Dogs require different foods as they get older and they also need a different bed, too. The first signs of arthritis or hip dysplasia are when we see that our dog runs slower or run much less walk if he never began to walk or jump as fast as he used to even for a treat.
You will find so many different shapes and sizes dog beds are available. Most thick orthopaedic dog beds are made from high-quality materials. Some have an electric heating system to provide soothing warmth of the dog joint pain.
The most common dog beds available are mattress or pillow dog beds but there is a great difference in quality. The best form is rectangular in shape, its size should be slightly bigger than the diagonal of the dog when he lays down.
Choose very high-quality material like memory foam or a mixture of different materials. The underground of the bed should be firm and shock-absorbing.
You can buy an orthopaedic dog bed in a lot of places nowadays but the best place is online because web shops usually have all sizes of the bed of your choice which is very important because there is much difference in dogs size.
Especially dogs which are orthopaedic and have joint problems are recommended foam made dog beds by vets. The orthopaedic dogs which experience lots of problems due to stiffened joints can be relieved by using foam stuffed soft beds.