Our furry housemates can be flexible about where they stay. Most of all, they want to be close to us, and so can be spotted sleeping on bath mats, top radiator covers, on otters or even lounging on hard floors.
However, that devotion can be difficult for larger and older dogs. And even our young, small dogs, and feline friends appreciate a nice bed they can feel secure and comfortable in, especially when we’re not around. Indeed, “Little pets can sleep anywhere, but they’ll also likely want a comfy bed to hang out in,” says Sarah-Anne Reed, holistic dog trainer at Healthy pet insurance.
Pet beds come in as many sizes, shapes, and constructions as human beds. You need to think a little about your options, based on your pet’s needs. Here, we share our picks for the top contenders. We chatted with experts and went through countless 5 star reviews to come up with these. And we think of you too: None of this will ruin your home’s aesthetic.
It will be extremely comfortable for any dog, but the 4-inch memory foam core in this soft sleeper will better support older and older dogs, helping to relieve joint pain. We also like the eco-friendly design. It is manufactured without formaldehyde, phthalates or lead. Reed notes: “If your dog is the lounging type, he may prefer the flat rectangular style. Thanks to the non-slip bottom, it will stay still when your dog tries to (again) jump into bed with you.
A MoMA exhibition smashing cat bed? We’re in – and they’re in, too, when they see the custom fitted faux fur blanket lining the inside. No, it’s not cheap. But it’s different in the best possible way. And that’s important, especially if the aesthetic of your meticulously crafted home is almost as important to you as your precious desk.
Take advantage of everyone’s cuteness. Any animal curled up in a large pile of fluff will become a regular social media celebrity. Now for the practical features: extra padding inside is designed to support and cradle your furry baby and a raised ledge serves as a headrest. Chic color options and loads of sizes help with the deal. “My favorite bed, Tootsie’s English bulldog, is a round, donut-shaped bed that she can crawl into and lay her head on,” Reed said.
Just picture your adorable kitten poking his head into this sturdy and cozy hiding place. The pillowcase is removable, with a plush side and a soft side. Dr. Karin Sullivan, medical director of Arizona Animal Welfare Federation. Cat and small dog beds are often interchangeable, so this option could be ideal if you have either. It is available in four colors in addition to the coffee tones shown.
The round alder frame of this modern pet bed comes in two sophisticated finishes. “If your dog is someone who likes to curl up and feel protected, a round bed with a border around it will make them feel cozy,” notes Reed. You can choose from nine shades of durable linen textiles for puff pillows. That fabric is strong and resilient, but doesn’t feel ruffled (sorry, had to).
“If your cat likes to lie on the couch, a cat couch-style mini-bed might be ideal,” says Sullivan. This type is especially suitable for pets as they age, ensuring the perfect amount of support for a cat’s nap. Plus, the waterproof, removable outer layer makes this elegant sleeping place easy to keep clean and launder.
This dog bed, from the same company that makes popular mattresses for humans, is a standout. It is structured with double-layer memory foam. “Older dogs, or those with injuries or arthritis, will probably prefer a softer, padded shelter to relax in. They will also appreciate a slightly raised edge where they can rest their heads and support the spine,” says Reed.
The compact, sculptural design of this hideous hole will help it fit seamlessly into your home, or even outside on the deck or patio when kittens want some fresh air on warm days. . The canopy can be folded down or removed to suit the cat’s will. Ideal for kittens and small to medium-sized adult cats, it’s made of felt and comes in three color combinations.
Subtle and extremely elegant, the Dream Catcher is a boon if you’re the parent of a fluffy cat or a dog that suffers from heavy shedding, such as the Lab. The cloth cover can be popped out to be rinsed off, then tossed in the washer and dryer. Plus, it offers great orthopedic support, along with a handy little ledge so your dog can rest his chin, looking up at you with his big eyes.
With how many of us grew up lounging on La-Z-Boy sofas in our living rooms, it’s no wonder we love the idea of our beloved pets kicking them back too. . Take a look at this luxurious number twelve. Andrew Carter, AKC international judge and executive vice president of product development at K9Wear, has purchased hundreds of dog beds in his career. The ability to wash is an important factor for him. “The dog bed is dirty; ideally they have a zip-off cover for easy washing. ” Test!
For many dogs who love to get into pillows and throw on the couch, this delightful dog bed invention is a no-brainer. Many cats will also happily crawl inside – it’s lined with a Sherpa. Carter notes: “Dogs in the wild make cozy nests. “The dog bed should be slightly larger than the dog’s size.”
Talk about a pampered dog! Your prince or princess will feel like royalty on this delicate floor pillow. Each bag is unique, woven with ultra-soft wool by African artisans. “Soft and comfortable is what I want every one of my dogs to have,” says Carter. Sweet dreams on this stunner are guaranteed.
It can be difficult to find a cozy, inviting bed that can match what a pup loves. This one has! Made in the USA, it’s scratch-resistant, waterproof, and peach-proof. Plus, it gives you a 120-day warranty against corrosion. “I find a sturdy exterior to be an important factor in the exterior of a puppy bed,” says Carter.
Super soft yet able to withstand claws, this simply wonderful cat bed is designed to be both cute and comfortable – a rarity! It comes in three sizes, including wide, for the cute among us, and tall, so even Norwegian wildcats can snuggle up nicely. It is also ivory white.