What should be paid attention to in choosing a bed for your pet?
Every dog needs its own place and you should train them to stay in their personal corner from the very first days of bringing your dog home. Often dogs find a comfortable place and settle there regardless of whether there is a bed or not. After the dog finds this comfortable shelter, it is the owner who can make the place more comfortable for their pet. To do so, owners buy high-quality beds, houses and various types of mats.
Is a dog bed compulsory? Absolutely! A properly chosen bed will provide your dog not only physical, but also psychological comfort. Pets, like people, need personal space, so a bed is a kind of a safe place for your pet.
How to choose the right bed for your dog?
- you should pay attention to the materials which the dog bed is made from.
- a bed should be comfortable for your dog, that is why it should also be wear-proof and easy to clean.
- mats and other beds become dirty very quickly. Therefore, you should shop the models with removable covers that can be washed at any time.
- opt for beds made of natural and hypoallergenic materials. This way not only you provide comfort to your dog, but also take care of their health.
- check whether the bed is electrifying.
- a bed size should be larger than your dog, since many pets like to stretch out in their sleep. A small bed will not be enough.
Which bed model to choose?
- Mats or rugs: They are a great option for large and medium dog breeds. Often such dog breeds like to stretch while sleeping. That is why houses and beds with bumpers are completely unsuitable for large dog breeds. Mats and rugs are quite easy to clean, since these models do not have a cover. It is also worth mentioning that the mat may have an anti-slip coating, so that your dog will not move the mat during sleep.
- Dog beds: These can be made of various materials, from plastic to fabric beds. This kind of model is an excellent option for medium and small dog breeds, since they do not need much space. Most often, owners prefer soft beds, but they are much more difficult to clean than a mat. The things we do for our beloved pets! Beds can also be with an anti-slip coating, but, in addition, they also have bumpers. So not only will your dog stay in, but also will not fall out of the dog house.
- Dog houses: This cute model is somewhat essential! Such beds are suitable for small dog breeds that can hide completely in the house, as in a den. Usually houses are soft, fabric-covered. They retain heat well and are suitable for smooth-haired and hairless dogs.
Take care of your pet and shop for the model that will fit your dog best. Study the information about the bed that you want to purchase, as it is really important for the pet's health. Provide your pet with a comfortable corner!