Dog Bed Sizing - Measure your pet from the tip of the nose to the base of the tail then add 2-3 inches for the minimum beds size needed. Remember to add to this size for puppies that will get much bigger. Also, allow for a larger bed if your dog prefers to stretch out rather than curl up while sleeping on his pet bedding. Pet Bed Type - All pet bed types serve the basic function of providing a padded, dry place where your pet can feel secure while resting. Here are the features of different pet bed types.
Orthopedic Pet Beds - Provide ideal support for older arthritic dogs with hip & joint problems. Orthopedic dog beds are usually super thick and contain human grade foam for the ultimate in comfort and luxury.
Snuggle Dog Beds - Ideal for dogs that like to "make a nest" by kneeding the bed. You"ve seen them go around in circles pawing at the bed to get it into a shape they want.
Travel Dog Beds - Generally offer less padding but roll up for easy portability. Bringing your dog a bed while traveling can comfort your dog in a strange environment.
Bolster Dog Beds - Many dogs like to rest their chin on the raised edge of a bolster type dog bed. A bolster dog bed used in a crate or cage helps keep toys, spilled food or liquid contained. A bolster dog bed adds to the feeling of security and provides additional support.
Raised Dog Beds - A raised dog bed is great for locations where the floor or ground is hard, damp or cold. An elevated dog bed may keep your pet cleaner and away from insects when used outdoor.
Waterproof Dog Beds - A super dog bed for outside use. Available in raised or stantard styles. Make indoor "accidents" easier to clean also.
Couch Dog Beds - Often for smaller dogs but available for large dogs as well. These luxury bolster style dog beds are truly unique. A small version of your family sofa -Comes in designer fabric choices to suit your dogs personal style. Heated Dog Beds - For cold rooms or the unheated garage (in a moderate climate). Heat preserving dog beds are offered in passive heating or with heating and vibrating options.