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8 Backyard Ideas to Delight Your Dog
Cue the joyous soundtrack. These pet-friendly landscape and garden ideas will keep your pooch safe, happy and well exercised outdoors
"A dog or dogs happily romping in the backyard is a classic dog-owner dream. Achieving... sending your dog out in the yard and hoping for the best. Take the time to make sure your... your yard provides your dog with the amenities he or she needs and loves. Fortunately... pet-friendly yard amenities are also great for people as well.... leaving a dog in a yard (with all comforts) is inhumane and that dogs should remain indoors..."
6 Ways to Help Your Dog and Landscape Play Nicely Together
Keep your prized plantings intact and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian
"and your dog happy too, with this wisdom from an expert gardener and dog guardian... and your dog, and leave you both with a beautiful yard to enjoy. Here's what to keep... Dogs and outdoor spaces go together naturally. But with their penchant for digging... some dogs can wreak havoc on landscape design. Knowing what some of the most common... of some dogs damaging yard behavior. We have a tiny yard that's not ample for two dogs..."
How to Help Your Dog Be a Good Neighbor
Good fences certainly help, but be sure to introduce your pup to the neighbors and check in from time to time
"lost her dog, Shawnee, also a black Lab, to cancer three years ago. Because she and... another dog was best. Mary and I can go months without talking because our houses... husband are dog lovers, in general, and fond of Jack, in particular. We have worked very... well-behaved dog — very friendly and rarely barks — and yet he's clearly not perfect. We're... help your dog be the very best neighbor.... allow your dogs out in their own yard. I have a fenced in yard for my dogs as well..."
Houzz Pets: 50 Design-Loving Dogs
"the "dog test" :-) My Dog Marlee Skylar gets ready for the renovations! I loved... more "dogs on rugs" at: http://www.tufenkianportland.com/dog-blog Sorry... compelled... how my dog gets cozy at home My dog Teddy in our new Ice Bucket on our newly remodeled... fenced dog yard with peas stone and paver patio was a great investment that both... "There's a Dog in the House: A Practical Guide to Creating Today's Dog Friendly Home"..."
Houzz Call: Send in the Dogs
Have the greatest dog in the world? Share your best design photo featuring the dog you live or work with
"greatest dog in the world? Share your best design photo featuring the dog you live or... has a dog for very long knows they offer daily reminders about loyalty, patience... how your dogs make your house a home or keep you company in the workshop or on the job... of your dog in the Comments section below. We'll be featuring some of the best photos... with a dog running through in mind instead of scolding the dog for being dog. He..."
50 Dog Photos Worth a Wag
Design hounds: Share in the pet love with Houzzers' snapshots of their beloved dogs at home, in the workshop and at play
"beloved dogs at home, in the workshop and at play... of your dogs in design, and the images are still galloping in like unleashed corgis... beloved dogs at home, at the job site, in the studio, keeping you safe, getting in... makes a dog? Two bright eyes, four legs, a tail, fur and a wet, inquisitive nose? Add... rescued dog. Dogs are so great! Especially Australian Cattle Dogs - I was surprised... let a dog be a dog and not a person. I would love to have a dog but I live in a..."
So You're Thinking About Getting a Dog
Prepare yourself for the realities of training, cost and the impact that lovable pooch might have on your house
"crazy dog lady. With a few exceptions, I experienced dogs as panting messes of fur... crazy dog lady?" my sister, Torey, asked the other day out of nowhere. Sure, it was... of my dogs on Facebook, one of thousands on my phone that I have been known to force... what any dog lover does, right? Up until a few years ago, I was the least likely person... passion for dogs in particular. As soon as he was ambulatory, he was hitting on strange..."
Decorating Is Going to the Dogs
Proclaim your affection for your furry best friend with dog-themed decorating gestures, grand or small
"friend with dog-themed decorating gestures, grand or small... with our dog and someone had in their yard a dog sculpture much like the bronze one... little dog on the orange throw on the couch! Does any dog owner honestly think the... of my dog Fergus. My dining and kitchen theme is dogs all over. Great ideas for doggie... Wisconsin! Dogs at home, a must! Thanks so much for featuring part of my dog collection... out the dog pillows sold on Houzz by east to west importers. Dog art is never a bad..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Summer-Loving Dog!
Share a photo of your pooch kicking back in the backyard, helping you in the workshop or enjoying your favorite summer getaway
"their dogs. The outpouring of comments about their special bonds will make you sincerely... when your dog created an equally shocking mess. A year ago we asked Houzz users to... of your dog enjoying the warm weather at home, in your studio, or in your backyard... kids! Dog, who's a dog??? Henry, a French Briard, waiting for his turn to wakeboard... your dogs? Camping dog Our sweet Maxwell (vizsla) is always near our 2 year old..."
Houzz Call: Looking for Dogs in Design
"love your dogs. They keep you company, never diss your decorating, and make every lunch... patio. Dogs + Design = Houzz bliss. We all know this.... create a dog friendly space! My yard was once a beautiful lawn - no more. Now it's... Who says dogs and cats can't live side by side! This is my girl, Sam.......enjoying... very bad dogs (Rhodesian Ridgeback / Boxer mix Kirra and German Shepherd / Chow mix... shell dog bowl! Only the best! up close This is Corey, our blue roan English Cocker..."
Houzz Rule: No Dogs Allowed?
If your home has a no-pets policy, here's what to do when guests arrive unexpectedly with a four-legged friend
"their dogs as part of the family; for many people, dogs are truly man's best friend... brings a dog to a party or arrives unannounced with a fur ball tucked inside a purse... the "no dogs allowed" rule: You should always be up-front with your guests before they... visiting dog is friendly to other dogs.....however I have found that even when visiting... ask the dog owner permission before providing a treat to a visiting dog. Some dogs..."
8 Ways Dogs Help You Design
"other. Yet dogs are also extremely helpful home fixer-uppers! They can help you figure... meant for dogs I am proud to say that our dog has only chewed up one piece of paper,... the old "Dogs have masters, cats have slaves". The faithfulness of a dog definitely... total dog lover, and I also believe that "Cats rule and dogs drool!" (a line permanently... fenced yard for my two dogs! Bliss for all of us! My Maxie definitely blends in..."
40 Dogs Who Are Having a Way Better Summer Than You
Houzzers share pics of their canine companions living it up — or getting down with relaxing — on warm days
"Dogs are important members of many households. That’s why in the past here on Houzz... vacations, dogs play an even more essential role in our lives. They become our constant... of your dogs enjoying summer, and, as of this writing, you all shared well over 450... pictures of dogs, especially the dog surfing, and the one in the bathing suit! What a wonderful... of the dogs and the Eiffel tower is wonderful!!!! Darn! These dogs are having way..."
Chickens, Chess and Swimming Star in a Silicon Valley Yard
Some fowl play is afoot in these outdoor rooms, but the family members and their many guests have a pretty good time too
"over the yard, which wasn’t being utilized well. With landscape architect Michael Callan... time. Yard at a Glance Who lives here: Michelle Pettigrew; Jerry Kaplan; their daughters... and 15; dogs Cookie and Bailey; and 5 chickens Location: Hillsborough, California Size:... Beautiful yard, I'd love to grow up there! It sounds like the pool was added many years... original yard had disparate pieces of furniture and lacked cohesiveness. The area behind..."
My Houzz: Yard Seals the Deal for an Eichler Home
Expansive indoor-outdoor living sold a couple on this midcentury California home, now brimming with vintage finds collected over time
"was the yard." Initially his wife, Stacey, thought this midcentury modern home — built... Steimle; dogs Scoop and Dibs, cat Sylvester and tortoise Rigor Location: Fairhaven... but the dogs definitely stole my eye! They are so cute! Although this isn't my style... those dogs! I like the fact that the homeowners stayed true to the midcentury design... think the dogs make the house! We have a 1963 mcm (1 year) and are trying to not lose..."