10 Luxurious Doghouses for Your Pampered Pet

If Snoopy's standard doghouse won't cut it for your pooch, browse ten puppy palaces that can even put some human-size houses to shame.

  1. Swiss Chalet



    Taking its cues from alpine country homes, this Swiss Chalet-style doghouse has a storybook quality. A Juliet balcony with decorative railings and matching plant boxes on the lower level allows this house to tie into the surrounding landscaping.

  2. Hollywood Royalty



    When thinking of celebrity pets, Paris Hilton’s pooches are top of mind. No surprise that they have luxurious digs designed by interior decorator Faye Resnick. This doghouse didn’t come cheap: It features terra cotta roofing, ornate fencing, a Juliet balcony and even electricity (for the exterior and interior lanterns)—all elements that help bring the price tag up to a whopping $325,000!

  3. Modernist



    A Bauhaus design for the four-legged set, this Modernist masterpiece is paw-fect. Accents in bright red, universally adored by architects, pop next to crisp white and sleek gray. The appearance of a floating roof takes this pad to another level, while weather-resistant glass gives your pet a view of the grounds. The Cubix dog house by Best Friend’s Home is available for purchase and ships from Germany.

  4. Farmhouse

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    A farmhouse isn’t complete without a shady front porch, and this miniature pet version adheres to this rule. Crisp white trim stands out against red butt board siding and roofing, and a perfectly-sized doormat keeps your pup from tracking dirt into his or her accommodations. This doghouse is truly a home.

  5. Log Cabin

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    This charming log cabin can be constructed from landscaping timbers in a day for $250-500 (instructions here). A standing-seam aluminum panel roof, custom-ordered to the proper dimensions, tops off the design and creates a shady spot out front for your pet.

  6. Retro Airstream

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    Judson Beaumont brings retro styling to the dog abode with this campy camper. Airstream enthusiasts will delight in its built-in spot for pet bowls (located near the hitch). Constructed of stainless steel and fiberglass, this puppy sure is solid.

  7. Outdoorsy



    For wanderers, consider a teepee constructed of recycled sailcloth. So luxurious and downright fun, you’ll be tempted to curl up inside! The best part is that it folds up and stores in a carrying bag—perfect for impromptu trips to the faraway wilderness or even just the backyard.

  8. Minimalist



    Constructed out of polyethylene and sitting atop stainless steel legs, Michael Young’s design for Magis (available through Unica Home ) easily cleans up with a quick hose-down. A step stool gives your pet a leg up. With color and shape as the only means of adornment, this is the doghouse for fans of understated design.

  9. Mediterranean

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    Bow-wowsers, this is an over-the-top mansion for any pooch. Done up to the nines in Mediterranean style, stucco walls and terra cotta roofing typify the look, while corner porticos offer shelter on sunny days. It’s a bit of Tuscany right there in the backyard.

  10. Ranch

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    Sure, this suburban ranch features impressive materials like stone cladding and shutters with a nifty bone detail, but what really wins us over is the side deck with inlaid pool. Any dog would be chomping at the bone to call this place home.

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