Welcome to Racked's first-ever Pet Week! All week long, we'll be highlighting what makes New York so great for our furry (or slimy) friends.
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For some pups, having a designer wardrobe and an exclusive gym membership isn't enough. To really make a statement at the doggie park they have to keep their beauty game on point at all times. That's why we rounded up the fanciest K9 salons and spas in New York City—from a South Street Seaport spot that specializes in panda haircuts to a Midtown hotel offering its furry guests the ultimate in relaxation—a doggie robe and a fully-stocked, pet-friendly mini-bar.
Fancy Dye Jobs
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The Place: The Salty Paw
The Price: $200 to $350
The Details: When Isaac Mizrahi needed a fleet of pink poodles for his fall 2011 fashion show he knew where to turn—South Street Seaport's Salty Paw. The doggie salon specializes in transforming pooches via temporary dyes. Give your Maltese purple ombre paws or turn your Bichon into a mini-panda.
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The Place: New York Dog Nanny
The Price: $40.95
The Details: A day of grooming can be stressful, which is why Lexington Avenue's New York Dog Avenue has a team of trained masseuses to lull your pup into a Japanese-massage-induced state of relaxation.
Dead Sea Mud Masks
The scene at Fetch Club
The Place: Fetch Club
The Price: $10
The Details: Humans aren't the only ones who suffer from dry, winter skin! Fetch Club's Dead Sea mud mask is designed to restore moisture to delicate doggie skin. Whether or not you want to embarrass your pup forever by Instagramming him mid-treatment is up to you.
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The Place: The Benjamin Hotel
The Price: A $50 surcharge goes towards cleaning your dog's room post-stay
The Details: When your pup checks into The Benjamin Hotel, he's presented with a fluffy robe, vet-approved toys, doggie toiletries, and a mini bar with treats from Bocce's Bakery and Bowser Beer. It's the perfect place to unwind when dealing with the cat just becomes too much.
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The Place: My Two Dogs, Inc.
The Price: A $3 add-on with any other grooming service
The Details: Blueberry facial diehards swear it makes fur fluffier. Plus, it smells like pie.
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