Category Archives: Interior Design

Lena – Design Inspiration

Lena January 2003-June 2015 Lena, the primary inspiration for “There’s a Dog in the House” and Home Design for Dogs, died in June. It’s taken me this long to gather my thoughts. My father died nearly 20 years ago after … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in dogs, Inspiration, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Dog Play Rooms

The official start of Winter is rapidly approaching and soon many of us in colder areas of the world will be spending more time indoors. No matter where you live if it’s too cold, hot or wet outside, an indoor … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Book, Building, Design Ideas and Projects, dog fitness rooms, dog rooms, dog training rooms, dogs, Interior Design | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Convalescent Support for Your Dog

If your dog has had an injury, surgery or illness it can be a major disruption in your life.   The condition itself or treatment of the condition may cause other side effects, such as pain, neurological deficits, fatigue, urinary incontinence … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in dogs, Interior Design, Products, Special Needs | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Respect Your Dog’s Needs

What does your dog need? It’s very tempting to create “cool” design solutions in our home that make it easier to hide unsightly items or because they use “wasted space”. One good example of this is a trend to place … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Design Ideas and Projects | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cat and Dog Vacuum Cleaner

Yes, there really is a vacuum cleaner called the “Cat and Dog” and it’s made by Miele. A common question I get asked from dog owners is “what is the best vacuum cleaner?”. The answer is that there is no … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Interior Design, Products, Sustainable Design | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Author in her own words

April 12, 2012 The RIT Athenaeum posted an article as part of their monthly feature “Author Spotlight” about “There’s a Dog in the House”.  Listen to Nancy talking about the book and dogs in a podcast.

Rate this:

Posted in Book, dogs, Interior Design | Leave a comment

Beauty and The Bath (and other rooms too!)

Alexander Art   Ceramic Portrait Tiles and Fine Art Would you like a way to memorialize your dog or include your favorite breed in your home design in a more permanent manner? Are you thinking about remodeling or building a new … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Art, Building, Design Ideas and Projects, Furnishings, Interior Design, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment