Face it, old dogs love to cozy up in their master’s bed. However, older canines often have a very difficult time jumping onto and off the bed as they age. Many senior dogs suffer the painful effects of arthritis. When osteoarthritis progresses in the joints of dogs, they become stiff and far less agile. Jumping onto the bed can become all but impossible.
Some friends of mine got wrought iron dog beds for both of their dogs. They took to them immediately. As a matter of fact, one never gets into the other’s bed. Even better, they go straight to bed every night when it is lights out.
More pet owners are purchasing designer or unique dog beds for their pets. Accessories for pets are becoming incredibly trendy. The trend has its uses if you are able to reclaim your bed or sofa, without a large dog seating itself on your lap, or a small dog sleeping on your head.
Discount dog beds come in a wide variety of styles. One of the more popular is the simple pillow type bed. This is simply a large, fluffy pillow big enough for your pet to curl up in, protecting them from the cold, giving them an ideal place to rest their head. These beds offer protection from hard, cold floors and give pets a respite from the ordinary blanket or throw for them to sleep on.
Quality beds such as the Memory Foam Bed or the Thera Ortho Mattress are designed to relieve sore joints, bones and other problems that may arise due to your pets age or weight. More traditional-style cushioned outdoor beds are made of tough polyester and resist mildew and fungus.
The pillowcase can be easily removed and washed to keep it clean and smelling fresh. Set aside at least two for the Hunter hundeseng. Flannel is an ideal covering for a dog bed since it is very soft and comfortable.
Of course, many people choose to let their dogs sleep on their beds. Some owners claim they don’t have any choice in the matter! When your pet’s part of the family it’s easy to forget that dogs are pack animals, and need to be taught their order in the pack. By letting your pooch sleep with you, you are telling him he is on an equal footing with you, and you may be storing up problems the next time you need to give him a command.
For clothes, make sure that the fit is comfortable enough for your dog. There are various clothes to choose from. As mentioned earlier, there are clothes for every special occasion such as Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Halloween. Choose the design and color that fits well on your dog. Before you decide for certain items, compare various products first. You have to take into account the quality and the prices of the items before purchasing them.