A great myth about pet ownership is that you have to sacrifice style for the sake of your furry friend. But there is no reason to let your home go to the dogs (or cats) when a few simple decor decisions can make all the difference. When your pet is a member of your household, making plans with his or her needs in mind can also create a cozier home for you — all it takes are a few durable items that are up for the task. We've collected five must-have pieces to incorporate into your aesthetic that'll keep your space chic and pet friendly.
Crypton Super Fabric Chair
Whether you choose to upholster your current furniture or buy something new — like this midcentury modern style chair ( $1,649 ) — crypton super fabric is a smart way to protect your chairs and couches from scratches, dirt, and stains.
Shadow Box Coffee Table
Liberty for Anthropology Sofa
Provide your pet with a cozy place to snooze, and protect your furniture at the same time, by throwing some soft and easily washable throw blankets ( $34.99 ) of the tops of your sofas and side chairs. It's a quick fix for when you don't want to give up a beloved furnishing.