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How to Choose a Dog Bed for a Large Dog

January 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Caitlina Fuller

Do you have a large dog and want to buy him a dog bed? If so there are some basic things you will need to know about buying a dog bed for a large dog. There are all kinds of designer dog beds on the market but that doesn’t necessarily make them the best choice. So follow the tips below to help you choose the best bed of all the dog beds for your pet.

Remember you are looking for a comfortable dog bed that is big enough to accommodate your canine yet comfortable enough for you dog to want to sleep their. All dogs need a place of their own and that is important. So, focus on the size of the dog bed and how comfortable it is first. If you are shopping online and can’t feel the dog bed then read reviews about it and what other customers have said. It is very important to buy a comfortable dog bed because you want your dog to be cozy.

The next thing you want to consider is the actual design of the dog bed. You don’t want to choose a bed that has fabric that really clashes with your home. So, focus on the design of the fabric as well. If you are having a dog bed custom made many times you can choose between several different fabrics in order to choose the one that will look best in your home.

Something else you will want to consider is the age and health of your dog. There are memory foam dog beds available that are a little pricy but they really provide a comfortable place for your dog to sleep, especially if he is older or sick. If you are on a budget and your dog is young and healthy then just go for a dog bed that is big enough for your pet. Imagine someone giving you a child’s size bed to sleep in, it wouldn’t be too comfortable. So, focus on buying a dog bed that is bigger than your pet so he can stretch out and roll around in comfort.

You will also want to buy a dog bed that has a removable cover. Most big dogs enjoy going outside and rolling around in the grass, dirt, or whatever they can find. This means their bed will probably get dirty on a regular basis and you will want to be able to wash it.


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These are just some of the basic things you should consider when buying your large dog a dog bed. Keep them in mind and both you and your pet will be happy.

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Caitlina Fuller is a freelance writer. Do you have a large dog and want to buy him a dog bed? If so there are some basic things you will need to know about buying a dog bed for a large dog. There are all kinds of designer dog beds on the market but that doesn’t necessarily make them the best choice. So follow the tips below to help you choose the best bed of all the dog beds for your pet.

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