34 Insanely Ingenious and Brilliant Hacks For Dog Owners That Will Make Your Life Easier

Here's a list of some clever tips and tricks for your dog parenting needs, to make it so much more easier. Your life will never be this easy ever again. You love your dog and no one knows it better than us. Check them out!

1. Make a cozy and soft sleeping spot for your dog by this easy DIY "Sweatshirt Pet Bed".

1. Make a cozy and soft sleeping spot for your dog by this easy DIY
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2. Give your dog an icy summer treat during that is paw-lickin’ good!

2. Give your dog an icy summer treat during that is paw-lickin’ good!
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Add chicken broth and apple slices to your ice tray (another amazing option is peanut butter and water) and produce the most amazing chunks of ice for you dog to enjoy.

3. Store dry kibble in air-tight containers to keep them fresh and save space.

3. Store dry kibble in air-tight containers to keep them fresh and save space.
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The air-tight containers will do an efficient job of keeping your dog's meals fresh and easy to serve. You can store it away in the kitchen and never have to see those over-sized, unattractive bags again.

4. Protect your pup's paws from chapping and cracking in the winter.

4. Protect your pup's paws from chapping and cracking in the winter.
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Apply a bit of Vaseline to them before you take them out for a walk. Afterwards, rinse their paws in warm water to rid of any salt or chemicals they might have picked up.

5. Make your own jerky that's healthy for your dog and easy on your wallet.

5. Make your own jerky that's healthy for your dog and easy on your wallet.
Check out the amazing DIY recipe here: dogtreatkitchen

Store bought jerky may be delicious to your pup but it might not be as fun for your wallet. Baking or dehydrating your own jerky can save you a lot of money and can even be healthier for your pooch. Check out the above recipe for oven-baked chicken jerky, and you should even add parsley to help your canine’s breath. Those slobbery kisses are inevitable!

6. For a multi-person household, get the Membo, which has tiles you can flip that signify whether the dog has been fed already.

6. For a multi-person household, get the Membo, which has tiles you can flip that signify whether the dog has been fed already.
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7. Protect your dog from snatchers.

7. Protect your dog from snatchers.
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8. For a dog who loves to tear apart stuffed animals, make a durable activity ball with a Hol-ee rubber ball, scraps of fabric, and treats.

8. For a dog who loves to tear apart stuffed animals, make a durable activity ball with a Hol-ee rubber ball, scraps of fabric, and treats.
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9. Pup stung by a bee? Not to worry...

9. Pup stung by a bee? Not to worry...
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Remove the singer by scraping it with a credit card. Then, apply a paste of baking soda to the area as a poultice. If your pup shows signs of an allergic reaction, call your local vet to check the symptoms before giving a a dosage of Benadryl.

10. Stuff your bestie’s Kong with a few cubes of cheese and microwave it for 5 seconds. She'll absolutely love the challenge!

10. Stuff your bestie’s Kong with a few cubes of cheese and microwave it for 5 seconds. She'll absolutely love the challenge!
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Want to really get fancy? You can stuff it with peanut butter (to cover the smaller hole), kibble, mashed potatoes, banana, and drizzle chicken broth or gravy over it all. Freeze this feast overnight and your dog has a gourmet adventure the next day.

11. Put a ball in your dog’s food bowl if he or she eats too fast.

11. Put a ball in your dog’s food bowl if he or she eats too fast.
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They’ll be forced to move the ball around to get to all the food.

12. Knowledge is power. Know what you should NOT feed your dog by this amazing chart.

12. Knowledge is power. Know what you should NOT feed your dog by this amazing chart.
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As tempting as it may be to share everything with your BFF (including your clothes, bed, and food!), make sure to note what you should and shouldn’t feed your pup. Even though he may be your son in a furry costume, what you may be used to on a daily basis may be dangerous to his health!

13. Hack an old pair of cargo shorts into a dog-cooling vest.

13. Hack an old pair of cargo shorts into a dog-cooling vest.
Use this tutorial: Instructables

If you are going on a long walk in the summer, make a cooling vest out of old cargo shorts. Once you have it made, you can get the vest wet and then put ice packs in the pockets to keep your pup cool!

14. If you have a hard time brushing your dog’s teeth, squeeze some enzymatic doggie toothpaste onto a Nylabone or rope toy and let your pooch go to town on it.

14. If you have a hard time brushing your dog’s teeth, squeeze some enzymatic doggie toothpaste onto a Nylabone or rope toy and let your pooch go to town on it.
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15. Never get inadvertently splashed again with this pet shower curtain.

15. Never get inadvertently splashed again with this pet shower curtain.
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16. If your dog isn’t feeling well, add some low-sodium chicken broth to the drinking water.

16. If your dog isn’t feeling well, add some low-sodium chicken broth to the drinking water.
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17. Make a comfortable car hammock for your canine especially for those long road trips.

17. Make a comfortable car hammock for your canine especially for those long road trips.
DIY Here : blog.diyetwork

18. Dog ate chocolate or raisins? Use hydrogen peroxide to induce vomiting.

18. Dog ate chocolate or raisins? Use hydrogen peroxide to induce vomiting.
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If your pet has gotten into something poisonous like chocolate or raisins, use hydrogen peroxide to induce vomiting. Give one teaspoon per five pounds of body weight. This can save your dog’s life if done quickly. For peace of mind, you can always check in with your local vet.

19. Use this veterinary advice chart for emergencies.

19. Use this veterinary advice chart for emergencies.
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20. Use a squeegee to remove pet hair from carpet.

20. Use a squeegee to remove pet hair from carpet.
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21.  If you’ve got a teething pup who loves destroying cords, spritz bitter apple spray onto a paper towel and wipe the cord with it.

21.  If you’ve got a teething pup who loves destroying cords, spritz bitter apple spray onto a paper towel and wipe the cord with it.

This covers more surface area and wastes less product than simply spraying the entire thing.

22. Invest in these “in the wall” pet bowls fold up when not in use to save space.

22. Invest in these “in the wall” pet bowls fold up when not in use to save space.
For More Info : designerpeteatery.webs.com

23. Make your own pill pockets when you need to feed your dog some medicine.

23. Make your own pill pockets when you need to feed your dog some medicine.
Learn it here : muttnut.blogspot.com

24. Make an ice lick by freezing toys, bones, and chicken broth into a cake mold.

24. Make an ice lick by freezing toys, bones, and chicken broth into a cake mold.
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25. Make your own flea shampoo.

25. Make your own flea shampoo.
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1 cup Dawn, 1 cup vinegar, and 1 quart of warm water. Massage in and let it sit for five minutes. According to one testimonial, “The fleas just floated in the water and died and best of all little Libby did not have any reactions at all to the process.”

26. Use a dryer sheet made with all natural ingredients and to pick up hair and dander.

26. Use a dryer sheet made with all natural ingredients and to pick up hair and dander.
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No matter how often you brush out your pup, you seem to still find tumbleweeds of dog hair floating all through the house. Not only will you be breathing easier, but you’ll be saving yourself some money!

27. No more bad breath!

27. No more bad breath!
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28. Use these Elevated bowls are to assist your dog with better digestion and give him less neck strain.

28. Use these Elevated bowls are to assist your dog with better digestion and give him less neck strain.
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In addition, you won’t see the cute pooch scooting all around the kitchen floor trying to eat his dinner. If you’re on a tight budget, buy an Ikea Lack table for $8, cut holes to fit the bowls, and now your bigger pups have a dining table of their own!

29. Print out this guide and bring it with you when dog food/treat shopping.

29. Print out this guide and bring it with you when dog food/treat shopping.
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30. Invest in an escape-prevention harness if you have a small dog and a fenced-in yard.

30. Invest in an escape-prevention harness if you have a small dog and a fenced-in yard.
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A little silly looking, but it’s safer than risking a runaway dog.

31. For easy tick removal, apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball and swab the tick with the cotton ball for a few seconds.

31. For easy tick removal, apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball and swab the tick with the cotton ball for a few seconds.
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The tick should come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you remove it.

32. Prevent dog ear infections with this easy tip:

32. Prevent dog ear infections with this easy tip:
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33. Read your dog’s body language.

33. Read your dog’s body language.
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34. Be prepared for pup emergencies.

34. Be prepared for pup emergencies.
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And here's a cute bonus for all you dog lovers...Enjoy!

And here's a cute bonus for all you dog lovers...Enjoy!
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