Finding the perfect orthopedic dog bed for your older dog doesn't have to be a frustrating experience. Your old dog will benefit from a dog bed mattress that is therapeutic and heated for optimal comfort. As a dog ages, arthritis can sets in causing aching and joint pain. Older dogs need extra comfort every time they lie down and napping on an orthopedic dog can be a pain-reducing solution.
Tips for Selecting the Perfect Orthopedic Bed for an Older Dog
Dogs can sleep in the strangest places and positions. But did you ever think that the way your dog sleeps could give you a hint as to the type of dog bed he prefers?
Think of these as clues...find the dog bed that best match your dog's sleeping habits.
It is important for an older dog to have a comfortable rest area. Achy bodies can mean a cranky pet. Sleeping on a cold hard floor can cause chronic pain and additional discomfort.
By observing your pet, you will have a better idea of what product to look for as his daily comfortable resting place.
Orthopedic dog beds are great pet beds for older, ailing, and post-operative dogs, or those with arthritis.
Designed for additional support and comfort for your dog' aching bones and joints.
Reduce stress on pressure points like elbows and hips
Choose a bed that allows your dog to stretch out completely and is appropriate for your dog's weight to ensure he'll receive proper support from the bed.
Orthopedic beds also help soothe the muscles of highly active pets that jog frequently or work as service dogs.
A dog bed best suited for dogs that like to lean against furniture for support or dogs that sleep with there head on a pillow or armrest!
Bolster beds come in many shapes, sizes and styles. Also available with many different options - making a Bolster Dog Bed a great choice for a comfortable resting area for your dog.
A bolster dog bed can be the perfect alternative to an orthopedic dog bed for an old dog!
Make sure the sides aren't too high or there is a lower opening so that your dog won't have to jump to get in and out. Measure your dog when his is comfortably sleeping. Use the inside dimensions and compare to this measurement to choose the right size bed for your dog.
Dog crate beds can be found with orthopedic foam and can offer your old dog extra comfort.
Provide protection for your dog against irritation from the crates floor and sides.
Designed to fit every size of crate and are easy to clean.
Kennel/Crate Dog Beds - Create a peaceful, stress-free environment for your dog at home or on the road!
Orthopedic beds designed with a cooling feature are perfect for old dogs.
Relief from the heat does not come easy if you are covered head to toe in fur at any age.
As dogs age, their ability to regulate their body temperature decreases. This means they are less adaptable to temperature changes.
A cooling dog bed will provide your dog a refreshing spot during the summer.
Cooling Dog Beds - Give your dog the coolest spot in your house, all year round!
Travel beds are designed to be easy to clean, transported and stored while still being comfortable.
Travel dog bedding is perfect for hunting trips, campsites and vacations.
When traveling by car seat covers designed to help protect your upholstery from pet hair and mishaps are available.
A travel dog cot can be used at home when your dog wants to enjoy the nice weather without having to rest in the wet or dirty ground.
Auto Seat Covers -
Protect your backseat from dirt, dander, and spills!
Travel Cots - Keep your dog off the damp, dirty ground and away from bugs!
Sleeping Bags for Dogs - Unzips to convert into a travel blanket!
Heated Dog Beds are great for senior dogs who need a warm place to rest their sore joints and muscles.
Most heated beds feature chew-resistant cords!
There are also heating pads and blankets for help provide some warm comfort..
Some heated dog beds are designed for outdoor use, but most are meant only to be used indoors.
Heated Outdoor Dog Beds -
Perfect for doghouses, basements, garages, barns, sheds, porches or any
Heated Dog Beds - Excellent quality foam based beds that feature low level therapeutic heat!
Thermo Pet Throw - Perfect warm spot for pets at home or on the road. 12 Volt thermostatically controlled heated throw to warm directly under your pet.
Pet Bed Warmer - Provide your pet with year-round warmth and comfort. Simply slide inside your pet's bed and plug in!
Heated Bolster Dog Bed - Provide the perfect amount of pet-pleasing warmth!