Guide to Orthopedic Memory Foam Beds for Dogs
If you have a puppy now, you know for sure that one day it will be an adult dog. Proper diet, proper exercise, and a good orthopedic dog bed is ideal for a large breed dog so that it will stay healthy for a longer period of time. With an orthopedic dog bed, you can prevent conditions like hip dysplasia, elbow disease and disc disease. We can alleviate the joint and bone discomforts that our large dogs are experiencing because of the rough life it has lived.
It is important to buy the best orthopedic beds for your aging small or large dog. If you want to give your dog good support for even pressure point distribution, then you need to give it a good orthopedic dog bed. There are different types of orthopedic dog beds depending on the densities and thickness. If you have a large dog, you would want to have thicker foam that will hold its shape to provide years of comfort. You can choose from different shapes and sizes of orthopedic foam dog beds. Some of the shapes of this dog bed include bolster, donut, oval, and rectangular. In order to determine the shape to select, you should watch your dog’s sleeping habits. Some dogs sleep curled up on their side.
Good quality memory foam will eliminate painful pressure points completely. The pound terms are used when grading the density of memory foam. If the density is high in number the this means that the memory foam is high in quality and very firm. Memory foam is porous and thus, can absorb liquid. This is why you need a waterproof liner to protect the foam so that it can last a longer life.
Your might also want to consider a heated orthopedic dog bed. If the dog has sore muscle and joints, then this bed is beneficial to your dog. This is because the heat increases circulation and helps to relax tight muscles and restore flexibility. A cold therapy dog bed is ideal for the hot summer months to control the dog’s body temperature. Overheating during the summer is common to dogs which are very furry. A cool sleeping surface will help a dog have a good overall wellbeing. Some orthopedic dog beds can have the bed inserts interchanged from heating to cooling to accommodate the summer and winter months.
When old dogs sleep all night, they sometime have trouble getting up in the morning. With orthopedic dog beds your aging dog will achieve a quality and healthy life.