Attention animal lovers -- we’ve got a contest just for you. The Pets and Animals Contest is your opportunity to share DIY projects intended for your furry, feathered, or scaly friends! The prizes include a Sony Action cam with WiFi K9 Bundle, a Petcube that lets you check in on your pet when you’re away from home, a Whistle activity monitor, and much more. All animal-related projects are eligible, whether it’s something you made for your pet or for animals in the wild.

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The Animals Contest is closed.

Grand Prize


Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Judges' Prize: Pets (1)

One judges' prize winners for best pet related project will receive:
  • a Petcube
  • an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt

Judges' Prize: Wild Animals (1)

One judges' prize winner for the best project for wild animals will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten runner up prize winners will receive an Instructable prize pack including a robot t-shirt

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Mar 2, 2015 and Apr 13, 2015 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Animals Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.