During the day pets love eating and having a great time their owners. But when the stars come out, it’s time for your pet to catch some z’s and have visions of Precise kibble dancing in their dreams.
Sleep is one of the most important facets of your pet’s health, so it’s important that they have a bed that caters to their needs. To help you in your search for the perfect bed, we’ve looked into the characteristics of your dog or cat that will determine which bed will provide your dog or feline with the best possible sleep.
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For those with a smaller budget, simple beds will often do the job. Simple padded beds come in a variety of shapes and sizes so that you can pick the perfect bed to fit your pet’s needs. They are quite common, but there are varying degrees of quality. If you are looking for a bed like this, look for beds filled with polyester, cotton or down, and make sure that it has a removable cover so that you can wash it!
Another kind of simple bed is the cot. It is great for outdoor dogs because it allows the dog to be removed from the ground while still being breathable enough to keep them cool. Cots are very sturdy, which means that they are great for dogs that like to chew!
For owners that want more stability and little more substance in their pet’s bed, check out these three types. Bolster beds are simple padded beds that have added siding that will allow them to rest their head on an elevated surface while providing more support. Nest beds are designed to make pets feel contained within the “walls” that surround it. Perfect for pets that love to curl up and secure and secure. If you are looking for a bed that will go with the décor of your house, look at framed beds. Framed beds resemble small human bed frames that are made out of wood or steel with a small mattress to support your pet. All of these beds have a higher quality than the simple beds, but can also be very expensive depending on the materials used to make them.
Some pets require specialty beds to handle a particular condition. If your pet has arthritis or hip dysplasia, you might want to look into an orthopedic bed. These beds are designed to keep your pet as far off the ground, which keeps your furry friend comfortable while also keeping the temperature of the ground from affecting their joints. Speaking of temperature, if you live in a particularly extreme climate, look for heated or cooled beds to keep your pet nice and comfortable. These beds can be quite expensive, and it may be better to find more creative and cost-effective ways of controlling your pet’s temperature.
The sleeping style of each pet can vary dramatically. Does your dog like to sprawl out on the floor when they are sleeping? Does your cat prefer to curl into a ball on the couch? Pets that like to sprawl out might want a flatter bed like the simple padded beds while a pet that likes to curl up would prefer a bolster or nest bed. Pay attention to how your pet sleeps so that you can pick the best possible bed for them!
Obviously, not all dogs and cats are built the same way or with the same activity levels. Smaller pets might prefer a smaller, plush bed, while larger ones might require something sturdier. You may also need to adjust to whether your pet is outside or not, as some beds have covers that can be washed when they are dirty.
As always, when you are making a purchase, ensure that you don’t go outside of your budget. Generally, the better the bed, the more expensive it will be. However, with some research, it is possible to find a bed that is perfect for both your little companion and your wallet!
Allowing your pet to have its own bed will make it feel special and can make its’ life much more comfortable. Sleep and nutrition are two massive factors in your pet’s health, so make sure you have the right bed to go along with Precise Naturals pet food!