You probably already coddle your dog enough on a daily basis. But did you know that August 10th of every year is a whole day dedicated to fussing over our canine companions?
If you’re ready to go over-the-top this Spoil Your Dog Day, check out how some devoted dog parents indulge their most precious pets:
1) Trendy Wardrobe
Ollie Bear the Frenchie ready to head out in a black WOOF Dog Hoodie.
Your pup might not be aware of fashion trends, but they’re definitely aware of the comfort and attention an awesome wardrobe brings. Additionally, spoiling your dog with a cute outfit often leads to opportunities to leave home and explore new places.
Prefer staying indoors? Spoil your furry friend with trendy dog pajamas from Sparkpaws.
2) Designer Accessories
King the Blue-Nosed Pit date-ready in his Cuban Link Dog Collar and Letter Jewelry Tag.
Styling pups with designer dog jewelry and other fashion-forward accessories isn’t just a thing pet parents do for the ‘gram. Dogs love it because new stuff means new adventures and looking good always brings lots of pets, belly rubs, and maybe even a few delicious treats.
3) Luxury Carriers
The Dog Carrier 40 by Louis Vuitton.
A dog bag lets your pup keep you company on the go without getting their little legs too tired. But a designer dog carrier lets you do it in vogue. For a little over $2,500, the Louis Vuitton monogram dog carrier promises safety and comfort in the brand’s signature style.
4) Special Spa Days
A pampered poodle mix relaxing after a luxurious spa day. (Source)
Luxury dog spas aren’t your run-of-the-mill professional groomer. They go beyond typical salon offerings and pamper pups with special treatments. Some lavish services include detoxifying mud packs (i.e. getting muddy but with skin and coat benefits) and ozone spa baths (i.e. swimming but with health and wellness benefits).
5) Premium Furniture
A pampered dog sleeping soundly on a TOV Beagle Blue Pet Bed.
Why settle for a generic dog bed when you can get one that actually matches your home interiors? For about $230, this pet bed by TOV Furniture blends well in any contemporary household, but specifically those with minimalist, modern styles. The best part is they provide extra comfort and are easy for any pet parent to clean.
6) Dog Ice Cream Maker
A little pup enjoying a cone of pet-safe ice cream. (Source)
Sure, occasional puppaccinos are fun, but unlimited pet-safe ice cream at home is even better. If you haven’t thought of getting an ice cream maker for yourself, then perhaps consider getting one for your dog. Making their frozen treats from scratch is the best way to spoil them while avoiding toxic ingredients.
7) High-Tech Gadgets
The PetChatz HDX is installed at the best height for a video call with your dog.
Your pup might suffer from separation anxiety while you’re away (or it’s secretly the other way around). Gadgets like the Pet Chatz enable your dog to reach you via video call with the tap of a paw. For approximately $350, this two-way videophone can also dispense treats, provide entertainment through brain games and video streaming, and even administer aromatherapy.
8) Fancy Dog Treats
Organic Pet Boutique’s made-to-order Kobe Beef & Truffle Jerky Treats.
Chances are, you already spend a good chunk on high-quality treats. But it’s probably not even close to some of the world’s most opulent dog treats like jerky made using fine Kobe beef and enhanced with premium truffle oil. Rumor has it that these treats are made-to-order and go for up to $1,000 per 8-ounce bag.
9) Doggie Mansion
Paris Hilton’s doggy mansion in her Los Angeles, California home.
Dog houses are for commoners! Lord and lady pooches deserve lavish mansions. Have you seen Paris Hilton’s temperature-controlled two-story doggie villa? The $320,000 home is complete with designer interiors, all constructed for her beloved dogs? Don’t be surprised if these dogs had their own ladies-in-waiting or dedicated butlers.
10) At-Home Doggie Camp
A pitbull resting in his very own agility tunnel. (Source)
Have you ever witnessed the happiness your dog gets over the chance to play at a doggie camp or pet playground? If you have the space at home, there’s no better way to spoil your dog (and their friends!) than building the dog park of their dreams!
Some of these ways that people spoil their pets might be the subject of daydreams, but always remember that it doesn’t take lavish gifts to shower your dog with love. Ultimately, all your pup wants is to be by your side and share your attention. And, needless to say, a treat or two is a reliable way to keep tails wagging!
Happy Spoil Your Dog Day!