Pet How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our pet step-by-step tips & ideas.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to bring a gnawed newel post back to its original splendor.
Your yard is your happy place, and you want it to be your pet’s, too. Here’s how to protect your landscaping while giving her an ideal romping ground.
Need a place for your cat to nap? You can make an easy DIY cat bed using some plywood, a basket, and some creativity. Watch as DIY Expert & House One Editor Jenn Largesse shows you how.
Build your dog or cat a stylish home using a half sheet of plywood. Download these plans and watch the video for instructions on how to build it.
Build a homemade cat tower out of wood and PVC pipe and keep your feline friend entertained all day.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva teaches a young Generation NEXT woodworker how to build a dog bowls stand using primarily power tools.
Prevent ice on your driveways, sidewalks, and steps by pretreating. It’s better for your pets’ paws, too!
You love your dog, but sometimes it shouldn’t have the run of the house. Fortunately, there are gate options that are as handsome as they are sturdy; many can be left in place all the time without creating an eyesore or obstacle
Prep your dog for noisy fireworks on Independence Day
Give your pet the freedom to come and go whenever it wishes by installing this energy-efficient kit.
Dogscaping 101. Here's everything you need to know before you get started planning your yard
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a storm door with her active dog in mind
Use basic cedar lumber to create a screened-in patio space that gives cats a breath of fresh air while keeping them close to home
Planning a remodel? Don't forget about Rover. Today's special built-in features and custom designs go way beyond the doggie door
A smartly designed outdoor bed is a great place for your pooch to beat the heat.
To safeguard your flock, make sure their permanent shelter is up to snuff
A mutt-sized Murphy bed hides your dog's crash pad inside a fetching built-in cabinet
Give your furry friends a little extra attention with these easy-to-build DIY pet projects
This simple DIY project is a dream come true for pooches who have a hard time jumping into bed at night
A bungalow in miniature, complete with wood-shingle siding and a cedar-shake roof for a lucky dog named Gumpy From the popular magazine feature, ''A Doghouse Like Your House''
Build this easy-to-assemble agility course for your dog, and watch him get happier, healthier—and smarter
Make your home safe and comfortable for furry, feathered, and finned friends