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Benefits of Orthopedic Dog Beds

If you have ever tried lying on an uncomfortable mattress, you would definitely be familiar with the problems it can cause.

Even just one night on a  poor quality bed can cause an aching back, stiff neck, and overall discomfort. Beyond the discomfort, a poor mattress can cause joint discomfort, back aches and the loss of a good night’s  sleep. Furthermore, it can also cause a great deal of stress and anxiety.

A lot of pet owners do not realize that many dogs suffer this same discomfort everyday. This can be avoid if more thought was put into the kind of dog beds they provide for their pup..

This is where an orthopedic dog mattress plays an important role.

What makes a dog bed orthopedic?

What makes a dog bed orthopedic

An orthopedic dog mattress is specifically designed to provide extra support for your dog’s bones and joints, most especially around the hips and elbows area, which tends to carry the most pressure.

They are made with an orthopedic foam density of 4.5lbs. This density makes the bed supportive enough so that your canine cannot feel the floor. This ensures a comfortable and therapeutic rest all throughout the day and night time. The material is a memory and support foam that molds to your dog’s natural curves and prevents friction and stiffness.

To compare, many mass-produced dog beds are filled with cedar chips, cotton filling, polyester filling, or a mix of that. This is generally fine for smaller dogs that do not need the extra support. However, these mass-produced beds are not built for long-term use as the filling can sometimes separate or settle in, leading to your dogs coming into contact with the hard floor.

Our Bully Bed orthopedic dog beds are designed to be free of harmful and other potential dangerous chemicals found in many mass-produced beds.. They are made of CertiPUR - US certified, safe memory foam. This foam is free of PBDEs, TDCPP, or TCEP flame-retardants, mercury, lead, heavy metals, formaldehyde, phthalates, and CFC’s.

Not only is your dog comfortable, but they are 100% safe and healthy as well.

What are the benefits of using an orthopedic dog mattress?

benefits of orthopedic dog mattress

Now that you know what the beds are made of, let’s talk about why these beds are important. The many benefits your dog can enjoy from being given an orthopedic dog mattress are:

  • It soothes the painful effects of hip dysplasia and/ or arthritis
  • It reduces inflammation through extra padding
  • It lessens pain from muscular problems
  • It takes pressure off the joints
  • It acts as an extra cushion for skinny dogs
  • It promotes deep and restful sleep
  • It helps elderly dogs feel more comfortable

In addition to the list above, our Infrared Orthopedic Dog Bed has multiple benefits of its own, namely:

  • It helps with regaining energy levels
  • It helps restore healthy blood circulation
  • It enhances tissue oxygen levels
  • It hastens recovery from bone and tissue injuries

The Infrared Orthopedic Dog Bed is the first and only dog bed with an FDA medical device certification. It works in such a way that the ion advanced ceramic-coated fibers take the naturally emitted far infrared ray (FIR) emissions and reflect them back to your dog’s skin.

This process then dilates your dog’s blood vessels, which promotes healthy blood circulation, a good flow of oxygen, while also promoting healing.

When do dogs need an orthopedic dog mattress?

dogs need an orthopedic dog mattress

Your furry friend can use orthopedic dog beds at any time! These resting spaces have loads of benefits that are not only designed for eldery, arthritic or senior dogs, but for healthy ones, too. However, there are some who can really stand to take advantage of its benefits, namely dogs suffering from:

  • Arthritis
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Joint pain
  • Bone injuries
  • Muscle aches
  • Inflammation
  • Low blood circulation
  • Fatigue and constant low energy levels
  • Sleeping problems
  • Miscellaneous kinds of pain and sickness
  • Weight loss issues
  • Effects of old age
  • Or, breeds that are naturally on the skinny side

Even if your dog is not suffering from any of the above, an orthopedic dog mattress can help prevent these conditions or further advancing. You can greatly improve your pet’s quality of life by ensuring you invest in a durable, orthopedic dog bed that allows them to comfortably get the rest they need. 

Orthopedic dog beds your pet will love

Original Bully Bed Orthopedic

Our classic model with a straightforward design. It features a leveled surface with a head rest on one end. Perfect for large, elderly dogs.

Orthopedic 3 Sided Bolster Bed

This option takes after our Original Bully Bed design but features bolsters on 3 sides. Perfect for dogs that like to feel an extra sense of security, and are  something to lean against while sleeping or resting.

Round Sherpa Top Bolster Bed

Round Sherpa Top Bolster Bed

For dogs who prefer to have something cozy to curl up against while sleeping or resting. It is great for snugglers!

Infrared Dog Bed

Infrared Dog Bed

With an FDA medical device certification, this orthopedic bed is one of the best choices for your elderly or sickly canine. With its numerous health benefits, you will surely be giving your dog a much more comfortable quality of life.

Calming Faux Fur Round Bed

Calming Faux Fur Round Bed

It is perfectly normal for our furry friends to get a little over excited or even a little anxious. This calming faux fur round bed is not only orthopedic, but it also helps soothe feelings of uneasiness and helps your dogs feel more secure and calm.

It is a deep, donut style design, features bolsters all around and soft, cozy foam. Perfect for your anxious canine.

Chew Resistant Dog Bed

Chew Resistant Dog Bed

This highly durable orthopedic dog bed is made with proprietary BullyTuf material built to resist even the most aggressive chewing and digging, and with Kevlar reinforced seams to keep it intact. Perfect for dogs who love to chew, scratch, and dig - and also for pet owners who are tired of going through the cycle of purchasing yet another dog bed.