The dogs in our life have a lot to think about: It's not easy keeping fur fluffed, paws well-manicured and the art of puppy eyes perfected.
It's exactly why more and more luxury buildings are now offering fancy amenities that not only appeal to apartment owners, but also to their pets. In fact, some pet lovers might just want to switch spots with their pooch after hearing about these features.
with Insta-famous pup , who put his paw on the line to test out luxury buildings' latest and greatest pet services. He trotted through New York City for pawdicures, rooftop relaxation, training sessions, fireside relaxation and, obviously, biscuit tastings. After following his adventure below, pet services may just be the first thing you look for in a new apartment (OK, maybe after square footage).
Silver Towers: Daycare, Grooming, Boarding, Walking And Much More
Perhaps the most all-inclusive stop in Cookie's day was , a pair of residential buildings with studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments in Midtown Manhattan. The luxury building includes , which offers Spot-On Pawdicures, deep-conditioning fur treatments and dental cleanings.
Dogs at Silver Towers also have access to daycare, walking, boarding, training, transportation and retail (because even doggies need a shopping spree once in a while).
Dog City at Abington House: Grooming, Playdates And Socialization Services
The at , a luxury apartment building on New York City's High Line, offers full grooming (aka shampoo, conditioner, massage, blow-out and hair cut), brush-outs and dematting, bath and fluff services, pawdicures, ear cleaning and fur styling. They're all the things a dog needs in life — in addition to lots of cuddling and love, of course.
When Cookie arrived at Abington House, he was greeted with a treat (naturally). The Dog City Spaw also offered services such as dog-walking in groups or solo, socialization services, to make sure the building's dogs know how to be on their best behavior, and scheduled playdates. More of a cat person? The building even has cat nannies.
456 Washington Street: Rooftop Veranda Access For Dogs
Cookie then checked out the rooftop veranda at , which gives dogs the opportunity to play and run around if their owners can't take them to the park — not to mention sprawling views of the Hudson River.
The building also offers an on-site grooming station, which seems to be one of the most common pet service in luxury buildings.
Sigh. It's a dog's life. And it's wonderful.