• Luxury Doghouses

    Ever wish you lived in a doghouse? You might after you see these extravagant abodes. Animal lovers with cash to spare, including model Rachel Hunter, are spoiling their furry friends with their very own mini-mansions. <p>La Petite Maison often models its handcrafted luxury doghouses after buyers' own homes. Most homes sell for between $6,000 and $25,000 and often come equipped with air-conditioning, among other features.</p>
  • Luxury Doghouses

    This brick doghouse was built to match a house located on a Virginia winery. At the buyer's request, each brick was hand-painted. The house sold for more than $25,000.
  • Luxury Doghouses

    La Petite Maison started as a children's playhouse maker, then added doghouses to its repertoire at the insistence of designer Michelle Pollak. "I couldn't bear looking at an ugly little plastic doghouse next to all these gorgeous play houses and main houses," she said. Pictured is the company's French Cottage doghouse model, which has a minimum price of $6,000.
  • Luxury Doghouses

    One of La Petite Maison's customers is model Rachel Hunter. The home for her two dogs is a stucco structure with terra cotta floors and wrought iron balconies.
  • Luxury Doghouses

    Some La Petite Maison doghouses look like they're two stories tall, but inside, the homes usually contain just one large room. "Most people don't want their dogs to go up and down stairs," Pollak said.
  • Luxury Doghouses

    Doggy Dream Homes bills its dog houses as "The Ultimate in Luxury Dog House Design." Its classic country house features vaulted ceilings, white trim, vinyl flooring and recessed lighting. The home sells for $7,500.
  • Luxury Doghouses

    Painted cedar shutters decorate the exterior of this "traditional" home by Doggy Dream Houses, which comes equipped with hardwood floors, a circle-top window and air-conditioning. It sells for $8,500.
  • Luxury Doghouses

    Not all fancy doghouses are meant for the outdoors. The Precious Pagoda pictured here features a golden and raspberry brocade fabric, green medallions and gold-painted wooden bells. The indoor Pagoda pet house, by New York-based Precious Palaces, sells for $1,650 to $3,103, depending on the fabric used.
  • Luxury Doghouses

    This faux leather ottoman-turned-doghouse is billed by its maker as the "perfect conversation piece to amuse your friends." Its price ranges from $1,650 to $3,204, depending on the materials used.
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