To all the four-legged man's best friends out there – today is National Dog Day!
And to celebrate, HousingWire decided to write an article about why and how homeowners can improve the dog-companion experience.
According to the latest Realtor.com home improvement survey, 67% of consumers plan home renovations within the next six months.
So what better way than home improvement for your wide-eyed, furry friend?
Here are 7 ingenious ideas from BarkPost on how to build a pup-friendly home:
First things first, you'll need to hire a highly skilled contractor.
(Sorry, I can’t take credit for this wonderful pun, source: BarkPost)
Side note: Dogs in mortgage finance work really hard too and need a place to relax.
They're always there for you:
So how can you offer your dog something in return?
Here are two examples of some of the few things that can be done to your home when there is a dog living under the woof.
(Click this link for more from the pet FURiendly list.)
1. Build a special room for accessories.
(Source: Two Dog tales)
2. Splish splash, the dog is taking a bath — a bath designed just for dogs!
(Source: Desire to Decorate)
Bonus: Here is an adorable picture of HousingWire Senior Financial Reporter Trey Garrison’s dog Rio.
Happy dog day!