Bob Vila's "Best in Show" Doghouse Contest has come to a close—it's time to announce our winner! Click through to see the submissions from the runners-up in our competition, plus the magnificent puppy palace we chose to honor with the title "Best in Show".
Most Easily Cleaned
Ken's homemade doggie den is a dream come true for his pooch, Toto. It has "an insulated floor with easy-to-change carpet, a covered porch with Trex decking, and—to make it easy to clean inside—the whole house lifts off its base", Ken boasts.
Best of the Classics
Most Creative Paint Job
This is a doghouse that refuses to blend in with the others. Toto will never forget which house is his, even if he's tired from exercising all day!
Best Use of Unexpected Materials
And now... Our Winner!
This intricate, elaborate doghouse is our hands-down winner of "Best in Show". Dog owner Dan and his girlfriend started building it in 2009 and found they couldn't stop adding on...
Best in Show
Best in Show, Cont'd
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