Dogs are treated very well all over the world, but America may be the winner in terms of treating dogs like part of the family. Both dogs and cats are spoiled and pampered by their owners, but the phrase “man’s best friend” really only applies to the dogs. The way dogs are cared for and treated has evolved over the years as people’s priorities and earning potentials have shifted, making dogs an integral part of the family, sometimes, even being held at the same level as children.
Grooming supplies, clothes and dog beds have come into play and people buy with a vengeance. Humans realize how important a good night’s sleep is to overall productivity and success day after day and some feel this must be the case for canines as well. While some dogs are fortunate enough to share the bed of their master, others sleep in dog beds.
Someone looking to buy dog beds does not have to do a lot of work to find a large variety. They can be purchased online, in pet shops, at garage sales, from a convention or even from a dog breeder. It’s important to read reviews of dog beds online to see how durable they are. I know my dog loves to try to eat her bed, making flimsy bed garbage in less than a week. If you are purchasing from a pet store, try to ask the owner or employees what they would recommend and what they have found other customers to have luck with.
Some websites have tools that help you find the right dog bed for your dog. The criteria are based on the size of the dog, the shape, the bed filling and/or the bed cover. This means that dog beds can be customized specifically for your dog. The bed would then be shipped to your residence.
Pricing for dog beds can range ten dollars to hundreds of dollars. This has to do with the construction and filling in the beds. This material can range from polyester, memory foam and down. Some dog breeds prefer to sleep on a firmer bed while others like to be enveloped in a softer bed.
Other customizable characteristics of dog beds include the pattern and color of the covering. People can find styles of beds that match their bedrooms, living rooms, lawn furniture, bathrooms or any other room a dog may sleep in.