The sheets: freshly laundered. The dinner special: filet mignon. The entertainment: a new chew toy? With Americans spending an estimated $63 billion on their pets annually, it's no surprise that more and more boarding facilities are transforming from drab kennels into Ritz-Carlton-like digs. Check out three luxury lodgings for dogs or cats that don't want to ruff it.

D Pet Hotel

This dogs-only chain (New York City, Los Angeles, Austin and Scottsdale, Arizona) features spa services, spacious indoor exercise areas and suites with TVs that show animal-friendly programming. At the NYC site, chefs customize raw, grain-free and organic meals to accommodate peckish pooches. (From $65 per night;

The Barkley Pet Hotel and Day Spa

The Barkley opened in Cleveland in 2007 before its Los Angeles launch in 2012. Guest pups can enjoy an oatmeal soak as well as ice cream socials, while felines can dine on an in-suite sushi feast. The California outpost offers rooms situated along its version of Rodeo Drive—think Fursace and Sniffany's. (From $27 per night;

Olde Towne Pet Resort

At this hotel's three locations in Virginia and Maryland, canines can dog-paddle in a heated saltwater pool and receive turndown service that includes a nightly bedtime story; cats get daily cuddles and playtime. And if you want to see what your spaniel or Sphynx is up to, most rooms are equipped with a 24/7 pet camera. (From $35 per night;


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