DIY dog and cat toys

A pet toy made with love and care can last longer, create more family memories, and be just generally more fun than a toy you find in a pet store. Have you got an itch to craft your own canine and feline playthings? Try out these instructions and templates…or use them as inspiration to create your own almost-people pleasers.

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Susan Crilley is a senior designer at Hallmark. She's been drawing, stitching, and crafting for longer than she can remember—and an animal lover for even longer than that. Susan lives with her husband, two keeshonds, two cats, a chinchilla and a leopard tortoise.