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Dogs have been sleeping with humans long before Ramses the Great’s hound Pahates was bestowed with the title “Bed Companion to the Pharaoh.” Why do our dogs want to sleep in our beds and not their own? Perhaps partly because they have all those extra comfy touches to help us sleep better. So throw your dog a bone and up the comfort factor with today’s latest dog beds.
Thanks for the Memory!
Now that Therapedic’s Memory Touch Mattress for humans is available for pets, your dog might decide to sleep in his own bed instead of yours! The memory foam contours to your pup’s body, providing even weight distribution to keep him warm and cozy. The rectangular version comes in one size (42 inches long by 30 inches wide by 7 inches high); also available in 36-inch and 44-inch round sizes. Available exclusively at Bed, Bath, & Beyond. We have one to give away!
$79.99. Therapedic; bedbathandbeyond.com
Lounge in Luxury
Dogs who love to “nest” will flip for the Lounger Bed from Dog Gone Smart. The soft, hollow-core slick fiberfill sinks down when your dog is on the bed but bounces back to a high loft when he leaves it. The bed features the company’s Repelz-It Nanoprotection, a pet-safe stain-resistant that repels dirt, liquid, and odor-causing bacteria. Available in five sizes (XS to XL) and five colors. We have three to give away!
$60 and up. Dog Gone Smart; dgspetproducts.com
Travel, Sleep, Repeat
Is it a bed? A carrier? A car seat? Believe it or not, the Sleepypod mobile pet bed is all of these things, and it’s as comfortable as it is portable. In your car, secure a seatbelt around the base of the carrier and through the top handle, and voila! A crash-tested car seat. At home or on the go, remove the zippered dome, and it transforms into an ultraplush bed. Upgrade with optional accessories, including an Air Mesh hammock to keep your pup cool in summer and a plug-in Warmer Pad to keep him toasty warm in winter. We have one to give away!
$169.99 (mini) to $189.99 (medium). Sleepypod; sleepypod.com
Whether you’re taking your dog to the office, staying overnight in a hotel, or hanging around your own backyard, these Designer Chill Pads by P.L.A.Y. are the perfect place for your pooch to relax. They are dirt resistant, machine-washable, and dryable, so cleanup is a snap. Available in five unique and fashionable designs. We have one to give away!
$29.90 (XS) to $97.90 (XL). P.L.A.Y.; petplay.com
Be Gentle with Me
Intended to bring an extra level of comfort to senior dogs, large breeds, and dogs with arthritis or joint problems, the Buster Memory Foam Dog Bed molds itself to the shape of your dog’s body, providing gentle support. We have two to give away!
$79.99 to $109.99. Kruuse; kruuse.com
Will Sleep Anywhere
Your dog will enjoy all the comforts of home when he sleeps on the handy, packable Chuckit! Travel Bed. Lightweight and machine-washable, the bed is durable and convenient — just stuff it inside the included portable sack, toss it in your bag, and go! We have three to give away!
$39.99. Chuckit!; petmate.com
A Dream Within a Dream
For those dogs who demand the finer things in life, the Petlinks DeluxeDreamer Bed offers a soft, luxurious place to snuggle. The bed’s center is memory foam, and it’s surrounded by shredded foam for extra comfort. The bed’s removable cover is machine-washable. We have one to give away!
$129. Petlinks; amazon.com
Reason to Get Out of Bed? None
Stuffed with shredded memory foam, TrustyPup’s plush Memory Dreamer Bed hugs your dog’s body, creating the ultimate sleeping spot. The bed is machine-washable and available in one size (36 inches by 26 inches by 9 inches) and two colors (slate or plum). We have one to give away!
$39.98. TrustyPup; walmart.com
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