How much does your dog mean to you? Do you love him and care for him and his health. If you have a dog then you do so why don't you get your dog a heated dog bed. He will love you and enjoy every minute he gets in his new heated dog bed.
Why you may ask should you get a heated dog bed? They are great beds for your dog to sleep in and depending on where you live; they can sometimes be a necessity. For example, if you live in a place that has brutal winters then getting a heated dog bed for your pet is something that you need to invest in to help make sure that he is warm at night and through the day.
There can be many other needs for a heated dog bed. One main reason can be if your dog suffers from some sort of disease such as arthritis. Just as it works for humans heat applied to the joints helps to relieve the stress and pain from arthritis. It can be such a relief for your pet to climb into their heated dog bed and feel the relief that comes from a pain free joint. Isn't that type of satisfaction worth the cost of a heated dog bed? I know personally for my pet I already made that investment because I knew that it would make her happy. She doesn't have any sort of arthritis but I do have a cold climate that I want to protect her from at night so I made sure to invest in one.
So you may be wondering what type of bed is right for you. Well that question depends on many things and many of them involve your pet. Is he/she a big or small breed? Is he/she a biter? Is he/she in need of some potty training? If you have a large pet or a small pet it really makes no difference. They sell dog beds in all shapes and sizes and you are sure to find one that suits you. I ask if he/she is a biter because the heat from the beds comes from somewhere and that somewhere needs to be an outlet. You don't want to take the risk of your pet biting the cord while it is being used because that can and will be fatal. Make sure when you buy your bed that the cord is wrapped in metal resistant to dog teeth. These beds also come with cushions and lining that can be removed and washed so if your pet has a habit of peeing on his bed that will come in handy for you.
As you can see a heated dog bed is a great investment and one that I would hope you will make for your pet.
This author lives in Flemington, NJ with her husband and 5 month old daughter and is an expert contributing author for a luxury dog feeders boutique offering variety of dog beds and personalized dog beds.