Whether big, small, or medium-sized, all dogs deserve to have a supportive and comfortable “just right”-sized dog bed to curl up on. Plus, for older dogs suffering from arthritis or other joint issues, a high-quality orthopedic bed can be the difference between a good morning and a slow-and-stiff one.
Yet, with such a huge range of choices, it can be hard to know which bed to buy. That’s why we put together a list of the best options. From memory foam to plush interiors to waterproof covers, these beds will fit the needs of any Beagle, Border Collie, Springer Spaniel, or other dogs in the 35-65 pound range.
BARK Memory Foam Orthopedic Bed
The thick base of this gel memory foam bed is the best choice for both deep-sleeping dogs and quick nappers. Although designed to be supportive enough for dogs who have arthritis, mobility issues, or sore pressure points, no one can disagree that good dogs everywhere have earned this level of intense comfort. Even post-surgery pups will get a good night’s rest. Plus, like most Bark products, this bed will hold up well with machine washing. ($35.99.)
Better World Pets Super Comfort Dog Bed
Whether they’re curling up for a nap or settling down for the night, most dogs can sleep about anywhere. Still, why not spoil them? Beds like this one not only lead to better ZZZs, but will prevent joint pain, thus leading to a happier (waking) life. Made with memory foam and foam bolsters—aka bits of shredded memory foam—this high-quality bed is a quick gateway to “good night.” ($138.77.)
PetFusion Large Dog Bed
If we were listing best dog “boats” instead of beds, this bed might be the yacht! Made with memory foam and covered by a waterproof cotton cover, PetFusion’s dog bed is both heavy duty and super comfortable. Unfortunately, it’s also heavy on cost, but it does come with a two-year guarantee. Note: Don’t be confused by this bed’s categorization. The “large” size is a match for medium-sized dogs. ($119.95.)
Shag Donut Cuddler From Best Friends By Sheri
Coming in five different sizes and two different chic colors, this donut-shaped, faux fur dog bed has a look worthy of any trendy design blog. Better yet, as reported by reviewers, dogs large and small sink into its soft, luxurious interior. ($49.99.)
ASPCA Microtech Dog Cuddler
This basic bed might not have the features and fabrics of other products, but for its price, it’s a solid choice. With its rectangular shape, high sides, and plush lining, dogs will sleep well in this cozy cuddler. It may not last a lifetime, but for pups that don’t have a tendency to burrow or chew on beds, it should do just fine. ($17.99.)
Friends Forever Orthopedic Dog Lounge
Made with mattress foam fit for the pickiest of humans, this dog “lounge” is the ultimate piece of doggie furniture. Like other orthopedic products, this lounge was originally intended for older dogs, but active pups of any age will reap the benefits of foam-based support. Furthermore, the couch-like shape sets it apart from other beds, although pups who like to stretch out flat may find it restrictive. ($109.99.)
BARK Snuggle Sack
For a dog who loves to burrow, this unconventional plush bed is the ultimate hideout for your little bandit. Its compact design allows you to carry and set it anywhere: on the floor, on the couch, or even in an airplane. In fact, with its super soft – and machine washable! – interior, you’ll wish BARK made this warm and cuddly escape for humans too. ($36.00.)