Although most humans think that recovering dogs need lots of fluffy pillows to lay on, what they really need most is a low profile bed with extra firm support. New Tripawds are often adjusting their position to be comfortable and can have a hard time turning around on traditional pillow-style beds. Fluffy beds can also act as a sponge for post-op moisture, bugs and odors. Consider making your own dog bed, or review this selection of the best recommended dog beds for restful recovery after amputation surgery.
Recommended for big dogs!
Big Barker 7″ Pillow Top Orthopedic Dog Bed For Large and Extra Large Breed Dogs (Headrest Edition) Big Barker dog beds are made with 7″ of superior quality American-Made foam. Specifically designed to completely support every nook and crevice of a big dog’s body. Your dog will not sink into this bed.
“(The Big Barker) is an ‘investment’ but I’ve spent that many times over trying to get a good bed for my dogs and they don’t retain their shape or support AND this bed is made for bigger dogs.” ~ Tripawds Member Benny55
Best Dog Beds for Surgery Recovery
Choose from this selection of orthopedic dog beds for comfortable rest during recovery and for years to come. These plush yet firm beds are recommended since they will not bunch up, making it easy for recovering dogs to get comfortable without stumbling on unstable bedding.
Kuranda “Chew Proof” Dog Bed The Kuranda dog bed with optional fleece pad is for dogs who chew on stuff. This bed’s unique design tucks the fabric panel inside a PVC frame – safely hidden away from teeth. Practically eliminates chewed edges and keeps your dog up and off of hard, cold surfaces. The fabric is a 40 ounce vinyl. This material is Kuranda’s most durable fabric and is preferred by many animal shelters and kennels. The 40 ounce vinyl is a smooth, non-porous fabric similar to that used for truck tarps and gym mats. Easy to clean and ideal for outdoor or indoor use. The XL and XX-large sizes are reinforced with steel rods for greater support…more
Thermoregulating Dog Beds and Crate Pads
Ever wonder why some dogs prefer to lay on cold hard floors instead of a big comfy dog bed? Many recovering dogs will seek out a cool spot for comfort. Cool surfaces feel good on achy bones, and they help with post-amputation pain management relief too. Check out the following thermoregulating dog beds and cool crate pads for more information.
To remove ads from your site and others, upgrade to a Tripawds Supporter blog!