Marcus Hiles Notes Pet Amenities Rising Across United States

Marcus Hiles Notes Pet Amenities Rising Across United States
Marcus Hiles Notes Pet Amenities Rising Across United States

In a Jan. 22, 2016 New York Times article, Jane Margolies discussed the evolution of animal-oriented amenities from their sporadic early appearances in 2000 to prolific features in 2016, noting, “When “pet spas” were introduced in high-end residential buildings a decade or so ago, they might have seemed like another flash-in-the-pan perk. But they’ve not only hung on like a dog with a bone, they’ve also evolved.” Dog parks, bone-shaped pools, visiting vets, and groomers used by haute couture designers drive the market. A Los Angeles Times article from Aug. 8, 2014 highlights the ultimate trend, with pet parents giving their charges a special space of their own, often even equipped with an en suite bath. Marcus Hiles notes one proud pet suite aficionado, who reasoned, “She’s a part of the family. Everybody else has a room — so does she.” The reserving of a private suite for the toys, leashes, grooming equipment, and other accessories needed for healthy, happy, animals keeps the rest of the home clean and organized.

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