Cocker spaniel silicone molds, plastic resin molds shaped like Chihuahuas, large Saint Bernard molds made of plastic and metal hound dog cake molds are some of many different types of dog molds that are available, as of 2016. Dog molds are used to make a variety of things, including soaps, candles, candies, figurines and stepping stones, and are available from many retailers that sell crafting supplies.
EBay and Etsy offer a diverse selection of dog molds, including realistic three-dimensional molds made of food-grade silicone, rubber trays with eight small dog molds and vintage Dalmatian cake molds by Wilton. Metal molds for cakes include playful puppies with Frisbees, Scooby-Doo, Blue from "Blue's Clues" and hound dogs.
Plastic, rubber and silicone dog molds are commonly used to craft handmade soaps, candles and polymer clay crafts. Molds made of food-grade quality materials are also used to make chocolates, candies and fondant decorations for cakes. Sleeping dogs, puppies with bones, French poodles and Yorkshire terriers are some of the different types of silicone and plastic molds that are available.
Large dog molds made of plastic, such as those available from PlasterCrafters and Mold Creations, are often used to create concrete stepping stones or plaster wall hangings. These molds are also useful in soap making and are safe to use with cement or plastic resin. Boxers, schnauzers, paw prints and furry puppies are some common types of large dog molds.