(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )

We Americans are ridiculous pet owners, going to great lengths to make our dogs happy. Our furry friends (like the amazingly handsome Logan, pictured here) get treated like pampered children: sleeping in our bed, getting expensive food and toys, and yes, even little outfits. (Lest you think I'm being snarky: my own dog only eats grain-free food, gets allergy shots, and is on Prozac. No judgement.)

Lately, I've seen several examples of dog-centric features incorporated into home remodels and new construction:

This begs the question: how far is TOO far to go for our pets? Is this just the latest development in a country that constantly creates new "must haves" for the home? Or, do these features truly make you and your pet's lives better?

(Images: Logan's Look, Houzz, Artisan Kitchens, Retro Renovation, Above Door, Chezerbey)