When it comes to dog beds, there is no one size fits all — Great Danes and Chihuahuas have different needs, as do puppies and old-timers. To find the best bed for your dog, you’ll need basic information like your pup’s age and weight. But you’ll also need more particular stuff like their sleeping style, if they run hot, whether they chew things or are nervous pee-ers, or if they love to track mud into the house. Just as when you choose a mattress for yourself, you’ll want to consider what makes your pup most comfortable. Especially when you consider how much time they spend sleeping.

Measure from nose to tail, To be safe, add a couple inches to that measurement. We recommend opting for a bed that’s slightly too big, giving your dog room to spread out.

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