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Celebrate Chinese New Year with some canine-themed decor

PUBLISHED: 13:47 31 January 2018 | UPDATED: 14:24 31 January 2018

Undated Handout Photo of Show Your Devotion With Tail Wagging Treats  Sofa.com Cecil dog bed in Pug fabric, from £240, Fenella Smith. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Fenella Smith/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

Undated Handout Photo of Show Your Devotion With Tail Wagging Treats Sofa.com Cecil dog bed in Pug fabric, from £240, Fenella Smith. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Fenella Smith/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

It might sound a little barking, but there’s no end of doggie decor to choose from. Gabrielle Fagan’s sniffs out her favourites.

Undated Handout Photo of Conjure A Canine Corner  Black Pug Vase, £41, Audenza. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Audenza/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

 Undated Handout Photo of Conjure A Canine Corner Black Pug Vase, £41, Audenza. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Audenza/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

The Chinese New Year is approaching on February 16 and guess what, pooch lovers?

It’s the Year of the Dog.

Undated Handout Photo of Conjure a Bow 'Wow' Setting for Work or Play    Pug Cushion, £35, Fenella Smith. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Fenella Smith/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

 Undated Handout Photo of Conjure a Bow 'Wow' Setting for Work or Play Pug Cushion, £35, Fenella Smith. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Fenella Smith/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

So, what better way to celebrate than by introducing some canine class into your home?

Dogs are the nation’s favourite pets, according to Statista, which found that 24% of Brits share their space with canine chums.

Undated Handout Photo of Conjure a Bow 'Wow' Setting for Work or Play   Floral Terrier Cushion, £40, Pignut. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Pignut/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

 Undated Handout Photo of Conjure a Bow 'Wow' Setting for Work or Play Floral Terrier Cushion, £40, Pignut. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Pignut/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

It’s time to let dogs run wild on walls and rampage over tableware and accessories.

We’ve trawled the shops for the most dog-tastic finds (don’t worry, they’re all house-trained!)...

Undated Handout Photo of Conjure a Bow 'Wow' Setting for Work or Play   Balloon Dog Light, £26, Red Candy . See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Red Candy/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

 Undated Handout Photo of Conjure a Bow 'Wow' Setting for Work or Play Balloon Dog Light, £26, Red Candy . See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Red Candy/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

Go ‘walkies’ on the wall

Undated Handout Photo of Set A 'Pawfect' Table  Border Collie Dog Jug, Quail Ceramics, small, £15, Amara. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Amara/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

 Undated Handout Photo of Set A 'Pawfect' Table Border Collie Dog Jug, Quail Ceramics, small, £15, Amara. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Amara/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

Plain or small spaces, such as hallways and bathrooms, are great for experimenting with quirky wallpaper – like a doggie-dotted version.

Plus, a monochrome scheme never goes out of fashion, and black and white framed photos of your pet could be a perfect finishing touch.

Undated Handout Photo of Go Walkies' On The Wall  Best In Show wallpaper (W5872-01), £140 a roll, Osborne & Little. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Osborne & Little/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

 Undated Handout Photo of Go Walkies' On The Wall Best In Show wallpaper (W5872-01), £140 a roll, Osborne & Little. See PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. Picture credit should read: Osborne & Little/PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature INTERIORS Dog. WARNING: This picture must only be used with the full product information as stated above.

Alternatively, Wallsauce.com has a brilliant selection of dog wall murals, including a Labrador Wall Mural, from £27 per square metre.

Set a ‘pawfect’ table

Pooch might have to eat out of a humble bowl - but you can show you’re ‘top dog’ by setting a smart table with crockery that features different breeds or your favourite hound.

Conjure a bow ‘wow’ setting for work or play

Focus on Fido (or Fred or Fifi) in a home office or child’s bedroom by featuring a colourful wallpaper on a feature wall, and echo the playful puppy theme with bright accessories, from lamps to cushions.

Don’t want to go whole hog – or should that be, whole dog – with your mutty makeover?

You can still delve into doggy decor with a few subtle touches, perhaps a vase on a shelf or sideboard.

Show your devotion with tail-wagging treats

Secretly, you know it’s your four-legged friend who rules the house, so pamper your pooch with his/her own sofa or glamorous bed – at least then he won’t hog the couch and get hairs all over your cushions!

If they’re not in need of a new bed (or, let’s face it, they sleep on yours), then there are plenty of other canine-kit upgrades to choose from.

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