I've had dogs my entire life, and never really bothered with crate training because those big crates were so gosh darn ugly! You see lots of cute little cat houses, but indoor dog houses, fuhgeddaboutit.
I was super thrilled to find an email in my inbox from Seattle-based "dog den" denizens, DenHaus. Seattle couple Sarah and Chris started the company in their living room when they all agreed their pup Amber's unsightly crate needed to go; they used their existing woodworking skills to give Amber a better home without sacrificing their sense of style.
I'm in love with their "BowHaus" piece; at first I thought the picture was just a dog who had somehow landed under a great side table, but then I realized it was actually built for Fido!