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.
The 5 DIY Dog Carrier Sling Plans
1. DIY No-Sew Pet Sling
Your dog will feel so cozy (and surrounded by your scent!) in this sling made from an old sweatshirt. You can create this DIY pet sling using no-sew methods in an hour or less.
It’s great for small breeds like Chihuahuas and Toy Poodles, and you can carry puppies or small senior dogs with mobility issues in it as well.
2. Dog Sling Carrier Free Sewing Pattern
Get ready for a day of adventure with this easy-to-make dog sling carrier. This free sewing pattern will have your pup in style in no time! You can customize the fabric and ribbon to match your pup’s personality.
All of the instructions are in the sewing pattern, so as long as you have some basic sewing skills, you can make one or a couple of these in different patterns.
3. DIY Dog and Cat sling
Give your pet a comfy spot to lounge with this DIY dog and cat sling. This project is great for those with some sewing skills who want to give their fur baby a special place to rest or relax. You can customize the size and style easily.
The video makes it easy to follow along with the instructions.
4. DIY Pet Tote Carrier
Are you looking for a pet carrier that’s both stylish and practical? Look no further! This tutorial will show you how to turn any tote bag into a pet carrier in just minutes. All you need is a tote bag and scissors.
Although this isn’t a traditional pet sling, you can carry it over your shoulder to take your pooch with you wherever you go.
5. DIY Dog Cross-Body Carrier FREE Sewing Tutorial
Here’s another free sewing tutorial that allows you to make this stylish and comfortable pet carrier for your pup.
This tutorial will show you how to make a cross-body carrier that is perfect for all your pup’s outings. You can customize the size and style to fit you and your fur baby perfectly.
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.
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