So you aren't sure whether or not you need to buy a dog bed for your pal. Well it is an easy way to figure out whether you need to or not. Simply ask yourself some simple questions such as these: Where does your pet sleep? Where does hang out more often? Have you ever caught him sleeping on anyone's bed? Have you ever caught him sleeping on the couch? If this is your problem it is many other people then its time you invested in his very own bed. I have a little Chihuahua and he is always getting caught in the act of either trying to get into my bed or I catch him already sleeping there.
When it comes to picking a bed for any dog its best to do your homework and find out where you pet likes to sleep and how. These might not seem important but they are vitally important to ensuring your pet likes his bed. If you want him to break the habit he has of sleeping on places that he shouldn't then this is a vital step. Sit back and observe him and see what he does and where he tries to get comfortable. Most dogs like sleeping on soft and supportive places such as your bed so to make him sleep in the bed you buy him you need to offer him the same thing.
There are many place where you can go and do some shopping and also some research. The easiest these days seems to be going online and searching for a pet bed retailer. They are many but there are only a few that offer a wide range of items that can be suited to any pet and that can be made to feel comfortable and supportive. If you have a big dog and he likes to sleep in a tight position then you might want to get something that is donut shaped which will offer the same to him. If you have a pet that likes to sleep sprawled out on his back then maybe your choice should be something circular shaped or a squared shape. All these factors depend solely on your pet and you need to be observant to get it right on the first try.
If you have a worry about your furniture being ruined by your best friend then buying a bed for your pet is the best way you can go. It will prevent him from wanting to lie on anyone else's bed as well as train him to know that he shouldn't be sleeping on anything that isn't his. It is clear that he will need this training and this is the best way to start
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 orthopedic dog beds. This author and DogBedSupplies are also dedicated to providing valuable and informative articles on pet health, dog training, crate training, puppy breeds and more.