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Large Dog Beds
We are often asked which of our large dog beds are best for certain breeds and this depends on a variety of factors. How do they sleep - do they like to curl up in a ball or do they prefer plenty of room to stretch out. It may also depend on whether you are buying for one large dog or two smaller dogs.
How does your dog like to sleep?
Smaller dogs often like a greater feeling of security. If this is the case, our range of walled box beds are ideal. With a smaller front access, and high sides and rear, our walled box beds come in a range of sizes and colours, perfect for the dog who likes to feel safe and secure. If they are more of a sprawler, you can choose one of our
Choosing between a mattress a dog sofa bed or a walled box bed is your first decision. Do you feel a flat surface to spread out would be more suitable than a bed that has sides to give them that feeling of security and additional support? Our range of quality, stylish dog beds for larger dogs offer orthopaedic support, and a choice of mattress toppers for optimum comfort and health benefits. Not to mention, they look great in any home. If you are struggling to choose, our dog bed selector will help make your decision a lot easier.
What is considered a large dog?
There are many breeds of large dogs but let’s not confuse them with their extra-large counterparts. Any of the following breeds would be considered a large dog:
- German Shepherd
- Labrador Retriever
- Alaskan Malamute
This list is not exclusive and there are numerous breeds that are classed as large. If you have any of these breeds or those of a similar size, then you are placed choosing a larger dog bed that can offer your dog the comfort and support that they need.
What is the best type of bed for a large dog?
The best type of bed for a large dog is one that supports their frame. Larger breed dogs tend to suffer with more joint issues, such as hip dysplasia, than smaller dogs and often need a firmer choice of mattress. We offer a blended memory foam topper or an orthopaedic blended memory foam mattress.
What size bed should a large dog have?
While many dogs like to curl up in a ball to sleep, there are times when they like to have a good stretch and their dog bed needs to be large enough to not only do this but also to support their frame. Our large dog beds are designed for larger breeds to ensure that they feel well supported and secure.
For more help with choosing a luxury dog bed for your large canine friends, either check out our extensive range of styles and designs or visit our dog bed selector.(read more)