(NEW YORK) — Call it the 21st century version of Lady and the Tramp. A love hotel for pets is opening in Brazil.
The U.K.’s Telegraph reports that a brother and sister duo are investing $1 million in what they say is a project inspired by the thousands of Brazilian love motels that allow couples to rent rooms by the hour.
For a mere $50 a day, dog owners can secure space for their pooch complete with a heart-shaped mirror on the ceiling. The founders hope that similar hotels will sprout up across Brazil, saying “people work all day long and do not know where to drop their pets for mating.”
Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio
Madison Park and Steve Almasy, CNN
Chandrika Narayan and Steve Almasy, CNN
Holly Yan and Nadeem Muaddi, CNN
Mohammed Tawfeeq and Gul Tuysuz, CNN