Choosing a bed for man’s best friend can be a challenge. Big dog breeds require a bed that ensures comfort
and support. More thought must be put into purchasing a bed for a larger or extra large dog, they are more prone to the early
onset of bone and joint problems. Fortunately, there are a wide variety of beds that will accommodate even the largest breed of dogs.
Best Big Beds Should Provide Ultimate Support
Big dog beds and extra large dog beds should be sturdy, and supportive. There are many fillings and styles to choose from. Some are filled
with cedar chips or foam. Orthopedic dog beds are ideal because they offer maximum support with high loft foam or box spring construction.
Memory foam beds are great for joint care, molding to your dogs body shape and bouncing back to the original shape when your pet leaves the bed.
Sofas, couches and loungers are also perfect for big dogs, they supply plenty of room for your furry friend to stretch out, are supportive and
attractive. You will find colors and designs to match most home decors.
Consider the Shape and Size for a Large Bed
The size and shape of a big dog bed also must be considered to comfortably accommodate your pet.
The bed should be large enough to fit your dog when sitting or laying down. Watch your dog when she is sleeping to determine the most
suitable shape. Does she curl up or stretch out? Look for round, rectangle, bolster and pillow styles, to name just a few.
If you plan on using the bed inside a crate or for road trips, make sure the bed may be easily moved and able to fit in other locations as well.
The durability of a big dog bed is essential, especially if you have a dog who likes to chew or scratch at his bed.
There are some beds on the market that are chew resistant and will usually withstand the kind of wear and tear that a large dog will give their
bed each day. Look for a stain and water resistant fabric that is machine washable.
The climate of your home is important when deciding on a dog bed. If you live in an extremely cold area,
consider a heated dog bed, which has an internal heater to keep your puppy warm. Alternatively, if you live in a warmer climate, a cooling bed
bed may be
Choosing the ideal large dog bed for your faithful friend will keep her comfortable and happy. Your dog will thank you!
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