Photograph provided by David Becher

by Bonnie Joy Flamm, Interior Designer

Remember the phrase, “you’re in the dog house!” It didn’t mean anything good – see photograph at right! But it no longer means what it once did – and today – the “dog house” is nothing like its old counterpart…

The newest trend is a luxury dog “bedroom” which is both fun and fabulous. Your dog is part of your family and needs a private space of his/her own. A pet’s bedroom is now one, sumptuous place, but remember:
Decorate your dog’s bedroom within your budget, taste, personality and his or her age in mind;
Choose a floor that will withstand regular mopping (no carpet, please!);
Purchase a colorful dog bed that has an easy-to-size cover allowing for frequent washings.

Above all, be creative and your dog will love you for it!

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