WHICH DOG BED SHOULD YOU CHOOSE FOR YOUR DOG?
With the right dog bed, your dog can achieve a higher quality of life, better sleep, a more regular circadian rhythm and a more balanced energy level. Having its own little area where it can go to relax and where it can be a bit to itself is just as important for dogs as it is for us humans. A fixed place to rest is important for improving the dog's sleep quality and recovery. Dogs without a dog bed, or the wrong type of dog bed, have a habit of lying down anywhere, so you will also be able to experience getting a better trained dog with the right type of dog bed.
WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A DOG BED?
When choosing a dog bed suitable for your dog, it is important to think through what needs your dog has. Look for dog beds with a weight rating so you can buy one that matches your dog's weight. Remember that this is not about the size of the bed, but comfort for the dog. Some dogs like to curl up a bit, while others like to lie more extended. That is not to say that the bigger the bed the better.
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WHICH TYPE OF DOG BED SHOULD I CHOOSE?
Dog bed with roof/cave
Dogs and puppies do not necessarily need a roof. But for some dogs, it may feel safer with a roof or a cave they can crawl inside. This usually applies to small dogs. A dog bed with a roof or cave can make their sleeping space cozier and darker which can make it feel more comfortable. If your dog is very scared and anxious, it may be good for your dog with a bed that includes a roof or a cave.
Size of the dog bed
We at Moderne liv have dog beds in many different sizes and varieties. We have everything from small dog beds to the very smallest dogs up to the very largest. We recommend purchasing a dog bed that matches the weight of your dog, rather than buying according to measurements. This is because dogs often want smaller beds than we imagine - so follow the experts' tips and choose by kg.
Soft or hard? Should you have a dog bed with a raised edge?
There is a large selection of dog beds; soft, hard, with memory foam and with raised edges among much, much more. There is a method to find out your dog's preference for soft/harder dog beds. If your dog prefers to lie on the floor mat, on the grass or other hard places, a hard bed is the best choice. If your dog prefers to get on the sofa, or lie down on pillows and blankets, a soft bed is a better choice. A bed with raised edges is in any case a safe bet for the dog to feel safer and to get a high-quality night's sleep and a more stable energy level.