Americans love their pets. About 78 million dogs and 85.8 million cats are owned in the U.S, according to the American Pet Products Association. That's about 44% of all households in the U.S. with a dog, and 35% with a cat.

And pets don't ask for much. Food, water, shelter -- maybe a toy would be nice. And yet, Americans will likely spend over $72 billion on these domestic doggy divas and kitty contessas this year, the APPA says.

So if you like to fuss over your feline or pamper your pooch, here are some extra special ways to spoil your pet.