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Nationwide Pet Insurance Review (2021 Pricing & Coverage)

If you’re a pet owner, getting pet insurance protects your wallet if they get sick or injured. Keep reading to learn how Nationwide pet insurance stacks up to other top providers.

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.

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

Best Gifts for Cats and Cat Lovers | Gift Guide 2018

Amazing finds from Amazon Handmade, IKEA, and more DROP A HINT! See something you want? Use the social media buttons below to share on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest and drop a not-so-subtle hint.

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 Create a Dog-Friendly Yard

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.

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.

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How to Install a Storm Door with a Dog Door

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a storm door with her active dog in mind

How to Dog Proof Your Home for the Holidays

Use these 8 dog safety tips during the holidays to keep your canine companion happy and safe.

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.

Exterior Dutch Door for $63

An intrepid homeowner saves the cost of a new Dutch door to contain her dogs—by cutting her existing front door in half.

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.

How to Build a Dog Feeding Station

An elevated feeding platform will save your best friend's neck—and it's great for storage, too.

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How to Build a Dog Bowl Stand

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.

What You Need to Build Your Own Doghouse

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

All About Pet-Proofing Your Home

In order for our pets to lead happy, healthy lives, we must keep them safe from the dangers that abound in the average home and yard.

Stylish Gates to Safeguard Your Dog

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

Cat Home Shopping Guide

Build your feline a home of their very own.

Why More Pets Go Missing on July 4th Than Any Other Day of the Year

Prep your dog for noisy fireworks on Independence Day

How to Install a Dog Door

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

Fit the Door to the Dog

Use this chart to determine the best size for your breed From Plexidor Performance Pet Doors

Create a Dog-Friendly Landscape Plan

Dogscaping 101. Here's everything you need to know before you get started planning your yard

4 Small Upgrades That'll Clean Your House for You

Yep, you read that correctly. Make these changes at your entry to stop dirt from ever entering your home in the first place

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

Dog-Friendly Flooring Rules

Dog-friendly flooring needs to be durable, easy to clean, and attractive too. Here's what you need to know if you have four on the floor

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

Pooch-Proof Furniture and Fabrics for Dog Lovers

Drool-worthy fabrics and savvy strategies to keep your furniture from going to the dogs

How to Know When It's Time to Put Down Your Pet

Must-read advice from an animal-behavior expert on how to make this dreaded decision

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

10 Ways to Build a Better Chicken Coop

To safeguard your flock, make sure their permanent shelter is up to snuff

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