Why your dog needs a place to call his/her own + a list of the top dog beds that will ensure your baby the best sleep yet.
To say my dog loves his bed is an understatement. Every time I am working from home, watching TV, cooking dinner, etc., I find my dog, Scooby, sleeping in his little furry sanctuary. This is true for most dogs. Dogs need their beds to have a place of their own. The beds are almost like tiny homes that they can go to when they feel uneasy, nervous, and tired. As you think about your home and all the safety and comfort it provides, that is precisely how our babies feel when they plop down onto their little beds.
Did you know dogs sleep for 12-18 hours a day on average? Sleeping on the floor for that amount of time provides no support for their bodies and can make them feel alone. Dogs need a place to call their own. Regardless of your dog likes to lay by your side, you need to have a dog bed for him/her. They love sleeping and cuddling with you, but when you leave the house, are busy, and can’t be with them, they usually head straight to bed. If not, they will be waiting on the floor, uncomfortable and all alone until your return.
Dogs tend to develop joint problems as they age. By sleeping on a bed, they minimize the chances of developing those problems and getting the comfort and support they need if they already have issues.
All dogs come in different shapes, sizes, and problems. Their beds cannot be one size fits all. That is why I have assorted a great list of recommended dog beds that will ensure your pooch has their own little haven and excellent sleep every time they shut their heavenly eyes.
Best Overall Dog Beds
For the dogs who love to sleep all day & all night.
Casper Memory Foam Dog Bed ($146)
Friends Forever Orthopedic Lounge Sofa Dog Bed ($50.99-$278)
Bowsers Roll-O Bed ($149.99)
Best Orthopedic Dog Beds
For the dogs who need extra support.
BarksBar Snuggly Sleeper Orthopedic Dog Bed ($41-$71.99)
Big Barker Pillow Top Orthopedic Dog Bed ($240)
Barkbox Orthopedic Ultra-Plush Pressure-Relief Memory Foam Bed ($39)
Best Indestructible Dog Beds
For the dogs who prefer to chew furniture over food.
PetFusion Ultimate Lounge Memory Foam Bolster ($119.95)
Kuranda Indestructible Raised Dog Bed ($64.95-$129.95)
Carhartt Pillow Dog Bed with Removable Cover ($99.99-$119.99)
Best Luxury Dog Beds
For the dogs who love to be spoiled.
Orvis Memory Foam Dog Bed ($309)
Bowser Urban Lounger Dog Bed ($114.99)
Bowser Scandinave Pet Sofa ($299.99)
Best Budget-Friendly Dog Beds
For the dogs who want to save money.
Best Friends by Sheri Shag Donut Warming Dog Bed ($23.79)
Frisco Tufted Square Dog Bed ($40.99)
FurHaven Pet Orthopedic Luxe Pet Bed ($18.99-$99.99)
Best Memory Foam Dog Beds
For the dogs who need pain relief.
Friends Forever Orthopedic Dog Bed ($50.99-$278.13)
Brindle Waterproof Designer Memory Foam Pet Bed ($34.99-$69.99)
Best Beds for Large Dogs
For the dogs who think they are small, but are actually huge.
Majestic Pet Palette Bagel Bolster Dog Bed ($37.17-$129.95)
Big Barker 7″ Orthopedic Dog Bed for Large and Extra Large Breed Dogs ($239.95-$399.95)
Best Beds for Small Dogs
For the dogs who think they are large, but are actually tiny.
Furhaven Small Dog Bed ($21.99)
Aspen Pet Self Warming Dog Bed ($29.99)
Best Friends by Sheri OrthoComfort Deep Dish Cuddler Self-Warming Dog Bed ($27.14)
Best Cooling Dog Beds
For the dogs who get over heated quick.
Sealy Lux Premium Orthopedic Bolster Dog Bed ($65.53-$169.99)
Furhaven Pet Plush Orthopedic Sofa-Style Living Room Couch Dog Bed ($24.99-$129.99)
Gen7Pets Cool-Air Cot Elevated Dog Bed ($59.99-$69.99)
Best Stylish Dog Beds
For the dogs that take after their mommas.
Parachute Dog Bed ($129-$149)
Harry Barker Heather Rectangle Dog Bed Cover + Bed ($160.00)
Bowser Scoop Chinchilla Faux Fur Bed ($159.99)
Laylo Terrazzo Dog Bed or Dog Bed Cover ($150-$225)
Best Cave Style Dog Beds
For the dogs that love to burrow + have anxiety.
Milliard Premium Comfort Plush Cat Cave and Pet Bed ($59.19)
Bowser Canopy Bed (129.99)
Snoozer Luxury Cozy Cave Pet Bed ($99.95)
Furhaven Pet Snuggery Hooded Dog Bed, and ThermaNAP Self-Warming Quilt ($22.99-$67.99)
Best Traveling Dog Beds
For the dogs who love to see the world.
Chuckit! Comfort on the Go Travel Bed ($29.95)
Carlson Pet Products Elevated Dog Bed ($25.99)
Kurgo Loft Wander Dog Bed for Travel ($57.95)
Ruffwear-Highlands Sleeping Bag ($99.95)
Best Dog Beds for Crates
For the dogs training to become a good boy/girl.
MidWest Homes for Pets Reversible Paw Print Pet Bed ($8.99-$41.50)
Hero Dog Crate Pad ($10.99-$44.09)
K&H Pet Products Deluxe Bolster Crate Pad ($25.43-$44.99)
K&H Pet Products Self-Warming Crate Pad ($12.99-$27.99)
Best Outdoor Dog Beds
For the dogs who love to sun bathe.
Coolaroo The Original Elevated Pet Bed ($24-$29.95)
Veehoo Elevated Dog Bed, Portable Raised Pet Cot, Sturdy & Breathable Mat ($33.99-$44.99) Archie & Oscar Clara Outdoor Hooded Dog Chaise Lounge ($255.99)
Archie & Oscar Cristobal Rattan Rectangular Dog Sofa ($139.99-$159.99)
SuperJare Outdoor Dog Bed, Elevated Pet Cot with Canopy, Portable ($57.99)
Snoozer Waterproof Round Pet Bed ($69.95-$89.95)
Heininger 3096 PortablePET Large Khaki HoundHouse Kennel and Shelter ($107.32)
K&H Pet Products Bucket Booster Pet Seat – Elevated Pet Booster Seat ($69.99-89.45)
A Note From the Editor:
Your dog deserves the best treatment. They are the ones who give you unconditional love from the start. Now it’s time to return the favor! Scooby loves his Bowser Faux Fur Bed. He is a 20lb short-haired dachshund who enjoys burrowing. Does your dog love to burrow? Or does your dog have his/her own specific needs? It is time to observe how your baby likes to sleep and treat him/her to a night of even better sleep.
Love, Scooby and Scooby’s Momma
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