Puppies always seem to have energy and play all day, but in reality, they need a lot of sleep to support their growing bodies.
To best support healthy growth in our puppies, it is key to find a great bed they can enjoy. To find one the best bedding for puppies, consider their needs. Not all pups are the same, some are tiny and need extra warmth and support, while others cannot stop growing and need space to spread out. Hey, you might need to find the absolute most comfortable bedding on the market to convince them to stop hogging your bed.
We cannot tell you what bed works best for your puppy, but we have put together a list of the ultimate in cozy, comfortable, warm, secure, and aesthetically pleasing beds for you to choose from.
1. OrthoComfort Deep Dish Cuddler
If you are looking for a darn good looking bed, with a colour you could admire all day, you are just in luck. Best Friends by Sheri offers puppy bedding in many gorgeous colours, with a fabric you could simply pet all day – just make sure you don’t make pups jealous. Choose a vibrant fuschia, red or teal, a soft pale pink, or a neutral colour like beige, black, brown, or grey.
- Size – 12”H back wall, 9”H front and side walls, 15”W bottom, 20”W top
- Material – Oxford fabric and virgin AirLOFT fibre filling with a waterproof bottom
- Colors – Grey, Oyster, Beige, Brown, Black, Fuschia, Pink, Wheat, Teal, Red
- Easy to Clean – YES
- Why We Recommend – We love that this bedding a good cuddler
It is not just the good looks that will captivate you, but that it is easy to clean. This bedding is machine washable, dryer-safe and waterproof. The bottom is dirt and water-resistant, and the bedding can easily be vacuumed. Cleaning puppy bedding as never been easier.
Even though you will enjoy the colours and look of the bed, pups will also fall in love. From the fluffy and ultra soft-warming material to the cuddles this bedding offers, your dog will be in doggie heaven and suddenly be napping a whole lot more.
There is a reason this bed is called the deep dish cuddler – it does exactly that. Bolstered 12” in the back and 9” in the front, your dog will feel surrounded by cuddles, warmth, security, and have a place to burrow. These walls also offer support for the joints and a place to rest their head.
- Soft and comfortable
- Cozy and snug – it cuddles puppy and provides additional heat
- Said to even comfortable for humans as a pillow or foot warmer!
- Better for smaller dogs
- Material said to catch every little thing, such as grass, lint, etc
- Shape said to not hold for long
We love that this bedding meets your puppy’s sleeping needs. No matter how weird your puppy sleeps, this bed is designed to accommodate various positions. Furthermore, the bedding can be opened or folded depending on your pets needs.
2. Aspen Pet Oval Cuddler Pet Bed
The Aspen Pet Oval is made with small dogs in mind. This small oval nest-like bed makes puppies feel at ease, it is extra cozy and cuddly, and the walls make them feel secure and supported by cuddling around the puppy. This also helps keep the heat in and can be used as a place to rest their head. This small cuddler bed will make pups feel great and offer a great night’s sleep.
- Size – 20”x16”x5”
- Material – Filled with high-loft polyester
- Colors – Brown outside with a bone, and beige inside
- Easy to Clean – YES
- Why We Recommend – Puppy friendly size will make them feel secure
The small size and the lightweight nature of this bed, makes this a great bed to travel with, it will comfortably fit into the backseat, so pups can doze off on those long trips. This bed is also ideal for puppies being crate trained, as this bed can comfortably fit into their crate. The construction of this bed makes it versatile and work for many occasions.
Your puppy will look darn cute in this bedding. We cannot help but love a puppy who looks happy and cuddled up. Not only will this bed cuddle pups up and make us grin, but the cute design will make us incredibly happy. Who can resist a puppy bed with a bone design on it, I know we can’t!
When looking for puppy bedding, find something easy to wash. This piece of kit luckily is very easy to clean, just slip into the wash.
- Very cuddly
- Great for puppies who like to nest
- Puppy may outgrow bedding
- Made quite small
- Said not to wash too well in the washing machine
Another great puppy-friendly feature is that the Aspen Pet Oval bed is brown – let’s face it, puppies will quickly make things dirty, so choose a colour that won’t look dirty or stain easily.
3. Friends Forever Orthopedic Dog Bed
Friends Forever is a great option if you have a large breed puppy, while you may opt for a small bed that can cuddle them up, you may want to choose a bed they can grow with. While a large bed may feel big for your puppy, they will still find comfort in even the largest beds offered at Friends Forever.
- Size – 20” x 25“ x 5”
- Material – Memory foam and suede fabric
- Colors – Grey
- Easy to Clean – YES
- Why We Recommend – Made with human grade mattress foam
This puppy bedding will be so comfortable; you may want to curl up and nap in it yourself. Made with human grade mattress foam, this orthopedic bed will support your puppy’s growth and prevent bone and joint issues down the line.
Whether you decide to get a small or even XXL bed for your puppy, the material is durable and puppy resistant. Doggie beds, at times, are more than a bed but a place to play and jump on. Puppies especially will attack the bed and may decide it’s their new chew toy.
This bed is made to prevent that, with the anti-rip cover and chew proof fabric; their new bed will stay intact and survive past the crazy puppy phase.
Good puppy bedding is easy to wash. While this bed may be chew proof, it cannot stop a puppy from having an accident or jumping into the bed after playing in the mud. As much as we try and prevent these incidents, they sometimes just happen. What we can do, however, is use bedding that is machine washable.
- Limited 1-year warranty
- Human grade mattress – extremely comfy
- Non-skid and non-slip fabric may come off in the wash
- Some say the mattress is thin
- Side walls not very high
The Friends Forever cover is fur and hair resistant and it easy to remove and throw into the washing machine. The bottom is also non-skid, and non-slip bottom, no worries about the bed scuffing up the floor.
4. Animal Planet Round Plush
For an incredibly cozy bed that you will want to jump in with your pups, we recommend the Animal Planet pet bed.
- Size – 21” x 20” x 6”
- Material – Soft Sherpa and Micro Suede
- Colors – Aqua Polka Dots, Floral, Coral, Green, Tan, Teal, Grey, Gingham, Plaid, and Brown
- Easy to Clean – YES
- Why We Recommend – This bed is ultra comfy and soft
This puppy bedding is smartly made with micro-suede which is soft and plushy yet easy to care for, unlike pure suede which needs special care. It is lined with Sherpa, which keeps the heat in and offers a very snuggly, soft environment, ideal for sleeping puppies. In addition to these materials, the small shape of this bed cuddles the puppy and quickly warms up the bed.
This bedding is bolstered by plushy and cuddly walls that offer extra support and comfort. These walls not only keep the heat in and snuggle the puppy, but they can be used to rest a head, chin or paw.
Since you are looking for puppy bedding, we do suggest purchasing a size small; however, if you have a puppy that will quickly grow to a giant dog, this company also offers a medium and large size so your puppy can grow into their bedding. Another great feature is that the bedding is easy to wash, which is a must-have when it comes to puppies who may have an accident or two. Between this and the anti-wear bottom, this bedding is made to last and can grow old with your furry friend.
- Extremely soft
- Made of thick material
- Interior warm and snuggly
- A wide variety of colour options
- Bottom not made of rubber and can slide on the floor
- Walls said not to be the most bolstered
- Said to be flat/not sturdy
One of our favourite things about this bedding, aside from the super fluffy and cozy material, is the colours they come in. There are over 10 colours to choose, and some with patterns, whether you love a vibrant coral or a subtle grey, there is something for everyone, and these beds will look good in any home.
5. Washable Shark Pet House Cave Bed
First things first, this bed is just so darn cute and will go well with your charming, adorable puppy. Why go for a simple bed when you can get a fun shark.
- Size – Outer diameter:19x19x48cm, Inner diameter:45x45x40cm
- Material – Micro Suede Waterproof Fabric
- Colors – Grey
- Easy to Clean – YES
- Why We Recommend – We cannot resist the shark bedding
This is an especially exciting bed if you have kids in the house, they will surely enjoy this puppy bedding and may just make a fort out of it – just make sure they share with the dog!
Perhaps you may be worried your pup won’t like this bed since it has a roof and is cave-like. Some doggies want to be out in the open and may not like that this bed is closed-in. Well, not to worry, this bed is versatile and can be turned into a little sofa bed, or the pad of the bedding can be taken out and used as is.
No matter how you want to set up this bedding, it is easy to assemble, and easy to wash. This piece of kit can quickly become compact, making it ideal bedding for travel.
This bed is not just great for its look but will support and keep your puppy warm, cozy, comforted and secure. This bedding is made with self-warming, high-quality materials that will quickly heat up space the second puppers sits his butt down.
- Worry-free 12-month warranty
- Cute design
- Great if you have cats – when puppy gets too big, kitties can take over
- Cave has no support and tends to flop
- Only for really small dogs, puppy may grow out if larger than 10lbs, however, more ideal for dog closer to 5 lbs
- Easy to chew through
With two exits and a waterproof bottom, this bedding can be used indoors or outdoors. The two exits prevent animals from getting trapped by prey and with the cave like bed creates a warm environment for cool temperatures.
For puppy bedding that will stand the test of time, and offer optimal support we choose Friends Forever Orthopedic Dog Bed as our winner.
Not only is this bed made from durable materials your puppy won’t be able to chew through but is made with human grade memory foam – sure to keep your puppy’s joints healthy as they grow old.
Friends Forever offer small beds for small breeds and puppies, but also sells extra large beds for large breeds. Whether we want a small bed for our puppies or a large bed they can grow into, we have a choice.
Finally, we love that this bed is easy to wash, something we must take into consideration when purchasing bedding for puppies.