Benefits of Providing a Quality Dog Bed

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Benefits of Providing a Quality Dog Bed

by Mariecor Gumban

Often most of us think of our own personal bed as a cherished possession and the last piece of furniture we would ever want to live with out. A good bed provides insulation, support for our back and joint, warmth and a feeling of security. Beds are so important that they aren?t considered optional; but are instead a necessary piece of equipment. Every one including our pet dogs appreciates a good night?s sleep, like humans, dogs will enjoy a quality dog bed for all of the same reasons as we do.

Ultimately, the choice whether or not to provide bed for our dog is an individual one. Since animals and people have a long history of sleeping together especially during the cold season and this is not harmful in fact it deepen the relationship we have with our pet. And psychologically soothing.

There are a few circumstances that allowing our pet to sleep on beds may not be a good idea. In the case of individuals who suffer from allergies, pet dander may aggravate there allergies. Humans are also aware that we can suffer from fleas. If an animal is older and incontinent allowing our pet to sleep on our bed may result in frequent clean up. If this is the case, owners should consider providing dog beds. There own private space and sense of security. With dog beds owners are helping prevent injuries by keeping dogs from jumping up and down from furniture. If you get your dog sleeping at one spot he?s likely to sleep on the floor which can cause arthritis and calluses in later years. Starting out correctly can keep our dog fit and healthy all of his life. That?s why a dog bed is essential regardless of its age, size or breed.

A dog sleeping habit is instinctual, which means a dog bed should duplicate the animals sleeping habitat. The type of dog bed you choose should depend on your canine and his preferences. Orthopedic beds are often a good choice for a senior dog as they are designed with special high density foam for additional comfort and cushion for your hounds aching bones and joints. There are dog beds with sides great for dogs that like to hang their head over the edge. While a canine that sleeps in a tight curled up position might prefer a round bed with sides. An Indoor/ Outdoor beds can serve as a protection from the elements from dogs who spend most of there time out door, this dog bed is though, water repellent can be used inside or out also specifically treated to eliminate molds and fungus or other out door hazards which may affect our dog. There is also a washable dog bed, just toss it in the washing machine.

The best way to ensure that dog owners are ordering the correct size of dog beds is by measuring your dog on its favorite lying position and adding five inches. If he?s relaxed to his maximum size you?ll need to make sure the bed is big enough to support his entire body. Remember that low quality dog bed quickly breakdown. Unlike a high quality dog bed which will last a life time and dog owner can consider as an investment. In such a way our best friend will enjoy a high quality comfortable dog bed for all the same reasons that we enjoy our bed.

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