7 Doggy DIYs to Try This Winter

by Olivia Wickstrom January 18, 2021

7 Doggy DIYs to Try This Winter

Chilly weather got you down? These puppy DIYs will bring some excitement to you and your dog this winter season. Who said time inside had to be boring? Our craft roundup will keep you occupied and creative while the snow continues to fall. 

Sam’s Special Dog Treats

Our go-to recipe throughout quarantine— these DIY treats are a quick and easy way to please pups on a whim. Bonus? They’re made using ingredients you probably have in your pantry right now.

T-Shirt Dog Toy

Stop! Take another look through that Goodwill donation. Have two t-shirts available? That’s all that is needed for this second doggy DIY. Grab a pair of scissors, channel your hair braiding skills, and pour your creativity into a toy your pup will love. Sustainable and fun.

Tie Dye Rope Leash

Cute, durable, and oh so stylish. Head to your local hardware store to grab supplies for this beginner-friendly craft. We love Rachel’s minimalist color scheme— but our advice, make it as bright and vibrant as possible (the Sam & Nala way).  

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Bring some excitement and adventure to your four-legged friends day. This fun and simple DIY game is perfect for chilly afternoons stuck inside. Forget the caffeine pick-me-up— grab some treats, pick a few hiding spots, and watch your pup’s energy soar.  

Dog Costumes

Alright, we know Halloween is ten months away, but dogs dressed up in costumes get us excited, okay? From Harry Potter to superheroes, these outfits make us swoon. October couldn’t come sooner… 🎃 

Upcycled Dog Sweater

Perfect for chilly winter walks, this doggy sweater (utilizing old human sweaters) is easy to craft and oh so stylish. Stay warm while impressing all the neighborhood dogs on the block. Pro tip: color coordinate a Sam & Nala bandana to make the getup pop. 

Car Seat Cover

For those wet, muddy, or snowy dog park days. This cover is easy to clip on and off, stylish, and machine washable. Say goodbye to dirty car interiors.  

Olivia Wickstrom
Olivia Wickstrom