DIY: T-shirt Ball & Tug Dog Toy

DIY dog toys - make this easy no sew ball and tug toy from an old t-shirt and tennis ball!

Don’t toss that old T-shirt! Snip it up to make this DIY dog toy for your furry friend.

What are the two favorite dog games of all time? Fetch and tug-of-war! This DIY dog toy combines the two into a fun toy your pup can retrieve and wrestle with. Making this ball-and-tug dog toy is quick, easy and requires no sewing at all. With just a couple of recycled items from around the house, Fido will have hours of enjoyment.

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step-by-step tutorial for this DIY dog toy.

DIY dog toys - make this easy no sew ball and tug toy from an old t-shirt and tennis ball! DIY dog toys - make this easy no sew ball and tug toy from an old t-shirt and tennis ball!

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24 comments so far.

24 responses to “DIY: T-shirt Ball & Tug Dog Toy”

  1. WhiteBead says:

    Love it! Just made one for my puppy 🙂

  2. Mia Myrabev says:

    This is so cool, back home my dogs would to love fetch but also chasing people that seemed to brighten there day lol

  3. Your furbaby is so cute! Great idea! 🙂

    Tracy @ Ascending Butterfly

  4. Ellie says:

    Omg your puppy is soooo cute!

  5. Such a fabulous idea! I would of never thought of that.

  6. Vicki W says:

    This is such a cute idea! I am going to have to make one for my Annabelle today! I may even slip in some of my splenda packaging to give it that crinkle sound she seems to love. Thanks for sharing this!

  7. You are so creative. I always donate my tshirts to goodwill when I get tired of them but I’ll keep in mind my family members that have pets and make them a dog toy..

  8. This is such a fantastic idea for a dog toy! I think I need to make one!

  9. thejoyfulfoodie says:

    Such an easy toy that will probably get lots of play! I might have to make one for my brother’s dog for Christmas.

  10. CourtneyLynne Storms says:

    Looks like an easy toy to make if you have doggies… I don’t have any doggies though lol….

  11. ha! that is so cute.. I bet even kitties will like it 🙂

  12. Liz Mays says:

    There are going to be some really happy furballs this year. These are a great way to entertain the pups!

  13. Natalie H. says:

    That’s pretty creative.. I don’t have any pets, however I would totally make something like that for the baby to throw around, lol.

  14. I love how creative this can be – yeah – there is no need to throw old and unused shirts when they can be used for something else!

  15. I don’t have a dog (just a cat), but I think this is so adorable! I’ll have to keep this in mind when I do get one.

  16. Tamika says:

    Thanks for the reminder! I have a bag of old shirt’s that I normarlly start working on now for my kitty and doggie gifts.

  17. RattlesandHeels says:

    I want to get a dog for the kids and we would def do this! So cute and creative.

  18. What a simple idea! Our German shepherd would love it. She loves tug-of-war. 🙂

  19. Dawn says:

    You’d be amazed at what all you can turn into a doggy toy! This is so creative and cool!

  20. Erin Kennedy says:

    I love this! So creative! Now I want a pup!

  21. Mommy Pehpot says:

    h cuteness overload! When we have a dog, will make one like this 🙂

  22. Erin Childs says:

    Love this idea – and your dog model looks just like our Toby! <3

  23. Kelsey says:

    What do you tie it with?

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