Most pet owners know how frustrating it is to be woken up in the middle of the night by a barking pooch so this Georgia woman may have struck upon an ingenious invention.
Betty McCall, from the city of Pitts, has turned the cupboard under her stairs into a tiny bedroom for her four-year-old Chihuahua, Poncho.
The innovative space has a pocket-sized brass bed frame and mattress, a little chest of drawers and a small piano perfect for a pooch.
There is also a little sombrero, a lamp and a painting of dogs playing poker. The retired school teacher said: ‘Poncho gets a little nervous when a lot of people are over so I generally have to have a dog crate to put him in.
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