From my article in last month's issue of Alameda Magazine:
Animals are definite members of the family these days, and so it’s only natural that you make a place for them in your home. There’s absolutely no need, however, to let your decor go completely to the dogs. Following are a few tricks for integrating your hairiest kin with both style and ease.
First, evaluate your animal. If you’ve got a shedder, color coordination is key. Even the most fastidious housekeeper will find it difficult to keep up with all that pet hair. So give your lint roller a rest, and choose upholstery fabric that is similar in shade to your pet’s fur. You’ll save yourself a ton of aggravation and a lot of work.
Eager for other tips and tricks? Check out the rest of the article to learn more.