Through the ups and downs, the happy days and the breakups, our furry friends have always been there for us. Even though they may have their off moments and occasionally may wander away from our loving embrace, pets bring so much joy to our lives that it’s only necessary we return the favor the best way we know how: DIYs! From treats and toys to collars and beds, these projects are the purr-fect way to show your pet you care.


1. Junk Food Cat Toy: Let your kitties indulge without the bulge with these adorable toys in the shape of our fave fast foods. (via A Beautiful Mess)


2. DIY Floor Poufs: A great addition for guests and for furry friends alike, this little pouf is both stylish and practical. (via Style Me Pretty)


3. Color Blocked Scratching Post: It’s important to have at least one cat-related accessory that isn’t an eyesore. Plus, this color blocked beauty will keep your couch scratch-free. (via A Beautiful Mess)


4. Rope Leash: Just in time for everything beach-themed, this nautical leash will bring a touch of summer to your pup’s getup. (via Brit + Co)


5. Pop’s Pizza Homemade Dog Treats: Your pooch doesn’t have to look on with puppy dog eyes during your next pizza party. Whip up these tasty treats so everyone can enjoy a slice. (via The Cottage Market)


6. DIY Dog Collar Bow Tie: Got a special event coming up? Make sure your pooch is looking his finest. (via Good Dogs)


7. Dry Shampoo for Dogs: It’s summer. Meaning, less bath time and more letting our pups’ fur run wild and free. Luckily, you can whip up a batch of this pet-friendly dry shampoo so your pooch’s look is always on fleek. (via Smart School House)


8. Dog Candles: Add a “cherry” on top of your pet’s birthday with these edible pretzel candles. (via A Subtle Revelry)


9. Oat and Apple Pretzel Dog Treats: We only wish humans had healthy pretzels like these. (via The Cookie Rookie)

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10. Dog Leash Holder: Maybe it’s all the love we have for our four-legged friends, but their stuff can get anywhere and everywhere. Keep it all organized (in a pretty-looking way) with this simple DIY. (via Everyday Dishes)


11. Pretty Cat Toys: Feathers, rope and leather make these cat toys look so stylish that we almost forgot they’re meant for our companions and not our walls. (via Design Sponge)


12. Modern Pet Bed: This mini-bed would fit perfectly at the end of our bed. Like pet parent, like pet. (via A Beautiful Mess)


13. Custom Pet Pillow: If your pet is feeling a bit lonely, why not give them a friend to play with? Perhaps in the form of their own reflection? (via Brit + Co)


14. Etched Glass Treat Jars: Never lose those treats again with these cute, crystal-clear jars. (via Brit + Co)


15. PupCakes: Of course, on especially terrible dog days, there should always be delicious, pet-friendly cupcakes. (via Instructables)


16. Travel Dining Station: Avoid those not-so-flexible plastic travel bowls and DIY a puppy chow station for your furry friend to dine in style. (via Brit + Co)

Would you ever make something for your furry friend? Dish in the comments.