Here are some brilliant life hacks that every dog owner should know! It can make you life much easier!
We all want to give our doggies the best lives we can, but sometimes things stand in our way and also make our lives as dog owners more difficult than they actually should be. For anyone looking for a little bit of help, here are some brilliant life hacks to help you solve some of those issues without taking up too much time, money or effort!
#1 Make your own doggie shampoo
For many pet owners, a dog shampoo is really a necessity. However, it can be quite expensive, especially if you have got a particularly mischievous pooch. Use this recipe consisting of just a few simple ingredients and you will save yourself a lot of money in the long run
- 1 quart of water
- a cup of baby shampoo or just some nontoxic dish soap
- 1 cup of white vinegar or some apple cider vinegar
- 1/3 cup of glycerine
- 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
#2 Make your own doggie treats
If you own a food dehydrator, it is a great idea for you to save your leftover meat scraps and simply turn them into long-lasting doggie treats. For those of you who do not have one, simply chop your meat into thin slices and then place them in your oven on a really low heat until they have a chewy (not hardened) consistency. It is also a great way to ensure that the treats they are snacking on are 100% safe and also healthy!
#3 Vaseline can protect dog`s paws and noses from snow, ice and heat!
Next on our list of brilliant life hacks is the use of vaseline to protect your dog`s paws and noses! Dog paws can crack and even become infected which is both painful and also dangerous. Smear some petroleum jelly on their paws to add an extra barrier of protection and also keep them hydrated.
#4 Use old sweaters and clothes to make a doggie bed!
Dogs love to smell our scent to reassure them that we are somewhere near. Use this handy DIY tutorial to make an inexpensive and also really comfy bed for your pup.
#4 Make a DIY doggie hammock to protect your car
The extreme mess dogs make in our cars is probably one of the most inconvenient parts about owning a pup. The hair sticks, also the dirt seems constant and if you clean it once and it is usually ruined again the next day. This DIY doggie hammock will really save you SO much time and effort too!
#5 Put a ball in your dog`s food!
If your puppy is always overly excited for dinner and also basically inhales their food, it can often lead to problems with digestion. Help slow them down by simply placing a ball or any another medium sized object in their food bowl to create an obstacle for them to work around.