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Best Dog Beds

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Gifting your furry friend with their very own dog bed has plenty of benefits. Not only will your dog thank you by personalizing their new digs through endless twirling and rearranging of the cushioning, but they will also have a place of their own to relax and decompress when they're feeling tired or stressed. 

A dog bed can keep your pet warm and comfortable, protecting their joints from the discomforts of laying on your laminate flooring or the hard ground outside. They can also protect your couches from accumulating mountains of hair as your furry friend starts to enjoy their own space. Don't be surprised if your dog starts to hide its favorite things under the cushions in their new not-so-secret hiding spot. Dog beds come in many different shapes, sizes, and materials to match your dog's needs and personality, so we've come up with a list of our favorites. 

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Furhaven Deluxe Therapeutic Mat

Staff pick

The Furhaven Deluxe Therapeutic Mat is a great choice for both small and large dogs. Available in a multitude of colors to match your decor and sizes ranging from small to jumbo plus, this comfortable bed has got your fur baby covered. This cushion has a machine-washable faux fur cover with suede siding that is soft and gentle against your pup's body. The cushion features an egg crate design that is slightly raised to deliver optimal comfort as it distributes your dog's weight evenly. 

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Furhaven Ergonomic Luxe Lounger

Awesome for bigger dogs

Designed for larger breeds, the Furhaven Ergonomic Luxe Lounger is available in sizes reaching up to giant, which can accommodate up to 180 pounds. This bed features a curly faux fur and suede cover that is soft and comforting against your dog's body. The orthopedic cushion is made from dense and thick foam that encourages your furry friend to sleep in a comfortable position. The contours of this orthopedic lounger form to your pet's body, supporting their back, neck, and hips. Its open design allows your dog to stretch out as much as they'd like. This bed is also available with a cooling gel foam base and a memory foam base.

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Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Shag Vegan Fur Donut Cuddler

For the smaller fur friends

This round and shaggy dog bed is great for smaller dogs who love to cuddle and get cozy while they relax. This bed features a raised rim that gives your little fur friend a sense of security as well as a comfortable place to rest. The bed's outer lining is made from shaggy faux fur that has self-warming properties and is intended to mimic the feel of a mother's coat. So your dog will remain comfortable and warm all night long. This visually appealing dog bed is available in beautiful neutral colors to match your decor. To clean this vegan dog bed, simply throw it into the washing machine and dryer.

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PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed

Amazing for the squishy faced breeds

If your dog is a brachycephalic, squishy-faced, breed such as a French Bulldog or Pug, then you've noticed that they tend to snore. It's because these breeds typically have flat faces with shorter nasal passages. One way you can help your dog out is by providing them with a dog bed that caters to their needs. Beds that are comfortable and structured, like this one, allow them to rest their heads upward to open airways and reduce snoring. The PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed incorporates an elevated rim and a comfortable memory foam base in its design. The memory foam works toward reducing joint pain and overall comfort, while the raised rim provides a sense of security and practicality for your brachycephalic breed. 

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Furhaven Therapeutic Burrow Blanket Pet Bed

A cuddly burrow

If your dog absolutely loves to cuddle and burrow, then the Furhaven Therapeutic Burrow Blanket Pet Bed may be a great option. This bed has a built-in soft blanket that acts as a hood for your pup. Your dog can curl up inside this tent-like bed and nap for hours in the comforts of its confined burrow. The interior of this dog bed is comprised of an egg crate foam base that is lined with warm and enjoyable sherpa, while the outer lining is made of soft faux suede fabric. The blanket keeps your dog wrapped in a comforting cuddle all night long. This bed is available in a variety of appealing colors, and the cover is machine washable. 

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Kurgo Waterproof Dog Bed

Awesome for travel

The Kurgo Waterproof Dog Bed is designed for dogs who travel. This dog bed is brilliant to bring along with you while you camp, hike, or vacation around the country. This bed features a water-resistant microtomic ripstop material paired with a durable non-slip bottom. Your dog will stay dry and comfortable, even in damp places. There is a small hidden pocket sewn into the design to place small items or your furry friend's favorite toy. This bed helps reduce stress because you can bring the comforts of home on your travels. When you're not using this waterproof dog bed, simply roll it up and carry it via its included handle. 

The bottom line

Providing your dog with its very own comfortable bed not only gives your dog a calming space of their own, but it also keeps your pets off of your furniture. When it comes to the best dog beds for your favorite furry friends, there is a multitude of options. However, knowing which one matches your dog's needs and personality is key to their comfort. 

The Furhaven Deluxe Therapeutic Mat is great for small, medium, and large-sized dogs. It features an egg crate foam base that encourages even weight distribution, making the bed comfortable for your dog. There are also dog beds like the Furhaven Ergonomic Luxe Lounger, which is specifically designed for larger dogs and the Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Shag Vegan Fur Donut Cuddler, which is created for smaller dogs. 

If you're looking for a dog bed that caters to your dog's breed, the PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed is a great choice. It accommodates brachycephalic dogs such as Pugs or French Bulldogs. This bed features a comfortable and structured rim that supports your dog's neck and head, keeping your pup's airways open.