We could do a built in with doors on the top area for coats and the bottom could be one big Dog Kennel with beautiful doors! Mudrooms With A Place For Dog Crate Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas - page 10
Pull-out ironing board in the laundry seems like a natural choice
you may need this one day:) a dedicated doggy mud room! A room just for the dogs and their stuff - this might sound like a waste of space, but if you have big dogs, you know how awesome that would be! Especially the built in dog bath.
Mudroom Dog Shower - Design photos, ideas and inspiration. Amazing gallery of interior design and decorating ideas of Mudroom Dog Shower in laundry/mud rooms, garages, laundry/mudrooms by elite interior designers.