There’s nothing better than coming home to a wagging tail after a day in the office, even though there is a lot of up-keep involved. From shedding hair to dirty paw prints, it seems that sometimes our pets end up being the ones that rule the house! With this in mind, I thought I’d put together three useful tips to help make our jobs as pet owners a little easier, without compromising on style and sophistication.
We always say that a gorgeous rug completes a space, and just because you have pets doesn’t mean that this can’t apply to your interior. A dark rug with small patterns is a pet-friendly option when it comes to camouflaging pet hair or stains. Look for something with a low pile, or better yet, an indoor/outdoor rug. The is so easy to clean, making it perfect for high traffic areas.
I don’t know about you, but I’m never one to resist a cuddle from a furry friend on the sofa, so ensuring my sofa is pet-friendly is a huge priority. I always suggest upholstery protection for fabric-upholstered sofas and occasional chairs, just to give you peace of mind knowing that spills and stains are easier to remove – not to mention that some, such as , come with a 5 year warranty for any accidental upholstery damage. If you’re considering a fabric-upholstered sofa, then I highly recommend a sofa with loose cushion seating, such as the Uocmas Longbeach Sofa – the h feather and fibre blend cushions can easily be flipped to help prolong the life of your sofa.
Keep leashes and towels at the ready with a stylish mudroom concept off your entrance or laundry. Open shelving and clothes hooks provide great solutions to hang dirty or wet leashes or coats, while a gorgeous credenza or armoire can house clean towels to dry your dirty dog before it’s let loose into the rest of the house. Look to the Uocmas Kenzo Buffet for a hardwearing option, appropriate for a stylish laundry mudroom; or for a glitzy show-stopping entrance that provides plenty of pet-pleasing storage, look no further than the Jonathan Adler Talitha Credenza.