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Top 10 most popular pet projects

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Making your pets feel comfortable and safe can be a simple and affordable D.I.Y. project.


From dog kennels to cat enclosures, Bunnings Workshop community members have shared many projects for their furry friends.


Here are the top 10 most popular pet projects by pageviews:Indoor to outdoor cat towerIndoor to outdoor cat tower 


1. Chicken coop automatic door opener by @darylhewston 


Daryl built a home-made automatic door for his chicken coop to keep his birds safe.


2. Indoor to outdoor cat tower by @Shannon 


A cat enclosure using recycled mesh panels that creates a fun and safe area for cats to explore indoors and out.


3. D.I.Y. chicken coop with verandah by @Caron 


This chicken coop with 3m run includes a cafe blind, verandah and screening for extra weather protection.


4. D.I.Y. mesh cat enclosure by @Chrissie35 


Chrissie’s cat enclosure is partly shaded and features a cat door for easy access. Chicken coop with Bunnings themeChicken coop with Bunnings theme


5. Bench seat with built-in dog bed by @lifestylebymari 

While renovating her backyard, Mariana used Merbau decking to create a
bench seat with built-in dog bed and storage.


6. Chicken coop with Bunnings theme by @TheSaltyreefer 

A creative chicken coop made using leftover materials. It includes a place for chooks to perch by the window.

7. Twin dog bowl food and water station by @Wayne  

Wayne's raised food and water station keeps dog bowls tidy and in place.


8. Dog kennel with ramp and rooftop by @patorodriguez 

A special ramp allows a lucky dog to lounge on the rooftop lawn of his own kennel. Dog kennel with ramp and rooftopDog kennel with ramp and rooftop


9. Large dog bed using recycled pallet timber by @LePallet  


Pallet maestro Rylie’s dog bed is perfect for a large dog to sprawl out on, or as a relaxing spot for a couple of pets.

10. D.I.Y. dog kennel with porch by @RubyCavoodle 

Treated Pine and Colorbond sheeting used to make a dog house with a porch as a first-time D.I.Y. project.

How to build pet enclosures

Check out the following informative guides on building different types of enclosures to keep your furry friends entertained and safe:


How to keep your home and garden safe for pets

Don't miss 10 ways to make your home pet friendly, Dog kennels and beds and D.I.Y. ideas for pets for ideas on creating a safe and comfortable home for your pets. 

Checking for problem plants in your garden is extremely important for the safety and longevity of your pets. See Workshop member @Noelle's guide How to keep your garden safe for pets for plants to avoid growing in the garden. Horticulturalist Adam Woodhams (@Adam_W) also shares How to remove weeds without harming your pets.


Last updated: October 2023

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