Man’s best friends, in most households that they inhabit, are promoted to the level of family members. Extravagant gifts are not uncommon for Mother’s and Father’s Days, so, why not celebrate a day for your furry friend in the most luxurious way possible. LuxeBook gives you an all-embracing list of products and experiences for your pooches on their special day.
The first-of-its-kind in India, Critterati is a luxurious dog hotel located in Gurugram’s DLF Phase IV. With day care facilities, a pet-friendly café, clinic, spa, rooftop pool, grooming facilities, dog training and overnight lodging; it’s safe to say your dog will be in the lap of luxury, with pet-care experts attending to their every need.
Accommodation options are varied, including the standard room, deluxe room, junior suite, royal suite, family suite, twin suite and the Critterati suite; which is an airconditioned 120-sq-ft space filled with natural light, and has a plush bed with bedding, a private balcony, padded floors, and a flat-screen TV with dog content.
Stay at the Critterati suite comes with three meals a day for small dogs and two meals for medium, large and extra-large dogs, a night-time treat, two off-leash group play sessions, access to the TV lounge, daily hair brushing, a 30-minute aquatic session (minimum three day stay), a complimentary bath (minimum five day stay), and a private webcam so you can keep an eye on your dog at all times.
A stay at Critterati in a standard room will cost you between Rs1,339 (small dogs) and Rs2,059 (large dogs) per night, while the luxurious Critterari suite experience comes at Rs2,499 (small dogs) and Rs. 3,799 (extra-large dogs) per night. For the full tariff, special packages, and tariff for standalone services, visit their website.
Topdog Luxury Pet Resorts
For a more resort-like experience, Topdog Luxury Pet Resorts in Palam Vihar Extension (also in Gurugram), offers day care, training, veterinary, grooming, special events, shopping, and overnight accommodation facilities for dogs at their sprawling 45,000 sq-ft space.
With the sheer amount of ground area, your dogs can enjoy the zoomies freely, and frolic around in the play area of the resort. Lodging options include airconditioned standard, luxury, and presidential suites with meals twice a day, treats, scheduled walks, training, splash pool access, grooming, concierge, and behavioural analysis by trained and certified animal behaviourist Gautam Kari (for luxury and presidential suite), a bed-time story with goodies and CCTV monitoring (complimentary for presidential suite).
Nighty rates start from Rs1,500 (standard suite), Rs1,600 (luxury suite), and Rs2,500 (presidential suite). For more information, visit their website.
Faux fur bolster dog bed, Prazuchi
The epitome of plushness; this bed, by premium dog bed brand Prazuchi, comes in the classic bolster style, which gives dogs a surface that they can sink into while resting their heads on the raised edge that is soft yet firm.
The lush bedding is made of high-quality faux fur, making the bed easy to maintain. The bed can be dusted regularly, and machine washed every now and then. It is available in the sizes small (Rs5,328), medium (Rs8,176), large (Rs10,583) and extra-large (Rs13,310).
HUFT Double Bunk Wooden Dog Bed, Heads Up for Tails
From Heads Up for Tails, a brand with an extensive range of top-notch products for dogs, cats, and small animals; this wooden bunk bed is sturdy and ideal for homes with a pair of dogs. With dimensions of 3ft x 2.5ft x 3ft, this dog bed smartly fits in with the décor of a luxurious yet minimalistic home with wood accents. It is priced at Rs30,000, and can be seen on their website.
CLOTHING and ACCESSORIES
Woven Tweed Coat, PoochMate
Leave it to pet lifestyle company PoochMate to design couture dog clothing line. This coat is handwoven with first-rate tweed and accented with a dapper red polyester lining. Covering the lower neck and chest area, it is perfect to keep your dog warm in regions with cold climates in the winter, while looking sharp at the same time. Available in almost all sizes for various breeds, this coat is easy to wear with a convenient Velcro strap around the tummy. Get this classy coat worth Rs2,399 to make your dog a fashionable pooch.
Maasai Collar – Chevron, Stars and Snowflakes
Another luxury pet lifestyle brand with an array of funky pet clothing, accessories, toys, bedding, organic treats, grooming products, and merchandise for pet owners is Stars and Snowflakes by Aastha. One of the collars from their premium Maasai-style collection is in an attractive chevron pattern in the colours red, blue, yellow, and green.
Other patterns available are circular, triangular, diamond, and ‘multi’; all exquisitely hand beaded and hand stitched, with the base made from natural, soft black leather. Priced at Rs2,400 (small), Rs2,600 (medium), Rs2,800 (large) and Rs.3,000 (extra-large); this is the finest, most striking collar your dog can don.
PetSafe Smart Feed Automatic Dog & Cat Feeder
There is no easier way to ensure your dog is fed appropriately and at the right time. You can schedule meals at various intervals throughout the day and dispense food on demand from anywhere using a mobile application. Connected to Alexa and your Amazon accounts, it uses the Amazon Dash Replenishment system to automatically reorder pet food whenever it senses the feeder is low or empty.