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July 16, 2014
There are many ways to judge a room—its size, its shape, its furniture. But as these dogs of Dwell homes would likely attest, all it takes is good instinct. Here, we've rounded up a few of our favorite pooches from the pages of Dwell, pictured in their go-to lounging spots. Then, eye more dogs of Dwell here.
Sparky the wirehaired fox terrier takes a load off in front of one of the cherry-ply cabinets with sanded acrylic doors that Azevedo built for the kitchen.

Sparky the wirehaired fox terrier, a resident of this renovated San Francisco Victorian, loves to hang out by the cherry-ply cabinets in the kitchen.

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Originally appeared in Bay Wash
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family pet hanging out by wooden stairs

Ando the Shiba Inu plays camoflauge with the lofted wooden storage unit in his Emeryville quarters.

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Originally appeared in Storage Savvy Renovation in Emeryville
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Beneath the windows in the living room and the bedroom is the clever built-in radiator screen/storage system designed by Joshua Pulver and Mike. The bedroom dresser is vintage Russel Wright.

Stig the Welsh terrier keeps a careful eye on the vintage Russel Wright dresser in the bedroom of this renovated Brooklyn prewar apartment.

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The Skinny coffee table (perfect for unauthorized doggy dining) by Prospero Rasulo for Zanotta is also a display board for Jeanette’s growing collection of Stig Lindberg and Bjorn Wiinblad ceramics.

Stig's second favorite spot in the home: underneath the Skinny coffee table by Prospero Rasulo for Zanotta.

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Originally appeared in Creative Renovation in Brooklyn
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The dogs of this home in Brooklyn know that the lofted dining area gives the best vantage point on the house.

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Originally appeared in A House Grows in Brooklyn
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Pork Chop, the dog, has plenty of comfortable places to nap between meals.

Pork Chop, a resident of this renovated Chicago condo, knows how to spot a good sofa when he sees one.

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Originally appeared in Chef's Table
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Entering the house by the front door (right), the first view one gets before turning left and entering the main living area--where the couple's dog Ruti likes to lounge--is of the color-shifting fiberglass light wall. "Whenever possible, I like to open up

Ruti likes to keep an eye on the bright front entryway of this shipping container house in Houston.

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Originally appeared in The Shipping Muse
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Sparky the wirehaired fox terrier takes a load off in front of one of the cherry-ply cabinets with sanded acrylic doors that Azevedo built for the kitchen.

Sparky the wirehaired fox terrier, a resident of this renovated San Francisco Victorian, loves to hang out by the cherry-ply cabinets in the kitchen.

Photo by Dave Lauridsen.

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