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Doggie Style on University Place Doesn't Discriminate Against Cats

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Brand-new University Place pet supply shop Doggie Style seems to have endless toys and accessories, from $60 handmade dog tags to small duffel bags for $115. And cat owners shouldn't be dissuaded by the name: Doggie Style also carries cat toys and cat dishes in endless colors.

Owner Andy Schulman has been in business for nine years in Soho, where she manages her first Doggie Style. Opening the second location was a bit easier, she told us, because of her already-extensive knowledge of pet goods. The prime location in a highly pet-friendly area didn't hurt, either—we saw about three dog walkers when we left the store.

The shop's interior is fresh with wooden floors, white walls, and bright lighting. It still smells like cut wood, and the downstairs area is being renovated in preparation for a grooming service, which kicks off in two weeks. Doggy Style also offers a pet portrait service from painter Joy Mailin, whose artwork hangs around the store.

Schulman's products are stylish (check out the handmade wooden dog bowls) and reasonably priced: Wool toys, for example, run between $11 and $21. There's also a focus on health and happiness for your pet. "I don't buy any junk," she told us. Most of the supplies are handmade in the United States, including the dog beds and leashes retailing between $26 and $13. If the prices are a bit too steep for you, have no fear—at least not if you've got a rescue dog. Andy has two, and because of her fondness for them, she offers a 10% discount to anyone who's rescued a dog of their own.—Jena Glick
· Doggie Style [Official Website]