Whether you live in a drafty home or are looking for an outdoor dog bed for those winter months, heated dog beds are your best bet. They will ensure your best friend stays warm and comfy in any condition. There are a few different methods for heating these beds that you should consider. The most popular style plugs into your electrical outlet and has a heating element that keeps the bed at a constant temperature. K&H Pet Products Thermo-Snuggly Sleeper Pet Bed will keep your dog comfortable and warm, with a dual-thermostat, low-wattage heating unit buried deep within the super-soft bed. The cover is even removable, making washing it super easy. And if you're looking for an outdoor solution, K&H Pet Products Deluxe Lectro-Soft Outdoor Heated Pet Bed works great for dog houses, garages, porches, barns and more. It also features a dual-thermostat design that ensures your best friend stays warm and cozy.Another option you have when exploring heated dog beds are those that incorporate self-warming materials that are heated by your dog's body heat. K&H Pet Products Self-Warming Pet Crate Pad and Paws & Pals Self-Warming Pet Crate Mat are both made with unique materials that absorb your pet's body heat and radiate it back to your pet. They are surprisingly efficient, keeping your pet warm on even the coolest of nights. Lastly, there are pet bed warmers that remain warm for hours by simply microwaving for several minutes. K&H Pet Products Microwavable Bed Warmer is simple to use and doesn't require external power—just a few minutes in the microwave is all it takes. The non-toxic warmer is safe and stays warm for up to 12 hours inside a pet's bed.Take a look at these and other heated dog beds on Chewy to keep your best friend cozy, comfy and, above all, warm on those cold, drafty days and nights. Find this and more at Chewy's online pet store where you find the best dog supplies.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Heated Dog Beds
Are heated dog beds safe?
Heated dog beds are safe, and they can provide a great way to warm up senior pups, puppies and adult dogs, as well. Plug-in electric dog beds feature a low wattage and many safety features, but be sure to use common sense caution and follow all the directions for safe use. Self-heating beds work by reflecting and trapping heat to keep your dog warm without electricity. Just be sure your canine has the option to leave the bed to avoid overheating and monitor him closely for signs of any distress.
How do heated dog beds work?
Heated dog beds work by either generating heat or trapping body heat for added warmth. Self-heating beds feature heat-reflective and insulating materials that help them get nice and toasty while your pup takes a nap. Plug-in beds feature a low wattage for safety and an internal thermostat that keeps them from getting too hot.
Are heated dog beds safe to leave plugged in?
Heated dog beds are safe to leave plugged in. They are designed with a low wattage and an internal thermostat to ensure they keep the correct temperature. Heated beds for dogs are also engineered to not get too hot for your best friend, or to get so warm they might be able to cause a fire. Look for safety testing information on the package and be sure to only use a heated bed or pad that’s made specifically for dogs.
What is the best heated dog bed?
The best heated dog bed is one that will safely keep your best friend warm without overheating. Most made-for-dogs heated beds fit this bill, so the features that fit your dog best should be the deciding factor. If portability and anywhere use are important, a self-heating bed may be the best choice. If you need a little more therapeutic warmth for an older or arthritic pup, a plug-in heated bed might be a good option. Consider factors like whether your dog likes to chew cords, whether you will use the bed indoors or outdoors, and the habits and preferences of your canine when choosing a heated dog bed or pad.