IKEA’s Puppy Parking Lot Means No More Dogs Overheating In Cars

The IKEA store in Cologne, Germany recently built a space for people to drop off their dogs before entering the store. Like a puppy parking lot. A Barking lot! The outdoor space is arranged with platforms covered in AstroTurf, and equipped with a hitching post to park your pup while you shop.
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Each platform is also furnished with it’s own water bowl, so dogs can stay hydrated while patiently waiting for their hoomans to finish eating Swedish meatballs shopping.
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It’s adorable, but more impawtantly it prevents shoppers from leaving their dogs to overheat in the car! Charming and practical... sounds like a certain brand of Scandanavian furniture I know.
Now, if only they could hire the Ikea Monkey as a puppy-parking-lot valet.
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H/t DailyMail
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Hope Bobbitt

6 years ago

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