Faux Fur Dog Beds: Shag Collection

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    FAQs About Faux Fur Dog Beds

    What Are the Benefits of a Faux Fur Dog Bed?

    A faux fur dog bed offers a range of benefits for pets and their owners, including:

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    1. Added Warmth

      Faux fur dog beds are some of the warmest on the market. This is because the density of the synthetic fibers creates an insulation barrier, keeping body heat in and cold air out. For pets that like to feel cozy and protected from the cold, furry dog beds are likely to be a hit. There’s just nothing quite as inviting as a fluffy, furred bed.

    2. Easy Cleaning

      Cleaning faux fur is no trouble at all. You simply need to mix warm water and cleaning detergent and then let the fabric soak in the mixture for 15 minutes (or however long it takes for the stain to go away). Then remove the faux fur dog bed from the soaking mixture and lay it flat to air dry. To restore the fluffiness of fur dog beds you can also mix a bit of hair conditioner with water and gently comb it through the faux fur with a bristle brush.

    3. Weather Resistant

      Whether you plan to use a furry dog bed indoors or outdoors, it will likely maintain its condition. Faux fur is fairly durable and can withstand both hot and cold temperatures well. For this reason, if you’re looking for a resilient furry bed for dogs that will hold up over time, faux fur is an excellent choice. However, if you want to be on the safe side, we recommend you consider purchasing an outdoor dog bed.

    What Should You Consider When Purchasing a Faux Fur Dog Bed?

    Making an informed decision about rug dog beds doesn’t have to be difficult. There are three primary factors to consider:

    1. Filling Material

      Some faux fur dog beds are stuffed with shredded memory foam while others contain polyester fill, cedar shavings, or recycled materials. You’ll want to consider your pet when making a decision here, as each material comes with its own pros and cons. Cedar chips, for instance, have a strong aromatic fragrance which can cause an allergic reaction in some animals. Shredded memory, on the other hand, retains a lot more heat which could cause your pup to feel too warm.

      Your best bet? Keep an eye on how your dog responds to their new bed and adjust accordingly if necessary.

    2. Orthopedic Support

      If you have an older dog or a dog with medical conditions, a faux fur orthopedic dog bed is certainly worth considering. These beds have memory foam bases that alleviate pressure on joints and bones. They also typically have a non-slip base which reduces the likelihood of your dog slipping or falling while trying to lay down.

    3. Waterproof Layer

      There are several different reasons why choosing a faux fur dog bed rug with a waterproof layer would be beneficial. First of all, if you are training a new puppy or if you have an older dog with bladder issues, a waterproof layer will protect the flooring beneath the bed from unexpected accidents. Additionally, your dog may run to their bed after bath time or after being outside in damp weather, and in these cases, it is always advisable to have a waterproof layer that will protect your home from damage.

      And the best part? This is a conveniently-designed dog bed that looks like a rug, so no one will ever know there is a protective layer beneath your pet's bed!