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Recently my husband and I purchased a new bed. Before spending our money, we researched, talked with professionals, and tried out different mattresses. Why? We all know the answer to that—our time sleeping has a big impact on our time awake. The same is true for our dogs. According to Clark (2016), “On average, dogs spend about 12-to-14 hours of the 24-hour cycle sleeping.” Consequently, purchasing the right bed for your dog is just as important as purchasing the right bed for you. If you are in the market for a new bed for your dog, here are 5 things to consider.

  1. Size

It’s important to get a bed that fits your pet. Most experts suggest measuring your dog’s length and choosing a bed that is at least 5 inches longer and wider.

  1. Ease of Cleaning

Let’s face it—dogs get dirty. That’s why it is essential to get a bed that has a water-resistant, removable, and washable mattress cover.

  1. Quality

Don’t waste your money. When purchasing your dog bed, look for one that is durable, tear-resistant, and skid resistant. Also, check the mattress itself. Make sure it is an orthopedic mattress—not just a fluffy fiber filling that will become lumpy and absent of support.

  1. Special Needs

A young dog will need a bed that can hold up to their rambunctious behavior; whereas, an older dog or working dog may have physical issues that require a mattress designed to support their tired aching joints, back, and bones.

  1. Aesthetics

Okay—this doesn’t really have to do with your dog—but who doesn’t want their dog’s bed to look great too! With that in mind, interchangeable outer covers are fabulous. They can match your décor or add a festive look with seasonal colors and designs.

What pet bed should I get?

Now that you know what things to consider when purchasing a bed for your dog, you may be asking what pet bed should I get? DuraCloud Orthopedic Dog Beds by Curicyn is the #1 choice. DuraCloud Pet Beds are available in 6 sizes, with interchangeable outer covers available in a multitude of colors (including seasonal designs). These extremely durable pet beds are made with tear-resistant and water-resistant fabrics, along with a non-skid bottom. They are hypoallergenic, washable, and created with a 3-layer orthopedic mattress. DuraCloud is definitely the last bed your pet will ever need!

In conclusion, considering these 5 things when purchasing a pet bed should benefit both you and your pet. And Curicyn’s DuraCloud Dog Bed is a perfect choice with excellent quality and exceptional prices. Pick up a DuraCloud Bed today at your local Curicyn retailer or order online and get free shipping in the continental US.


Clark, (2016, August 23). Why do dogs sleep so much? Retrieved from https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-do-dogs-sleep-so-much/

Flowers, DMV, A. (2019, December 12). Your guide to dog beds. Retrieved from https://pets.webmd.com/dogs/guide-to-dog-beds#2