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Month: July 2010

Burrow Dog Beds & Pet Beds

It is pointless buying your dog a bed, which suit your needs and taste perfectly if your dog refuses to spend even a second on the bed. Therefore, it is important that you understand your dogs’ need before buying a dog bed. Some dogs especially the young ones are timid and often feel insecure sleeping on an open bed like a pillow bed. Most of the times, they enjoy the comfort of snuggling into the sheets or just simply hide under sheets of cloth. If your dog belongs to the shy and timid type, then getting a burrow dog bed seems to be the ultimate choice to allow your furry pal to continue enjoying the coziness of hiding in between sheets in the comfort of his very own bed.

The Petmate Burrow bed and the Cozy Cave bed are among some of the burrow dog beds available in the market. Your dogs will feel utmost comfortable delving into the hoods on these beds. The inner covers of the hoods are made from soft and warm materials like sheepskin and faux lambs’ wool to provide your dogs the warmth they need when they are snuggle up in the hoods. Also, most burrow dog beds are machine washable so there is nothing much to worry about when it comes to cleaning up the bed.

If you have a puppy, you will definitely fall in love with the cute and dainty slipper dog bed on. Available in pastel colors like pink and baby blue, the burrow bed’s shape is almost like a giant slipper. It has a canopy top for your puppies to snuggle. In addition, the internal part of this canopy top is made of textured Berber to keep your puppy warm and cozy. The inner cushion of this bed is reversible so you can choose to use either the plush side or the Berber side according to the weather and your puppy’s needs. On top of all these great features, the bed also comes with a “princess logo” sewn onto its pink plush exterior. With this, you little best friend will feel like a princess sleeping in such pretty burrow bed. Similarly, the baby blue version for male puppies comes with the “prince logo” instead.

Also, if you check out Orvis burrow dog beds, you will find burrow dog beds with suede micro fiber exteriors and plush Berber fleece interiors. Additionally, with hypoallergenic polyfil linings for these beds, you can be sure that your dog will stay healthy and cozy with a bed like this.

Finally, if your smaller dogs or puppies do not sleep well, then the problem most probably lies in the exposure of their bed. Do your dog a favor by helping him or her sleep soundly and comfortably in a burrow dog bed. Your dog will love you for the security and warmth they get from such beds.

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Dog Beds For You – Your One Stop Pet Bed Source

Most people who have dogs as pets would simply not stand for letting their loving pooch curl up on a cold floor to sleep. This is why dog beds are becoming increasingly popular nowadays.

It may be difficult for those, who do not have a dog, to understand why anyone would take the trouble to find a dog bed or spend good money on one. But those of us who do have pets know better, don’t we? That’s why we’re building the top guide to dog beds right here.

Also, be sure to take a look at our dog bed blog.

Dog Bed Brands
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Find Out About The Top Dog Bed Brands

What’s in a brand? Well, if you want your pet to get the best rest possible, the right dog bed brand might make a world of difference.

Dog Bed Sizes
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Choose The Right Dog Bed Size

Dogs come in different sizes. Your pet deserves a bed that is sized comfortably – make the right decision here.

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Accessorize Your Pet’s Bed

So now your dog has a great bed. Good job! Now think about what else your pet needs to be really comfy – find out about bed covers, warmers and more.

Dog Furniture
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Nothing But The Right Dog Furniture

A comfy bed is certainly the most important item for your pet, but don’t overlook these other types of furniture for your doggie!

Dog Sleep, Rest and Health
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Dog Sleep, Rest and Health

The main purpose of a dog bed is to let your pet get some well deserved rest, but a bed is often not enough.

Shopping For Your Dog
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Coming Soon – Guide To Dog Bed Shopping

The best places to shop for dog beds.

Dog Resources
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Coming Soon – Looking For Great Dog Tips? Check Out Our Resources

The best web sites for dog information.

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Boutiques are A Dog’s Best Friend

More so today than ever before, people are lavishing their dogs with items from a dog boutique.  In recent years, people have begun pampering their pooches more than ever with a wide range of products developed just for dogs and their owners and these items are often found at high end stores instead of the local pet shop.  From custom dog beds to handmade clothing, from rhinestone colors to dog carriers, (more…)

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Dog Travel Beds – Going Camping With Your Dog

From the Seattle Times: Backcountry camping has certainly gone to the dogs.  Now, there are a number of things that can make the outdoors even more inviting for our fave pooches.  That’s certainly good news for people who love to go hiking or camping and, at the same time, can’t bear the thought of leaving their pet dog behind.  (more…)

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Dog Beds On the Go

Don’t leave your canine friend behind.  With a portable dog bed, your best friend can come with you wherever you want to go.  Most dog beds also feature an ergonomic design to provide support to your active pet.  The cushions are made soft and durable to resist common wear and tear. 

You can also tuck and fold them easily.  Others usually come with special cases, handles, and covers with removable zippers to ensure safekeeping.  (more…)

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Eco Friendly Bella Beds And Binkys For Your Pet

Bella Creature Comforts of Houston, Texas, is a boutique maker of dog beds and “binkys” (not pacifiers, but blankets). The owner, Michele Hedges, looking for a better dog bed, came to realize that dogs like to burrow and sleep in a recessed space.  (more…)

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Personalized Photo Dog Beds

Maybe you or your pet are tired of the same old boring dog bed… Well, VisionBedding has a pretty neat solution. They can take a digial photo in the JPEG format and can dye it into the fabric of a dog bed (or a pillow, or a blanket, etc). Voila, your own custom pet bed!

The photo pet beds are available in three sizes which are priced from $80 to $120. The heavy knit fabric (more…)

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Bring Your Dog To Howl-Oween, Win A Dog Bed

If you’re a dog owner in the Denver, Colorado area, here’s a fun event for you and your pet. The Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Course is hosting a Howl-oween party for pets on Saturday, October 27, 2007, from 2 to 4 PM.

Divot, the golf course mascot (the “jailbird” pictured left), is playing host for this event, which features tasty treats for humans and dogs alike. (more…)

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Wigs For Dogs! You Better Believe It…

Wigs for dogs! Has the world gone mad?! No, but I think our pets are being treated more like humans than ever.

Ruth Regina, who has been involved with makeup and hair in the film industry, has come up with Wiggles Dog Wigs. It all started when a friend asked her to make a wig for her pet, and then, as they say, one thing led to another… (more…)

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A Pillow To Give Your Dog Sweet Dreams

Have you thought of getting your doggie his very own pillow? The Kyjen Company has designed the Sweet Dreams pet pillow for the ultimate in comfort for your resting pet.

Features include: (more…)

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Save The Planet, Your Pets And Yourself

The United States is a nation of pet lovers, with untold millions of dogs and cats in our households. All those pets must be creating some sort of environmental impact, you would think.

With that thought in mind, Christine and Mike Mallar (more…)

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Pets Inn Suites Provides Luxury Accomodations For Your Dog

Angie and Ken Peevy have come up with a great idea for pet lovers – a hotel for dogs and cats. Pets Inn Suites, in Braselton, Georgia, provides luxury accomodations for your pet while you’re away.


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Eco Friendly Bella Beds And Binkys For Your Pet

Bella Creature Comforts of Houston, Texas, is a boutique maker of dog beds and “binkys” (not pacifiers, but blankets). The owner, Michele Hedges, looking for a better dog bed, came to realize that dogs like to burrow and sleep in a recessed space.  (more…)

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Personalized Photo Dog Beds

Maybe you or your pet are tired of the same old boring dog bed… Well, VisionBedding has a pretty neat solution. They can take a digial photo in the JPEG format and can dye it into the fabric of a dog bed (or a pillow, or a blanket, etc). Voila, your own custom pet bed!

The photo pet beds are available in three sizes which are priced from $80 to $120. The heavy knit fabric (more…)

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Bring Your Dog To Howl-Oween, Win A Dog Bed

If you’re a dog owner in the Denver, Colorado area, here’s a fun event for you and your pet. The Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Course is hosting a Howl-oween party for pets on Saturday, October 27, 2007, from 2 to 4 PM.

Divot, the golf course mascot (the “jailbird” pictured left), is playing host for this event, which features tasty treats for humans and dogs alike. (more…)

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Wigs For Dogs! You Better Believe It…

Wigs for dogs! Has the world gone mad?! No, but I think our pets are being treated more like humans than ever.

Ruth Regina, who has been involved with makeup and hair in the film industry, has come up with Wiggles Dog Wigs. It all started when a friend asked her to make a wig for her pet, and then, as they say, one thing led to another… (more…)

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Fall In Love With Bowser Dog Beds

Love at first touch – this is usually the responses of most people when they first lay their hands on Bowser dog beds. Bowser pet beds are well known for their superior quality and luxurious fabrics. Their extensive range of dog beds that include donut beds, dutchie beds, loungers and travel beds allow you to select the bed that best suits you and your dog’s needs.

Wrapped in soft and luxurious covers such as micro fiber, suede, micro velvet or cotton, these beds are smooth and gentle, an attribute that will tempt every dog to just laze and cuddle up. Made from designers’ upholstery fabrics in earthy shades like brown or beige, each Bowser dog bed will look gorgeous in your house. If earthy colors are not your choice, then you can choose from the other pastel colors or floral fabrics. In fact, some dog owners think that their Bowser bed is eye candy amongst their other pieces of furniture. The fabrics are also so durable that the bed will still look good after repeated washes. The zippers on the beds’ cover also permits easy removal.      

The fabrics used to make Bowser pet beds do not just look good but they do serve many other purposes as well. For example, beds made of fabrics as Berber has the potential to retain the dog’s heat during winter keeping the dog warm and cozy.

      Besides the luxurious fabrics, Bowser’s beds are filled with high quality polyester fiber, which will easily regain its loft when it is not in use. This feature promises your dogs the comfort and support they need.       The outer bolster of the Bowser donut bed will also appeal to many dog owners. In addition, the inside cushion can be detached so you can fit it into crates, should you decide to keep your dog in the crate. Buy your dog a Bowser dutchie bed or a Donut Bed and watch your dog cuddle the overstuffed bolster as he lies on the super soft cushion. Your dog will thank you for all the pleasure he gets from sleeping on a Bowser bed.      

These dog beds are available in many different dimensions to accommodate small to large dogs.  The beds are also able to support large dogs up to 120 pounds. If you have a larger dog, thed ouble donut bed or Bowser reversible lounger bed is the perfect choice as these beds come with an open front so your bigger dogs can access their beds easily.

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A Pillow To Give Your Dog Sweet Dreams

Have you thought of getting your doggie his very own pillow? The Kyjen Company has designed the Sweet Dreams pet pillow for the ultimate in comfort for your resting pet.

Features include: (more…)

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Save The Planet, Your Pets And Yourself

The United States is a nation of pet lovers, with untold millions of dogs and cats in our households. All those pets must be creating some sort of environmental impact, you would think.

With that thought in mind, Christine and Mike Mallar (more…)

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Organic Dog Beds For Natural Goodness

Mention the words “organic” and “dogs” to any dog owners and they will instantly relate to organic dog food. Health conscious and environment-friendly people of the modern society are going “organic-crazy”. Aside from the famous organic foods that millions adore, organic dog beds are also slowly becoming a favorite item amongst dog owners.

Made of organic cotton and wool, these beds are able to repel moisture to enable the bed surface to remain dry as often as possible. In addition, organic cotton provides the softness and support every dog needs by conforming to a dog’s body. Apart from organic cotton, bed manufacturers also incorporate other materials in the filling to increase comfort levels. For instance, quintessential organic beds contain two chambers, one made of cotton batting and the other with buckwheat hulls. The buckwheat hulls provide orthopedic benefits while the cotton batting provides softness. The integration of these two materials results in the production of a luxurious bed, which provides both comfort and support. Buckwheat hull also has the potential to retain heat in the winter and keep the bed cool during summer.

Other than utilizing organic cotton as the core material, certain bed manufacturers may utilize organic rubber to achieve the same effect. Just like organic cotton, organic rubber shares the same ability to conform to the pet’s unique shape, therefore reducing stress at the joints of the dog.       Organic dog beds are gradually becoming the favorite amongst dog owners due to fact that the materials used to make these beds are pesticide-free. There are cases where certain dogs are allergic to cedar, while others may even suffer from respiratory problems. However, when organic materials are used to make organic beds, this will help to ensure that even the most sensitive dogs will be able to stay away from allergies or any other ailments caused by pesticides.      

When selecting your organic dog bed, be sure that you are buying a genuine organic bed which comes fitted with a 100% organic cotton cover. Organic covers are covers without the use of any synthetic fabrics or chemical dyes. The natural goodness of an organic bed complete with organic filling and organic cover will ensure that your lovely furry pal will be sleeping more comfortably and of course breathe easier too. This is a benefit that only an organic dog bed can provide to your best friend.

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Factors To Consider In Buying Dog Ramps

Dog ramps are arguably among the most useful implements that you could provide for your prized caning friend. In fact, it is highly necessary for you to have one especially if your dog has difficulty climbing the stairs of your house, jumping into your car, or getting onto your bed. This happens when your dog is already of old age, nursing an injury, physically-challenged, too big or heavy to climb on any surface, or too small to reach a high place.

For the most part, dog ramps do not only aid your dogs passage from one point to another — either climbing up or going down — they also help your pet avoid injuries from constant or habitual running or jumping up and down on any high surface. This is because dog ramps require your dog to exert less energy and effort in climbing or walking toward their point of direction. This concept, as you may well observe, is naturally based on the law of physics. But to help you understand more about the importance of having dog ramps, here are some of the most important points that you should keep an eye onto:

  1. The materials used for the ramp should be durable and of high quality. As a general rule, these materials should be made of only the finest, sturdiest, most durable materials that can ably support the weight of your dog (preferably twice your pet’s weight) as well as provide years of service.
  2. The dog ramp should be washable. You should have more time playing with your dog and spending quality time with it, and not spending all day cleaning the ramp. Besides, the easy-clean feature of the ramp will aid you in keeping it safe from any harmful bacteria from the dirt and other refuse left on its surface whenever your dog walk on it.
  3. The ramp should be easy to assemble and utilize. If the ramp takes you hours just to figure out how to get it ready for use, just forget about it. You don’t want to spend too much time on something that will just drain your energy without it providing immediate benefit.
  4. In all ways, the dog ramp should prove to be safe and stable. It should allow for good traction to prevent slips or accidents.
  5. The dog ramp must be portable or foldable. The key here is mobility. As such, the ramp should allow you to move or carry it from one place to another. You should not be burdened carrying a complex ramp that consumes too much space and gives you a headache in figuring out where to put the contraption. In this case, a telescoping ramp will do the trick.
  6. The dog ramp must be lightweight. You are, in the first place, planning to buy a ramp so you won’t anymore experience backaches caused by carrying your dog on different places. Thus, go for the type that weighs light enough for easy handling.

Ideally, there are already various makes of dog ramps available in the market. You can choose from plastic, aluminum, wood, PVC-framed, or combination types. All you have to consider, besides the above-mentioned points, is the place wherein the ramp will be mostly used.

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Pets Inn Suites Provides Luxury Accomodations For Your Dog

Angie and Ken Peevy have come up with a great idea for pet lovers – a hotel for dogs and cats. Pets Inn Suites, in Braselton, Georgia, provides luxury accomodations for your pet while you’re away.


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Tips To Stop Your Dog From Sleeping On Your Bed

Dogs naturally find the scent of their owners irresistible, and they will find ways to get close to their masters whenever possible. One of their resorts is to lick their owners’ feet or face when the latter comes home from work. Others will just brush their body against their masters. But there are dogs that go beyond these physical manifestations in order to show their affection: they jump at every chance of sleeping on their owners’ beds.

Most people, especially those who never own a pet, will probably find the idea of sharing their bed with their pet a disgusting one. They may reason out that their beds are not for dogs, and that the latter should have a sleeping place of their own. Others, however, may argue that having their dogs beside them is therapeutic and relaxing. Whatever the arguments may be, having dogs doze off beside humans certainly has its ups and downs.

Now, if it is impossible for you to stop your dog from sleeping with you, you can just face the situation head on. Here are some tips that you may employ when your dog tries to sleep with you:

Put extra blankets over your bedding. Though the general rule is to never allow your pooch to sleep with you on your own bed or couch, you may simply place another bedsheet or blanket aside from your original bedding. This will avoid your bedding and you to smell like your dog especially when it relieves itself. This will also prevent your dog’s mites, ticks, or fleas from sticking on the beddings.

Put a divider between you and your dog. Here, a pillow will do the trick. Simply put the pillow between your pooch and you. This is to avoid your dog’s ticks and fleas to get their way into you.

Show your dog who’s boss. Remember that dogs tend to be dominant or aggressive. You sure won’t allow yourself to end up as a stranger on your own kingdom, which is your bed, of course. When your dog starts to occupy the spot that belongs to you, reassert your position. You may opt to banish it to its original place of sleep. When the effort won’t work, go for the ultimatum: physically carry your dog off your bed.

Keep in mind that your bed belongs to you. This, your pet will understand if you provide it with a bed of its own. But do not place this bed or couch in your bedroom as this may encourage the dog to transfer to your bed when it wants to. Moreover, help your pet make it a habit to ask for your permission if it wants to sleep on your bed. This it can do by doing small favors for you before your actual calling it to sleep on your bed.

Whichever of these tips you will adopt, remember that having your dog doze off beside you is not a bad idea after all. However, you should be sensible enough to set the rules before your dog gets too pampered and thus forget that you are after all, the king of the house.

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Scouting For The Perfect Snoozzy Dog Beds

As among the many dog beds that offer luxury and comfort in today’s market, Snoozzy dog beds definitely belong to the top echelon – for some irresistibly good reasons.

Snoozzy dog beds effectively weave versatility, comfort, luxury, security, and economy all in one package. Take a look at these cool features, and you’ll easily be convinced to buy one of these fine dog beds at the soonest time possible:

* Snoozzy dog beds offer multiple uses: These beds come in six different sizes, which means that you can always find a perfect fit for your prized pooch. Generally, the sizes that you can choose from are as follows: extra small (18L x 12W inches), small (23L x 16W inches), medium (29L x 18W inches), large (35L x 22W inches), extra large (41L x 26W inches), and jumbo (47L x 28W inches).

The design of these beds is also made to fit the majority of precision crates such as the suitcase crates and the great crates. You can also use these beds almost anywhere you and your pooch would want to go– in beaches, parks, and backyards. What’s more, the different designs will also satisfy you and your dog’s fancies such as the ring, donut, teacup, saucer, reversible, and many others. It’s like having an army of dog beds, all in a prize of one. Now, ain’t that a great idea?

* Snoozzy beds are made for traveling: Since most Snoozzy dog bed models can simply be rolled, they also make a good traveling companion. You may put them in your carrier, place them at the back of your pick-up truck, or put them at the backseat of your flashy convertible. As you hold on to the steering wheel, just put them anywhere that’s safe and enjoy the scenery.

* They’re very comfortable: With one of these fine beds, imagine the happiness that will be written all over your dog’s face Since the beds are mostly over stuffed, your dog may enjoy maximum comfort and relaxation. Every time your pooch lays its body over one of these beds, it will experience extreme coziness and luxurious indulgence. The designer fabrics used in most models give that profound touch of class and elegance, making your dog a source of envy for your neighbor’s canine pet. Moreover, these beds offer nothing but maximum cushion and support to your prized pet’s limbs and joints. Thus, consider comfort and over-all support in one neat package.

*They are durable and easy to clean: Considering that most models are machine washable, Snoozzy beds assure you of fuss-free washing sessions. Be careful, however, not to dry the bed by machine as doing so can easily cut the bed’s length of service to your dog. Beneath most beds are a nice fusion of polyester and cotton for that non-skid, durable feature.

After seeing these cool features, why don’t you go out and buy one? Start pampering your beloved pooch the way it deserves to be.

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Beer For Dogs? Lucky Dogs!

Some of you may have seen this before, but it just blew my mind when I came across this…

A company called the Dog Star Brewing Company has created a beer for dogs, called Happy Tail Ale. Apparently, the proprietors go camping regularly with Kodi, their dog, who enjoys licking up the leftover beers during these trips. This got them thinking, “How about a tasty beer treat for our pets?” (more…)

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Those Comfy Things Called Beautyrest Dog Beds

Just as you crave for a long hour of sleep before an important date or a business appointment, that furry friend of yours need to have one, too. You see, being a dog is not an easy task at all. Imagine being the one to do all the fancy tricks for your master’s delight, or being awake in the dead of the night just to bark at that unscrupulous burglar who lurks around the house. Think about these highly stressful tasks, and you’ll realize what a great service your trusted pooch has been giving you and your family all these years. And, this is where Beautyrest dog beds come to mind.

Beautyrest dog beds are perhaps, among the most luxurious beds in the market today. Their fine features appeal to most dog owners. But, why all the buzz over these beds? These are some of the reasons why Beautyrest dog beds are creating such hype:

1. They’re more comfortable: These dog beds are particularly known for the high degree of comfort they provide dogs. With pocketed coil springs that come individually and now has a patent, these luxurious dog beds will surely provide your canine friend with the tender loving care that it needs. The exciting fusion of high-memory foam, fleece, and quality fabric put Beautyrest dog beds ahead of the leading pack.

2. They’re good for physically challenged dogs: Whether your dog is a senior Golden Retriever or a young Chihuahua, injuries and physical handicaps do happen. In which case, Beautyrest dog beds would be perfect for your prized pooch as they provide not just optimum comfort but orthopedic care as well. If your dog is very active, has an injury, already a senior, or simply gets joint problems in trying to be of service to you, these beds will surely be of great help in promoting healthy joints and back.

3. They’re easy to clean: With washable and removable covers, these beds make a top choice for something that you can wash and clean in no time at all. This means that you can spend more time with your family, take them on a weekend getaway, or just give your canine friend a relaxing massage right at its own comfy Beautyrest bed.

4. They can be custom made: Having a bed that caters to you and your pet’s little whims may seem a little too good for a daydream. However, Simmons Beautyrest dog beds can actually make this dream come true. All you have to do is ask yourself these questions: Do you like it oval or bone shaped? Or, perhaps, you want to have a wrought iron for its frame and some fleece for the fabric? From the intricate designs down to the fabrics, you and your dog are the real boss. After you place an order, the custom-made beds will only take one or two weeks to be delivered at your doorsteps. The package will carry out everything the master and the pet would wish to have.

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Finding The Right Floral Bed For Your Pooch

Without a doubt, flowers of every imaginable sort — tulips, petunias, roses,  chrysanthemums, hyacinths, ivies, and a whole lot more – render different emotional and psychological impacts to people. Chrysanthemum in red signifies love, while the white also represents truth. Ivy, on the other hand, stands for eternal fidelity; the red rose for love, desire, passion, and respect. However, if innocence, humility, reverence, and truth are what you’re aiming for, pick the white rose instead. Do you know that the flowers you’re particularly fond of also serve as reflections of your personality?

Most probably, your room has a hint of flowers in it. You may have a set of those brightly colored bed sheets or some floral pillowcases, both of which reflect your sunny disposition. The same in buying the right floral bed for your canine friend, you should be more careful in choosing what color and style will be best for your dog. More than just a design, they’re also an indicator of your dog’s unique personality. To help you make up your mind, these simple tips may help you arrive at the perfect pick:

1. Choose the floral bed with excellent materials: Take into consideration the overall composition of the bed. Generally, it should be made out of durable and high quality materials. From the fabric down to the threads and zippers, you should examine every detail. Whether it is a canopy, wrought iron, dome, donut, couch, lounge, or a bolster type, the bed should only be made out of the best materials available. The interior should also be built with thick stuffing to firmly support your pet and provide extra comfort. The fabric, however, should be of luggage material to withstand your dog’s biting as well as the constant washing.

Having a bed made of sturdy and durable materials will assure prolonged use. This will also help you save more money on constant repair and replacement.

2. Make sure that the bed is versatile, affordable, feature-packed, and reflective of your dog’s personality:
Remember these considerations: The color of the bed and design should blend well with every possible surrounding. Whether you place it on the living room, bedroom, or playroom, the bed should complement the place instead of create an eyesore. In which case, choose among the many kinds of floral prints – vintage, classic blossoms, or cottage floral – that will complement most parts of your home. Moreover, a floral bed with features such as a poly-fiber stuffing, safety for machine wash and dryer, as well as the use of luggage-grade materials, is basically a good option. More so, if the price of the floral dog bed is also reasonable. Never forget that it should be a mirror of your dog’s personality. After all, it is your pet that should take the center stage.

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When Dogs Have Nicer Homes Than Humans…

USA Today recently had an interesting story on a new pet trend – high end rooms for your dog. Forget about fancy dog beds, pillows, blankets and other accessories – today’s spoilt pets are getting their own luxury rooms, complete with cable TV and DVD players!

Design companies like Bella Cucina of Michigan are designing more and more dog chambers, with features like stone tiles and closets. The story also mentions some Texas folks who spent almost $6,000 for their 3′ by 7′ pet room.

I think some of these dogs are living better than me, and I have a job!

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Michael Vick Jerseys Make Great Dog Bedding

WSB-TV in Atlanta is reporting some new uses for Michael Vick football jerseys. The Atlanta Humane Society has been receiving quite a few Vick Jerseys. Vick, I’m sure you know, is the NFL player, a part of the Atlanta Falcons team, who has been accused of being involved in brutal dog fighting matches.

Folks at AHS have been using the jerseys for various things such as cleaning and even dog bedding. Look at this pooch who seems to enjoy his Vick jersey as a doggie pillow!

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What’s In Store with PVC Dog Beds

Are you one of those people who think PVCs are only used for plumbing? Well, this article will make you realize that these plastic tubings are more than just materials used for sinks, houses, or buildings.

You’re naivety is understandable because this type of bed is commonly overshadowed by the more fancy makes and models in the market. However, this doesn’t mean that you should ignore its merits. PVCs can actually be fashioned into a good old bed for dogs. This type of bed has cool features that you may want to see first in order to believe it. For this reason, here are some of the things why you should consider PVC dog beds to be nothing short of wonders:

1. PVC dog beds are closer to the ground. This feature is a big help for dogs, especially the senior ones, as they can easily get in and out of it. This is also helpful on your part if you own big, heavy dogs like Dobermans, Siberian Huskies, Boxers, Great Danes, Malamutes, and German Sheperds. With this, you don’t need to manually carry your pooch to its bed, which can sometimes be quite an ordeal. Since PVC beds are elevated, your dog no longer have to suffer from sleeping on those cold, hard surfaces. Not only does it help your pet avoid getting sick, you also don’t need to worry about your dog having a broken sleep.

2. They are chew-proof. Since most dogs love to chew and bite things off, PVC beds have sturdy materials that can withstand any amount of chewing and biting. In which case, you don’t have to worry about torn foams anymore.

3. They are great for dogs that suffer from joint and hip problems. PVC beds provide firm, orthopedic support that are greatly helpful for dogs with aching limbs and joints. This means that your pooch will no longer have any discomfort in sleeping.

4. They can be cleaned easily. You can clean this bed by soaking it in water and putting a small amount of detergent. You should rinse it well and allow it to dry before your dog may use it again. With heavy soiling, it can also be brushed with more soap.

5. They are lightweight, portable, and non-corrosive. You can bring this thing anywhere you go – in the park, the beach, or just wherever you and your dog would wish to be. Considering that it’s a lightweight, you can simply bring it without straining your muscle. The material is also non-corrosive, so you won’t have to worry about the bed developing any form of rust. Needless to say, this versatile bed is a real indoor and outdoor wonder.

6. They come in exciting colors. PVC beds come in many colors. Thus, you’ll have less trouble picking the best for your dog. There are also other variations to think about such as the combo, which features two different colors. This creates a more stylish appearance than a monotonous look.

The next time you’re in a hunt for the bed of your prized pooch, try this one out and discover its many-faceted wonders.

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Classy Pink Dog Beds

If your canine looks good in bubbly colors, pink dog beds are the perfect stuff for it. Whoever said that there are things prettier than pink may be right at some point. But there is no denying that this pastel color is a symbol of everything hip and pretty.

With so many designer and luxury dog beds — not to mention the other bed types like orthopedic, heated, washable, vinyl, and many others – it is really difficult to spot the perfect bed for your most trusted canine companion. Almost all dog bed manufacturers out there claim to have THE ultimate pink beds for dogs.

Before you even dare to shell out your hard-earned bucks, let these simple tips help you figure out which is the perfect pink bed for your most beloved dog:

1. Chic and stylish. Remember that pink is chic. As such, choose the one which gives justice to what its color stands for. Whether it is a canopy, donut, trellis, teacup, sleigh, dome, reversible, wood, wrought iron, or slipper style, you should go for the one with a nice design. You may go out for floral, fleece, swirl, faux fur, twill, and other fabrics and design, depending on which you think will match your dog’s personality as well as blend well with any surrounding.

2. Very comfy and durable. Style should go hand in hand with ultimate comfort and durability. Who would want a very stylish dog bed with horrible comfort features? You sure also don’t want to compromise your dog’s safety. As such, examine the bed’s over-all features. Generally, dog beds with iron or steel frames are the sturdiest, as these materials offer excellent support and strength, which are very ideal if you have huge dogs like Great Danes or Dobermans.

Pink dog beds with thick fillings are the most comfortable ones. An over-stuffed bed is a good choice compared to under-stuffed types. Remember that your dog’s bed should offer comfort and protection. If your pooch is a senior one, go for orthopedic, or heated beds or beds with excellent cooling system as they are particularly helpful during cold and warm weather, respectively.

Also, check out if the bed is generally larger than your pooch to allow for maximum mobility on it. Simply check out the bed’s over-all size and weight capacity and if they complement your dog’s weight and size.

3. Very easy to clean. See if the bed has removable covers so you won’t have a hard time taking them off for cleaning. Also, check out if it is machine washable. Washing by hand is not a bad idea but, if you can do the task using a washing machine, why opt for the hard way? A regularly washed dog bed lasts longer than the periodically cleaned one.

These are some of the most important points that you should consider in buying a pink dog bed. Since your goal is to provide your pet with proper bedding without compromising style or fashion, a pink dog bed surely fits your dog’s character and your preference as well.

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Senior Dog Beds For Your Prized Pooch

Age is among the issues that even dogs have to face. However, unlike humans, they may simply shrug their shoulders on the idea and just let the years pass on them. As such, dog owners should take note of the changes that occur on their dogs once they reach the old age. And among the conflicts that should be solved when the right time comes is the proper bed wherein the dog can just settle and have a nice sleep or a relaxing time.

It is safe to say that with old age comes problems like difficulty in sleeping. There is nothing more heart-wrenching than seeing your old dog having a hard time sleeping during cold weather because of its aching limbs and joints. Or maybe, there were times when you notice your dog irritated by the hot summer weather.

Senior dogs should have a bed that will address their sleeping problems. Senior dog beds, like orthopedic, cooler, or heated beds, are the perfect beds. But what features should you look for on these bed types? Ideally, these are some of the most salient points that a senior dog bed should have:

1. It should provide maximum comfort. Remember that senior dogs tend to suffer from joint pains and injuries more often than the younger ones. Hence, they need to have a bed that will support their body and invite a relaxing environment. In this regard, look for beds that have a special foam that can ably provide added cushion ideal for dogs suffering from body and joint pains.

To give you an idea, orthopedic and heated dog beds generally have firm foams that distribute your dog’s body pressure unlike bed fillings made of cedar chips. Depending on your location and the type of weather on your are, there is a bed that will meet your pet’s comfort requirements.

2. It should be moisture-resistant. Dogs, whether old or not, don’t prefer sleeping on wet or cold surfaces. You should, thus, look for the bed that is waterproof and moisture-resistant as it can protect your dog from getting sick or restless. Check out also if the materials are of high quality – from the foam, to the bed frame, down to the cover, threads, and zippers. This will guarantee that your dog will enjoy its bed’s comfort for a long time.

3. It should be make the cleaning easy for you. Look for beds that have removable or machine washable covers. This will provide for easy cleaning especially when the covers or bed sheets get spoiled. Remember that a regularly-washed bed will promote your dog’s health and will last longer than those that are washed only occasionally.

4. It should offer protection and conserve your dog’s body heat. Your dog should be secured on his bed and not develop diseases or complications with old age on his own bed due to the inappropriate temperature that it promotes. Thus, examine the bed thoroughly. An ideal dog bed’s padding that supports your senior dog’s physical needs. Make sure that the bed is slightly elevated as this type of bed generally conserves heat and serve as protection to your old dog from getting its feet onto floor drafts.

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eMattress Offers Pet Beds With Wool Covers

The folks at eMattress, the online distribution arm of bedding maker WCW Inc, have been offering a premium line of mattresses with wool covers for some time now.

Figuring that what’s good for people is good for pets too, they’ve now created premium pet beds with wool covers, available at the website. The covers are made from pure virgin Australian wool, which is hypoallergenic, hygienic, very comfortable for a pet and easy to wash. (more…)

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Help Your Dog Sleep Through The Night

Dogs, like humans, also experience sleepless nights for some reasons that are mostly apparently found in our homes. In this regard, it is very important that dog owners have a keen sense of observation when it comes to a dog’s sleeping disorder. Although this may seem a very ambitious task, a careful attention paid on a dog’s well-exhibited difficulties in sleeping is proven beneficial both to the dog and its owner.

However, as with all other problems concerning the behavior and habits of a dog, the solution to the problem does not take effect after a mere 24 hours. This requires practice and constant monitoring of the dog’s reaction to the drills. But the task can be actually made simple if dog owners would take the full responsibility in performing the following:

Observe and take a careful note on any changes that might have triggered the occurrence of modification in your dog’s sleeping habits. Your dog may be reacting to several situations like a sudden change in its crate or lounge or in your furniture set-up, a stressful incident, or a house party. Keep in mind that the smallest change in its environment will cause some sort of a disturbance in your dog’s schema of daily events, which will lead it to have difficulty in sleeping. Identify what is the cause and do something about it, like re-arranging the furniture to their original plan that your dog has been accustomed to, or putting the dog back in the crate where it is used to take a rest.

Give the dog a well-balanced diet. The diet depends on your dog’s age. This usually requires more calorie intake for young dogs. Such distribution gives puppies the essential nutrients they need for their growth. On the other hand, older dogs require just the right amount of calories that will support their daily activities.

For the most part, the diet is effective if you always let your dog eat on time, if not earlier than its bedtime. This is particularly important as dogs are energetic after meals. Feeding your dog a short moment before it should actually sleep will most likely give it the energy to move around, bark, and whine while the neighborhood is asleep.

Provide supplements that will help your dog relax. Calming products (which are usually taken orally) will do the magic as these will provide relief from restlessness, nervousness, fear, and aggression, which will yield to a sound slumber for both of you.

Have your dog undergo daily exercise. Generally, your dog should have at least 40 minutes of walking, running, and other exercise regimen everyday. If your dog has too much stored energy, it is more likely to be wriggly at night, just when you are having a beautiful dream. Helping your dog to tire itself before bed time will be ideal, as it will be drained of any excess energy, which can spell sleep disruptions to both of you.

Set a definite sleeping time. Help your dog practice a definite sleeping time. Ideally, you should pattern your dog’s bedtime to yours.

Keep your pet’s sleeping area clean and comfortable. See to it that your dog doesn’t sleep on a damp, cold area, as it will be a major cause of restlessness. Give your pet comfort items like blanket or pillow. Remember that your main goal is to provide total comfort and security for your dog. Dog beds and dog crates will do the trick.

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Finding The Perfect Gusset Dog Beds

Dog beds can actually replace dog crates,  especially if the pet owner is open to the idea that his prized pooch is a part of the family and just like anybody else, it should have an appropriate place in the house. In this regard, it is only fitting and proper that dog owners take note of the style and overall designed purpose of such bed as this will apparently be the only place wherein the dog should experience maximum comfort.

One type of dog bed that is not only highly useful but stylish as well is the gusset dog bed. These days, manufacturers of this type of dog bed have come up with various ideas concerning the design, flexibility, coziness, and overall purpose. There are those that are made of strong fabrics that should support the weight and movement of the dog. Meanwhile, there are gusset dog beds that are designed for easy cleaning (on the dog owner’s part), thus promoting a cleaner environment for the dog. Moreover, gusset beds also come in various shapes and sizes to fit the available space in the dog owner’s place.

However, if you prefer having gusset dog beds (and not just ordinary dog beds) instead of dog crates, make sure that you choose the one that best fits the size, character, and needs of your dog. Take note of the following in finding that perfect dog bed:

  • The bed should be made of premium materials that are guaranteed to be durable and provide comfort. In their strictest sense, high-quality materials equal years of service without compromising the expected results. As such, from the fillings and covers to the zippers, your gusset bed should stand out. Be on the look out for stain-resistant fabrics and odor-resistant foams as these materials offer round-the-clock optimum support.
  • Your choice of gusset pet bed should prove to be the type that guarantees optimum comfort and support. Remember that your dog’s health and comfort are among your top concerns. Make it a point to examine the fillings thereof. The foams or fillings used should be able to constantly offer support to your dog. They should be durable and soft enough to ensure that your prized canine does not feel the pressure of being on the bed. Remember that an over-stuffed bed is way better than an under-stuffed one.
  • The size of the bed should complement your dog’s weight or size. Here is the rule of thumb: always see to it that the gusset dog bed’s parameter occupies a bigger space than the area covered by your dog when it lays down with all its legs stretched outward. This way, there is room enough for your dog to move or to flip over. If you will purchase one in the mall and you can’t bring your dog along with you, you may simply list down your dog’s dimensions for comparison. When shopping online, simply look for the dimensions of the gusset beds and compare them with your dog’s.
  • Finally, the gusset bed should make the cleaning thereof easy for you. Make sure that your choice has removable covers and can be washed either through the washing machine or manual cleaning. This will make sure that you won’t squander precious hours just cleaning the bed.

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Burrow Dog Beds For The Shy Ones

It is pointless buying your dog a bed, which suit your needs and taste perfectly if your dog refuses to spend even a second on the bed. Therefore, it is important that you understand your dogs’ need before buying a dog bed. Some dogs especially the young ones are timid and often feel insecure sleeping on an open bed like a pillow bed. Most of the times, they enjoy the comfort of snuggling into the sheets or just simply hide under sheets of cloth. If your dog belongs to the shy and timid type, then getting a burrow dog bed seems to be the ultimate choice to allow your furry pal to continue enjoying the coziness of hiding in between sheets in the comfort of his very own bed.

The Petmate Burrow bed and the Cozy Cave bed are among some of the burrow dog beds available in the market. Your dogs will feel utmost comfortable delving into the hoods on these beds. The inner covers of the hoods are made from soft and warm materials like sheepskin and faux lambs’ wool to provide your dogs the warmth they need when they are snuggle up in the hoods. Also, most burrow dog beds are machine washable so there is nothing much to worry about when it comes to cleaning up the bed.

If you have a puppy, you will definitely fall in love with the cute and dainty slipper dog bed on. Available in pastel colors like pink and baby blue, the burrow bed’s shape is almost like a giant slipper. It has a canopy top for your puppies to snuggle. In addition, the internal part of this canopy top is made of textured Berber to keep your puppy warm and cozy. The inner cushion of this bed is reversible so you can choose to use either the plush side or the Berber side according to the weather and your puppy’s needs. On top of all these great features, the bed also comes with a “princess logo” sewn onto its pink plush exterior. With this, you little best friend will feel like a princess sleeping in such pretty burrow bed. Similarly, the baby blue version for male puppies comes with the “prince logo” instead.

Also, if you check out Orvis burrow dog beds, you will find burrow dog beds with suede micro fiber exteriors and plush Berber fleece interiors. Additionally, with hypoallergenic polyfil linings for these beds, you can be sure that your dog will stay healthy and cozy with a bed like this.

Finally, if your smaller dogs or puppies do not sleep well, then the problem most probably lies in the exposure of their bed. Do your dog a favor by helping him or her sleep soundly and comfortably in a burrow dog bed. Your dog will love you for the security and warmth they get from such beds.

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Scouting For The Perfect Dog Steps

Was there ever a time when you had backaches trying to carry your heavy dog onto your bed? Or, do you feel a tinge of pity whenever you see your prized pooch, already of old age, having a hard time getting into your car on your way to a summer getaway?

If you answered yes to the above questions, then you are just one of the many dog owners out there who are experiencing such dilemmas. You see, being in such situations is definitely hard on your part, more so if you really love your dog so much. If you can’t bear the sight of your dog helplessly trying to step onto your bed and if you don’t want to be burdened by carrying your pet, you can actually have your pet use dog steps. Such products are suitable aids for dogs suffering from hip dysplasia, arthritis, old age, or even for overweight or significantly small dogs that just cannot reach places like couches, beds, cars, or trucks.

However, the bottom line in having dog steps is their purpose on your pet’s everyday activities. As such, it is important that you take note of the factors that should be considered when buying dog steps. Here are some pointers for you to remember:

1. The height of the steps should be appropriate. Remember that dog steps are meant to help your pet reach certain high places. As such, you should be choosy when it comes to the over-all dimensions of the stairs. Be guided by the following when choosing the appropriate width and height of the stairs perfect for your dog.

Width: 12 inches: for extra small and small dogs that weigh less than 20 pounds 14 inches: for medium dogs that weigh less than 35 pounds

16 inches: for large, extra large, and dogs that weigh 200 pounds or more

between ten and 14 inches: used in couches, chairs, low windows, cars, vans, trucks, or SUVs between 17 and 29 inches: used to set a height parallel to beds or high window ledges

2. The materials should be of good quality, if not of premium ones. Remember that you should get your money’s worth and your dog should really benefit from the product. Learn more about the materials of the stairs before actually having your pet use them. For instance, the wood used should be of the durable type and the treads should be covered with equally-durable carpet or upholstery. More importantly, keep in mind that the stairs should provide years of service to your dog and not merely going to stand for a short period of time.

3. The dog stairs or steps should be easy to use, lightweight, washable, and portable. Go for the type that you can assemble within seconds or minutes, and can be carried anywhere you go. The steps should be lightweight enough so as not to pose as a burden on your part. Take note that some dog steps have optional wheels or handles which make them highly convenient to use. In the same manner, the steps should be easy to clean. Moreover, check out if they have extra storage compartments. See if the treads can actually be lifted or opened into a storage space or try to look for hinges on the steps that actually make for drawer-type storage areas on the stairs. You can use such compartments for keeping collars, toys, brushes, and other accessories.

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What Is A Normal Amount Of Dog Sleep?

Theories abound why we sleep — from the concept which holds that sleeping consolidates memories to that which claims that sleeping is a way of conserving energy. At an average, humans sleep eight to ten hours every day, bats and opossums for 18 to 20 hours, while elephants and giraffes for only three to four hours. But now, you have probably noticed that your dog sleeps twice longer than you do. And, most probably, your observation caused you some worries. In the end, you may end up thinking:  just why is my dog spending long hours sleeping in his doggie bed?

Take a look at the following facts to help you understand the underlying factors on your dog’s extraordinary sleeping habit:

Since dogs are good hunters, they spend less energy landing at a prey, which gives them more sleeping time (approximately up to 16 hours) than humans. Dogs enjoy this unfair advantage over humans. Because they only spend little from the energy stored in their body, they dedicate most of their time slumbering significantly longer than humans do.

Dogs’ sleeping hours are greatly affected by various orientations. These orientations pertain to dogs’ activities, health, age, and breed as well as environmental or weather conditions. Consider these:

  • Dogs who are treated as pets generally sleep longer compared to dogs who are doing different activities, and since dogs basically have fewer tasks and responsibilities than humans, they can be expected to have longer sleeping hours.
  • Dogs that are suffering from illnesses, undergo medications, suffer from depression, hypothyroidism, and senility generally sleep longer than normal.
  • Middle-aged dogs require approximately 16 hours of sleep daily while older ones slumber much longer. This is perhaps dogs of this age bracket tend to be less mobile than the younger ones. Hence, they have the luxury of being idle. And idleness, like in the case of humans, is a perfect excuse for sleeping.
  • Dogs have the tendency to sleep more during sunny days.

Determining the desirable sleeping hours that your pet should only have every day is a hard task. This is basically due to the interaction of the different factors mentioned earlier. Thus, there can’t really be a standard regarding dogs’ sleeping hours because it is dependent on the above-mentioned elements.

Basically, you shouldn’t be worried if your dog sleeps longer than you do. Just make sure that it immediately reacts to sudden bursts of noise or other activities. Older dogs fall under a slightly different case as their failure to be alert may be caused by difficulty in hearing.

Experts advise that you immediately contact a veterinarian when your dog suddenly deviates from the activities that it normally does as this is indicative of an unseen problem. However, always remember that only prolonged changes in your dog’s sleeping habits need an expert’s advice. To be sure, ask for help if you notice indications like when your dog is sleeping at a higher or lower rate than the usual, is visibly lethargic, shows signs of sadness, depression, aggressiveness, or a sudden change in weight.

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New In Australia – Petzone Plus Heated Companion Dog Beds

Thermozone, an Australian maker and distributor of heating and cooling products, has announced its new line of Petzone Plus Heated Companion dog beds. The product range will initially be available in Australia and New Zealand, at pet supply stores and on the Petzone online store.

 This line of heated pet beds is designed for dogs and cats alike, and will provide therapeutic benefits, especially when it is cold and wet outside. When it’s warmer, the bed can be turned over for a cooling effect.

Safety and comfort were key considerations in the design. A built-in thermostat, part of the Pet Sense thermal control system, makes sure that the heat is evenly distributed, and  a thermal fuse disables the power in case of problems.

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Dog Couches To Comfort Your Dogs

Have you ever had your blood pressure rise upon seeing your plush, velvet couch filled with your dog’s fur or refuse? Or, do you still remember that time when you had the shock of your life upon seeing your favorite designer sofa horribly torn with holes all over the poor thing, obviously the signature handiwork of your hyper-active pooch?

You see, your chihuahua can at times become such a rascal, and the sad thing is that you can hardly make your pooch behave, especially if it is a naturally playful canine. But there’s definitely something that you can do to avert a possible heart attack over the sight of your dog having a grand time nibbling on your expensive designer sofa. How about giving your pet a sofa or couch of its own?

In actuality, these days, you can choose from among the various specially-designed dog couches available in the market. However, to aid your selection, try to incorporate the following points that should be featured in your dog’s couch:

1. Strength

This is very important specially if you have big dogs. Choose a couch that is sturdy enough to carry your dog’s weight. Of course, you cannot expect your pooch to avoid even attempting to bite the edges of its couch. This being the case, make sure that from the start you inspect the materials used in the couch. They should be of the superior and fine variety and are guaranteed to stand the test of time.

However, in its strictest sense, the couch materials should display exceptional durability and are stain resistant. As such, opt for dog couches that make use of fabrics made of ultra-fine polyester microfibers. These are unquestionably finer than silk, thus making the couch significantly soft with the fabric’s pliant nature that is guaranteed to possess unusual strength. A fabric of this type offers both durability and comfort. Moreover, be on the look out for dog couches that are of the orthopedic types, which are particularly advisable for senior or physically-challenged dogs.

2. Versatility

A good dog couch should blend well with every imaginable house setting. Dog couches with changeable covers do the trick. Just slip in the type of cover that complements the setting and presto! You already get an instant make-over which is arguably pleasing to the eye. Also, it should generally accommodate dogs of any size and weight as possible so you won’t have to buy a separate one in case you have another dog that is of a lighter or heavier type than the other.

3. Easy-clean Features

A dog couch should also allow you to conveniently clean or wash it. Since this piece of furniture is already a part of your house’s decor, it should be kept clean at all times and that should not come as a burden on your part. Check out if the couch has an easy-to-remove slipcovers. This will ensure you an easy time getting them off for washing. Moreover, a dog couch with antibacterial and anti-odor properties as well as a stain resistant feature is a definite plus as you are assured that your dog’s couch will be free of bacteria, stains, and nasty odors.

 Clearly, there is a lot if things you need to check out before you can land at the perfect sofa or couch for your dog. But it is worth everything as you can be sure that while you are having a good time on your sofa reading your favorite book, your dog is happily dozing off on the comfort of its very own couch.

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Simmons Dog Beds: The Perfect Choice For Older Dogs

Simmons mattresses are extremely popular the world over as they are quality mattresses that are conducive to restful sleep. Now the same benefits of the Simmons technology can be enjoyed by your pet through Simmons dog beds.

Although they are called Simmons dog beds, the name is somewhat of a misnomer as Simmons makes only the pet mattresses and not the entire bed. However, the mattresses are of standard sizes and can fit most brands of dog bed frames. In fact, the Simmons dog mattresses are designed in such a manner that you can simply use the mattress without placing it in any kind of bed frame.

Here’s a look at the features and benefits of our featured Simmons Dog Bed:

The Simmons Beautyrest Orthopedic Pet Bed

This dog bed is a full 6 inches thick and thus provides the highest level of support and comfort to your dog. There are three layers of filling in the mattress, namely fleece, memory foam, and fabric. The fleece helps to keep your dog warm, while the memory foam adjusts to the contours of your pet’s body and provides the perfect resting spot. The fabric layer ensures comfort and added softness.

This is not just an ordinary bed but is the best Simmons orthopedic dog bed that you can find on the market. When dogs get older they need more support from their beds and are not well rested on a very soft bed. For such dogs, the orthopedic bed is the ideal choice as it gives them the support that they need for their old and arthritic joints. In fact, if your dog has recently had any illness, or is recuperating from some surgery, then this Simmons dog bed is a must buy!

Most orthopedic dog beds are quite costly. But, the Simmons orthopedic pet bed can be yours for less than $40. Thus, in addition to being a great dog bed that is sure to please your pet, the low cost of the dog bed comes as good news for dog owners too.

The bed comes with a removable bed cover that can easily be washed in the machine. You can also buy separate dog bed covers to fit your dog’s Simmons bed if you want it to fit in with your home décor.

Thus, if an orthopedic dog bed is what you are looking for, then you need not look further than a Simmons dog bed.

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Pamper Your Pooch With A Snuggle Dog Bed

Different dogs like to sleep in different positions, which is why no single dog bed can be ideal for all dog breeds. While some dogs prefer to stretch out and sleep, there are others that would rather burrow into their beds. While some dogs just love to sleep spread eagled on their beds, there are those that want the comfort that snuggling provides them with. If your dog too is the type who loves to simply cuddle up and sleep, then a Snuggle Dog Bed is the perfect choice.

As the name suggests, Snuggle dog beds are made specifically for those dogs that love to dig deep into their beds and sleep in the curled up position. In this position, some dogs find comfort and feel more secure than if they were to sleep stretched out. However, many dog beds do not allow dogs to cuddle up and sleep, simply because the design and styling of the dog bed does not enable snuggling. However, with a Snuggle type bed, you will never face such problems. In fact, the only problem that you’re likely to face is that your pet may refuse to budge from its bed!

Although there are many different types of Snuggle pet beds available to choose from, the main feature of these dog beds is that they have soft walls around the bed which allow your pooch to burrow into the bed. And since your pet will then be surrounded by the bed walls, it will feel extremely safe, secure and comfortable.

Here is our featured Snuggle Dog Bed that has proved to be very popular with dog breeds that like to cuddle.

The Haute Pooch Reversible Dog Bed

This bed is the ultimate in snuggling luxury for most breeds of dogs. It features not just one, two, or three cushions, but four full cushions that are soft and luxurious. So essentially, it is not just a single dog bed, but is actually four different beds combined to make a super duper deluxe dog bed. This Snuggle bed can be reversed so that you can get different looks if you so wish. It also features a tufted seat cushion that can be removed and is fully portable. The raised walls all around the bed add to the comfort factor and provide an ideal place for snuggling.

Other beds that are very popular are Snuggle Donut Bed, Haute Pooch Hooded Bed, and Big Shrimpy Nest Bed. Irrespective of which Snuggle dog bed you choose, your dog is sure to feel like one pampered pooch!

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Is Your Dog Suffering From Arthritis? Get Him A Buddy Bed

Is your beloved pet suffering from arthritis? It can often be hard to tell, but here are some common symptoms:

  • General stiffness, whether at rest or after activity.
  • Slow movements and difficulty in running.
  • Troubles with climbing and jumping. (more…)

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BedPals – A Pet Bed and Car Seat Combo

bed-pals-6776947, 1626170292(From PRWeb) Dalida Maserejian from My Lucky Dog was inspired by her dog Princess to start creating dog beds, so she did. However, these cute and mostly animal-shaped beds also double as car seats for pets.

The unique dog beds are called BedPalsTM, and not only are they comfortable and cozy, but they’re easy to take on the road. The incuded adjustable safety strap makes it easy to attach the bed to a car seat belt. (more…)

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Dog Bed Spotlight At Dog Art Today

Dog Art Today is  a rather unique site. In their words, they are “devoted to daily dog art from around the world. Features include contemporary dog art, the history of dogs in art, dog art auctions, books, posters, fashion and decor.”

Of particular interest to us is the “decor” part. (more…)

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Like Dogs & Wine? Get A Wine Crate Bed

wine-crate-dog-bed-6281560, 1626170299Do you love wine and dogs? I know I do! There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting back with a nice glass of Pinot Noir and my little spaniel Rex on my lap…

Well, now you can combine your two loves. The good folks at Whiner and Diner started out with making dog feeders and bowls from recycled wine crates. Good wines from California and Europe, no swill here… (more…)

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Crafty Daisies’ DIY Dog Bed

crafty-daisy-inexpensive-dog-bed-4990802, 1626170302I know that we usually showcase dog beds that you would buy, but with a little of creativity, you can make your own and not break the bank in the process.

That’s just what Candace from Crafty Daisies did. She had bought her pug, Jaxon, a dog bed which he definitely did not care for. Instead of going out and buying another bed that he might not like, she figured she would just create one herself. (more…)

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Welcome To The Dog Beds For You Blog

welcome-2634474, 1626170305Here’s the start of our blog. It’s a little daunting, since we never blogged much before. We’ll do our best….

In the coming weeks, months and years, we’re hoping to keep you up-to-date on the latest in dog beds, furniture, accessories, sleep and rest issues and anything else that we might think makes sense for you to know about to keep your pooch comfy.

Our goal is to keep the blog updated pretty regularly – at least a couple of times a week. We want to give you enough useful info and tips without constantly annoying you.

Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed so that you won’t miss any titbit!


-The Team

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Treat Your Pet To The Best With A Leather Dog Bed

Leather dog beds are definitely the cream of the crop in terms of style and durability. Simple yet elegant, a leather dog bed helps to complement your home furniture, while offering luxurious comfort to your four-legged friend. In fact, the growing popularity of leather beds for dogs has motivated many bed makers to introduce more chic and modern designs.

Leather pet beds such as the Orvis fine Italian leather bed are fitted with durable acrylic fabric bottom and hypoallergenic polyfil lining for odor prevention. With supreme polyfil within and fine crafted genuine leather externally, it is of no surprise that this bed is the ultimate piece of heaven for your dog. Indeed, if you check it out at, you are bound to fall in love with its gorgeous design.      

If you seriously love the design of a leather bed, but believe that your dog may not like it is much, you could opt for sherpa-covered foam sleeping surfaces instead. This way, your dog will love you for the comfort he gets and you will love yourself even more for enhancing the unique decoration of your home.

An alternative to leather dog beds would be those made of faux leather. Other than being relatively cheaper than genuine leather beds, they look just as good as the genuine leather ones. Bowser’s faux leather Armadillo Bolstered Square bed found at or, includes stuffed bolstered sides to give your dog that extra comfort he deserves. Filled with 100 % polyester fiber, this bed definitely provides the right surface for your dog to roll, curl, sleep or stretch anyway he wants to. Also, the cover of the inside cushion are zippered for easy removal and washing.      

There some dog owners who may just love buckskin leather dog beds. This type of leather, the skin of a male deer, is very much favored as it is much softer as compared to other types of leather. If you love buckskin leather beds then they are worth checking out at or


Finally, leather beds are ultimately tough beds made for tough dogs. With these beds chew-proof and tear resistant, there is no worry about buying a new bed again, no matter how your dog misbehaves. Many dog owners simply love the durability of a leather bed, as they know that a little investment in a leather bed can go a long way.

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Wrought Iron Dog Beds Offer Strength and comfort

It is certainly untrue to believe that good things do not last. Wrought iron dog beds are great looking beds, which will definitely stay in good shape for a long time. Mention the word ‘wrought iron” and many dog owners may instantly relate it to a big bed frame made of thick strong rods and bed heads which resemble prison bars. However, this impression would instantly be wiped off their minds once they lay their eyes on the gorgeous iron dog beds.

Check out websites like,, and , and you will be able to choose from a number of dog beds made of wrought iron. Quintessential’s wrought iron bed will make a dainty piece of furniture, which will sit prettily in your house. Made of timeless iron, the design of this bed is inspired by the renaissance era and has very fine handcraftsmanship. This makes it worth every cent you are paying for. Lay a mattress of your choice on this durable and luxurious bed frame. If you think your dog will enjoy sleeping on a soft surface then opt for the pillow top mattress, however if you think your dog needs a little bit more support on his back while he sleeps then it would be wiser to take the coil spring mattress.

Melia also offers a number of wrought iron beds from Victorian inspired designs to chic modern designs. The steel construction of these beds had been carefully welded and on top of that, the beds have powder coat finishing preventing oxidation. Now, dog owners would not have to worry if the beds will ever turn rusty. For added stability, all Melia wrought iron beds come with solid wood base to support the mattress.

Wrought iron beds are tough beds made for tough dogs. If you are constantly worry that your dog will chew on his wooden bed or tear his pillow bed then it is really the right time to get your dog an iron bed.

If wrought pet iron beds are not your preference then you may want to check out some of the forged iron dog beds instead, which are equally beautiful. Windsor canopy beds are great examples, as they are designed to make you pet pooch feel like they have been transported to a fairyland. Also, Windsor forged iron beds come with lovely canopies made of soft fabrics like satin and chiffon. If you think you want to pamper your furry pal with some royal treatment then this would be the ultimate bed.

Bear in mind that your dogs should not be sacrificing his comfort for style when it comes to the perfect iron bed. Your dogs deserve the best from you.

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Unique Dog Beds For Your Special Friend

They say a dog is man’s best friend and isn’t that true! Only dog owners truly know how great a companion their pet can be. Most people who have dogs would love to treat them to something special every now and then. And what better way to do that than get your pet a unique dog bed?

While shopping for a dog bed, it is quite easy to get tired of seeing the same old round dog beds, bolster dog beds, and cushion beds for your pet. Although such dog beds can be very comfortable and provide excellent support to your dog, these can be seen in practically every home that has pets and are nothing special. On the other hand, there are some truly unique dogs beds that will make your dog feel like a real prince. Here’s a look at some unique beds.

1) Tent Beds: Not only do tent pet beds provide a cozy and comfortable place for your dog to rest and sleep in, but they also provide protection as they are covered from the top. With such dog beds, you need not spend money on buying a separate dog house or a dog crate; the tent bed doubles as both. These unique pet beds are typically made from tapestry materials and feature rich plumes at the top of the tent that will make your pooch feel like royalty. has some of the best tent beds we have come across.

2) Bunk Beds: If you have ever slept in a bunk bed, then you know the pleasures of one. Now the same joy can be extended to your pet with dog bunk beds. These beds are great for homes that have more than one dog. In fact, cats too love such beds, which is why they can be used in homes that have both cats and dogs. Check out for some awesome doggie bunk beds.

3) Antique Scroll Dog Bed: This is a day bed for small dogs and is the best that a day bed can get. This unique pet bed features an antique scroll cut design on the bed that imparts it an extraordinary look. Any regular sized pillow or cushion can be used with this bed, so you have the choice of changing your linens and sheets as often as you like! Once your pet takes to this bed, it will never bother you on yours! Available at

The internet has many sites that offer you unique dog beds. The sites we have mentioned are a great place to start.

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An Elevated Dog Bed Keeps Away Fleas And The Cold

There are many dog owners concerned that their pet may contract Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD), a common ailment caused by fleas. Seeking medical treatment to cure the poor dog would be a nightmare, but what is worse is the effort needed to break the flea cycle. Fleas have the ability to jump 6-7 inches up the air and almost one foot horizontally. Understanding this fact, more dog owners are now purchasing elevated dog beds to avoid this problem.

Being almost 9 inches up from the ground, your dog will be able to sleep in the “flea-free” zone. Besides fleas, dogs who sleep on elevated dog beds can also escape many types of insects who are constantly crawling on the ground.  There are some great looking raised Kuranda Dog beds at, and

elevated-dog-bed-8502611, 1626170310As elevated pet beds are fully supported by four legs, dog owners may be concerned on its ability to support a dog’s weight. This should not be a problem if you purchase an elevated bed for dogs made from wrought iron or wood. If your dog has not gotten rid of his chewing habits, then it would be best to choose iron beds or beds made from chew-proof wood. Beds made from such materials are also able to support large dogs of up to 130 pounds. Also, rubber feet are fitted onto an elevated dog bed to prevent the bed from skidding. With this, your dog will be able to freely throw himself, roll and jump on his bed as much as he likes.      

Besides keeping your dogs from flees and insects, an dog bed that is elevated will also ensure that your dogs are always one level above the cold hard floor. On, you will find some great beds by Petmate, that offer many orthopedic benefits. Unlike foam beds which are placed on grounds, these elevated foam dog beds can help prevent condensation, a factor which causes foam to rot.

      Cleaning up is easy as most lifted dog beds come with machine-washable covers which can be simply removed by unzipping. Maintaining the cleanliness of an elevated bed frame is even easier; just wipe the bed with a wet cloth. Beds that are raised also allow you to clean the floor without moving the bed at all.

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Let Your Dog Nest On A Cozy Nesting Bed

It may very likely be almost impossible for any dog to resist sleeping and cuddling up onto a soft and cozy nesting bed. Thus, you should pamper your loyal friend with a dog nesting bed so that he too can enjoy this luxury. After all, a good night’s rest is what it takes to make each dog happy. However, it may take you some time to decide which nesting bed is best for your dog as there are many to choose from.

As dogs spend almost 12 hours a day sleeping, it is important to get them a bed that offers the most comfort. For many years, Orvis dog beds have been some of the best nesting beds in the market, which are filled with top-of-the-range polyfil. Silent and soft and also chew-proof, they are suitable for dogs of all breeds, sizes and ages. The mixture of cedar in the beds helps to repel insects as well as to keep the bed from unpleasant odors. The most attractive feature of the nesting dog beds found on is that you can get your dogs name sewn onto the bed. With that, your dog will officially own a personal bed.      

dog-nest-4055422, 1626170311Owners may even buy their dogs a round nesting bed for extra space to roll and stretch. For the extra comfort, get dog beds that come with bolsters so that your dog can cuddle up as they sleep.

      Other than polyfil beds, foam-filled beds also make great nesting beds, as they provide both comfort and support. Foam fills also conform to your dog’s body so they will be able to sleep in any position that they are most comfortable in.      

Caddis offers an extensive range of nesting pet beds such as those with either the Sherpa or Berber covers. Both Sherpa and Berber are well known for their abilities to keep your dogs warm and cozy especially during winter. Visit for more dog nests and if you purchase now, you will be enjoying some very special prices too. Do not worry about paying expensive shipping charges just because the sizes of the beds are rather large. Caddis’ nesting dog beds are vacuumed pack so you can definitely save up a lot on shipping charges. In fact, with a nesting dog bed, you will definitely have a happy friend waiting for you when you get home!

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Keep Your Pet Healthy With Washable Dog Beds

The dog bed industry is growing by leaps and bounds, all thanks to the fact that dog owners want to give the very best in terms of dog beds to their pets. In order to fulfill the growing demand, you can now see various kinds of pet beds on the market, ranging from the basic and affordable varieties to the high end deluxe beds. Comfort and size are the two main things that every dog owner should look for in a dog bed, but ease of cleaning and maintenance comes a close second. In this regard, washable dog beds are the very best.

Washable beds are those beds that can easily be washed and dried. They are mainly of two types:

  1. Those that have washable covers.
  2. Types that are entirely waterproof and can thus be washed fully.

washable-dog-bed-5723926, 1626170313The dog beds which are waterproof can not only be cleaned easily but also provide protection against damp floors. These can even be used outdoors without having to worry about damaging the bed or the inside filling. The second type of wash able dog beds are the ones that are not entirely waterproof but have washable covers. These covers are of the removable variety and can thus be removed as and when they need cleaning.

Washable Dog Bed Benefits

  • Since these beds can be washed when dirty, they do not provide a breeding ground for fleas and ticks. If the bed does tend to accumulate fleas, you can simply wash the bed and rid it of all the pests. This helps to keep your dog free from ticks and fleas and keep it healthier.
  • Some old dogs develop incontinence problems and may accidentally relieve themselves on their beds. In such a situation, washable peds beds are a god send as you can wash them and make them clean once again. You or your pet need not even live with a smelly dog bed.
  • Regular washing not only helps to keep the dog bed clean and your pet in good health, but it also helps to extend the life of the dog bed. Most washable beds for dogs can be washed for unlimited cycles and still keep looking as good as new. With a quality dog bed, you don’t have to worry about frayed fabrics or damaged fillings and can thus use the bed for a long time.

When looking for a wash-able dog bed, make sure to pick one that can be washed in the machine. has some great deals!

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The Exquisite Beauty Of Toile Dog Beds

There is no doubt that a dog bed needs to be comfortable for your pet and also provide it adequate support so that your dog can rest and sleep comfortably. However, there is something to be said about the looks of the dog bed as well. After all, no one is going to appreciate a hideous pet bed in their home, even if it is the ultimate in comfort and luxury. But the good news is that these are now becoming very attractive to look at, in addition to being good for your pet of course! A great example is the toile dog bed.

Toile dog beds refer to those beds that are made with the toile fabric. What’s so special about these, you say? Well, for one; toile fabrics are typically sourced from France as there is nothing prettier than French Toile. Imagine yourself amongst the breathtaking French countryside; this is the exact same feeling that you will get when you look at the toile fabrics. This alone makes toile pet beds very special; and add to that the fact that the fabric is super comfy for your pet and is also very easy to clean and maintain, and all this makes for a great dog bed indeed.

Featured Style: Donut Style Toile Dog Beds

toile-dog-bed-9970089, 1626170315These toile fabric dog beds are made in a special two-piece design. This consists of an outer ring that helps to make your pet feel secure, and the soft cushion that adds to its comfort. The cushion at the bottom can be removed if you so wish and also used as a separate cushion or mat. This makes it very useful while traveling as you can simply remove the cushion and take it along with you and need not take the entire dog bed. Since it is of the removable variety, it is extremely easy to clean. This bed can be washed in the machine and dried using a dryer.

The filling in this toile bed is called high-memory fiber fill. It does not bunch up or scatter and thus keeps the dog bed soft and comfortable. And best of all; this bed is covered with beautiful French Toile fabric, which makes it a treat for the eyes as well.

The donut style toile dog bed is available in a host of colors such as red, black, green, blue, peach etc. Thus, you can choose a color that matches the rest of your home décor perfectly. The best prices that we have come across for this dog bed made with toile fabric are on

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All About Vinyl Dog Beds

One of the most important things to consider when choosing a dog bed is the fabric that it is made out of. This is a very important consideration as the fabric will determine whether it is cool or warm for your dog, how easy it is to care for the bed, and also whether the pet bed can be used outdoors as well as indoors. Beds for dogs are typically made from different fabrics such as canvas, leather (faux and real), satin, fleece, cordura, nylon, and vinyl. Here’s a look at the features and benefits of vinyl dog beds.

Vinyl Fabrics Used To Make Dog Beds

1. Commercial grade vinyl: This type of vinyl fabric, also known as heavy duty commercial vinyl, is very popular for dog beds. It is a very strong and durable fabric, which in turn makes the vinyl pet bed strong and long lasting too. Commercial vinyl is available in different grades and is measured in ounces. The ounce measure is an indication of the strength of the fabric. The higher the ounce measure, the stronger and more durable the vinyl.

vinyl-bed-1156522, 162617031740 ounce and 29 ounce are the two grades used most frequently for dog beds, with 40 ounce being tougher than 29 ounce. However, both these grades of vinyl make for excellent bed fabrics. But you should avoid beds that are made from a lower quality grade of vinyl as these may not be very durable. The beauty of this fabric is that it is very smooth to the touch and is also non-porous. This means that the vinyl dog beds will be extremely comfortable for your dog and also very easy to clean.

2. Vinyl weave: The second type of vinyl used is called Vinyl Weave. As this fabric is more expensive than the commercial vinyl, it is typically used for more high end and deluxe dog beds and not your basic discounted  beds. The tight weaves of the fabric make it very breathable, which in turn helps air to pass through the fabric and keep your dog cool. Water can also pass through the vinyl, thus making the beds easy to wash and clean. Since the fabric does not get spoilt with water, these pet beds can even be used in outdoor locations.

Kuranda dog beds are an excellent example of vinyl dog beds at their very best. The best prices we have come across for these are on and

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Get a Car Dog Bed And You’ll Have A Cozy Friend On Board!

Traveling with dogs will never be a nightmare anymore with the invention of car dog beds. With a car bed, you won’t have to leave your dog behind, as he can now be as comfortable as he is at home. Just let your dog rest on the car dog bed as you drive freely without worrying if your dogs will be wetting the luxurious seats of your car or SUVs.      

Take a browse through and you will find many essential items for frequent travel with dogs. For instance, the Car-go-bed appeals to many dog owners as this poly-filled bed provides a sturdy surface for your dog to lie on. This bed comes with two different sides – a water-resistant side that helps to protect the interior of the bed and the car seat should the dog wet the bed, and a Sherpa side that repels dirt and pet hair to maintain the cleanliness of your car.

car-dog-bed-9221445, 1626170319Should you forget to bring your dog’s blanket with you, this bed can always serve as a cozy blanket for your dog. Additionally, it is easy to store, with no zippers or bolsters sewn on to it. When not in use, just roll up the bed and secure it with the Velcro straps that are attached to the bed.


The SUV mat available from is another potential dog bed for the car. The contours on this bed ensure that it fits perfectly on your car seat. Also, the micro suede fabric used to wrap the bed helps to repel dirt, moisture as well as pet hair. In addition, the covers are also machine-washable and dryable, making this car dog bed one of the easiest to maintain.

Another best seller on this website is the SnoZZy Sleeper dog bed, which comes with a non-skid backing. This helps to hold the bed in place no matter how active your dog can be. If you decide to spend a night in a foreign place, just place the bed on the floor and your dog will be able to enjoy a good night’s sleep.       If you really face difficulties in selecting the right car pet bed to fit your car, then you may want to consider the Synthetic Sheepskin Pet Pad that can be cut to size. This unique fabric does not fray even after being trimmed. Additionally, sheepskin is also able to retain heat in cooler climates and eliminate heat when it gets warmer.      

For more vehicle dog bed shopping options, check out,, and, for a greater selection list.

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Cool Dog Beds Keep Your Dog’s Temperature At Bay

A healthy dog’s body temperature ranges from 37.2 to 39.2 degree Celsius. This explains why a dog may get warmer faster than human beings. Following their natural instincts, dogs will always seek for a cooler surface to lie on when it gets warm. Often, they end up sleeping on cold hard floors. Although these surfaces provide a cooler place to lie on, doing this may place your dogs at risk of getting arthritis. This is one main reason why it is essential to get your dog a cool dog bed.     

K&H, the same brand that produces some of the best bed warmers, also has a cooling bed with varying sizes within their product line. On, you will be able to take a closer look at this bed. Indeed, the bed is kept cool at all times by radiating heat back to the air or the floor. The water-saturated core of this bed helps to absorb the dog’s body heat, hence producing a cooling effect.


cool-dog-bed-6635246, 1626170321Another great cooler bed to look out for is the Canine Cooler Thermo regulating dog bed.  With its one-of-a-kind Soothsoft® Comfort Technology, this water-based bed is able to absorb a lot of heat. The tip to use this cool dog bed is to place it in the cool and shady corner of your house, as cooler surroundings will help increase its cooling abilities.

      Cool beds like K&H and Canine provide therapeutic benefits too. The cooling effect from these beds can ease the discomfort of arthritic dogs. Filled with the right amount of fluid, the flexible (but not wobbly) surface of these beds can conform to the dog’s body shape to help reduce pressure points.      All cool pet beds are properly sealed so there should be no worries about leakage. Dog beds designed for cooling have been claimed to be one of the easiest to maintain. All you need to do to keep it clean is to wipe the bed with a wet cloth. The only thing you need to be careful is not to place these cool dog beds under direct sunlight.     

For other cooler dog bed shopping options, just click on www.petcarecentral .com or Your dog’s comfort is just a click away.

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Let Your Dog Relax With A Pet Couch

After a hard day’s work, there is nothing more relaxing than throwing yourself onto the couch in front of the TV. Sadly, this simple pleasure may turn into a nightmare if your dog starts occupying more space than you. What your dog needs would probably be his own dog couch bed.

Pet couch beds are perfect for dogs of all ages and sizes. However, large dogs will love the comfort these beds provide as the open front section allows easy access. Most couch beds come with overstuffed side pillows or bolsters so your dog can cuddle to sleep. These side-bolsters or pillows are also detachable for easy washing.      

dog-couch-7243025, 1626170323Ultimately, what determines the quality of a dog bed is the filling of the bed. At, the Beasley’s couch bed and Infinity bolster bed seem to steal the hearts of many dog owners due to the products’ superior quality and greater comfort levels. The Beasley’s couch bed is filled with Hypro-loft fibers while the Infinity Bolster dog bed is filled with high-loft silk polyester. These fillings have the potential to retain its loft to give your dogs the most comfortable surface to sleep on.


Dog couches are very attractive and look good at almost any corner of your house. With so many designs to choose from, one can certainly find a dog couch bed that will blend in perfectly with the home decor. If you are looking for a chic and classy couch bed then the Bowser Double Donut bed (, will certainly melt your heart.  The soft and breathable micro-velvet that covers the bed looks good to and feels soft on the fingers too. The luxurious fabric also has the ability to repel pet hair, dirt and moisture.      

If you are the type who constantly demands for refreshing looks, then get your dog a reversible lounger like the one on This couch bed allows you to flip the bed inside out so you can get a new look all the time.

      In addition, most of the couch shaped dog beds have orthopedic benefits. Beds like Beasley’s couch and Bowser’s Double D Platinum bed come with “egg-crate” shaped foam bottoms that help reduce pressure points and ease the discomfort of arthritic dogs.       If you think a pet couch bed lacks the warmth and security your dog needs, then get the Infinity Cuddler as this bed has higher sides therefore your dog will feel more protected sleeping on this bed. This bed is also great for puppies.      

Finally, couch beds are not just eye candy; they do serve many other functions as well.  The next time when you laze on your couch, you are can be confident that your dog is enjoying the same level of comfort as you do.

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Get A Cute Bed For Your Cute Dog

Oreo is a 6-month old chubby Pekingese who sleeps on his Snuggle Slipper bed every night. If Oreo could talk, he would ask his owner’s friends to stop looking at him as he may shy away at times. However, it is almost impossible not to at least take a glance at Oreo because he is just so irresistible and adorable when he is curled up on this cute baby blue dog bed.  

Let your dog share the same fame as Oreo by purchasing one of the many cute dog beds available on websites such as, or These dog beds are so dainty that you may find yourself in a dilemma when it comes to deciding which one to buy.


cute-pet-bed-3826964, 1626170325The New York Dog Hawaiian Garden Snuggle on is one that would attract the attention of many dog owners. Served as a cozy little nest bed, this bed is available in bright colors like Polynesian Pink and Ocean Blue. The cutest detail about this bed is that you can also opt to buy a matching dog bone pillow. If you feel that the Hawaiian inspired fabric does not blend with your home concept, then maybe you should consider getting the New York Dog Hampton Snuggle, which looks similar yet, comes with a stripe fabric cover.

On the same website, you will find other cute beds lfor dogs ike the Slipper Dog bed. Made of soft plush material and lined with textured Berber, this bed will provide your dogs the comfort and warmth they need. The slipper shape allows your shy dogs to delve into the hoods for the security they desire. When you purchase this bed, you will also get a squeaker toy free. There are two adorable designs to choose from: Lil’ Blue Prince or Lil’ Pink Princess. What makes the bed so irresistible aside from the sweet candy colors is the Prince or Princess logo, which is sewn onto the bed cover.

The Howlin Pet Framed Bijou bed is also another cute pet bed that appeals to many dog owners especially puppy owners. This beaded bed frame can support weights of up to 25 lbs. If you are looking for a fancy and cute dog bed that would last you a long time than this bed is your ultimate choice as the bed frame is built of iron. It is equipped with a soft plump pillow covered in soft coffee-colored micro suede. Your dog will look like a little prince or princess sleeping on this soft as cotton bed.

Other cute bed to look out for is the Orvis Buttercup dog bed. Just the name itself could lure you into buying this bed. Your dogs will sit comfortably in these buttercup shaped beds made of superior fabric for the extra comfort and warmth.

Do not hesitate to shop for the some cute dog beds. These beds will promise to make your cute dogs even cuter. Just like Oreo, you may find your neighbors visiting you very often just to sneak a peak when you place them into one of these cute beds.

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Dog Bed Replacement Covers For A Cozy Time!

Entice your dog with a brand new dog bed if you think he has grown sick looking at his old bed. You won’t have to waste a huge amount of money to buy a new bed, but rather just replace the covers for a brand new look!

One of the best sites to shop for dog bed covers would be at Orvis offers a buffet of bed covers in many different materials and patterns. If you had purchased a dog nest bed from Orvis, than you can always buy a replacement dog bed cover, available in seven sizes and patterns such as tartan or patchwork. These classic designs will give your dog bed an instant face-lift.

Dog couch beds also do not have to end up in the thrash bin once the arm bolsters start to tear and lose its loft. There are replacement bed covers even for couch beds if you visit websites like and Do not worry about struggling to fit the bed into the covers as the replacement dog bed covers come with zippers.       Different materials also work to serve different purposes. In order to keep your dog warm and cozy in the winter days but cool on summer afternoons, the Berber-Sherpa cover would be the ultimate choice as the material has the ability to retain heat when it is cold and eliminate heat when temperature rises. However, if you want the additional durability for your dog beds, you may want to consider choosing a replacement bed cover made of industrial canvas, tough enough to last you the lifetime of your dog’s bed.       For dogs that are still at the chewing stage, it would be a great idea to buy them a chew-proof replacement cover.  Chew-proof replacement covers are usually made of super tough denier cordura. If your dog’s bed is filled with non chew-proof materials, you can always replace the cover with a chew-proof one. When the dog cannot bite through the cover, it is almost impossible that he will be able to reach the core of the bed.       It is never a bad idea to invest in good brands such as Orvis, SSS, GelPedic or Mammoth as these products offer the exact bed covers fit to replace all their models of dog beds. For the exclusive GelPedic bed, there is the GelPedic bed cover with zippers for easy removal. Do not just settle for a cheaper replacement cover as GelPedic bed covers are specially designed to protect the bed.      

Also available in the market is the SSS Petcare fitted sheet made of durable polycotton twill that fits the bed just like a second skin. Fitted replacement bed covers are amazing, as you do not have to flatten the bed sheets each time your dog gets up. This ensures your dog’s bed look tidy and neat effortlessly.

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Quality Dog Beds For A Quality Dog

Since your dog has always been there for you as your faithful companion and best friend, he deserves to be rewarded with a bed of superior quality and excellent comfort. Thus, when it comes to quality dog beds, (more…)

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Added Comfort With Canopy Dog Beds

How often is it that during the summer time when your home gets too hot to bear, you like to lounge around in the outdoors enjoying the cool breeze? A large deck umbrella or a canopy helps to provide shade so that the sun does not bother you. Well, the same experience can now be enjoyed by your pet with a canopy dog bed.


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Wooden Dog Beds For An Authentic Look And Woodsy Smell

A wooden dog bed will certainly make every dog feel like a queen or king. Some dog owners are simply obsessed with wooden dog beds as these make great furniture to jazz up the house decor.

The mere mention of wooden dog beds projects an impression of hard surfaces, and inadequate comfort to your dog. However, new wooden beds like those produced by Kuranda (you can find them listed in will certainly change these misconceptions. In reality, beds of solid wood promise a lot of comfort and durability. Apart from the attractive wood finishing, many dog beds also offer chew-proof wood so dog owners do not have to worry too much about the beds. In comparison with other type of beds, wooden beds are relatively higher and this feature allows the dog to be at the flee-free zone.

Choosing A Wood Dog Bed

Another misconception many dog owners have is the price of a wooden dog bed. Do not be deceived by its elegance, a wooden bed does not necessary has to be expensive. At the site, you will find wooden beds on sale. These wooden beds come with attractive wood finishing bed frames and detachable soft and cozy cushions.

The right selection of the type of wood which makes the bed is utmost important. Solid wood and pinewood make strong beds, which will be able to support your dog as it grows. A good wooden bed should be steady and stable so it will be stationary even when the furry pal hops on to his or her bed. Besides the right type of wood, an ideal wooden bed should also have non-skid rubber feet for security purposes.

Another brand of wooden dog beds would be the Bamboo Tropical Island Bed that comes with a bottom drawer. Once placed in a corner, your dog will love this bed as you can even store its favorite toys below! Additionally, the dark brown wooden color and the bamboo material used to produce it gives a tropical feel to this wooden dog bed.

Yet another option would be the Doxie dog beds that come either in Cherry or Oak color. They can be used for dogs up to 30lbs in weight, in addition to being made of solid oak. However, the downside is that cushions are not included, which means that owners will need to hunt for a cushions that will fit this size.

Assembling the dog bed is never a problem as all wooden dog beds can be assembled in a few easy steps. If you are looking for a lasting, sophisticated, elegant dog bed then a wooden dog bed is definitely the right choice.

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The Different Types of Chew Proof Dog Beds

For most pet owners, especially those who have dogs; it would practically be sacrilegious to let their pets spend their nights on the floor. And not just nights, but since dogs spend a better part of the day lounging around as well, they need to have something much more comfortable (more…)

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Beat The Heat With Cooling Dog Beds

When the heat gets to you, you have the option of turning on the air conditioner or go for a cooling swim. But what does your pet dog do when the heat is too much to bear? Most dogs will simply give up the comfort of their cozy beds (all that soft bedding really does add to the warmth) and take to lying on the bare floor where it is much cooler. However, the hardness of the floor can really be murder on their joints. So what is a loving dog owner supposed to do in such situations? Fortunately for you, cooling dog beds come to the rescue.

As the name suggests, cooling dog beds are those beds which help to keep your pooch cool. This can be done in one of several ways depending on the type of the cooling bed.

Common Cooling Pet Bed Types

  1. Cooling water bed: Beds filled with water provide great relief to dogs in the summer months. In fact, if you live in a place where the weather is always hot, such beds could easily be used all year round. The fabric of these beds is tough and durable so that it does not get punctured by your dog. In addition to being great for cooling off, the fact that these beds are filled with water makes them very comfy too.
  2. Cooling pads: These kinds of dog beds are more like a thick mat that a fluffy mattress. The cooling pads are designed in such a way that they do not absorb heat thereby making the bed hot, but repel the heat so that your pet can always stay cool. Some of these pads are also the thermo-regulating kind, which means that they can be used as cooling dog beds in the summer, as well as heated dog beds come winter time.

The K&H Cool Bed II

This cool bed is featured at Here are the features and benefits of this dog bed.

  • The bed is made with a water saturated Cool Core, which is a patented filling for this bed. This filling stops heat from being absorbed into the bed, but helps to radiate it back into the environment. Thus, when your pet uses this bed, its body heat too will dissipate, thereby cooling it considerably.
  • As dogs do not sweat, the only way they can lower their body temperature is by panting. But when they do this, they tend to drool which can spoil their dog bed. However, this cooling dog bed can easily be wiped clean, which means you can wipe away all traces of drool. What’s more, as the bed helps to lower your pet’s body heat, they will not even drool as much.

Too much heat can be very bad for your dog, which is why you should get a cooling dog bed today! also has a great selection of cooling pet beds.

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Buying A Raised Dog Bed

When it comes to dog beds, the two main types are beds which rest on the floor and raised dog beds. While dog beds which rest on the floor are great for older dogs, dogs that have undergone some surgery, or dogs that have some problem with their legs, raised beds do provide many more benefits over such beds.

As the name suggests, a raised pet bed is one where the bedding does not touch the floor but is raised. The bedding is either some kind of fabric that is stretched and tucked inside the frames so as to lie above the floor; or a mattress that rests on a frame bed where only the supports touch the floor and not the actual bed.

Raised Pet Bed Types

  1. Wooden beds: A bamboo bed, a cedar bed, or a raised Adirondack bed can be a great addition to any home. In such dog beds, the bed frame is made from wood and the mattress rests on the frame. The beds may also have a headboard and sideboards, which essentially makes these dog beds look like miniatures of our beds. If you need some extra storage space to keep all your dog accessories, you can even get a wood dog-bed with drawers. Now doesn’t that make for an awesome raised bed indeed!
  2. Wrought iron pet beds: No one can deny the amazing beauty of wrought iron furniture, which is why they are so popular in homes. Now you can get your pet a raised wrought iron bed too. Along with providing it a comfortable sleeping place, the bed will also enhance the décor of your home. There are two types of mattresses that can be used with such raised dog beds – pillow top mattresses and coil spring mattresses.
  3. Wicker raised dog beds: Great beds to spoil your pet with! These are made from wicker that has been treated to be durable and strong. The beds will compliment any type of home décor and will be the perfect personal retreat for your pet.

The advantages of raised dog beds is that they keep your dog off the floor and thus away from bugs and insects that roam the floors. And since air is allowed to pass under the bed, your dog remains cool at all times. has some great deals on raised dog beds.

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Small Dog Beds – The Ultimate Luxury For Small Pooches

Do you have a small or toy dog like a Chihuahua, a Maltese or a Pekingese? If you do, one of the first things that you dog needs is a small dog bed. Your little dog deserves all the luxury you can give him or her, and this starts with a comfortable dog bed that fits your dog’s size and also your room décor.

If you look around online to sites such as PetcareCentral, Orvisand Petco you will notice that there are multiple selections of dog beds for you to choose from. From the relatively simple dog bed designs to the ultra glamorous ones, you will be sure to get one that fits your taste.

One of these small dog beds is the one rightfully named Slipper Sleeper Bed, which has been designed to look like a slipper into which your dog can sleep in. Furry on the outside and lined with fleece on the inside, this luxurious petite dog bed comes with a newspaper toy and a removable cushion that will guarantee comfort for your pet.

Another type of smaller dog bed is the Little Lily Shimmering Pink Mink Bed. Covered with soft and silky pink material and faux mink, your pooch will look totally glamorous and adorable on this cute dog bed. As with other dog beds, this bed is made with a cover that is totally washable so that it’ll be easy for you to maintain cleanliness of your dog’s sleeping area.

Care for a bed which is uniquely handcrafted and made to look like your bed? Then check out the Regal small dog bed that comes with a feather trim and is designed with a variety of covers to choose from such as velvet, zebra print or even patchwork. Apart from that, the insides of the bed are made of synthetic fiber, making the bed more durable and resilient.

Want a bed that is shaped like a flower? If that’s in your mind, then you should consider the Flower small dog bed equipped with a stuffed bee toy for your pooch. With fleece being the material used for the exterior, this small fleece dog bed is also sturdy, durable yet comfortable. What’s more, it is machine washable, making it easy to clean up after your pet.

Finally small dog beds are plenty to be found, provided that you know where to look. The best place for initial survey would be the Internet, with various websites promoting plenty of small dog beds.

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Extra Large Dog Beds For That X-Large Dog!

Do you have an extra large Great Dane at home? Are regular large dog beds still too small for your extra large dog? Then, for your dog to enjoy the utmost comfort while sleeping, it may be essential for you to purchase an x large dog bed for your large best friend!

A visit on the Internet to sites such as or Petcarecentral will reveal that there are indeed many choices available. One of the more prominent dog beds would be the Mammoth Original Extra Large Dog Bed. Made especially for extra large dogs, this extra large dog bed is built to give that support needed for the weight of your four-legged friend. The highly durable canvas cover ensures that your dog won’t be able to chew through, while the high memory fill within the dog bed helps to keep the dog bed in its original shape even through years of usage.

In order to provide adequate cushioning, this extra-large dog bed comes with internal and external cushions which are easily removable for cleaning through a Velcro system. Apart from that, the antibacterial exterior as well as stain resistance helps to maintain sanitary conditions for your dog bed. What’s more, the dark blue color that this x-large dog bed is made of makes it easy to practically match any room décor that you have.

If you prefer to get a softer x large dog bed for your giant dog, you could consider the Supersoft Extra Large Dog bed. Produced with Hypo-Loft internal stuffing, this bed is soft yet easily washable whenever required.

Another option would be the Durabed Extra Large Dog bed which is raised from your floor to provide extra air circulation beneath the bed, and ultimately extra comfort. Made from a 16 gauge steel frame, this dog bed also helps to keep the cold floor away from your dog and is even veterinarian recommended. With a nylon cover, it is easily washed whenever required and also comes with the necessary padding for added comfort for you friend.

Finally, specialty extra large sized dog beds are also available, such as cooling beds andsuede beds. Pretty soon, your extra large dog will be sleeping on a bed which matches the quality of your own bed! How’s that for your best buddy?

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Dog Bed Covers In Multiple Choices

Do you already have a dog bed, and are thinking of choosing a new dog bed cover? Changing your home décor and the current bed cover doesn’t quite match your furniture? Other than purchasing a new dog bed, a better option would be to just get a new cover. Indeed, if your pet bed is still relatively new, you will definitely save lots with just a change of your pet bed cover.

If you visit sites such as Petco, Petcare Central or Orvis, you will note that there are an abundance of dog bed covers in the market. Indeed, there are many which only costs $25 each from Orvis. What’s more, they are produced with material in a variety of patterns such as herring bone, patchwork, awning stripe and Orvis classic tartan.

dog-bed-cover-5725349, 1626170335With seven sizes to choose from on a standard oval shape, you will definitely to get a fabric print and color that will fit well with your home décor, and also your dog. A very interesting customizing feature of dog bed covers is the ability for you to specify your dog’s name to be included. For just an extra $5, you can have up to 12 letters of your dog’s name to be included on your dog bed cover. Prices vary from $25 to $65 depending on the size of the dog bed cover of your choice.

Other than these standard bed covers, you will also find special sueded covers, waterproof dog nest covers and Deluxe Comfort Couch Covers from Orvis. The Deluxe Comfort dog bed covers are made of sheepskin like material, which are comfortable to touch, what more to sleep on. On the other hand, waterproof dog nest covers are designed to help prevent pet dander from entering the interior cushion of your dog bed, thus helping to keep the place clean and dry. This way, your dog will be less prone to allergies as compared to other dog beds which do not have this feature.

Finally, if you explore dog bed covers from Petco, you will notice that their selections vary those from Orvis. They focus on their Gelpedic covers which are essentially used with their Gelpedic dog beds. With a zipper incorporated, they are made for easy removal, in addition to the multiple sizes and covers to suit your dog and your home décor.

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Wicker Dog Beds For Comfort In Enduring Style

The wicker basket is probably one of the more conventional and common dog beds in use in the market. Made of similar material utilized for the production of baskets, they are also known as wicker dog baskets, and come in various shapes and sizes to suit all dog breeds.

Usually, a wicker dog bed is made from natural willow, and comes in a color that would fit well into a home, regardless of décor. This makes them highly portable and lightweight, and most importantly they are very affordable too costing at between $30 and $50 each. With designs of different shapes and sizes, you will be spoilt for choice. Other than the typical oval shaped wicker dog basket, you can also opt for a square wicker bed, or even those which are shaped like a crate and can used as a pet carrier.

Luxury wicker dog beds usually come with thick plaited edges in order to strengthen the entire basket for added durability. What’s more, with one section of the side wall lowered, this makes it easy for your dog to enter his wicker dog bed. Also, it’s important that your dog bed is lined with a cushion to provide adequate warmth and comfort to your 4-legged friend.

Choosing The Right Wicker Dog Bed

One of the most important things to consider when seeking for the right wicker dog bed is the quality of the product that you are looking at. As these products come with varying multiple levels, it’s best that you inspect the material of your wicker dog bed from multiple vendors before making a choice. Ideally, wicker dog beds should be well woven to avoid breakage over long term use.

If you prefer shopping for your wicker dog bed online, it is a good idea to visit reputable websites such as that offer quality products to their customers. Their huge selections and reasonable prices should facilitate you in making the right choice of a wicker dog bed.

Finally, one another important aspect which is often overlooked is the size of wicker pet bed to pick. In order to allow your dog enough room to make a turn, your dog bed should be ideally one size larger than the size of your dog. If you are raising a puppy, it may be a good idea to get a wicker bed that will fit his adult size when he grows up. Otherwise, you’d have to buy another bed for him when he reaches his full size!

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Allergy Free Dog Beds Stop That Itching!

Just like humans, dogs too have their allergies especially when they have been lying in places with huge amounts of dust. Dirt and dust can irritate the dog’s skin, causing them to itch and turn red. Thus, as a pet owner, you will need to get an allergy free dog bed to ensure that your dog’s health is not compromised.

If you see your dog scratching profusely and rule out a tick problem, he may be suffering from skin allergies which are not uncommon in canines. Therefore, one of the first places to clean out is the place which your dog spends much of his time in – the dog bed. Another way is to get an allergy-free dog bed which will help ensure that no pet dander is trapped within the dog bed, and which is causing these allergies in the first place.

The best way to find allergy free pet beds are to find those which are easy to remove and machine washable. This way, you will wash them more often as washing will be an easy task for you. Placing it in the washing and drying machine will also make it really easy to get it done within a few hours.

Apart from that, try to select a dog bed which is made from waterproof material. With this, it will not get dirty as easy as a dog bed made from fluff or fabric. What’s more, those dog beds that prevent dander from seeping into the internal parts make good allergy free dog beds as dust and dirt do not collect within the bed. Therefore, dust mites are less likely to breed and live inside your dog bed, which are one of the common causes of skin allergy in dogs.

One commercially available allergy free dog bed is the Pacific Coast Feather Pet Bed, that utilizes feather as the internal component of the dog bed. Other than providing great comfort for your pooch, this bed boasts of an allergy free warranty that assures you that there won’t be any allergies when using this product. Of course, it comes with a denim zip cover which is easily removable for easy cleaning purposes. Thus, this $39.99 dog bed is also affordable, practical and just right for any dog with sensitive skin.

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Donut Dog Beds – The Most Common Dog Beds Of All!

Just got your new pooch? Then you definitely need to get the accompanying pet accessories which are totally essential for your new best friend. The first thing you need is a place for your dog to sleep in. It’s best for your dog to have his own bed, and one of the most versatile dog beds that you can get for indoors would be a donut dog bed.

Shaped much like a donut in a sense, donut dog beds can easily be purchased at any of your local pet store, or even online from sites such as, Petco and Petcare Central . What’s more, dog beds available in so many shapes and sizes, you’d probably need to get your dog to make the choice!

Donut dog-beds are basically made from polyester fiber within but wrapped with a variety of different fabric. These could be velvet, cotton or suede in multiple colors and prints. Furthermore, the outer ring functions as security and boundary of the bed, while the extra cushion at the bottom provides your dog with extra comfort.

Most importantly, doughnut dog beds are made to be machine washable and dryable. All you need to do is to remove the outer cover and wash that in the washing machine. Regularly washing your donut bed will keep your dog’s personal area clean, preventing the build up of dust which may also cause skin allergies on your dog.

Apart from that, these beds are also made in many sizes, as dogs also come in toy, small, medium and large sizes. With this, you can be sure to find one that best fit the size of your dog.

A visit to will find that their selection includes double donut dog beds as well. These beds incorporate another layer of a bolster and also piping, to give it an elegant look. Most importantly, their expensive look will go well with the décor of your home. What’s more, the various prints and materials will do well to match any home theme.

Finally, high-memory fiber material help ensure that your dog will have a great and comfortable sleep in his favorite spot.  Also, some donut dog beds come with a removable tufted cushion at the bottom, which can be used as a pet travel bed when the need arises.

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Memory Foam Dog Beds – Keep Your Pet’s Bed In Shape

While shopping for your dog bed, you may find various types of internal materials being used within the bed. Some of them may provide general coziness and comfort to your dog, while other cheaper material may be too warm or not warm enough for your four-legged friend. What’s more, if you have an old dog or a large dog with a joint problem, it’s even more important for you to select a dog bed that is well suited to his special needs.

This is why memory foam dog beds are made especially for dogs with joint problems. They need the extra comfort and support just like us in order to sleep better. Take an online tour at pet sites such as SitStay, and PetDreams , and you will find a wide variety of choices  for you to choose from.

In general, your memory foam pet bed should be thick enough so as to provide adequate support for your heavy dog. Particularly, the primary attribute of memory foam is the ability for the foam to return to its original shape after the dog has left the bed. Thus, when the dog returns to the bed later on, the bed will once again be the same original shape that it was. This means that you won’t need to keep changing beds once your bed becomes out of shape as this will not happen with memory foam beds.

Most importantly, the polyester cover for the memory foam dog bed is fully removable, therefore allowing you to easily clean and dry your dog bed regularly. This will help to ensure that Fido not only has a good structured bed, but also a clean bed to sleep on at night.

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Outdoor Dog Beds For That Outdoor Lovin’ Dog!

Does your dog spend a lot of time outdoors? Does he like the cooler air outside when it’s warm inside? (more…)

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Sweet Smelling Cedar Dog Beds

Even if you take extra care of your dog, brush its fur regularly, give it a bath as needed, and use top-of-the-line dog care products; your dog can still end up with a peculiar smell. This does not indicate that you don’t care for your pet properly, but has more to do with the dog’s drool and natural body odor. But regardless of why the smell is present, you can get rid of it by purchasing a cedar dog bed for your pet.

Cedar pet beds are beds that are filled with real cedar filling. There are different types of cedar beds depending on what type of cedar filling is contained in them. In this regard, you have cedar shaving filled beds, cedar chips filled beds, and beds that have cedar coils in them.

Beds that have cedar chips or shavings can also contain some shredded foam as well. This type of combination filling makes the beds real soft and fluffy. Cedar beds for dogs that contain cedar coils offer very good support and also adjust to the contours of your pet’s body. These beds are very long lasting as they can be fluffed regularly.

Cedar Dog Bed Benefits

  • Since real cedar has a natural sweet smell, the dog bed also has a very nice smell to it. Thus, when your pet sits on such a bed, the smell gets transferred on to your pet which helps it to remain sweet smelling too.
  • Cedar is a natural repellant for bugs, ticks, and fleas, again because of it characteristic smell. A cedar bed thus does not attract any fleas or pests, which can be a major problem with regular dog beds. And if the bed has fleas, your dog certainly will; and how big a problem that is you definitely don’t need to be reminded. Thus, to prevent your dog and its bed from being riddled with fleas or ticks, consider getting a cedar-type dog bed.

When buying any kind of cedar dog bed, ensure that it is the type that can easily be refilled with new cedar. As the cedar gets older, it may lose its fluffiness and also its smell. This means that the bed will not be as comfortable as it once was, nor will it be able to repel fleas efficiently. By simply refilling the bed with new cedar filling, you can restore its usefulness and will not have to buy a new dog bed. Thus, it is best to buy ones that can be refilled again and again.

The Pet Gear Large Nature’s Foundation Deluxe Pet Bed is the best cedar dog bed that money can buy.

This bed is available at Pet Care Central

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Best Deals On Personalized Dog Beds

Personalized dog beds are an ideal choice for homes where there are multiple pets. By personalizing the dog beds to each dog, you can ensure that all your pets have some personal space that they can call their own.

It is not just humans who like to have some privacy. In fact, animals need their space even more than humans do. When a dog is irritable or is unwell, it does not like to be disturbed by anyone. This is why sometimes dogs bark or growl even at their owners, as it is their way of telling them to stay away. But with another animal in the house it might be difficult for pets to get the solitude that they seek. Thus, by having personalized beds for each different dog in your home, you can give them their space and ensure that they have a place to go to when they want to be alone.

It is true that dogs cannot read and would not know which bed is theirs even if they were personalized with their names. However, dogs can be trained to know that a particular bed is theirs and that other beds are off limits to them. And with the personalization, it would be easier for you to keep track of which bed is for which pet.

We have looked through various sites on the net and have found that the best deals for personalized dog beds can be found at On this site, you can take your pick from any kind of dog beds including luxury beds, large dog beds, dog water beds, orthopedic beds, discount dog beds, and fancy dog beds and can then have the beds personalized with your pets’ names. You can specify a name with up to 12 letters. This website also has personalization experts who are available 24/7 to answer any and all your queries about personalized dog beds.

Even if you do not have multiple pets in the house, you can still get a personalized dog bed for your canine friend. It is a nice touch to have on any kind of dog bed and can make even an ordinary pet bed that much more special and unique. Some vendors offer you personalization as part of the bed cost whereas others may charge you a small fee to get the bed personalized. Either ways, a personalized bed for your dog can be a wonderful addition to your home and a loving gesture for your pet. 

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Luxury Dog Beds – Spoil Your Pet Rotten

If a standard dog bed just does not match your tastes and that of your pampered pooch, then luxury dog beds are just the thing for you. These beds are right for those who have elegant and sophisticated preferences, not to mention a very fussy pet. For dogs that live the good life, nothing compares to the feel and looks of a luxury dog bed, which are so elegant looking that they will blend right in place in your luxurious home.

Although the looks and styling of the bed is important, it is not the design alone that makes a bed a luxury one. The filling inside the bed as well as the top cover is what sets a luxury dog bed apart from regular pet beds.

Luxury Dog Bed Fillings

  • Hi-loft Polyfill: Regular dog beds are filled with regular polyfill which makes them comfortable but not quite that lavish. As far as luxury dog beds are concerned, these are filed with hi-loft fiber polyfill which is a substance that can be fluffed again and again. Thus, if the filling sags with repeated use of the dog bed, you simply need to fluff it up and the bed will be as soft as new.
  • Foam Filling: Unlike regular foam that is filled in standard dog beds, luxury models are filled with a type of foam that is known as Memory Foam. This is a high density foam that takes the shape of your dog’s body and provides it a comfortable nesting place. As soon as your pet lies down on such a bed, the memory foam will instantly and automatically adjust according to your pet’s size, weight, and shape. As memory foam does not gather or flatten, a dog bed filled with this foam will remain thick and soft in all parts of the bed. This foam is even popular for its therapeutic uses as it gives immense relief to arthritic dogs and those with painful joints.
  • Feather Filling: A single feather can feel so soft and smooth against your skin. Now imagine an entire bed filled with feathers! Well, that is the same lush feeling that can be obtained with a feather filled luxury dog bed. In fact, this ultimate in luxury beds is so comfy that you may be tempted to try it out yourself!

Thus, with luxury dog beds, a dog’s life does not seem so bad after all!

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The Different Types Of Fancy Dog Beds

The pet products industry is growing by leaps and bounds, all due to the fact that dogs are being regarded as family members by most of their owners who don’t mind spending some money to ensure their safety and happiness. In recent years, organic dog feed, designer dog apparel, and healthy doggie treats have become all the rage with pet owners. It is no wonder then that fancy dog beds are now making an appearance on the scene.

The term fancy dog beds includes everything from luxury beds, to designer beds, to deluxe beds, to beds-on-the-go, to crate beds and everything in between! In fact, dog bed manufacturers are continuously outdoing each other in a quest to make the fanciest beds for dogs. Dog lovers like you and me are the ultimate winners.

Fancy Dog Bed Types

  • The Sleep EZZZZZ Bed: This is a two-in-one bed. One side of this bed is made with cotton which ensures that the bed remains cool, thus providing immense relief in hot weather. The other side of the bed is made from Sherpa wool, which keeps it warm and gives heat during the cold months. This bed can be machine washed and used with dog crates and dog houses as well.
  • The Car-Go Bed: This is the ultimate portable fancy dog bed available today. It rolls up much like a sleeping bag and can thus be carried along comfortably. So, if you enjoy taking your dog on trips with you, you can simply roll out its bed in the back of the van and ensure a smooth ride for your pet.

Both of these dog beds are available at Pet Dreams.

Fancy dog beds are also available in elegant shapes and options. If your pet is not too happy with its rug on the floor, you can pamper it with a chaise lounge bed fit for royalty. Or, you could choose a large sofa bed which makes for an amazing night of rest and also doubles up as an attractive perch during the day. If you love your armchair and want the same kind of pleasure for your pet, the fancy armchair bed for dogs is the perfect choice.

Thus, whatever your preferences and tastes (and that of your dog of course!), you can get a dog bed to match them. 

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An Animal Themed Dog Bed For Your Pooch

People pamper their dogs to such an extent as would be appropriate for royalty. But then again, most people consider their dog to be regal, don’t they? Well, for the kingly (or queenly as the case may be) canine member of your family, an equally regal looking bed – the animal themed dog bed.

Just as humans love to sleep on beautiful sheets and bed covers, so do their dogs. But since dog beds do not require sheets or bed spreads, the best way to add some color, design, and fun to your dog’s bed is to get it a themed bed. And what better theme for your dog than an animal themed dog bed.

Animal-themed dog beds are available in many different designs and styles. Not just dogs, but you can get your pet any animal themed bed. So, if your canine friend is fond of cats (really, some dogs are!), or if it loves to chase squirrels in the backyard, then perhaps you can get it a cat shaped bed or one with squirrels on it. But if your dog is likely to run around in circles chasing the squirrels on his bed and not get any rest on it, then you may want to think about another animal theme! Some other shapes available are crab shaped, snake beds, bear beds, and longhorn steer shaped beds. 

The Internet is a great place to begin your search for the perfect animal theme dog bed for your pet. Along with getting the best rates, you will also get an unbelievable selection to choose from. Some sites to look up are Petco, PupLife, and

When looking for animal theme-style dog beds, make sure you consider the size of the bed as well as the filling and its covers, and not just its theme. If your dog is healthy and active, you could choose a bed with foam filling or feather filling. These beds are very soft and luxurious. However, if your dog is older, has trouble walking, or is in recuperation, you may want to buy a bed that is slightly firmer and also has added support in the form of bolsters and frames.

Another thing that you should ensure is that the animal theme bed goes with the rest of the décor in your home. If your dog is anything like mine, you will have to move its bed to all parts of the home depending on where it wants to sleep on a particular day. Thus, the theme that you choose should be such that it does not look out of place in your home.

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Heated Dog Beds – Make Life Easier For Your Pet

Humans have the option of snuggling up to a loved one or covering themselves with a thermal blanket when the weather becomes too cold for comfort. But what option does your pet have? Do not make the mistake of thinking that a thick coat of fur is all that your dog needs to keep it warm. If you live in a place where temperatures are very low, you need to buy a heated dog bed for your pet to keep it warm and safe.

Heated dog beds can be used by all breeds of dogs. Regardless of whether your dog has a thick coat of fur or is one of the no-hair breeds, it needs extra warmth and heat when the going gets too cold. Many people cover their pets with blankets to provide them with extra heat. But I haven’t known any dog to keep the blanket on all night. They turn and roll about causing their blankets to come off and thus start getting cold all over again. But with heated beds, you won’t have to face such problems.

Heated Dog Bed Features and Benefits

Heated dog beds contain a thermostat, which helps you to adjust the temperature of the bed. Some beds may even contain two thermostats to give you superior heating options. Apart from regular heated beds, you also have the option of buying a bed that has a massage feature. Just as we enjoy a great massage after a tiring day at work, so will your pet love the combination of heat and massage, all built into its own bed!

In addition to keeping your pooch warm, there are beds which can also help their arthritis or aching joints. Heated orthopedic dog beds are the ideal choice in this regard. Along with having a thermostat to control the heat, these beds also contain convoluted orthopedic foam that gives your pet the support that it needs. These beds are great for all dogs, but if your dog is old then a heated orthopedic dog bed is an absolute necessity.

Contrary to what many dog owners believe, heated dog beds are not only required for an older dog but are also very beneficial for dogs which are young and active. Sometimes in their enthusiasm, dogs are known to be too active, which can make their joints ache. Thus, with heating dog beds, you can ensure that your active pet gets all the TLC that it needs for a restful night.

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How To Buy Large Dog Beds

Dogs that are very big and large need large dog beds to sleep in. Although you need to consider many factors when buying any kind of dog bed, the task becomes a bit more complicated when you’re looking for a large dog bed. It is known to all that a small dog will need a small dog bed and a large dog will need a large one; but how big is big enough? And along with size, does it also matter what kind of bed it is? These and more questions are answered below.

The size of the large bed that you purchase will be determined by the kind of dog you have. Even with large dog breeds, the size of your large dog may be much different than the size of another large dog. For instance, a Great Dane and a German shepherd are both considered large dogs, but there is a vast difference in their sizes. So will the same large dog bed be appropriate for both the types of dogs? Well, not quite.

large-dog-bed-6342645, 1626170360To buy the right sized bed, you have to first measure the size of your dog. Measure them from their neck to their tail. Once you have this measurement, add five inches to it and this will be the right size of the large dog bed that you need to buy. If your pet is not full grown but is a pup, you need to find out what is the average size that the particular breed grows to and then buy the bed accordingly.

In addition to the size of the dog, it is also necessary that you have an idea where you want to place the bed. The size of the space where you intend to put the large dog bed will also affect the size of the bed. If the bed will be placed inside a dog house, it should be such that it covers the entire space inside the dog house. However, if the bed will be placed in a favorite place in the home itself, you need to measure that space and then buy the big dog bed to fit that space comfortably.

Visit to find the perfect large dog bed for your mutt. In addition to having the widest choice available, including large designer dog beds. This site also offers some valuable tips on purchasing large dog beds.

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The Amazing Comfort Of Dog Water Beds

Conventional water beds that are used by humans have been shown to give added comfort to people who sleep on them and have proved to be beneficial to those who suffer from back aches and have sleeping problems.

If you want to provide the same kind of comfort and added support to your pet, you can do that in the form of dog water beds.



Dog Water Bed Types

  1. dog-water-bed-2681509, 1626170362Cooler pads: Unlike regular ones which are filled with foam and are like a thick mattress, these beds are more like thick pads. The pad/bed needs to be filled with water so as to provide a comfortable and extremely cool surface for your pet to sleep on. They are usually thermo-regulating, which means that they can absorb the body heat of your dog and help it to cool down. As dogs do not sweat like humans do, it is very difficult for them to cool down. This is why such dog water beds can be very useful. However, make sure such beds are filled properly so that they provide adequate support and comfort.
  2. Hydro mattresses: This type features a thick mattress that is filled with water, which is then enclosed inside a thick vinyl cover that helps to keep the mattress protected. The cover may or may not include a foam support. If it does include a foam support, the bed is typically placed inside a foam frame. However, dog water beds which do not include foam supports typically do not require any frame. 

All dog water beds are made with materials that are very strong and durable and which will not get punctured easily. So, even if your pet has sharp claws, the water bed will not be likely to get damaged. However, it is best not to buy a waterbed for a pup that is under a year old. As such small dogs have a tendency to chew; you should buy the dog water-bed only once your pet has outgrown its chewing habit.

In addition to providing amazing comfort and keeping your pooch cool, dog water beds can be used for many years as they do not develop sagging spots since there is no foam which can sag. Thus, they are an ideal choice if you want to give your dog a unique bed.

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Orthopedic Dog Beds Help Prevent Joint Problems

Arthritis is a common joint problem that many dogs suffer from. If remained untreated, it may lead to complications like hips dysplasia. While many dog owners believe that this problem surfaces on older dogs, but the truth is that arthritis starts even during puppyhood if they are not given proper support during sleep. Wise dogs owners aware of the benefits of an orthopedic dog bed would benefit from getting one for their puppies, and not only when their dogs start suffering from arthritis.

Getting an orthopedic dog bed is not a difficult task as there are a number of beds to choose from these days. Each bed comes with its own special designs to help ease the dog’s pain and discomfort and at the same time provide the dogs with the support they need. Some orthopedic beds for offer “egg crate” bases, which massages the dogs at their stress points and reduce pressure at the dogs’ joints as they sleep therefore help ease the pain and discomfort they suffer from.

What makes a good orthopedic bed is the filling of the bed. Most orthopedic pet beds are filled with foam, which has the ability to conform to the dog’s body. Foam is higher in density and therefore is able to retain its shape. This helps to ensure that your dog does not sleep on a “sunken” bed. At, you are even able to find dog beds that are fitted with a double layer of orthopedic foams, providing extra support to even the larger dogs.      

Innovative bed makers have also invented thermo orthopedic beds to keep the bed surface warm at all times. The heat generated may also help reduce dogs’ pain and discomfort at their joints if they are suffering from arthritis. Dog owners may want to explore such beds at


Size is not a problem when it comes to getting the right bed to accommodate your dog. On, you will be able to find a number of dog beds in various sizes from 20” x12” to 46”x 28”. If convenience is your main concern, then you would certainly be attracted to the orthopedic dog beds featured on as these beds are embedded in a zipper bag hence allowing you to remove the cover for easy washing. Apart from the double layer of foam, the orthopedic dog beds at also come with a cedar base making then more durable.


Frequent travelers will find the orthopedic crate bed appealing as their dogs can sleep comfortably in the luxury of their own crates. Even dogs with arthritis can afford to travel through far journeys with such beds.

Since prevention is always better than cure, get your dog an orthopedic dog bed to help your dog stay away from arthritis, in addition to the comfort and support your pup deserves. For more shopping options, visit: http://www,, and

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Magnetic Dog Beds To Ease Aching Joints and Muscles

The theory on the way magnetic therapy works on your dogs is quite simple. Magnetism increases blood circulation on the areas where pain occurs, hence forcing blood to flow through a magnetic field. The heat produced from this process would increase the flow of oxygen to the affected area which helps to speed up the healing process.

Realizing the therapeutic benefits of magnetism, many dog bed manufacturers are incorporating magnetic pads into their beds. Magnetic beds have the potential to speed up the recovery of sore backs, bruises, swells and muscle damages. These beds are also ideal for dogs who are suffering from arthritis and hip dysplasia.

Over at, you will be able to find the Orthopedic Magnetic pet beds that increase the dog’s melatonin production. The release of this hormone will help reduce the dogs’ pain if he or she is suffering from any injuries.      

Check out websites like, , or to view the different magnetic dog beds available in the market. Amarillo and Magna-Mat do offer a good range of magnetic beds that help reduce pain of dogs suffering from arthritis.

In terms of the design of magnetic beds, they are pretty much the same. Magnetic buttons are sandwiched between layers of foams. Such magnetic buttons are positioneed strategically to enable the user to enjoy the maximum benefits from magnetic therapy.      

Many dog owners may assume that magnetic dog beds are heavy and therefore be somewhat difficult to move around. This is not entirely true as magnetic beds are usually pads, which can be placed on the floor, in crates, on your couch or even on the car seat.

Before buying a magnetic bed, it would be wise to check out the gauss rating of the magnets inserted into the beds. Higher gauss ratings indicate deeper magnetic penetration into your dog’s body. For higher gauss rated magnetic beds, you can try the Polar Power dog beds, each of which contains biomagnets measuring 3,950 gauss each. Also, the number of biomagnets varies according to the size of the bed. For example, the smaller beds are fitted with around 20 biomagnets, while large ones come with 40 biomagnets. With the additional biomagnets in larger beds, even large dogs are able to experience the benefits of magnetic therapy.

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Animal Themed Dog Beds

People pamper their dogs to such an extent as would be appropriate for royalty. But then again, most people consider their dog to be regal, don’t they? Well, for the kingly (or queenly as the case may be) canine member of your family, an equally regal looking bed – the animal themed dog bed.

Just as humans love to sleep on beautiful sheets and bed covers, so do their dogs. But since dog beds do not require sheets or bed spreads, the best way to add some color, design, and fun to your dog’s bed is to get it a themed bed. And what better theme for your dog than an animal themed dog bed.

Animal-themed dog beds are available in many different designs and styles. Not just dogs, but you can get your pet any animal themed bed. So, if your canine friend is fond of cats (really, some dogs are!), or if it loves to chase squirrels in the backyard, then perhaps you can get it a cat shaped bed or one with squirrels on it. But if your dog is likely to run around in circles chasing the squirrels on his bed and not get any rest on it, then you may want to think about another animal theme! Some other shapes available are crab shaped, snake beds, bear beds, and longhorn steer shaped beds. 

The Internet is a great place to begin your search for the perfect animal theme dog bed for your pet. Along with getting the best rates, you will also get an unbelievable selection to choose from. Some sites to look up are Petco, PupLife, and

When looking for animal theme-style dog beds, make sure you consider the size of the bed as well as the filling and its covers, and not just its theme. If your dog is healthy and active, you could choose a bed with foam filling or feather filling. These beds are very soft and luxurious. However, if your dog is older, has trouble walking, or is in recuperation, you may want to buy a bed that is slightly firmer and also has added support in the form of bolsters and frames.

Another thing that you should ensure is that the animal theme bed goes with the rest of the décor in your home. If your dog is anything like mine, you will have to move its bed to all parts of the home depending on where it wants to sleep on a particular day. Thus, the theme that you choose should be such that it does not look out of place in your home.

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