Upscale doggy hotels are becoming more popular nationwide. As KQED's Tamara Keith reports, at the new Wag Pet Hotel, opening in San Francisco, pets can enjoy facials, pedicures, and even dips in the pool.
Those in the industry say that baby boomers with empty nests are getting dogs that they spoil like children — and pet hotels can help cut the guilt that comes with occasional neglect.
The national chain PetSmart is also getting in on the action. It plans to open 200 upscale kennels in the coming year.