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Monday, May 23, 2011

In The Dog House...Again!

Do you remember our last post about well-designed dog houses? It previewed five different dog house designs by freshman students at The Columbus College of Art and Design that were up for auction, with the proceeds going to a local rescue group. Any dog would be thrilled to take his afternoon nap in one of those gorgeous structures! Refresh your memory here: boccibeefs.blogspot.com/2010/07/in-dog-house.html.

Just yesterday our favorite program, CBS Sunday Morning, devoted their entire show to great design, and featured a segment on really cool dog houses we thought you'd love to see. According to this segment, dog houses in the back yard used to be de rigueur for most families in the early to mid-twentieth century. But we'd love to know what you think about their purpose now. Is it more about cool design rather than actual use? After all, I consider my dog house to be the entirety of Parental Unit's home!

P.S. We're excited to bring you some very special product reviews and give-a-ways coming soon-so please stay tuned!


Minnie and Mack said...

How interesting! Thanks.

Drools and licks,
Minnie and Mack

Kolchak Puggle said...

Those dog houses are cool! Mama wants one *really* bad, as she says they'd look *really cool* in our yard. BOL, silly Mama. Last year? Year before? She bought us one of those cooling dog houses for the yard, so we could go cool off when we are outside. I have never been in it. Not even once. I think Felix keeps an old stuffed toy in there.

George The Lad said...

I like that first dog house with the grass on top and also the bookcase with the steps up for the cat, that got me thinking "steps up a bookcase Hmmm"
have a good week
See Yea George xxx

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! said...

Mom had to leave fur Hagerstown just as the segment was staring -

Thanks fur sharing it so I khan see it - I mean, she turned off the television AND the laptop!


Pup Fan said...

I think Bella views our entire house as her dog house too... though I was wondering if she wouldn't mind one outside to nap in. She usually moves from sun to shade and doesn't want to come in, after all...

Lorenza said...

Some of those doggie houses look better than my mom's house... but I still prefer it!
Kisses and hugs

Bocci said...

Ha! We agree, Lorenza-they sure look better than our house! But we love that first, round one with grass on top-great idea!

Unknown said...

Those houses are really cool but I still love my own house!
~ Eva

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Hi Bocci... I THINK I have you set to follow butt it hasn't shown up on my roll thingy yet. I used http://boccibeefs.blogspot.com

There is another blogger from Columbus.. Sagira. Do you know her??? We came to the PetExpo in March so that we could meet in the Furs. It was grrrreat.

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

OK... I found you on my blog Roll. It wasn't under Bocci though.. it is the whole big long name. hehehe

Good to meet another OHIO Blogger. And as you mentioned on Lorenza's Blog... this RAIN is a... PAIN. heheehe I made a Frankie Funny fur you.

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