When you’ve got a big dog, everything’s gotta be bigger: the snacks, the toys, the play times, and, yeah: the beds. ESPECIALLY the beds! At the BARK office, we’re no stranger to bigger dogs. My favorite might be a lumbering mutt named Ziggy, the most awkward dog in the world. He’s a little shy and a lotta clumsy, but he’s great at sleeping! (…That is, when he’s not getting nudged off his big bed by a mischievous little Dachshund named Andi.) So if you’re looking for a quality dog bed for your big dog… or maybe just a very big bed for a very little dog with a very big ego… here are our tips:
BIG BARKER 7” PILLOW TOP ORTHOPEDIC DOG BED
Best bed for lifetime value
This is basically a bed for the King (or Queen) of all dogs, the Greatest Danes in the land! With a whopping 7” of cushy memory foam in the base, and a soft, machine-washable, 100% microfibre cover, your pup can snooze away in incredible luxury. The bed is made in the USA and, perhaps most impressively, comes with a ten-year guarantee, an incredible statement of confidence in the quality of the product. The sizes range from Large to Giant, making this the only bed you need to look for if you’ve got one seriously big pup.
7” of Memory Foam
Made in the USA
Removable, Machine-Washable Cover and Liner
10 Year Guarantee
Large: 48” x 30” x 7”. Extra-Large: 52” x 36” x 7”. Giant: 60” x 48” x 7”
LOVED BY: Ziggy the Dog… but usually Andi
Buy here, $199 onwards
PET FUSION ULTIMATE DOG BED & LOUNGE
Best for Goldilocks dogs (a just-right bed, at a just-right price)
The thought and care that went into the construction of this bed is simply remarkable. Every last detail will help give your big dog a big, refreshing sleep! The bed itself is 4 inches of cushy memory foam, lined with a polyfill-packed bolster to keep your dog supported and cozy. This bed is built with a non-skid bottom, and the machine-washable cover is both water and tear resistant, in case your dog is a, shall we say, messy sleeper (like Ziggy.) Although this bed is slightly smaller than some of the beds on our list, it’s still plenty of space for a reasonably big dog… and quite spacious for a sneaky little dog.
4” Memory Foam Base
Removable, Machine-Washable Cover
Water Resistant & Tear Resistant Cover
36” x 28” x 9”
INTEGRITY BEDDING ORTHOPEDIC MEMORY FOAM JOINT RELIEF BOLSTER BED
Best bed for senior pups who need to rest them old bones
Dogs who live with arthritis, bone, or hip and joint issues will feel very grateful for a cozy place to rest their head. This exceptionally comfortable, 3-layer bed is packed with five-inch thick memory foam, plus a built in wrap-around bolster for your big pup to cradle their noggin. The removable, machine-washable cover has an anti-skid bottom, to help keep the bed in place during your dog’s most toss-and-turny nights… for instance, if your old dog has a dream where they finally catch that lightning-quick squirrel.
Memory foam and polyurethane foam
Made in North America with all US products
46” x 32” x 5”
LOVED BY: Kayla, a German Shepherd with IVDD… and a nose for bed thievery
Buy here, $109.95 onwards
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What a lovely paradox: a big, spacious bed that fits seamlessly and snugly into any room! This wedge-shaped bed is designed to fit in a corner– of course, it fits just as well anywhere else, in case you’re a firm believe that NOBODY puts baby in a corner. The bed is made with environmentally friendly Hypro-Loft fiber filling, for a cushy sleep you and your pup can both feel good about.
BUY HERE, $73.54
Some big pups prefer to snuggle up in their own little pocket of peace. That’s where the Snoozer Cozy Cave comes in. This bed is lined with sherpa for extra snuggly goodness, and an internal wire keeps the pocket just-open enough to keep an eye out for Mama.
BUY HERE, $109.95
If you’ve got a dog who loves to sprawl, this bed’s got comfort for every outstretched paw. This bed (measuring a whopping 60”x42” at size XL!) has a faux-sheepskin top to keep bedtime warm and fuzzy for your gentle giant. And the entire outer layer is removable and machine washable… an easy fix for gentle giant messes!
BUY HERE, $125.71
Ah, the bagel: it’s not just a treat for humans anymore! This dog bed is built with a heavy-duty waterproof base, and the cushion and bolster are coated in a smooth, durable faux-suede. Which means your sleepy little bread loaf can burrow in for an extra-comfy bedtime. Just remember to hold the cream cheese.
BUY HERE, $62.88