Pet friendly designs you can incorporate into your home
Animal lovers know that your pet is truly your family.
One way to incorporate the furry companion into your life is to have your home fit their needs perfectly.
From easy-to-clean sofas to car wash stations, the steps you take to create your perfect oasis will also help make your home a home for your pet.
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Of course, you’ll want to take flooring into account, especially if you have a puppy or kitten. Bamboo, laminate, tile, and vinyl are some of the best pet flooring. These surfaces allow easy cleaning and are mostly scratch resistant, or they more easily hide nail marks.
But your four-legged friend probably won’t always be on the ground. For those always special cuddles, you’ll probably want them to snuggle up next to you on the couch.
Forget velvet, chenille or silk. Instead, stick to fabrics with a tight weave.
However, all these belly massages are bound to whet your appetite. When this happens, you’ll want your pet to have a place to eat comfortably without taking away from the aesthetics of your home.
Power stations such as a hallway layout or a buffet style power station tucked away in the kitchen island, create functional designs.
What about bath time?
One of the most difficult times for pet owners comes when you need to give them a good clean after a walk in the park.
Wash stations in the locker room or laundry room can provide pet owners with an easy place to refresh their furry friends.