Pet Ideas & Inspiration

Explore inspiring pet ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.

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5 Best Dog Harnesses (2024 Guide)

In this review, we'll take a look at some of the best dog harnesses on the market so you can find the perfect fit for your canine companion.

Designing a Dog Washing Station

Add a canine cleaning station to make bath time more comfortable and convenient for both you and your pet.

Top 10 Best Cat Toys

To maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s important for your cat to play throughout the day. Keep reading to learn more about the best cat toys and how your furry friend can benefit from each product.

Top 9 Best Dog Toys

Dog toys keep your furry friend entertained while increasing mental stimulation and staving off boredom. Read on to learn more about the best dog toys for your pet.

Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Cat Off the Kitchen Counter

Can’t seem to keep your cat or kitten off the kitchen counter? This expert guide can help you redirect your cat to a better spot.

8 Pet-Friendly Houseplants to Keep in Your Home

Enjoy the natural element houseplants bring to your home while protecting your fur babies with these non-toxic options.

Everything to Know About Dog Doors

Entries right-sized for pets are easy for them to use—and convenient for their humans, too. Here’s how to install a dog door that’s safe and secure for you and your pet.

Creative Ways to Use Pet Crates and Gates in Your Home

Can you safely corral four-legged family members without undermining the look of your home? Absolutely.

Best Home Security Systems for Pet Owners

The best home security systems for pet owners come with motion sensors, 24/7 monitoring, and remote viewing. Read on to learn about our top picks that have these features.

Best Gifts for Pet Lovers (2024)

If you have a cat or dog lover in your life, or just want to spoil your pet rotten, read our guide below for some unique gift ideas for pet lovers.

Best Gifts for Cat Lovers

Shopping for a cat lover? For the finest feline finds, look no further than this guide to the best gifts for cats and cat lovers.

How to Make a DIY Cat Tower

Build a homemade cat tower out of wood and PVC pipe and keep your feline friend entertained all day.

9 Hidden Cat Litter Box Ideas

Whether you want to make a hidden cat litter box out of furniture or create an entryway for your kitty to enter an inconspicuous room, we have a variety of ideas to give him his privacy.

What You Need to Build Your Own Doghouse

Consider size, materials, and structure when building a doghouse.

Best Gifts for Cats and Cat Lovers | Gift Guide 2018

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Cat Home Shopping Guide

Build your feline a home of their very own.

Cat Shelf and Activity Center Shopping Guide

Our most popular Facebook post of the summer was our How to Build a Catio tutorial. Turns out homeowners are all too willing to make home upgrades for their pets. Now you can consider installing a single wall-mounted shelf or full activity center for your feline

How to Install a Dog Door

Give your pet the freedom to come and go whenever it wishes by installing this energy-efficient kit.

How to Build a Catio

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

Eight Great Renovations You and Your Dog Will Love

Planning a remodel? Don't forget about Rover. Today's special built-in features and custom designs go way beyond the doggie door

How to Build an Outdoor Dog Bed

A smartly designed outdoor bed is a great place for your pooch to beat the heat.

16 Doghouses Like Your House

Classics of American architecture, made-to-measure for man's best friend

How to Build a Murphy Bed for Your Dog

A mutt-sized Murphy bed hides your dog's crash pad inside a fetching built-in cabinet

How to Plan a Dog Cleaning Station

A dedicated washing area for your most dedicated friend makes bath time a breeze

How to Build a Dog Ramp

This simple DIY project is a dream come true for pooches who have a hard time jumping into bed at night

How to Build a DIY Dog Agility Course

Build this easy-to-assemble agility course for your dog, and watch him get happier, healthier—and smarter

How to Make Your Home Pet Friendly

Make your home safe and comfortable for furry, feathered, and finned friends

A Doghouse Like Her House

Inspired by our story, one Florida homeowner builds a prize-winning pad for her best pal.