The benefits of using an orthopaedic bed is that it’s a good helping work to reduce the pressure placed on the joints. This can be a very important factor if you have a senior dog or a pet suffering from hip dysplasia or arthritis.
Dogs with special conditions need and can benefit from the best thick orthopaedic dog beds.
The beds that offer more support, tend to be more expensive than a standard bed because they are more complex in design and are also more expensive to make.
There are various types of orthopaedic dog beds on the market today and many different approaches to how they were built and what kind of materials work best for dogs that need to increase support. As a shopper, it is important to look beyond the labels that say “orthopaedic” and find out what a bed is made of.
Most dog beds, especially beds sold online, should have a detailed description of what type of bedding materials are made of. One of the key building blocks of an orthopaedic dog bed is the
type of foam used. However, as we know, not all foams are created equal. The top line will generally be anything made of memory foam.
While it does offer some benefits orthopaedics, not considered top of the line as an orthopaedic dog bed. There are several other types of foam such as open-cell foam which has a quality similar to memory foam, but which is more economical.