Dog Palaces: Designer Beds for Pampered Pooches

Dog Palaces: Designer Beds for Pampered Pooches

by Brian Coleman
     
 
From modern sleek to designer chic, these pooch pads are the tops in design and innovation as well as creature comfort. Great for napping, lapping, guarding the palace, or sneaking a peek at passersby, these hideaways, homes away from home, and private quarters make pampered pets feel like royalty.

Fast facts:

Pet spending has reached an all-time high: new

Overview

From modern sleek to designer chic, these pooch pads are the tops in design and innovation as well as creature comfort. Great for napping, lapping, guarding the palace, or sneaking a peek at passersby, these hideaways, homes away from home, and private quarters make pampered pets feel like royalty.

Fast facts:

Pet spending has reached an all-time high: new industry spending figures released by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) confirm that pet spending will reach $38.4 billion in 2006, more than doubling in the last decade.

In 2006, Americans' spending on pets is projected to be higher than ever, growing by 6 percent.
27 percent of dog owners buy their pets birthday presents, and 55 percent of dog owners buy their pet holiday presents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423600237
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
03/13/2007
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Brian D. Coleman, MD, divides his time between Seattle and New York. His articles have appeared in magazines ranging from Old House Journal, where he is the West Coast editor; to Period Living in the U.K. Brian is the author of seven books on the decorative arts, including the recent titles Farrow & Ball and Cottages.

Photographer Dan Mayers was the exclusive photographer for several books-Scalamandré, Extraordinary Interiors, Details, and most recently, Dog Palaces. Dan's work appears regularly in Harris Publications Decorating Magazines as well and Old House Interiors and La Vie Claire.

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