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by Christiane Lemieux 



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A mansion for your best friend

People with great style and love for design don't have to exclude their best friend from benefiting from it. That was the motivation for the team of communications designer Doria Keppler and event manager André Heinermann when they couldn't find the kind of doghouse they wanted for their four-legged friend. From a purist Bauhaus-style cube to an idyllic Swedish-style house, Best Friend’s HOME offers a type of doghouse that has never been seen before. With the help of an architect, they created this four models, but they're planning on producing other designs. Or if you would rather have one look like your own home, they can handcraft it especially for you — and it doesn't matter where you live since they deliver worldwide. I'm sure my Oliver would love to be a proud owner of one of these luxurious pads, but unfortunately he will have to wait until we have a yard.

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Trendy living for Nemo

Fish tanks have come a long way but the Archiqurium, designed by Karl-Oskar Ankarberg, tops them all. The split-level fish tank is made out of black and white Corian and has several panoramic windows and a skylight for you aquatic friends to enjoy the view. What else could they ask for?

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My top 10: Pet beds

Yesterday's post was dedicated to bringing style to the little ones in your lives. But for those of us who don't have any kids, today I want to share with you my top selection of the most stylish pet furniture out there. I chose them mostly because of their design and the comfort they offer our furry friends. These sculptural pieces can seamlessly become part of your decor and at the same time serve as your pooch's own personal sanctuary, even though we know they'd rather curl up in bed with us.

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Ready for his close-up

Back in July, a dear friend of mine — an avid food blogger herself (SweetBites) — sent me an email to let me know that someone was looking for a white French Bulldog in New York City for a photo shoot. It so happened that it was for a beautiful home style digital magazine called Sweet Paul. After the editor saw some images I emailed him, it was love at first sight. Our handsome Frenchie Oliver was selected for the shoot – he's on page 73.

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Private quarters

The time has come for your kitties to finally get the privacy and much need style they deserve. The award winning ModKat Litter Box embraces both form and function plus provides and unparalleled experience for your cat. The locking lid acts as a walk-off mat keeping litter off your floors while keeping small dogs from enjoying the "treats" inside. An ergonomic scoop with incorporated brush stows neatly on the side and the reusable litter liner is friendly to your wallet and the environment.