Monday Mischief #69 – Dog DIY Cone

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Mr. N was scratching and licking at himself so much a few weeks ago due to his flea allergy, I decided he needed a cone. And this was around ten pm so my options were severely limited. His last cone had cracked and been thrown away. 

So I googled and one website suggested putting a paper plate on small dogs. Didn’t have those either. I looked around and spotted a cardboard box and cut that up. Mr. N didn’t mind too much as the cardboard was fairly flexible and went back to sleep. The next day, I borrowed a real cone from a friend.
I thought he looked like he was in a pillory while the boyfriend said it reminded him of the cat breading meme. 
What emergency or DIY solutions have you put together for your dog? 

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  1. Chasing Dog Tales

    June 8, 2015 1:40 pm

    Great idea! I would have never thought of that. Of course, I might have to find something other than cardboard since Haley loves shredding boxes. I hope Mr N gets some relief soon from the itching.

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  2. Talent Hounds

    June 8, 2015 5:49 pm

    LOL awe Mr.N, hope you feel better. Good quick fix 😉 Just checked out Paved By Paw Prints post on a DIY rolling treat toy, so many creative ideas this monday!

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  3. Jackie Bouchard

    June 9, 2015 7:42 pm

    LOL about the pillory. It does kind of look like that. Very creative! Once our beagle was itching like mad in the night and I didn't have a cone so i tried putting her in a tank top. Shut the light off and within seconds she was out of it. Then put her in a Tshirt. Again, light off. Dog naked in 10 seconds. Then tried a turtleneck. At last – success! Sometimes we have to get creative when you need a cone and don't have one. (Wish I had pics/video of that night.)

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