Today’s Market has never been better when it comes to shopping for our pets. When it comes to available dog bed designs, the fabrics, sizes and shapes just might overwhelm you when trying to decide what your dog needs.
Consider The Following Features:
Removable Machine Wash & Dry Cover
Moisture resistant or waterproof cover
High quality fabric and superior insert materials.
Retains body heat in cold climate / Provides airflow in warm climate
A Few of the Finest Fabrics Available Today in the Pet Industry
Micro-velvet & Micro-suede fabrics are beautiful in vibrant solids or prints also are easy to keep clean and actually repel pet hair. Machine wash and dry will look great and last for years. Some most popular Dog Bed Designers use this ultra deluxe upholstery fabric such as Bowsers and Haute Pooch on their many styles and sizes of beds.
Cordura Nylon is a high-denier fabric with the texture and look and homeopathic ones, feel of canvas. Ballistic Nylon is similar to Cordura with a tighter smoother weave making it even stronger. Kuranda uses these fabrics on a cot style bed that is virtually indestructible.
Crypton fabrics have created a “super” fabric for pets and people with a color palette to enhance any home. Crypton fabrics are available in a wide selection of solids, designs and fabric finishes. Crypton is also a fabric choice that is resistant to bacteria, odors, and stains, mildew and repels moisture making this great for indoors and out.
What more can you ask for homeopathic ones?
High-density memory foam or a high loft fiberfill is a great choice for the inside fill of your dog’s bed. Some designers are using recycled soda bottle fiberfill that is a long lasting super soft fill retaining its “fluff” factor longer. Who knew a soda bottle could be so soft?
Making Your Final Decision – Let Your Dog Decide
Learn your dog’s sleeping habits. Does he/she stretch out? Curl up in a ball? This will help decide on the style you will want. Such as if you have a teeny-tiny Chihuahua you may want a small cuddle style bed to help them feel warm and secure. The same goes if you have a Greyhound except you will want your cuddle bed in an xlarge.
Does your dog have special needs? If your dog is aging you will want an orthopedic bed, or if they leak urine or drool excessively you will want water resistant or waterproof. If your dog is aging and suffers from severe arthritis forgo the “fluff factor” and select a high-density memory foam with a low profile to make stepping on their bed easier for them, yet their joints will still be well protected.
Measure the full length of your dog’s body and add a few inches to make sure your dog has plenty of length in the new bed. The width should be in the correct proportion.
In a Nutshell: You should know your dog. For example: my dog likes my couch a little too much so I bought her a bed with a high bolster around three sides. It is deep and well cushioned so her joints are protected. She loves it so she stays off my couch. It is large enough for her to stretch out in but she can also curl up and snuggle in it so it meets all of her needs and mine.