Orthopedic dog beds are the perfect option for older dogs with joint, hip, bone, and mobility issues.
Especially for dog breeds that are susceptible to these issues as they age (Boxers, Great Danes, and most large dogs).
Orthopedic dog beds feature super soft, pressure-reliving padded materials that are specialized for dogs with these issues. Many also utilize a thick piece of memory foam to help alleviate pressure.
You will find a variety of fabrics used on orthopedic beds. Everything from fleece to faux leather dog beds. Polyester orthopedic dog beds are also a popular choice.
Some orthopedic dog beds are flat while others are made with bolsters (raised sides that add a dimension of comfort and security) to enhance your pup's nap time.
Flat orthopedic dog beds like the FurHaven NAP Ultra Plush Deluxe Orthopedic Dog Bed make great dog crate mats for pups with joint and mobility issues. And the beds with bolsters make for great standalone sleeping places.
If your dog is very small or shows extreme pain when moving, look for a low-profile orthopedic dog bed. The slim bed will be easier—and safer—for your dog to get into and out of.
If your dog is able to move without too much discomfort, a thicker bed will provide your dog better support and a higher level of comfort.
For older dogs that tend to wet the bed, look for water-resistant orthopedic dog beds to prevent the padding portion of the bed from getting destroyed, and for easier cleanup.
With so many options, the hardest part of choosing an orthopedic dog bed will be deciding which one to get. If an orthopedic bed is not right for your pup you could consider a heated dog bed or choose from some of our elevated dog beds which may be a better fit for your four legged friend.
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