Caring for Dogs

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How to Clean a Dog's Ears

A quick clean can help prevent your dog from contracting ear infections. However, there is a correct method you should know first.

Add a Heating Element to Your Dog House

If your dog needs just a little extra warmth outside, there are a few different options for heating elements you can add.

Natural Chemical-Free Flea Control

Ever read the warning on an herbal flea collar? It says, "Do not let children play with this collar."

Tips for Building Your Own Dog Crate

Being an extremely useful piece of equipment for all dog owners, whether on the move or at home, a dog

Size Guide for Dog Shoes

When it comes to doggie shoes for Fido, make sure to get the right fit.

How to Install a Dog Kennel Roof

The best method to keep your dog safe from sunlight and rain is by building a good dog kennel roof shelter.

6 Ways to Make a Heated Dog House

Insulation and a weatherproof door will keep your dog house warm.

Winter Health and Safety Tips for Dogs

Harsh winter weather brings a wide variety of concerns to responsible dog owners.

How to Make Custom and Emergency Dog Muzzles

Make a custom-made muzzle for your pooch, or craft an emergency one from materials you already have at home.

Dog Crates: A Guide to Proper Sizing

Before purchasing a crate for your dog, be sure to read these sizing tips to ensure they will be happy and safe inside of it.

5 Tips for Getting Rid of Hot Spots on Dogs

When your dog’s skin gets irritated or infected, it can be hard to give them relief. Follow these tips to help hot spots heal faster.

Dog House Door Construction Guide

A dog house door is something that you trust to protect your loyal companion in rain or shine. It is

Step-By-Step Dog Door Installation

Dog door installation is something that many people deal with at some point in their life. Having a dog

Installing Sliding Glass Dog Doors

There are some varying styles of sliding glass dog doors that you can install in your home. Providing

Build A Dog House to Keep Your Pet Warm

If you want to build a dog house to keep your pet outside but are worried about low temperatures, you

What Materials Can You Use to Build a Dog Crate?

A dog crate is designed as a refuge or transportation for your dog. If the dog associates the crate with

Best Ways to Clean a Dog Crate

Your dog crate should always be kept clean so that your pet can be comfortable and safe. Follow the instructions

Dog Crate: Plastic or Metal?

A dog crate is an essential carrier for your dog and enables you to transport your dog easily and comfortably.

How to Build Your Own Folding Dog Crate

Owning a folding dog crate is excellent way to potty train your puppy or dog. Buying a collapsible crate

How to Clean a Metal Dog Crate

A metal dog crate provide a safe place to keep your pet while traveling or just when you're out of the

Are Metal Dog Crates Safe for Extra-Large Dogs?

Your extra-large dog will be safe in a metal dog crate so long as long as your pet fits comfortably inside

How to Insulate a Dog House Wall

Winter often means very low temperatures and extreme weather, so make sure to include insulation in your

How to Build a Dog House Foundation

Because a dog house is relatively small, building its foundation will require neither a great amount

Add Air Conditioning to a Dog House

If your dog lives in a dog house or spends a lot of time outdoors, you'll need to make sure your pet

How to Waterproof Your Dog House

If your pet dog spends any amount of time outdoors, it should have a dog house in which to stay warm

Add a Functional Porch to Your Dog House

Make your pet's dog house more comfortable with a functional porch. Your dog may prefer to dig a hole

How to Build a Gable Roof for Your Dog House

If your pet dog stays outside for any length of time, a dog house is a good way to keep them warm and

Add Decorative Elements to Your Dog House

If you think your current dog house needs some revamping, here are some ideas to make it more livable

How to Set up a Dog Run Cable Part 1

You can install a dog run cable in your yard to help train your dog. A dog run cable looks similar to

How to Set up a Dog Run Cable Part 2

In the first part of this series on how to set up a dog run cable, you learned how to choose a spot,

How to Build an Air Conditioned Dog House

If you are considering building an air conditioned dog house, then there are many ways in which you can

How to Build a Duplex Dog House

It's easy to think of a duplex dog house as being a smaller scale version of a real duplex without the

How to Build a Dog Kennel

Providing your pet dog an outdoor dog kennel allows the pet enough space to move around. This healthy

How to Replace Dog Kennel Panels

Dog kennel panels sometimes can get worn out or loose. The purpose of dog kennel panels is to keep the

2 Types of Dog Kennel Covers

Dog kennel covers help keep your canine friend dry when it’s out in the kennel area. The cover

Six Steps to Build a Wooden Dog House

Building a small wooden dog house for your dog is a relatively easy at home project that you can do with

How to Make a Dog House

A home-made dog house is a wonderful gift that you can give to your dog. A doghouse provides venue for

How to Plan a Large Dog House

Large dog house is a great structure to build. This is a project that can be completed easily over a

How to Install Dog Kennel Flooring

If you plan to build or remodel your dog kennel, one of the most important things that you'll need to

How to Build a Chain-Link Dog Kennel

A chain link dog kennel is a great way of protecting your yard and giving your dog a place to run and

How to Build an Insulated Dog House

If you live in a place where it gets cold at night, you'll need to build your dog an insulated dog house

Seven Things to Consider for an Outdoor Dog Kennel

If you wish to build an outdoor dog kennel it is important to bear in mind a number of aspects and factors.

Building a Green Dog House

Building a green dog house can benefit not only you and your dog. It can benefit the environment as well.

How to Create and Personalize Stylish Dog Collars

Why spend money on stylish dog collars when you can purchase a less expensive nylon collar and personalize