They are many many different types of dog beds to choose from and choosing the right one could be a hard decision; you have to try and balance comfort, how easy it is, washable, water proof? We’ve compelled a list of different types of dog beds that will hopefully help make up your mind! Whatever dog bed you chose remember to purchase a Gencon dog head collar to make sure your dog doesn’t pull on the lead after their very comfortable nights sleep!
Standard Dog Bed
“These are usually some of the most affordable option, only depending on what sort and comfort ability level you get. It normally looks like a very large cushion, but has extra padding and a softer top, these are normally better for larger dog because the ‘caged’ type can sometimes be quite uncomfortable for a larger dog. They come in all shapes and sizes, and most, have washable covers.
Donut Dog Bed
These dog beds provide a rim or edge, not that high but maybe a bit more comfortable. They are normally very soft and comfortable, and allows your dog to ‘sink in’. They are typically round and are extremely plush; but this may be difficult for older or weaker dogs.
Nest Dog Beds
Unlike the donut dog bed, the nest dog beds, have more of a structured look, they make have a plastic surrounding with something soft on the inside layer. Many dogs find these beds exceptionally comfortable. Plus, they just look adorable all nestled in! The rims or bolsters on these beds may surround the entire bed or only a portion of the bed. Some nest beds actually resemble sofas or couches.
Orthopaedic Dog Beds
These beds are designed for dog with arthritis or other orthopaedic problems. They are normally made with high quality thick foam as they provide your dog with extra support to put less stress on their joints. Though comfortable for any dog, older and thinner dogs also very much benefit from this type of dog bed. These can price up a little but ore expensive than your normal, standard dog bed, bit they are not only bringing comfort to your dog, but also helping with their health.
Kennel Dog Beds
These dog beds are made to fit perfectly in your dog kennel or cage, this basically makes the experience more comfortable and it can make it also feel like a ‘home’ and a ‘safe place’, so, puppy owners will appreciate this very much. Most also are washable and water resistant depending on the type that’s best for you and your pooch.
Raised Dog Beds
You’ll need to try and not confuse this one with your won bed when you get it, considering how much of a bed it looks like! hey tend to look like a day bed; all sides enclosed but one. If you were that obsessed you could potentially match theirs to your own! You can get any mattress type you want with any material as will, from timber to metal, you can have it all! These might be on the pricier side, but the sleeping experience could be a whole lot better!
Covered Dog Beds
The covered dog bed, it looks like a little home, but just for something a little bit smaller. You’d normally see these outside as a ‘dog home’ but you can get comfier versions that a lot warmer, especially for the winter! With the appearance of small houses or tents, these beds provide a small plush retreat for dogs. A covered dog beds is cute and unique way to give your dog a special place. Covered dog beds are great for all types of dogs, but small breeds tend to be especially fond of them. These beds are also wonderful for shy dogs that might like to hide.
Heated or Cooling Dog Beds
Both do what they say in the name. The heated one is normally combined with a orthopaedic mattress or something similar where as the cooling bed is more of a mat. Though cooling beds are great for any type of dog, breeds with a tendency to overheat will benefit the most.
Travel Dog Beds
If you enjoy travelling with your dog, then you may want to consider keeping a travel bed on hand. These beds are much like standard dog beds, except that they fold or roll up. This saves space while you head to your destination. Travel beds are wonderful for any dog that likes to travel!” – ABOUT HOME
Which dog bed would suit your pup best? As well as having a good dog bed, you’re gonna need a good dog lead! The Gencon All in One dog head collar is perfect and affordable, it can be used to help dogs pulling and is very good for training purposes! Let us know which one you prefer! Tell us over on our social media! You can Tweet us; @genconallin1, Facebook us; GenconAllin1 or tell us over on Instagram; @gencon_allin1