Features November 2016 Issue

How to Furnish a Home for Dogs

This is lovely but not dog-friendly décor. Many dogs (senior dogs in particular) struggle with slick floors its no wonder the dog looks uncomfortable. Also, though white sofas and dogs dont generally mix well, at least thats a white leather sofa, which can be wiped clean with a damp cloth.

How to Furnish a Home for Dogs

Fuss-free decorating helps keep you and your furry friends comfortable, happy, and healthy.

Flooring is the most heavily used surface in our homes, particularly when we have dogs. Popular considerations for flooring in your pet-friendly home are usually wood, bamboo, carpeting, tile, vinyl, or linoleum. There are advantages and disadvantages to each, and what works for me may not work for you. Its not uncommon for a dog to have an aversion to a specific type of surface, so if you know your dog wont be comfortable on a certain surface, consider another option.

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