How To Make A Dog Leash From A Recycled Bedsheet

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It’s so quick and easy to make an attractive no-sew homespun dog leash from an old bedsheet. I’ve been “rolling my own” dog leashes for about 20 years now, and they are every bit as sturdy as leather or webbing, and they last for years. And the best part is, when the leash finally does wear out, you can reuse the hardware with another bedsheet to make a new one in minutes.

Gather These Materials:

  • 1 old bedsheet (any size)
  • 1 dog clamp (hardware store)
  • A bit of aluminum wire, about 16 gauge (hardware store)
  • Your summer camp lanyard-making skills

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Dog Eye Infection Eye Drops Recipe

Gracie the Pug With Eye Drops

All better now. Thanks, Mom!

When Miss Gracie recently developed those distinctive greenish eye boogers, I wondered if there was a home remedy I could try before hauling her in to the vet. Especially since I never seem to get her out of there for less than $75. Fees, tests and meds add up fast!

I asked Uncle Google, and he served up several variations of this recipe, plus a lot of heated discussion about whether or not it is humane to try home treating your pet. And a lot of scolding about how if you can’t afford a vet, you shouldn’t have a dog, blah, blah.

I think that, just as with human illness, if the situation doesn’t seem dire, it’s ok to try the equivalent of “chicken soup” before running to the professionals. It’s all about judgment.

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