I60061JP/FVZ54RLI60061JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/54RL/I60061JP/FVZ54RLI60061JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/54RL/I60061JP/FVZ54RLI60061JP.SMALL.jpg TheGrovestead We live on a small hobby farm in the American midwest and have been raising chickens for 3 years. This year I decided to try hatching our own chicks. Initially, I researched name-brand incubators but found them to be too expensive (upwards of $200). And after researching numerous DIY projects online...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:26:37 PST
Small Cat Hammocks - Home or Shelter Use http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Cat-Hammocks-Home-or-Shelter-Use/
Small Cat Hammocks - Home or Shelter Use - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/T4VG/I5MZ2B79/FPQT4VGI5MZ2B79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/T4VG/I5MZ2B79/FPQT4VGI5MZ2B79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/T4VG/I5MZ2B79/FPQT4VGI5MZ2B79.SMALL.jpg Miss Saira This small pvc pipe cat hammock frame's finished measurements are: 10” tall, 10 ½" wide, 16 ½” long.When I starting volunteering at my local animal shelter, I saw that someone had made pvc pipe frame cat hammocks. The hammock frames were various sizes, some were damaged and there weren’t a lot of ha...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 22:38:08 PST
How to Make PVC Pipe Dog Enrichment Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-PVC-Pipe-Dog-Enrichment-Toys/
How to Make PVC Pipe Dog Enrichment Toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/KYNV/I5MD0HM2/F1NKYNVI5MD0HM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/KYNV/I5MD0HM2/F1NKYNVI5MD0HM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/KYNV/I5MD0HM2/F1NKYNVI5MD0HM2.SMALL.jpg DogT These Dog Enrichment Toys are filled with treats which fall out as your dog rolls the toy.Materials: 1 foot of 2'' PVC Pipe or 8'' of 1.5'' PVC Pipe2 FIPT Fittings (To match your PVC pipe size)2 ABS DWV MIPT Cleanout Plugs (To match fitting size)You will also need: 5/8 inch Drill Bit Drill File / Sa...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:11:09 PST
Anywhere Nightlight with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Anywhere-Nightlight-with-Chibitronics/
Anywhere Nightlight with Chibitronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/YWEB/I5DT7YW1/FUZYWEBI5DT7YW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/YWEB/I5DT7YW1/FUZYWEBI5DT7YW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/YWEB/I5DT7YW1/FUZYWEBI5DT7YW1.SMALL.jpg nadiakellam My dog, Jasmine, is getting a little old. I've had her for 15 years and she was grown when I got her. We have a dog door set up for her but one night she peed in front of the shower instead of outside--we suspect she just couldn't find the dog door because she's mostly blind.Of course, we didn't h...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:36:05 PST
Beef and Chicken Brown Rice Canine Meals http://www.instructables.com/id/Beef-and-Chicken-Brown-Rice-Canine-Meals/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:09:06 PST
How to Turn a Real Live Tree into a Cat Tree w/Hose Clamps and Ikea Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Real-Live-Tree-into-a-Cat-Tree-wHose/
How to Turn a Real Live Tree into a Cat Tree w/Hose Clamps and Ikea Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QILM/I5GN36V7/FZXQILMI5GN36V7.SMALL.jpg amberrayh This is an Ikea hack so that my cat Lama can go out my window on the 3rd floor and get down from the roof via this cat tree. I haven't tried my hand at too much building, so it was great that I was able to knock this project out in a few hours of shopping and constructing. If you have more skillful ...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:37:36 PST
DIY cat tent http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cat-tent/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 21:14:11 PDT
Dog's Water Bucket Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Dogs-Water-Bucket-Heater/
Dog's Water Bucket Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/WXUQ/I55NK3V9/F40WXUQI55NK3V9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/WXUQ/I55NK3V9/F40WXUQI55NK3V9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/WXUQ/I55NK3V9/F40WXUQI55NK3V9.SMALL.jpg walter.warren1 If you live in an area with cold winters and have a need for an outdoor water bucket for a dog, you know that keeping it free of ice in the winter is a problem. I'd seen simple little heaters like this used in chicken coops, and decided to see if it would work to keep our dog's water bucket thawed. ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:42:17 PST
Sparky: The $3 Micro Fish Tank Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparky-The-3-Micro-Fish-Tank-Filter/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:52:24 PST
Recycled Gecko Humidity Hut http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Gecko-Humidity-Hut/
Recycled Gecko Humidity Hut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/JVYO/I4WYXGX0/F7YJVYOI4WYXGX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/JVYO/I4WYXGX0/F7YJVYOI4WYXGX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/JVYO/I4WYXGX0/F7YJVYOI4WYXGX0.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong I've been keeping leopard geckos since I was 15 years old, and have experienced the good, bad, and the ugly when it comes to terrarium products. This homemade humidity hut is my rendition of a simple hack many hobbyists and breeders have turned to rather than buying the more expensive faux rock hid...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:04:42 PST
LED Dog Leash http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dog-Leash/
LED Dog Leash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/8S9O/I4CMOK2E/FEL8S9OI4CMOK2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/8S9O/I4CMOK2E/FEL8S9OI4CMOK2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/8S9O/I4CMOK2E/FEL8S9OI4CMOK2E.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer Winter months bring cold weather along with shorter days and earlier sunsets. While this causes me to want to hide in my house under a gigantic blanket, it does not stop my Dad and my 13 year old Cockapoo Toby from going on long walks in the cold after dark.Recently I was driving home at night and I...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:50:51 PST
Mario Bros Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Bros-Fish-Tank/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:04:23 PST
Pico Aquarium in a mason jar (almost maintenance-free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pico-Aquarium-in-a-mason-jar-almost-maintenance-fr/
Pico Aquarium in a mason jar (almost maintenance-free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CXFM/I3OFQAFN/FIYCXFMI3OFQAFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CXFM/I3OFQAFN/FIYCXFMI3OFQAFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/CXFM/I3OFQAFN/FIYCXFMI3OFQAFN.SMALL.jpg confu Hi,today I noticed the "mason jar contest" and thought it would be the right time to finally publish an Instructable for my "pico aquariums". I´ve been experimenting on those for some time now (years to be exact) and always thought to myself; "Damn, this works so well and is so simple, you have to m...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:21:39 PST
Custom dog bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-dog-bed/
Custom dog bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/QX2S/I34E1MPX/FACQX2SI34E1MPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/QX2S/I34E1MPX/FACQX2SI34E1MPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/QX2S/I34E1MPX/FACQX2SI34E1MPX.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink The boy and I are proud parents of a German Shepherd/Rottie mix named Roscoe. He might not get as much screen time as my cats but he's just as amazing. ;)Roscoe is almost eight years old and starting to have some issues with his hips so I knew it was time to make him an orthopedic dog bed to go alon...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 08:26:30 PST
Smart Doghouse: Tardis Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Doghouse-Tardis-Edition/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 22:36:51 PST
Curved cat stairs for your living room http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-cat-stairs-for-your-living-room/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:05:28 PST
Doghouse Beach House DIY - Using Recycled/Repurposed Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Doghouse-Beach-House-DIY-Using-RecycledRepurposed-/
Doghouse Beach House DIY - Using Recycled/Repurposed Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/TT1Z/I2ABOAM8/FDATT1ZI2ABOAM8.SMALL.jpg Craft Klatch I was asked if I would make a dog related craft. I gave it some thought and decided I wanted to stretch my crafting chops and make a doghouse. This is by far the largest project I have tried. I wanted it to be a Key West beach house inspired doghouse - like someone built a colorful cottage, righ...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 07:01:00 PST
Setting Up a Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-a-Fish-Tank/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:44:25 PST
Hedgehog Cage Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Hedgehog-Cage-Liner/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:53:18 PDT
Tonto dog rider costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Tonto-dog-rider-costume/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:37:05 PDT
DIY BIRD STAND http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-BIRD-STAND/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:51:24 PDT
Halloween pet costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-pet-costumes-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/LI7D/HLSH8F5Z/FB2LI7DHLSH8F5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/LI7D/HLSH8F5Z/FB2LI7DHLSH8F5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/LI7D/HLSH8F5Z/FB2LI7DHLSH8F5Z.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Get your pets in on the Halloween action! We've got costumes for all kinds of pets, including dogs, cats, hedgehogs and even tarantulas. We can't guarantee your pet will tolerate wearing a costume, but they'll definitely be lots of fun to make. :D null Turn your dog into a magestic lion! nul...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:33:53 PDT
Homemade dog food, gluten free http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-dog-food-1/
Homemade dog food, gluten free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SABG/HKVKYSF5/F95SABGHKVKYSF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SABG/HKVKYSF5/F95SABGHKVKYSF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/SABG/HKVKYSF5/F95SABGHKVKYSF5.SMALL.jpg jxross High quality commercial dog food is expensive.  A 35 pound bag of Science Diet, for example, is close to $50.  And for your money you get such tasty ingredients as Chicken By-Product Meal, Powdered Cellulose, Corn Gluten Meal, Soybean Meal, Chicken Liver Flavor, and Caramel Color.  Yum Yum.  It tast...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:14:18 PDT
Amazing Magician Sawing Assistant in Half Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Magician-Sawing-Assistant-in-Half-Costumes/
Amazing Magician Sawing Assistant in Half Costumes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/IKVG/HM8DDM3O/F2PIKVGHM8DDM3O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/IKVG/HM8DDM3O/F2PIKVGHM8DDM3O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/IKVG/HM8DDM3O/F2PIKVGHM8DDM3O.SMALL.jpg magicgolddogs It’s time for the Halloween Golden Magic Show! Master Magician Phoenix the Phenomenal is showing off his latest trick. He sawed his little assistant, 8 week old Gryphon, right down the middle. Abracadabra, Gryphon is in two! But don’t worry, Phoenix will soon put Gryphon back together again! We wan...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:53:13 PDT
DIY Dog Bunk Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Bunk-Beds/
DIY Dog Bunk Beds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WZEJ/I1CC36NF/FIFWZEJI1CC36NF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WZEJ/I1CC36NF/FIFWZEJI1CC36NF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WZEJ/I1CC36NF/FIFWZEJI1CC36NF.SMALL.jpg lanavonhaught Create your own doggie bunk beds!I bought two of these: American Kennel Club Solid Suede Gusset Pet Bed with Fur Top and the dimensions are 36" wide x 27" deep so that is the size of beds these plans are designed to fit. If you already have dog beds or are buying beds of a different size, adjus...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:56:48 PDT