Oceana Bal Harbour’s New Pet Spa Pampers Posh Pups

Rich people pamper their dogs. Oprah’s five dogs travel with her everywhere—limousines, vacations, etc. Paris Hilton’s dogs (a $13,000 Pomeranian pooch named “Prince” included) chill in their own two-story air-conditioned doggie mansion with a terrace, chandelier and designer furniture. Barbra Streisand’s dogs (“Mrs. Violet” and “Mrs. Scarlett”) are both are $50,000 clones (each!) of her beloved late pooch “Sammie.” This isn’t just a Hollywood thing. It’s everywhere.

Dogs get celebrity treatment at Oceana Bal Harbour's new pet grooming spa.

Dogs get celebrity treatment at Oceana Bal Harbour’s new pet grooming spa. KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

Miami’s Oceana Bal Harbour pounced on this puppy love trend, tossing its dog-loving condo owners a delicious bone—access to its new 5-star pet grooming spa for top 1% pooches. With condos ranging roughly from $3.9 million to $19.85 million ($35 million for the penthouse), residents can easily foot the bill for this adorable amenity.

Puck the Pup smiles in front of a Jeff Koons sculpture.

Puck the Pup smiles in front of a Jeff Koons sculpture. KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

Here, Rex can indulge in doggy massages, deep fur conditioning, “pawdicures,” Yappy Hour, sun bathing, and fashion shoots by the property’s Jeff Koons art sculptures “Seated Ballerina” and “Pluto Proserpina.” Put simply, this condo is a dog’s, I mean dog lover’s dream.

Remix and Mallow the Frenchie are spa ready.

Remix and Mallow the Frenchie are spa ready. KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

For the four-footed spa’s premiere, the luxury condominium extended first-class pamper invitations to South Florida’s most popular pup influencers—Remix the Dog, Puck the Pup and Mallow the Frenchie. These VIPups didn’t disappoint, soaking up their fame and mugging for cameras along the way.

Remix, the bespectacled miniature schnauzer, sunbathes at Oceana Bal Harbour.

Remix, the bespectacled miniature schnauzer, sunbathes at Oceana Bal Harbour. KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

Remix, the bespectacled miniature schnauzer with 128,000 Instagram followers, relishes fame, travel, dessert posing, and fashion shoots (Santa hats, Hawaiian shirts, sweaters, etc.). Puck the Pup is a golden retriever with 12,000 Instagram followers, who enjoys the beach, swimming, sprinklers, and popsicles.

Puck the Pup is spa ready

Puck the Pup is spa ready KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

Mallow the Frenchie is called Miami’s “snaggletooth queen”—a fun, quirky French bulldog with 53,000 Instagram followers, an insatiable wanderlust and a penchant for all things luxury. All three dogs crave the spotlight.

Remix and Mallow the Frenchie arrive at Oceana Bal Harbour for their spa day.

Remix and Mallow the Frenchie arrive at Oceana Bal Harbour for their spa day. KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

They chose the right spa. Like Oprah’s dogs, these high-maintenance pups got the celebrity treatment—making their grand paparazzi entrance (courtesy of doormen) under the porte-cochère, posing for photos before hitting the spa. The social media dog darlings were spotted relaxing in doggy robes with cucumber water, cooling eyes masks, and soothing aromas in the waiting room. No joke.

Remix and Mallow the Frenchie sporting robes and cooling eyes masks

Remix and Mallow the Frenchie sporting robes and cooling eyes masks KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

Oceana Bal Harbour’s pet grooming spa offers the works—soothing baths with organic shampoo, conditioner, blow dry, brush out, teeth brushing, nail trim, ear cleaning, organic cologne, and a bandana or bowtie. The influencer pups had the option of a full haircut and hair style with hand scissoring. Do you doubt they could tell the difference? Look at them.

Remix gets a pawdicure nail treatment

Remix gets a pawdicure nail treatment KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

Other services include doggie massages, exfoliating mud baths, salt baths, color specific shampoos, de-shedding treatments, and de-matting treatments. And then there’s the Pawdicure Party with an assortment of nail polishes.

Trained staff offer organic shampoos, conditioners, blow dries, brush outs, teeth brushing, nail trims, ear cleaning, etc.

Trained staff offer organic shampoos, conditioners, blow dries, brush outs, teeth brushing, nail trims, ear cleaning, etc. KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

These high-maintenance pooches ended their “me day” sunbathing during Yappy Hour by the new Piero Lissoni-designed, resident-only restaurant Ballerina. It’s a good thing dogs are a human’s “best friend”—otherwise, their owners might get jealous. If they do, residents can pamper themselves in the tower’s luxurious human spa amenities.

Mallow the Frenchie checks out the Yappy Hour menu.

Mallow the Frenchie checks out the Yappy Hour menu. KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

Designed by Arquitectonica, Oceana Bal Harbour is one of South Florida’s elite addresses, where residents can create their own 5-star experience without leaving the premises. The condo is home to prominent business, art and investment moguls—Eduardo Costantini (Oceana Bal Harbour developer); Jorge A. Riquelme (Paraguayan business tycoon); Phillip H. and Nancy Resnick (auto magnates/philanthropists); Mark Notkin (Fidelity); Amy DiGeso (Estée Lauder); and Tom Mendoza (NetApp).

Remix and Mallow the Frenchie living the luxury life.

Remix and Mallow the Frenchie living the luxury life. KATE OAKLEY/ADORNED PHOTOGRAPHY

But for one day, this place was for the dogs.

Source:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/keithflamer/2019/01/29/oceana-bal-harbours-new-pet-spa-pampers-posh-pups/#259e52f2f2cc

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