on 14th June 2011 | 1 Comment »
Leona Helmsley’s pampered pooch “Trouble,” who inherited $12 million from the real estate mogul, has died at the age of 12.
Helmsley bought the beloved pet for comfort after the death of her husband, billionaire hotelier Harry Helmsley.
The pampered pooch had led a life of luxury after her owner purchased her at a New York City pet shop and chauffeured her around in a stretch limo.
on 14th June 2011 | No Comments »
Pets are set to be able to stay in style in a new Melbourne airport hotel, which is promising limousine transfers for travelers’ four-legged friends.
The new Hanrob Pet Hotel is set to open July 1 at Melbourne International Airport’s Tullamarine terminal, an AU$4 million project which has taken five years to complete.
The hotel, which is the second in the Hanrob chain following an opening at Sydney airport, promises a limousine service to collect passengers, their luggage and their pets, dropping humans off at departures and pets at the Hanrob to begin their stay.
on 31st July 2010 | 1 Comment »
New York’s luxury Essex House hotel is to launch amenities for dogs, its owner Jumeirah confirmed July 28.
It plans to launch a five-star “canine turndown service” for its four-legged guests in partnership with Amy Kizer, who founded dog accessory line Wagwear.
Among the products will be a Wagwear dog bed or Tee Pee Hound Lounge, a dog-sized tent with a fleece-lined bed to keep pampered pooches comfortable during their stay.
on 4th July 2010 | No Comments »
With pet ownership on the rise in an increasingly affluent China, savvy entrepreneurs are opening animal spas offering dogs a full makeover — even transformation into a panda.
Sun Ruowen opened her pet salon in central Beijing in May. Already, dozens of customers wanting to pamper their pets — mainly dogs — have bought pre-paid service cards which can cost more than 1,000 dollars.
“People are spending more money these days, and more and more people have dogs, so I decided to open a top-end pet store which offers luxury services such as spa and massage”.
on 28th June 2010 | 3 Comments »
Pets are soon to get their own hotel alongside their owners’ at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
A new hotel catering to dogs and cats is scheduled to go into operation at the massive theme park on August 27, taking care of cats and dogs while their owners stay in one of the resort’s 33 more traditional hotels.
The new Best Friends Pet Care Resort describes itself as a “luxury pet resort,” offering everything from walkies to grooming for pampered pets.
on 23rd June 2010 | No Comments »
This classic Airstream-inspired camper van is made of fiberglass and aluminum stainless steel to let your pooch travel in style. By straightlinedesigns.