25 Simple Life Hacks Every Dog Owner Should Know

What wouldn’t we give for our dogs? Our faithful companions deserve the world and then some. Their goofy antics brighten up our lives while giving us a host of health benefits. How could we ever keep anything from them? Well on today’s post, were going to share with you 25 simple life hacks that every dog owner should know.

With these, you won’t be able to give your pups the world, but you’ll be close enough. For example, we’ll show you how to keep your dog comfortable on its next cart trip and the same time keep your car seat damage-free. We’ll also show you how to provide your pooches with delicious, cheap, cool treats for hot summer days. OH, and let’s not forget about toys…hours of fun with things you already have lying around.

Of course these life hacks are not all about your pooch, they will also make your life easier. How? Well, imagine being able to not wrestle with you four legged friend when it’s time for its medicine, or when it’s time to brush its teeth. So get ready because you’re going to love what we have in store for you today…and so will your pooch. These are 25 simple life hacks every dog owner should know.

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If your dog suffers from allergies, put old socks on his paws to keep him from licking them raw. You can tape them on using vet wrap. Use ones with grips (slipper socks) for smooth floors.

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Use pillowcases to cover your dog’s beds and mats, that way you can just slip the case off and wash it when they get dirty.

pillowcasesImage: Wikipedia


Stubborn puppy doesn't want to take its pills? Pill pockets to the rescue! This ingenious creation encases pills in a delicious coating that hide the pill until it's too late. Your puppy won't even notice the pill was there.

pillpocketsImage: Wikipedia

Use shower caps when bathing your puppy to prevent water and soap from getting into their ears or eyes.

Dog with shower capImage: Shutterstock


Create a "do not feed"puppy list of all things that are toxic for your dog (i.e. chocolate, onions, grapes, etc) and post it in a place where everyone can see it (including guests). Now everyone knows what they are allowed to give your puppy.

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