According to the Pet Food Manufacturing Association (PFMA), 24% of households own a dog and 17% own cats, that’s eight and half million dogs and over seven million cats! With this many furry friends running around there’s bound to be a few households that have a constant battle between keeping the place looking nice whilst keeping it comfortable for a pet, there is always a slight conflict if you love your home as much as your faithful companion, nothing is more troubling then the sight of a newly upholstered sofa covered in fluff, mud and scratches!
Maintaining a beautiful home and having a pet seems like an unlikely combination but nowadays there are some absolutely fantastic and surprisingly stylish pet accessories and furniture that will completely kit out your home and take it from shabby to chic! Whatever your style, be it traditional or contemporary there are some wonderful products that you’ll want to buy even if you don’t have a little terror running around.
Edison Orange Harris Tweed Dog Bed from Love My Dog
Love My Dog is a fantastic company full of adorable ways to spoil your dog rotten, I absolutely love this Harris Tweed dog bed especially in this vibrant orange, but there are plenty of other colours if you’re looking for something to complement the rest of your home. This dog bed would look perfect placed in the corner of a kitchen and is the ideal style to go with a traditional looking interior.
Igloo Dog Bed in Grey from Mungo and Maud
For something a bit more contemporary and versatile this igloo style bed from Mungo and Maud is just right, it’s relaxed design means it’ll work anywhere and with any style and it’s a great little cosy spot for a small pooch!
If you get the impression that your feline companion is a bit of a fashionista the place you need to head to is Style Tails, a fantastic company with products for both cats and dogs. They stock some amazing contemporary designs that will make the perfect hangout for a cool cat.
Geobed Cat Cave by Catissa from Style Tails
This geometric cat basket is a design marvel, its stylish nature means that instead of a cat basket being a nuance and taking up space it can actually become a rather interesting feature of the house, it also comes in white and a natural wood too to suit a whole range of interiors.
If you want something to go above ground-level this fancy basket will look great in any location of the house and will allow your cat to watch over you from their stylish boudoir.
Anello Cat Basket by Mia Cara from Style Tails
Pet accessories aren’t all about their beds, there are some lovely bowls around that might just make their food look a little more appetising! This lovely ceramic set of bowls from The Stylish Dog Company are stunning, they come in various colours and a few spotted designs. Plus they are specially designed for spaniels and other floppy eared dogs to avoid an ears in the food fiasco.
British Blue Spaniel Bowl from The Stylish Dog Company
For a modern design, these bowls in a wooden structure from Mungo and Maud are brilliant, they’re perfect minimalist chic and will help avoid that awful sound of a metal bowl being scrapped around the floor as the dog tries to get every last bit of their dinner!
Double Wooden Dog Bowl from Mungo and Maud
If you want to keep your dog’s food safely hidden away, so that you don’t have to see garish packaging and so the dog can’t weasel its way into it, keep it in a stylish container like this one from Mungo and Maud, it’ll look good especially if your short on space and need to keep your dog’s food in the kitchen.
Dog Food Storage Container from Mungo and Maud
If you want to spoil your pet and maintain a beautiful home in the process there is a whole market out there for keeping your pet (and your home) stylish. With so many styles and ranges to choose from you’ll be wanting to update your dog’s style as much as your own!