The American Pet Products Association (APPA) says that 68% of American households own at least one pet. Of that 68%, 48% own a dog. Some buyers are even looking for homes with pet- friendly features before kid-friendly ones.
If you are designing your own home you have the advantage of putting pet-friendly features into your home, so that your furry family member will end up loving it just as much as you do. Here are some pet-friendly design features to think about including in your design plans to make life easier for both of you.