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Susan Sims

Professional Pet Expert

Dog Beds

Where does your furry companion rest his pretty head at the end of a long day of chasing after squirrels or shopping 'til you drop? If you are like 1,262,500 pet guardians, according to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, APPMA, Fido sleeps with you. As the pet industry continues to soar, pet guardians have more and more choices when choosing a bed with Fido in mind. Gone are the days of throwing a blanket on the floor. Beds for Fifi and Fido run from the simple to the ornate with orthopedic beds thrown in for good measure. For the quick nap or leg-churning dreamland, here are a few beds worthy of the most spoiled canine.

Best Dog Beds by Susan Sims

The Best You Can Get

  • Exotic Polar Ice Chaise Lounge

    Susan says: Let’s just cut to the chase and say that your small dog would look lovely on this handcrafted chaise.

  • Pet Murphy Bed

    Susan says: Now you see it, now you don’t! The PetMurphyBed™ is a miniature version of the adult bed and is a perfect fit for your apartment or dare I say, Fido’s own bedroom? Constructed of tree farmed rubber wood, the PetMurphyBed™ is available in three colors and holds up to 200 lbs. Move over Beethoven.

  • OCK9 Orthopedic Pet Bed

    Susan says: The OCK9 orthopedic pet bed is just what the doctor ordered. Originally created for veterinarian offices, the makers of OCK9 realized the outstanding benefits for all dogs. Manufactured with the finest faux leathers and veterinarian approved.

  • Big Dog Furcedes Bed

    Susan says: Going to the dogs could not get any classier then with this fabulous car-dog-bed. Made especially for two little dogs or one medium dog. This plush bed comes with a license plate, which reads LA DOG. Several car styles to choose from. Zip-off cover for easy cleaning.

  • Big Dog Sniffany & Company Bed

    Susan says: Oooh! When was the last time you received a little blue box with white ribbon? Haute Diggity Dog presents a touch of whimsy with a plush blue box styled dog bed for your precious pooch. Don’t we all deserve an extravagant gift once in a while? For two little dogs or one medium dog! Zip-off cover for easy cleaning.

You will be happy with any of these

  • Kuranda Poly-Resin Bed

    Susan says: Get Fido off the ground with this orthopedic, supportive, and chew-proof dog bed.

    Patented design keeps the fabric panel safe from your chew-baby with PVC frame as protection. This unique bed is perfect for indoor or outdoor use and comes in six sizes. Available in Cordura, Vinyl Weave, Ballistic nylon, or their most durable 40 oz. vinyl.

  • Sleepypod Mini by Meowme

    Susan says: Your active small pet will love the versatility of this three-function product: bed, airline approved carrier, and car seat. Sleeypod sports an easy in-out mesh top, which can be zipped on and off. The washable bed is made from luggage-grade, ballistic nylon. Available in a variety of colors and perfect for you petite pet up to seven pounds. If your pet tops the scale at fifteen pounds, go for the standard Sleepypod.

  • Snooze Air

    Susan says: Patented inflatable bed designed for dogs.

    Now someone had their thinking cap on. Short on space when you travel? The waterproof SnoozAIR deflates and rolls up to fit inside its handsome box and is ready for the next best place you and Fido decide to rest for a spell. SnoozAIR is made from extremely thick durable PVC to ensure the dog's nails will not penetrate the bed, no matter how much they scratch. Will carry any weight dog and is adjustable for firmness.

  • Buddy Beds

    Susan says: Combining memory foam with a waterproof, yet breathable, fabric liner is an exclusive process to Buddy Beds. The fabric liner offers great protection from odors, stains and liquids. The covers are great with different colors on top and bottom so you can change the look as easy as turning over a new leaf. Sizes available in medium and large and extra covers are available at an additional cost.

  • Orvis Outdoor Deep Dish Dog Bed

    Susan says: Snazzy! Your big dog will love the bolster support of the Orvis Deep Dish Dog Bed. This comfy bed is perfect indoor and outside. Water drains right through the upholstery-grade acrylic fabric. Fashionable too in multipstripe, dragonfly, brick stripe, blue stripe, red, and navy. Just hose off to clean. For dogs up to 100 lbs.

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