Let’s be honest – our pets mean everything to us. While we want them to be comfortable, we don’t want to fill our homes with tacky clutter. So we’re hunting down pet accessories that not only provide a necessary function, but also integrate seamlessly into our home’s aesthetic. These design-minded pet products were meant to do just that.
Published January 4, 2020, Updated February 28, 2021
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Time to pitch a tent and give your cat their own outdoorsy adventure indoors. Handmade in Canada, this cool canopy-optional hideout is perfect for anti-social sourpusses. (Plus, its easy to assemble and clean). Adventure Tent, Tinker Trading Co., $130.
Draw Me Like One of Your Frenchy Girls
We all put our pups up on a pedestal (“who’s the best boy in the world?”), so why not put him up on the wall as well? Work with an artist to create a cute, one-of-a-kind pet portrait. Custom Pet Portrait, Etsy, $49 and up. We’ve also got the scoop on how much owning a dog actually costs.
A Little Alone Time
Providing a private space to tuck away your cat’s litter is a must for the comfort of both your feline friend and their human family. This stylish box would seamlessly fit into any decor scheme. Litter Box Enclosure, Wayfair, $145.
Neat and Tidy
It’s not always the first thing that comes to mind for new pet owners, but having ample storage space for your four-legged friend’s toys is an absolute must. Consider storing them in chic woven baskets that’ll seamlessly blend in with the rest of your furniture. You can also check out the most popular dog and cat names of last year. Savannah Utility Baskets, Pottery Barn, $35-$55.
A Better Way to Sit
Dogs spend more than half their lives sleeping so why not give their beds the same consideration we give ours? The genius engineering team at Casper were on it, coming up with a doggie version of their wildly popular made-for-humans memory-foam mattress. Casper Dog Bed, Indigo, $150 and up.
This functional and stylish carrier easily attaches to leashes and totes for those long walks with your four-legged bestie. Bonus: it’s easy to store out of sight or keep in a discreet location for easy access. Wild One Poop Bag Carrier, The Bone House, $18.
You Scratch My Back, I’ll Scratch This
On this thoughtfully designed scratch lounger, your cat naps, shreds, hides, plays and gets wildly high on the included premium organic cat nip. (Fingers and paws crossed they’ll be so distracted, he or she will leave the newly reupholstered chairs alone!). PetFusion Ultimate Cat Scratcher Lounge, Amazon, $76.
Welcome to Copa’s Cabana
Give your cat the cool hangout they deserve with this modern, multi-level kitty condo. The top level holds a hammock for chilling out, while the “first floor” is a snug hideout with handy peeps holes. Vesper Cat Cabana, PetSmart, $120.
Fur on Faux Fur
This is no ordinary faux-fur runner – in fact, it’s not really a runner at all. This luxurious dog bed is made from human-grade memory foam, which is guaranteed not to flatten for 10 years. It also has an ultra-soft washable cover. PupRug Runner Faux Fur Memory Foam Bed, Paw.com, $249. Did you know that pet owners consider spoiling pups a form of self-care, according to a new survey?
Some Privacy, Please?
With dog patio ideas for apartments (and condos) trending in recent years, you’ll definitely want to invest in some pooch-friendly decor on your patio or balcony. Start with a little patch of grass for them to do their business. Piddle Place Pet Relief System Base Unit With Removable Turf Pad, Amazon, $160.