Veterinarians and animal trainers told us their favorites and Real Simple editors put them to the test. Help Fido rest easy on one of these vetted lounges.
American Kennel Club Circle Stitch Bed
The orthopedic foam helps support your dog’s joints, while the ultra cushy sides are made for snuggling. The fleece fabric will help keep your pup warm, while the inexpensive price tag will make his owner happy.
To buy: $25; sierratradingpost.com.
Sealy Lux Quad Orthopedic Dog Bed
Consider this the Cadillac of dog beds. This memory foam bed forms to your pup’s body and boasts a cooling gel interior to prevent your dog from overheating during slumber. Plus, the bed is infused with charcoal to help absorb odor and the cover is machine washable.
To buy: From $99; amazon.com.
Molly Mutt Jitterbug Duvet
Stuff this duvet with old or off-season clothing or towels. When it’s time for a wash, toss those into the machine instead of a bulky foam insert. As a bonus, your scent from this stuffing will help comfort your pup.
To buy: $19; mollymutt.com.
Majestic Pet Suede Dog Bed
This round bolster bed has a waterproof base to protect the interior fill and suede lining from getting wet. The raised-edge design allows your dog to rest her head and properly align her spine. Available in 7 colors.
To buy: $34; amazon.com.
Buddy Rest Orthopedic Bed
As your dog ages, orthopedic beds will help ease his joints. This cozy bed is extra-durable and the cover is easy to clean.
To buy: from $188; buddyrest.com.
Orvis Airfoam Bolster Dog Bed
Built like a sofa for Fido, this bed features a bolster on three sides. Faux leather piping, four fabric options, and personalizing options make this a standout solution.
To buy: From $298; orvis.com.