Dogs are valued members of our families, so it’s important to treat them as such. And for many of us, that means not making them lay on the floor but giving them a bed of their own. A place where the dog can sleep after a long day of walking, playing, and/or barking. And hopefully, one that will support the dog’s body properly to prevent them from experiencing sore joints, which is especially important for older canines.
Finding the best canine beds isn’t always an easy proposition for pet owners, however. After all, there are quite a few things that need to be considered including the age of the dog, how they sleep, and of course, their size. Although we can’t cover all of those variables, we can list the top ten dog beds currently available, so our readers can choose the one right for their pet.
Here are our top 10 picks for the best Dog Beds:
#10 Joyelf Orthopedic Foam Pet Bed
This high-quality pet bed is made using some very nice materials, so it’s designed to not only hold up to regular use but to also be useful to the pet. This model is made using a solid memory foam base that cradles the dog’s body and helps to take the pressure off of their joints. Although the sizing of this bed seems a bit off, with it seeming to be smaller than what it should be, if pet owners order a size larger than what’s stated, then the dog should fit this bed comfortable. Another thing to like about his bed is that it has a removable cover that can be taken off and thrown in the washer when necessary.
Pros: Dogs love to sleep in it, supports the dog’s body well.
Cons: The size of the bed is a little bit smaller than it should be.
#9 Better World Pets Quality Dog Mattress
This 5-inch thick bed is made from only the best shredded-memory foam, so when a dog lays on the mattress, it’s as comfortable as can be. This model will help dogs with hip pain or arthritis, which makes it well suited for both young and old dogs alike. This product also has a waterproof washable cover that can be removed and thrown in the washer when it becomes dirty. And since this product doesn’t have a funny design, as some other dog beds do, it doesn’t take up a whole lot of space in a room.
Pros: Great for older dogs, is a waterproof bed.
Cons: The bed can develop a funny odor to it.
#8 Majestic Pet Products Pet Bed
This dog bed is available in a variety of different sizes, so there’s a size for just about any dog out there. The sizes include a 24x18x7-inch model that’s suitable of dogs up to 25-pounds; a 32x18x8-inch bed that’s suitable for dogs 25 to 40-pounds in size; a large 40x29x9-inch bed for dogs 40 to 70-pounds in size; and a super-large model that’s 52x36x14-inches and is suitable for dogs 70 to 110-pounds in size. These beds are made with a waterproof denier base, offer spine support, and are manufactured with care in the U.S.
Pros: These beds are sized correctly, they’re extremely soft
Cons: Some of the larger sizes can be difficult to fit into a standard washer.
#7 Best Friends By Sheri Doggy Bed
This dog bed comes in several different sizes including 30×30-inch model, a 36×36-inch model, and a 45×45-inch model. These sizes allow the pet owner to find the specific size they need for their own dog. These beds also come in one of two different colors, either Frost or Taupe, so a bed can also be chosen that fits the dog’s sense of style. Other benefits of these dog beds are that they have a round shape that allows dogs to burrow, their fur cradles the dog and keeps him or her warm, and they’re designed to provide the canine with proper head and neck support.
Pros: Bed is made from high quality components, dogs love sleeping in it.
Cons: The bed can sometimes becomed matted after washing.
#6 WWE Pinch Corner Lounger
Although this bed is kind of small and is only really useful for smaller dog breeds, it does have a particular sense of style to it. This model is designed to look like a WWE wrestling ring and has a leopard print exterior that a pet owner will find to be either charming or tacky. Since this bed has a pinched corner design, it can actually be placed just about anywhere in a room without taking up a whole lot of space. It’s especially well suited for placing into corners, so living room traffic won’t bother the dog as she sleeps. All in all, it’s a nice little bed that smaller dogs will probably love.
Pros: Great pet accessory for WWE fans, designed to fit into a corner.
Cons: Bed is only suitable for smaller dogs.
#5 P.L.A.Y Pet Lifestyle Lounge Beds
Available in a variety of sizes from small through extra-large, there’s one of these beds for just about any size dog. This lounge bed is also extremely comfortable and comes in a variety of different colors including black, grey, mustard, teal, ocean blue, brown, and ash. Another thing for pet owners to like about this bed is that its filling is made from 100% post-consumer certified-safe recycled plastic bottles, so they can feel good about not only buying a bed that will keep their dog comfortable, but also a bed that’s made in an Earth conscious way.
Pros: Bed comes in a variety of sizes and styles, bed is extremely comfortable for dogs.
Cons: Bed is a bit expensive.
#4 eLuxury Supply Deluxe Canine Bed
Available in a smaller 23×27-inch size; a medium 27×36-inch size; and a larger 36×45-inch size, there’s a bed size for just about any breed a pet owner may have. Although the memory foam is a bit stiff and not as soft as it should be, this bed does provide nice support for a dog’s body. These beds also feature 100% cotton covers that can be removed and washed in a washing machine, if the pet owner so desires. And since these beds come in a variety of different colors and styles including Blue Medallion, Fire Hydrant Red, Green Medallion and Red Plaid, there’s a color that fits just about any room’s decor.
Pros: Available in a variety of sizes, available in a variety of different colors, supports the dogs body.
Cons: This bed’s memory foam is a little stiffer than it should be.
#3 Chuck It! Travel Dog Bed
These small beds are approximately 30×39-inches in size and are designed to accommodate dogs up to 50-pounds in size. They’re basically like dog sleeping bags with a rip-stop liner and a poly-suede surface, so they not only keep the dog cool during summer months but they’re also easy to pack up for traveling. They are also easy to clean and are water-resistant. Another thing to like about these dog beds is that they have a sewn-in loop, so they can be hung to air dry while the dog it camping with his owner.
Pros: Folds up for traveling, keeps the dog cool in summer, is an inexpensive bedding option.
Cons: They don’t have a lot of cushioning.
#2 K&H Pet Products Dog Cot
This elevated cot is made using quality components and is easy to assemble. This product has a nice metal frame, waterproof 600-denier fabric, and even has non-skid rubber feet on it, so it doesn’t move around a whole lot. Although there are some parts of this bed that could be potentially damaged by dogs that are aggressive chewers, all in all, it’s a quality product that should hold up well for most people. And since this product keeps the dog elevated, it’s well suited for keeping the dog cool during the summer months.
Pros: Bed is inexpensive, it’s easy to assemble, it holds up well to frequent use.
Cons: Aggressive chewers may damage the corners of this bed.
#1 Friends Forever Orthopedic Dog Lounger
Although this canine bed does cost more than most of the other products on this list, that’s probably because it’s made with some very high-quality components. This model is made with a 4-inch memory foam mattress and has a 100% suede cover that’s soft to lay on. This bed is also designed with the dog’s comfort in mind and will not only support the dog’s head and neck but will also relieve pressure from the dog’s joints. That allows the dog to sleep comfortably every single day they use it.
Pros: Made with high-quality materials, does a great job supporting the dog’s body, comes in a number of different sizes.
Cons: Bed costs more than many other dog beds.