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Dogs Get Pampered at Canine-Friendly Hotel

By Mathew Katz | August 18, 2014 8:37am | Updated on August 22, 2014 5:06pm
  The OUT Hotel's Dog House Suite has treats, a fire hydrant, and a dog bed for Fido.
Dog House Suites Cater to Pets at The Out Hotel
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HELL'S KITCHEN — All your dog needs is a woof over his head.

The OUT Hotel — the gay-themed hotel at 512 W. 42nd St. — will soon offer specialty suites for dogs, complete with a range of canine concierge services. 

The $349-a-night Dog House Suites include a doggy door that leads to a private courtyard, complete with a dog house, a fake fire hydrant and a bench for pet parents.

"We wanted to create a unique experience for both our guests and their pets, who will have access to both indoor and outdoor spaces when staying in our Dog House Suites," said Stephen Westman, the hotel's general manager.

Each 220- to 225-square-foot suite also has toys, a doggy bed, food bowls and a cookie jar filled with dog treats.

For overprotective owners, each room has a live webcam that guests can use to check in on Fido while they're out exploring the city. The hotel also has a dog walker and pet sitters on hand to take care of each pooch.

The rooms will be available starting on Aug. 26 in honor of National Dog Day.