Instructables: exploring - living - pets - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 19:28:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 No Silicone DIY yeast CO2 reactor and diffuser for planted aquariums http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Silicone-DIY-yeast-CO2-reactor-and-diffuser-for/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 12:15:40 PDT
Dog Booster Car Seat (NO SEW) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Booster-Car-Seat-NO-SEW/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:45:11 PDT
Snail Care And House http://www.instructables.com/id/Snail-Care-And-House/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:08:06 PDT
How to Hide a Stinky Cat Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hide-a-Stinky-Cat-Box/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 08:47:40 PDT
Iot Pet feeder ( intel edison) http://www.instructables.com/id/Iot-Pet-feeder-intel-edison/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 10:08:14 PDT
Dog House (cottage style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-House-cottage-style/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 18:43:55 PDT
Upcycled Cat Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Cat-Feeder/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 22:14:53 PDT
Ventilated Cat Litter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Ventilated-Cat-Littler-Box/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 22:30:26 PDT
DIY Double Dog Leash/Lead http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Double-Dog-LeashLead/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:49:28 PDT
Proper Cat Ownership, Care, Training, Tips, and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Proper-Cat-Ownership-Care-Training-Tips-and-Tricks/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:46:20 PDT
Improved Easy Pet Screen Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Easy-Pet-Screen-Door/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:06:14 PDT
CATPISS - preparing your cats for the Apocalypse http://www.instructables.com/id/CATPISS-getting-your-cats-prepared-for-the-Apocaly/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 12:51:03 PDT
Pull Dog Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Pull-Dog-Toy/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:49:40 PDT
Heavy Duty Washable Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Washable-Pet-Bed/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:04:22 PDT
Quick Cheap Doggy Rain Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cheap-Doggy-Rain-Jacket/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:30:21 PDT
Dog Biscuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Biscuits/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:58:50 PDT
Pet First Aid Kit - Simple, Inexpensive, and Effective http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-First-Aid-Kit-Simple-Inexpensive-and-Effective/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:15:29 PDT
Hungry Cat Tin Can Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Hungry-Cat-Tin-Can-Feeder/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 21:25:32 PDT
No-Sew Doggie Blankey http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Doggie-Blankey/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 10:52:27 PDT
Dog Leash from Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Leash-from-Paracord/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 18:41:18 PDT
How to Set Up a Reptile Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Set-Up-a-Reptile-Terrarium/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 22:30:01 PDT
Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Egg-Hunt-for-Dogs/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:45:04 PDT
DIY Cat Toilet / Potty Trainer Sturdy and Re-usable! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cat-Toilet-Potty-Trainer-Sturdy-and-Re-usable/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:38:05 PDT
easy window shelf for cats and other light uses like a garden. http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-window-shelf-for-cats-and-other-light-uses-li/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:08:30 PDT
72 hour Emergency Fish Tank Heater for $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/72-hour-Emergency-Fish-Tank-Heater-for-1/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:06:38 PDT
Super Mario Cat Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Cat-Box/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:32:34 PDT
Acrylic Terrarium Makeover with UV Faux Mushroom Platforms http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Terrarium-Makeover-with-UV-Faux-Mushroom-P/
Acrylic Terrarium Makeover with UV Faux Mushroom Platforms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/YKCV/I7RGAP5J/FGAYKCVI7RGAP5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/YKCV/I7RGAP5J/FGAYKCVI7RGAP5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/YKCV/I7RGAP5J/FGAYKCVI7RGAP5J.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong In its 20 years my acrylic tank has housed a variety of fresh and salt water fish, including seahorses, and for the last year it has been home to my two hermit crabs, Snake Pliskin and Handi-Crab. Knowing how much hermit crabs like to climb, the vertical format allows them a nice sea fan and choll...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:50:59 PDT
How to Give a Cat Liquid Medicine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Give-a-Cat-Liquid-Medicine/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:46:21 PDT
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
Automatic Chicken 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...
By: kokoleo

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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...
By: The Rustic Barn Owl

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:36:41 PDT
Elevated dog bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevated-dog-bed/
Elevated dog bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/GYQK/I7KB7537/F4EGYQKI7KB7537.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/GYQK/I7KB7537/F4EGYQKI7KB7537.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/GYQK/I7KB7537/F4EGYQKI7KB7537.SMALL.jpg shantinath1000 When we got our dog Myah, we got one of the typical stuffed dog beds from a local store. She likes the bed well enough but I found myself moving the bed from the upstairs to the downstairs several times a day. I knew I could just leave the bed upstairs (where she sleeps) but I wanted her to not h...
By: shantinath1000

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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...
By: boston09

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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/FRR/XSKF/I81GHEM0/FRRXSKFI81GHEM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/XSKF/I81GHEM0/FRRXSKFI81GHEM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/XSKF/I81GHEM0/FRRXSKFI81GHEM0.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 ...
By: FoxysMyGirl

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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...
By: HeatherP2

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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...
By: HeatherP2

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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 ...
By: Darwinfish

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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...
By: EYSpace

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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/
Cozy Knitted Dog Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/OPOX/I78VM6A9/F0VOPOXI78VM6A9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/OPOX/I78VM6A9/F0VOPOXI78VM6A9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/OPOX/I78VM6A9/F0VOPOXI78VM6A9.SMALL.jpg dogsrule0909 This Instructable shows how to knit a cozy scarf for your dog! Works great for keeping your dog warm in the winter. This is an easy project and requires no prior knitting experience. Things You'll Need Yarn Round knitting loom and the tools that come with itUse bigger yarn and a bigger knitting l...
By: dogsrule0909

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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/
How to Crate Train Your Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2YF4/I760SA15/F812YF4I760SA15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2YF4/I760SA15/F812YF4I760SA15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/2YF4/I760SA15/F812YF4I760SA15.SMALL.jpg hbridge88 When we first got our dog, Rain, she had some pretty bad behavioural issues. She had fleas and worms and her last owners left her locked in a crate for 14 hours a day. Because of this, she had some serious separation anxiety. Properly crate training her was the first step to her overcoming those iss...
By: hbridge88

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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 ...
By: kellechu

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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:42:21 PDT
Hedgehog Mani-Pedis http://www.instructables.com/id/Hedgehog-Mani-Pedis/
Hedgehog Mani-Pedis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/2SH3/I70B1UBG/FDP2SH3I70B1UBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/2SH3/I70B1UBG/FDP2SH3I70B1UBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/2SH3/I70B1UBG/FDP2SH3I70B1UBG.SMALL.jpg Not_Tasha One of the most essential and important parts of hedgehog ownership is nail trimming. Hedgehog nails grow fast and need to be trimmed every 2-4 weeks (every hedgehog is different) otherwise you risk serious vet bills. Hedgehog nails curl under and if not trimmed, the nail will curl into their skin a...
By: Not_Tasha

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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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By: AngryRedhead

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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...
By: katerlyn

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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/
How to Wash Your Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/2YQB/I6SO0RLO/FTA2YQBI6SO0RLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/2YQB/I6SO0RLO/FTA2YQBI6SO0RLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/2YQB/I6SO0RLO/FTA2YQBI6SO0RLO.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I have an awesome dog, Lyric, who works hard but plays dirty! Some of her favorite hobbies include digging, swimming in the ocean, and rolling in mud puddles, (see pictures above) which creates the need for frequent bathing. Professional groomers can get pricey, especially for a big golden retriev...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:30:15 PST
PVC Kitty Condo http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Kitty-Condo/
PVC Kitty Condo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XE2Z/I6RSOD5A/FM3XE2ZI6RSOD5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XE2Z/I6RSOD5A/FM3XE2ZI6RSOD5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/XE2Z/I6RSOD5A/FM3XE2ZI6RSOD5A.SMALL.jpg ReeseLloyd I woke in the middle of the night to rustling and commotion coming from the direction of my closet and dresser within. Not wanting to care about it, I rolled over and went back to sleep. When I re-awakened in the morning, it was time to investigate. What I found really shouldn't have surprised me...
By: ReeseLloyd

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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...
By: joshua.cretinon

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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:02:42 PST