The new series, “Kaiteki Sumaeru Navi (Comfortable Living Navigation)” (TV Tokyo, Monday, 10 p.m.), satisfies its viewers’ hunger for information about better residential spaces than the ones they occupy by visiting five gorgeous or unusual private homes. This week’s menu:

* A house in Chiba that has been specially designed to accommodate its owners’ two dogs. The huge living room is given over to the pets and features a heated, slip-resistant terra-cotta floor and an air-purification system to remove dog smells.

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