How to Pick the Perfect Dog Bed for Your Pooch

Whether your pet needs joint support or could use some extra calm, a great dog bed can do more than just serve as a home base for your little buddy. Discover which option is right for you.

Dog sleeping on bed
Give your pup the comfort he craves with these snuggly dog beds.Christian Domingues, Pexels

The best dog bed will not be the same for every breed—it really depends on your pup’s size, personality and physical needs. Read on to help find the one that will be right for your four-legged family member.

Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Cat and Dog Bed in Shag Fur, Multiple Sizes and Bundle Value for pets up to 150 pounds, Machine Washable

Chic Look

A cute, cozy pick both you and your pup will appreciate.Best Friends by Sheri

This plush, donut-shaped dog bed made out of vegan material suits dogs who like to curl up rather than spread out when they sleep. A raised rim is meant to reduce anxiety levels and impart a sense of control. Plus there’s plenty of room to burrow.

PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed

Pain Relief

This model is especially great for mature animals who need more joint support.Amazon

Is your dog a restless sleeper? Memory foam, which contours to your dog’s body for extra support, might help him achieve better quality rest. The bolsters that surround this bed also give your pooch a comforting ledge to rest on, which may reduce anxiety.

BarkBox Memory Foam Platform Dog Bed

Machine Washable

The extra-large pad accommodates furry friends of up to 120 poundsAmazon

This platform-style option is super tricked out. Not only is it equipped with supportive memory foam, it also has a removable cover that’s easy to machine wash and includes a squeaky toy for a little fun before bedtime.

MidWest Homes for Pets Deluxe Super Plush Pet Bed

Fits in Crates

Comes in seven sizes and three colors to fit your pet and your decor.Amazon

This soft and cozy plush bed is shaped especially well for crates, if your dog happens to call one home. Besides being attractive, we also like that this bed is washable and has a one-year warranty, in case something unexpectedly destructive happens to it.