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Dog City, full-service on-site dog daycare and spa, opens at Abington House on the High Line

Related rentals expands luxury lifestyle offering with second Manhattan location at Abington House

Related Rentals announces that Dog City, the company’s popular, full-service dog daycare and spa amenity that made its debut at Related’s MiMA, will open a second Manhattan location at Abington House on the High Line, its Robert A.M. Stern-designed luxury rental tower at 500 West 30th Street in West Chelsea.

An exclusive amenity for residents of the 312-unit property, a third of which are dog owners, Dog City is a professionally-staffed, in-house dog daycare and spa and a signature of Related Rental’s acclaimed service platform. Dog City opens at Abington House on Monday, March 9, 2015.

Encompassing 800 square feet, Dog City at Abington House will offer an indoor play area, state-of-the-art grooming and training facilities and a wide range of services, from luxurious pooch-pampering treatments to veterinary care with an on-site AAHA-certified practitioner providing both conventional and alternative therapies.

“For a dog owner in Manhattan, there is no better perk or anything more convenient than having a dog walker, dog groomer and vet all right in your building; it’s the ultimate luxury,” said Daria Salusbury, senior vice president and head of luxury leasing for Related Companies, which created Dog City in partnership with Manhattan canine expert Leya Ogihara. "Just take a look at Dog City at MiMA—we’ve had a constant flurry of activity there since the day we opened." The concept was a smash hit when first introduced at MiMA. In addition to the new Abington House location, Related has plans to introduce the beloved amenity at other properties in New York City.

Salusbury continued, “We are so excited to bring Dog City to Abington House where it’s sure to be just as popular. We already have 100 dogs in the building—and counting.”

With fourteen monthly membership options to choose from, plus an array of à la carte services, Dog City makes it easy for pet owners to customize a program that fits their individual needs and lifestyle. Memberships feature complimentary pick-up and drop-off for daily services; grooming and veterinary visits; access to Dog City's indoor play area; full use of a self-serve dog wash and dry facility plus free towel service; doggy manicures/pedicures; ear cleanings; Pee & Play Sessions, which includes sessions at the facility and basic assistance with obedience training; along with invitations to special events, such as holiday parties and seminars on training and wellness.

Pet owners at Abington House will also be able to take advantage of Dog City’s services, including overnight dog-sitting, cat nanny, a solo or buddy dog walk. With an expert dog concierge on-staff to help coordinate everything, being a pet owner has never been easier. From scheduling treatments to arranging for boarding at the city’s esteemed crate-free facilities to overseeing exercise and nutrition regimens while you’re out of town, pet owners can rest assured their pooch is always in the best hands.

Dog City will enhance the already robust luxury lifestyle offering at Abington House. Designed for the sophisticated urban renter, and with interiors by Clodagh Design, the 33-story tower boasts an array of spectacular amenities, including a lavish lobby and two light-filled entertainment lounges with catering kitchens on the ground floor.

On the club floor, residents have a nearly 4,000-square-foot private fitness facility by Equinox®; a welcoming lounge featuring a roaring fireplace and creative work spaces equipped with iMac computers; and The Sanctuary, a serene space for residents’ to relax and escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. In addition, Abington House has multiple landscaped outdoor spaces, including a BBQ terrace and split-level garden terrace directly overlooking the High Line and an upper level lush sun terrace, along with a landscaped courtyard off 29th Street framed by the High Line. Residents also enjoy hospitality-level services, with a service specialist, 24-hour concierge, doorman, valet and personal assistant all on staff to handle their each and every need.

Studio residences start at $3,000 a month, one-bedrooms start at $4,100 a month and two-bedrooms residences start at $5,500 a month. For more information about Abington House, visit For more information about Dog City or to see cute photos of adorable puppies, visit Dog City’s Facebook page,


About Related:
Related Companies is the most prominent privately-owned real estate firm in the United States. Formed over 40 years ago, Related is a fully-integrated, highly diversified industry leader with experience in virtually every aspect of development, acquisitions, management, finance, marketing and sales. Headquartered in New York City, Related has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Abu Dhabi, São Paulo, Shanghai and London and boasts a team of over 3,000 professionals. The Company’s existing portfolio of real estate assets, valued at over $20 billion, is made up of best-in-class developments in premier high-barrier-to-entry markets across all asset classes. The company has dramatically redefined the concept of metropolitan luxury by introducing extraordinary residential rental properties in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and New York City. With each new building, Related has been hailed for setting new standards of excellence in the luxury rental marketplace.

To ensure that every resident in every Related building enjoys the very finest services, unsurpassed amenities, and a luxury lifestyle without compromise, Related Companies takes great pride in managing every building it owns. Related owns and manages The Caledonia, MiMA, One MiMA Tower, The Lyric, One Carnegie Hill, One Union Square South, Riverwalk Crossing, The Sierra, The Strathmore, The Tate, Tribeca Green, Tribeca Park, Tribeca Tower, The Westminster and The Westport in New York City (and manages 1214 Fifth Avenue, The Ventura and 89 Murray also in New York City), One Back Bay and The Arlington in Boston, 500 Lake Shore Drive in Chicago and The Paramount in San Francisco. Related also owns an extensive portfolio of workforce and affordable housing across 17 states and has several new rental developments underway across the country. For more information about Related Companies, please visit

About Abington Properties:
Abington Properties is a family owned and operated Real Estate Management and Development Company that has been doing business in New York City for three generations. The Pride we take in our buildings is a key component to our company’s success. We built and manage all of the properties in our Manhattan portfolio, which are located in prime neighborhoods including TriBeCa, SoHo, Greenwich Village, Gramercy Park, Flatiron and the Upper East Side. Everyone doing business with Abington will experience unmatched personal and professional service. All of our properties and building systems are impeccably maintained and kept in perfect working order. For more information on Abington Properties, please visit