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June 29, 2012

Barkitecture -- NYTimes.com Custom Doghouses Slide Show

Does the word "doghouse" conjure up this image:

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or this:

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a $4,419.74 Victorian Cottage Kennel Dog House available at Walmart.

Now that dogs are considered members of the family, their housing has increased in stature too. According to Luxury Doghouses and the Dogs That Couldn't Care Less | NYTimes.com, custom dog houses ("barkitecture") in the $3,000 to $5,000 range are all the trend now, at least in certain circles.

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The doghouse above and other amazing ones appear in a fun slide show Custom Doghouses, Fit for a King | NYTimes.com:

The supermodel Rachel Hunter commissioned this replica of her Mediterranean-style house in the Los Angeles area from La Petite Maison, which built it more than a decade ago and charged more than $16,000. It has handmade roof tiles, a terra cotta floor, wrought-iron details and dog-themed artwork on the walls.

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