The 10 Best Dog Beds in the UK right now
‘Last updated: August 6th 2018’.
What Makes a Good Dog Bed?
Kiki came into my life 2 months ago and from the first time I set my eyes on her, she made me glow. She was adorable, furry and very jumpy. After my surgery, my doctor had recommended bed rest for 2 months for my ligament to heal. Ken my husband was always at work to provide for us as I had stopped going to work. It felt lonely staying at home the whole day without company. I needed a companion and one night I suggested to Ken to get me a puppy. That is how Kiki landed into our humble home. Life changed for me after her arrival, she would wake me up with whispers in my ears or jump on my bed. During the day she would snuggle around my legs or on the sofa as we watched TV.
With time she was used to staying with us on the bed and sofa and we thought it was time for her to get her own bed and space so we started shopping around. We wanted her to appreciate a place of her own, her bed, her space and sanctuary and allow us to have our sofa space again. You don’t have to be barking to want a stylish place for your pet to rest; pamper your pooch with our choice of the best dog beds around.
What to consider when choosing a dog bed?
- Water resistance
You may wish to considert a waterproof dog bed which will be easy to clean with a quick wipe.
- Elevation off the floor
For dogs with joint pains or whose bed is on a cold floor, this will be the ideal bed. It will keep your dog comfortable and warm.
- Size matters
Just like Goldilocks, ensure the bed is a good fit, not too small and not too big, it should be just perfect for your dog.
Dogs are very playful and the dog tests the bed for destruction. If it does not stand the test of time and as a pet owner, I would want a long lasting bed which is not easily destroyed.
The Best Dog Beds in the market
Reviews from dog owners say these beds below are the best and most dogs want them. It is a personal choice but you might want to consider the Memory Foam dog beds. These beds are good for dogs who have muscle and joint pains as the relief from pain are instant. Get a closer look and make a decision for yourself.
#1 – PetFusion Memory Foam Dog bed for medium and large Dogs, Grey review
We are amazed by this dog bed. If you are tired of the cheap dog beds that are not long lasting get this one for your dog as comfort is key, your pet deserves it. The price tag might be a bit hefty but the dog bed is amazing and has hundreds of positive reviews to back up its claims.We reviewed the large size bed. It has an attractive, modern touch that blends in seamlessly to your home. Premium materials and quality construction provide excellent value for your money. I got our dog Kiki this bed and she loved it. The base consists of a memory foam mattress, this gives your dog superior comfort and support. With a non-skid bottom and anti-tear construction, it is durable and designed to support even the biggest labrador if you own one.
- Solid foam base for superior overall comfort, reduced joint pain and improved health for your dog.
- Water and tear resistant cover.
- Non-skid bottom ensures your furry friend safety.
- Easy to clean, machine washable and can replace covers (available separately).
- Can easily hold large or multiple dogs up to 75+ kg.
- Simple to spot clean and remove hair.
- Affordable as it comes in different sizes and prices for large, medium and extra-large dogs for your dogs’ comfort.
- A smart design which provides optimal support and comfort due to its base and bolsters.
- Easy to assemble and saves you time.
#2 – Wolfybeds Luxury Wraparound fleece dog bed size large review
This Wolfybeds doughnut-shaped fleece bed makes your dog feel like a superior beast! Wolfybeds round bolster Dog Bed in Cookie Dough Brown offers the ultimate in luxury, comfort and security. It is suitable for a Labrador size dog. The luxury fleece is warm and so cozy for your precious friend. Wolfybeds make customized beds for your dog for a personal touch. Their premium collection is made in a stylish washed canvas with contemporary features which will blend well with your furniture and make your dog feel special.
- Soft, warm and luxurious bed for your pet and will complement your home and decor.
- Personalized service: for that extra special touch or as a perfect gift idea Wolfybed have a range of fonts and colours available to compliment your home.
- Bolster cushion for additional support- essential for older dogs.
- Fully removable and washable cover.
- The bolster serves as a headrest for your dog coziness.
- The zip off bed cover is fully removable and washable.
- The hard wearing base is waterproof
#3 – Snoozezy Orthopaedic Elevated Dog bed Review
Snoozezy dog bed is comfortable for any dog, but especially those suffering from arthritis and hip dysplasia. The Snoozezy dog bed helps support the joints while taking the pressure off them. Orthopaedic beds are suitable for all pets, not just those with arthritis and other joint problems. Lying on the floor can put pressure on hips, shoulders and elbows. The Snoozezy bed has been tested with loads of over 80kgs using a special mechanical bouncing weight to mimic the heaviest dog jumping on and off over 10,000 times and still strong. The coated steel frame is rust resistant meaning it can be used outside or hosed down to clean. Snoozezy beds have no bent steel and the legs and frame poles fit snugly into a corner joint meaning the poles will never bend under force or over time making it long lasting.
- It lifts your pet off the floor which helps them stay at a comfortable temperature.
- Air can circulate underneath, so they don’t get too hot or too cold.
- Hygiene conscious- The mat can breathe and so resists mold and mildew and is also ideal for pets due to its resistance to bacterial infestation.
- Provides firm, even support.
- It is portable and lightweight so can be moved easily from room to room, outside or even to travel or camp with.
- They come in a handy compact carry bag too for easy storage.
- No stuffing hence no chewing cannot be destroyed by your dog.
- Easy to clean: simply wipe or hose down or the standard polyester cover can be machine washed.
- Easy to assemble and disassemble, no tools required.
- Flea resistant due to plenty of air circulation.
- Steel Frame suitable for indoor or outdoor use.
#4 – P & L superior Pet beds heavy-duty Oval waterproof Softee bed review
The cover of this dog bed is a heavy duty hard wearing 100% polyester waterproof material which makes it easy to clean. This is the ideal bed for any water loving pooch! Dirt and debris can be easily brushed off, and wiped clean with a damp cloth or even a hose. This bed is designed to keep your pet warm and comfortable as the high walls are filled with bonded Thermal polyester fibre to insulate your pet from the cold floor and keep it out of draughts. The thick cushion at the base is removable, it makes washing easy and also comes in a range of different colours to choose from.
- Heavy duty material
- Waterproof & water repellent material
- Easy to keep clean and odour free.
- UK manufactured ensuring high-quality fillings.
- Durable and comfortable with a stylish design.
#5 – Bunty Deluxe Soft Washable Basket Bed Review
The Deluxe Pet bed is the original Bunty bed, its stylish yet simplistic design offers the highest level of comfort for your pet. The lower exterior is comprised of a hardwearing poly-canvas, helping to insulate the lining and retain heat. The top cushions are lined with an ultra-soft fleece material, allowing the utmost comfort for even the most overly pampered pet. The poly canvas material insulates and retains heat to keep your pet happy in their slumber and it has a rubber-gripped bottom for stability.
- Available in three colours Brown, Blue and Cream.
- Tough stitching gives bed durability assisted by a non-slip base.
- 100% machine washable up to 30 degrees c and 800rpm.
- Available in sizes Small, Medium, Large, XL and XXL.
- Comfortable and high-quality material.
#6 – Similpelle dog bed /Sofa Artificial Leather review
This durable dog bed is handmade of artificial leather. If you want to keep your dog off your sofa get this bed and make your dog feel like you! It is easy to wipe clean with a damp cloth. The bed featured in the picture below is a medium size bed but a larger sized bed is also available for dogs like Dalmatians, German shepherds, Great Dane etc.
- Artificial leather and nonstick material for hair.
- Handmade with high-quality leather.
- Easy to clean-wipe clean with a damp cloth.
- The cover is removable, making washing easy.
- Comfortable, especially with the raised sides where your dog can lay his head.
#7 – Fur paws –Faux Fur Pet Sofa Nice Pet settee
Fur pet sofa is very comfortable and affordable. The inner material is high-grade foam, it is fully washable, easy to dry and very warm as the cover is removable. Available in 3 sizes, very speedy delivery. It has a strong and comfortable material, quite a soft feel for your furry friend. The foam holds its shape extremely well making it superb for all size dogs, small to large. It is UK manufactured and designed in-house.
- Very comfy and affordable pet settee, sofa.
- Fully Washable, easy to dry and very warm.
- Fits conveniently in many places in the house or even in your car.
- Available in 3 sizes, very speedy delivery.
- Strong and with comfortable material. Quite a soft feel material, designed in-house.
#8 – Songmics XXL Dog Bed Pet sofa review
Songmics pet bed is a perfect sleeping and resting place for your pet! This dog bed in square shape is plush and high quality. The outer cover is made of a tough polyester fabric, the stuffing is made of soft PP cotton, and the bottom is made of fabric with anti-slip dots. The inner pad can be removed for washing. The whole bed has been designed with the dog’s comfort in mind. The edges are raised to ensure the dog feels safe and can give support to the dogs’ head. The entrance is lower to avoid the dog slipping when trying to get in. The base is covered with plastic drop anti-slip polyester cloth that is both moisture and cold resistant keeping your dog safe and warm. The bed is durable and fluffy, your dog will enjoy it. It is convenient to clean or brush off the hairs.
- Luxurious sofa which provides your furry friend supreme comfort.
- Tear and friction –resistant.
- PP padding and Oxford fabric provide a soft and allergen-free comfort zone for your dog.
- The sides of the sofa bed are raised for use as a headrest; one open end for easy access; bottom fabric with non-slip rubber dots is resistant to cold and moisture.
- Easy clean-this dog bed is anti-hair; just a wet cloth or brush is enough to clean it.
- Provide 100% customized and attentive customer service before and after your purchase.
#9 – Midwest Quiet deluxe dog bed review
Worry not this bed is designed to be warm in winter and cool in summer. It will serve your puppy or dog well as it comes even in bigger sizes up to 48 inches long. It is machine washable and will provide a soft spongy place for your dog to have a rest. Midwest deluxe pet bed is designed with your pet and your home in mind for comfort and portability. This bed is covered with ultra soft synthetic fur and has a comfy non-skid bottom surface ideal for dogs who are used to sleeping in a crate or on the floor as it has a comfortably raised fur for your dog head to rest with ease.
- For use with 36-Inch Crates, or as a stand-alone bed
- Ideal for pets 41 to 70 pounds
- Ideal for crates, kennels, carriers, vehicles.
- Ultra-soft Synthetic Fur, Non-Skid Bottom Surface
- Completely Machine Washable.
- Great investment for a great price.
- Perfect fit if you know your dog measurement.
- The bedding can be easily taken off and thrown in the washer.
#10 – Knuffelwuff Alidho Cuddly Doghead Review
The Alidho bed has all the dog requirements and hallmarks of a top-notch dog bed. This dog bed is ideal for dogs who like something a little cuddlier. The slightly oval basic shape is surrounded by a 30-centimetre edge. This means that your dog will be protected from any draughts and can have a relaxing slumber. The inner cushion features a flag print on one side, and the other side is of a matching colour. This bed has been created using top-quality materials and is very easy to clean. The removable covers are all equipped with a zip and can be washed at 30 degrees in the washing machine saving you time. It is extra fluffy and will ensure your dog is warm and comfortable. It is scratch proof and has an anti-slip underside keeping your dog safe. The inner side is cotton padded hence it easy to remove hairs from it keeping the bed clean. The inner pad can be flipped over for matching colour when you want a change. It also comes in different sizes. Size (L) will suit medium sized dogs. If you want a bed for Labradors etc. then choose the (XXL) this will allow them to stretch out in excitement and snuggle up in their luxury bed.
- Removable cover is machine washable.
- Underside-anti-slip insulating material.
- Additional covers available separately.
- Free from hazardous materials, according to German top quality standards.
- Pleasantly soft material to cuddle into and feel snug.
- Inner side is cotton padded hence it easy to remove hairs from it keeping the bed clean.
- Stylish and comes in different sizes.