12 Pet Friendly Spaces

 

Four-legged friends will feel right at home in these pet-friendly homes and offices.

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1. Art-Filled Beirut Triplex by Claude Missi

The owners of this Beirut triplex—a couple with three children and a cat—split their time between Lebanon and Angola.


 

2. Manhattan Loft by bStudio

Cut into the laundry room's door, a cat entry with a fanciful architrave provides discrete access throughout the apartment. 


3.  Concrete L.A. Home by Landa-Stevens Architects

Brian, one of two dogs and four chickens that share the house, basks on the bedroom terrace’s vintage Van Keppel-Green lounge with ottoman.


4. Emancipet by Perkins + Will

Proper medical care for animal family members can be an out-of-reach expense for some. Emancipet, a spay/neuter- and veterinary-services provider, helps make it affordable and accessible to all. 


5. Sydney Residence by LAVA

The kitchen's indoor-outdoor layout provides the perfect lounging spot for Cola, the owner's spaniel.


6. Blend Labs Office by Studio O+A

When Blend Labs reimagined their tradition-bound workplace, a pet-friendly environment was a must. 


7. Best Friends Animal Society by Ra-Da

The center is a sanctuary in the middle of Manhattan; not just a place to resettle pets but also a platform to articulate the mission of eliminating U.S. kill shelters by 2025.


8. Indoor-Outdoor L.A. House by Minarc

Glass sliders in the kitchen and living area mean walls disappear, allowing unobstructed views to a small courtyard—and lounging space for two- and four-legged guests.


9. Art-Filled N.Y.C. Duplex by Steven Harris and Lucien Rees Roberts

At 4,500 square feet, this Manhattan duplex has plenty of room for visitors and the owner's two dogs. 


10.Pre-War Manhattan Apartment by MR Architecture + Decor

MR Architecture + Decor enlivened an Upper East Side apartment for a couple with three school-age children (and, now, a puppy).


11. 1980's SoCal House by Patrick Tighe

Daisy, a rescue Chihuahua mix, poses outside the elevator of a renovated 1980's home in Southern California.


12. Inde/Jacobs by Koivisto Rune

One of the property's two resident dogs naps in a bedroom.

BY Ben Meyers