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DIY Dog Carrier Slings You Can Make Today (With Pictures)

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By Nicole Cosgrove

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If you have a small dog, being able to carry her around can be extremely convenient, especially if she gets injured or exhausted on long walks…

Oh, who are we kidding? You want to carry your dog because she’s adorable and you like having her close to you.

If that’s the case, learn how to make a dog carrier with one of these DIY slings and make it easy to keep your precious pup next to you at all times — without costing you an arm and a leg.

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DIY Dog Carrier Sling Plans

1. DIY Dog Sling Idea by Chloe & Rose

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Skills Needed: None
  • Tools Necessary: Moby wrap or long fabric

While this option from Chloe & Rose repurposes a Moby wrap that’s commonly used for cradling infants, you can make your own with any long piece of fabric.

Then again, we can’t imagine how much fun it must be to have people come up to get a look at your baby, only to find that she has four legs and a tail.

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Carry Your Dog Everywhere

We hope you enjoyed learning how to make dog carriers. The dog and puppy sling ideas on this list make it easy to carry your dog with you everywhere. While that’s handy for everyday use, it could potentially prove to be a real lifesaver in the case of an emergency.

Or you could just use it to carry her lazy butt around the house. It’s up to you.

Featured Image Credit by: Susan Schmitz, Shutterstock

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Nicole is the proud mom of Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway, and Baby, a Burmese cat. Originally from Canada, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband in New Zealand. Nicole has a strong love for all animals and has experience caring for all types of dogs, from Yorkies to Great Danes. Nicole even worked as a dog sitter during her travels through South America and cared for stray pups — something she ...Read more

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