November 27, 2018 3 min read

Sleep is a big part of a dog’s life, they spend most of their life asleep and this only becomes more and more true the bigger the dog gets. Bigger dogs spend way more energy doing the simple tasks that get them through the day and this leads to them needing to rest more often to rejuvenate. There are many reasons why bigger dogs need the best orthopedic dog bed out there so let’s look at a few.

Bigger dogs spend more time sleeping

Because these dogs need to spend more time resting it's only fair that they do it in a bed that will not only prevent issues like joint pains and skin mites, but will actually help them in these categories. Regular dog beds are made out of filled materials which can be bad for your dog joint health. These beds are not forgiving of the pressures they are causing on joints where orthopedic dog beds can actually relieve the pressure making sure these joints are staying healthy.

The fabric on most dog beds also does not repel stains and oils that can leave the bed not only smelling bad but also filled with bacteria grown from the dogs natural oils. Buddyrest dog beds are made out of a stay clean suede material that is great at resisting water and any oils your dog my leave behind making sure the bed stays fresh for years to come.  

If you have a bigger dog and you know they spend a lot of time resting you should get them the best orthopedic dog bed to make sure they are getting the true rejuvenation they need.

Bigger dogs weigh more

It's no secret the more something weighs the more stress this will put on the joints carrying it and big dogs are no exception. Big dogs are more prone to issues involving joints like arthritis and even hip dysplasia in some cases. Because of this it is just that more important for them to have a dog bed that will assist their joints while they are in a neutral state.

Buddyrest knows that sleeping is a big part of a dogs life and have used sleep science learned from the human mattress industry and applied this to our canine friends. We use the highest quality memory foam to produce the best orthopedic dog beds for bigger dogs.

Our beds are made to help your dog get good sleep and actually wake up feeling better on joints than other dog beds. They are also made with foam that can support larger weights and keep form long into using it to keep the bed working correctly.

Bigger dogs and health issues

Some big dogs are clumsy and some just have problems that they can't control, either way bigger dogs have been known to require medical assistance and surgery over time that can leave them stuck in bed for extended periods of time. By getting the Best orthopedic dog bed you can ensure your dog is comfortable, and orthopedic dog beds have actually been known to not only assist the health but speed up healing of dogs out of surgery.

If you have a big dog it can be a good idea to invest in the best orthopedic bed for bigger dogs, we here at Buddyrest take pride in the quality of work we do and the amount of dogs we help every day. Take a look at our story and a little bit of what goes into our company. Feel free to share this post with anyone you know with a big dog to ensure they are getting the best for their furry friends.

BuddyRest was founded on the idea of supporting older dogs and based our first products on helping joint pains in dogs. We know dog sleep science and hope this blog helped you out.

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