NYS Thruway Rest areas offering air-conditioned dog houses

NYS Thruway Rest areas offering air-conditioned dog houses (CNYCentral Photo)

Ten New York State Thruway Rest areas are offering air-conditioned dog houses so dogs can keep cool while pet owners take a break inside.

DogSpot, according to Communications Director Rebecca Eyre, is currently available to rent for 30 cents per minute at ten different Rest area locations along the New York State Thruway. They are:

  • Ardsley
  • Sloatsburg
  • Pattersonville
  • Oneida
  • Chittenango
  • Junius Ponds
  • Clifton Springs
  • Plattekill
  • New Baltimore
  • Ulster

According to the company, each house features a glass door and a puppy cam that you can view on your smartphone. The dog houses are equipped with air conditioning and heat so, the inside is always a safe temperature for dogs.

Officials say the design of the house is vet approved and also is equipped with auto-sanitizing UV lights to bacteria is killed between each use. Additionally, each hut is cleaned daily.

The huts are also located in Brooklyn, Long Island, the Jefferson Valley Mall and the Chautauqua Mall, Eyre said.

For more information on DogSpot, click here.

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