You love your pet. You don’t love the not-so-chic pet stuff that comes with them. Why should you have to incorporate a hideous, beige-carpeted cat scratcher into your carefully chosen home decor when there are better options out there? Food bowls, leashes, and toys can be well-designed without losing practicality. If you’re ready to take your furry friend’s style up a few notches, try some of these form-meets-function pet-gear alternatives.
For your dog: Midcentury Modern dog bed, $679; Mystic Knotwork rope pull toy, $15; West Paw hemp fabric elephant squeaker toy, $15; Rope dog leash in blush leather, $58; Jonathan Adler Puppy Uppers treat canister, $140.29; Shinola colored-edge leather dog collar, $75; Doca Pet SquareMeal bamboo and stainless steel food stand, $167 to $237; Malin + Goetz dog shampoo, $28.
For your cat: Catnap felt cocoon, $53; ORE Pet Meow melamine bowl, $6.99; Wall-mounted hexagon cat scratcher, $220; Catnip Garden in a Bag, $20; Sleepypod pet carrier, $16.49; Lil’ PawPaw Modern cardboard scratching board, $25.55.