Cut your fabric: Fold over in half and pin together. Sew on the edge with a 5? seam allowance and turn the fabric inside over.
Sew & close the top part of the fabric to begin forming the parts of the balloon animal. Stuff a small amount of stuffing about 3 inches. Sew tightly to hold in place.
Next, stuff and sew 2 parts of 2 inches each. Use the dowel stick to help push the filling. Bring the two ears together, and sew them tightly together.
For the neck and front legs stuff and sew 3 parts of 3.5 inches each. Bring the last two parts together and sew tightly, these will form the front legs.
Stuff and sew 4 parts: One of 3 inches in length to form the body & three 0f 3.5 inches in length to form the back legs and tail. Bring the two legs together and sew tightly. Cut off excess fabric from the tail.