Product Review: Dog Beds

Just like us, puppies need a comfortable and supportive place to sleep – preferably one they won’t be able to rip to shreds! So, we’ve done the research and found the best dog beds on the Australian market at the moment.


Best bed overall – PlushMat! Orthopaedic pet bed, $159.95 for small


There’s nothing quite like a warm bed on a cold night – and the Australian made PlushMat! orthopedic dog bed from Rover Pet Products will ensure your pooch is cosy and comfortable all night long. Available in a range of sizes and colours, or customisable to your requirements, this is a premium bed for dogs of all ages and sizes. It’s the perfect bed for older dogs and those with arthritis because it alleviates and reduces pressure on joints and the body, whilst providing optimal skeletal and muscle support.

To make the PlushMat! orthopedic dog bed extra warm and cuddly for winter, you can add a Sherpa – a gorgeous faux fur topper!

Designed for quality as well as comfort, the PlushMat! orthopedic dog bed has a removable, machine-washable cover, is anti-microbial, rot- and mould-resistant and made from 100% certified non-toxic bedding and raw materials. Rover Pet Products offers a 2-year manufacturer warranty on their workmanship.

Rover Pet Products offers a 15% discount for Bow Wow Meow Pet Insurance customers – use code BOWWOW15 at checkout (discount excludes raw food)

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Best bed for small dogs – Fuzzyard Reversible Soft Dog Beds, $69.95 for small

These super-comfy beds are perfect for small dogs. They are reversible, meaning when it becomes warmer you can switch to the canvas side to keep your dog cool and then switch back to the plush side during cooler months. Even better, the covers are washable, so you can wash it whenever your dog goes on a messy adventure.

These beds are filled with a feather-soft filling and come in 3 sizes and many different colours – click here to see the full range.


Best bed for medium dogs – Snooza Buddy Bed, $From 109.90 for medium

This dog bed is designed to last, and to reduce landfill. It features a removable and easy-to-wash cover, and if you get sick of the bed’s design you can simply order a new cover and change its look! You can also order new cushion inserts and foam inserts, so no matter what your dog does to this bed, there’s always an easy way to fix it.

Soft high walls are perfect to protect your buddy while allowing them to flop their heads over the side.

The non-slip base keeps this bed in place, and it’s filled with Snoozafill(R) having your dog’s comfort and the environment in mind. Snoozafill is a special blend of recycled PET fibre (made from plastic drinking bottles) and premium Australian made foam specifically designed for pets.

This bed comes in four sizes and a large variety of fun colours and patterns.


Best bed for large dogs – Petlife Odour Resistant Dog Mattress, $179 for large

While not the cheapest dog bed on the market, you can be sure that you’re getting your money’s worth out of this smart dog bed. This mattress features Silver Ion technology which kills odour-causing bacteria, preventing any smelly dog bedding!

Not only is it great for neutralising smelly dog odours in the house, it provides comfort and support for your dog. The mattress features a non-slip base and is filled with memory fibre, and because it’s a mattress, you can always cover it with a soft, comfy blanket for your pooch. It’s also available for small and medium dogs.


Best bed for older dogs – Snooza Orthobed, starting at $99.90

Just like older humans, mature dogs can find it difficult to move in and out of a regular dog bed. This low-profile bed provides your senior friend with a non-slip, stable dog bed. Plus, it’s made from a lightweight material, meaning it’s perfect for travelling.

This comfy and supportive bed comes in two colours (brown and natural) and two sizes, so you’re guaranteed to get the best bed to suit your dog AND your décor.


Best outdoor dog bed – Kazoo Pillow Top Bed starting at $89.90

Your dog’s outdoor bed needs to be able to adapt to Australia’s tough and unpredictable weather conditions, and this is the best bed for the job. Kazoo is famous for their trampoline beds which ensure your dog is kept off the floor in winter and well ventilated in summer. Their Pillow Top beds incorporate a heavy duty steel frame with weather-proof material and a pillow insert to ensure a comfortable sleep for your dog.

Kazoo Pillow Top Beds are easy to clean – just hose them off.

To reduce landfill, replacement covers are available.

*Please note, any pet insurance advice provided is general only. Refer to the applicable Product Disclosure Statement for details of Bow Wow Meow Pet Insurance cover.