Keep treats and dog food handy so feeding the fur babies easier for everyone. There are some great looking feed stations to choose from now with enclosed storage underneath. Also, older pets will find eating from elevated bowls more comfortable.
Furry family members need their own space, too. This cleverly designed end table can accommodate a table lamp or décor and down below there’s a cozy hideaway for your pooch to curl up when they need a break from the pack.
With an oversized sink, faucet with hand shower and tile surround, the handy dog-washing station in the laundry room offers an additional washing area perfect for pets. The well-placed cabinets and drawers around the dog-washing station can be used to store pet sweaters, treats, toys and more.
Native to Sicily, 'Peter’s Honey' figs are shiny and greenish-yellow when ripe, with a sweet, amber-colored flesh. Use them fresh, for eating out of hand. Although the trees are hardy in zones 6 to 10, gardeners in the maritime Northwest should plant 'Peter's Honey' in a warm spot with a southern exposure to ensure the figs ripen properly.
Store pet food and treats within easy reach with a pet feeder. Older dogs appreciate the elevated bowls that minimize neck strain. And they’re easy for kids to use so you can add “feed the dog” to that chore list!
Keeping in mind their love of kayaking and entertaining winery guests, Kim Lewis Designs fulfilled the clients' desire for an indoor/outdoor space. The porch features a place for the pooches! Built-in benches offer lounge seating, but space underneath is super valuable, so built-in dog beds were added.
Colorful pillows can brighten up any room and a custom throw pillow featuring a photo of your pet is a fun way to feel as though he’s right there beside you, even if he’s in another room or has since passed on.
Amy and Matt’s puppy, Rye, sits in repose in one of her favorite spots at home, the sofa. For Amy and Matt, the sofa's color is perfect, as dog hair easily blends in with the aesthetic. To create her peaceful, earthy look, Amy likes to blend textures in a neutral color palette and let the differences between textures bring out the variations in color. Here, a velvet sofa, a hemp rug and woven pouf all come together beautifully, with subtle color shifts and a mix of textures.
Pet owners can make their walks much more efficient by outfitting their entry as a pet station. Here a shallow console table is used to keep framed photos of the family dog on display along with a crate to hold essentials neatly and within arm's reach.
This pet-friendly mudroom features a space for cleaning wet pets, housing food and water dishes, and storing food, accessories, dog crates or litter boxes. "A large utility sink can be helpful for refilling dishes or cleaning muddy paws, as can towel bars or towel hooks," says Jeffrey S. Brown, president of J.S. Brown & Co.
Below the newly painted ceiling, a comfy sectional anchors the family room alongside an oversized ottoman. Durable upholstery and a soft area rug withstand the general wear and tear of a pet-friendly home.