The Pocket Critter Interactive Dog Toy

The best thing about making the Pocket Critter is how delightful it is to watch dogs play with it and work to get the treats out of the pocket. It's not just the dog that's having fun -- we humans get to have fun, too! With this soft, interactive dog toy, I wanted to put… Continue reading The Pocket Critter Interactive Dog Toy

Making the Pocket Critter Interactive Dog Toy

When I set out to design the Pocket Critter Toy, I zeroed in on creating something that would give dogs a mental challenge -- a problem to solve -- in order to get a treat. Rather than handing a dog a biscuit for sitting, with this toy the dog would have to nose around until… Continue reading Making the Pocket Critter Interactive Dog Toy

Flannel and fleece dog jacket

Pipsqueak's flannel and fleece jacket

We adopted a little dog from the shelter a few months ago, and as the weather cooled she needed a little jacket to ward off the shivers. Instead of buying one from the store, I decided it would be a great opportunity for a sewing project and used this wonderful tutorial as my guide. (And I… Continue reading Flannel and fleece dog jacket