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Luxury Dog Crate Mattress Beds for Pampered Pups

Updated on July 19, 2014

High Quality Crate Pads make Comfy, Durable, and Affordable Mattress-style Dog Beds

Your dog deserves a comfy place to rest after a hard day of threatening squirrels, and a luxury crate mattress can be one of the best kind of dog beds to use anywhere in your home or in your vehicle.

A high-quality mattress makes his crate, kennel or corner a welcoming place to settle in for a snooze. In the back of a car, a crate pad adds comfort without making your dog unstable on his feet when he stands up to look around.

Whether or not your dog uses a crate at night or for naps - my greyhounds just love their comfy kennels, but I know not all dogs feel the same - a quality dog crate mattress is a smart pet care investment.

You'll find a great assortment of styles and colors of luxury crate mattress dog beds showcased on this page, in sizes from extra large (ginormous!) to medium right down to extra small. Remember to measure your crate or kennel, to get the right size!

Photo: Brindle 4" Solid Memory Foam Orthopedic Dog Bed by Brindle Pets is available at Amazon.

Jumbo XXXL Microsuede Dog Bed Cover - Brown Microsuede Replacement Cover

Microsuede is one of my favorite coverings for a dog crate mattress, as it doesn't seem to collect dog hairs in the same way a woven fabric does, so it's nice to find a good-looking gigantic spare cover for the triple-x large size dog bed.

The only small problem I've ever had with a microsuede-covered dog bed was with a cushion-type bed that was far too small for my big male greyhound - he decided the cushion was a stuffed toy and when he picked it up to toss it around, his large canine teeth poked holes in the fabric. Easy enough to mend, but it's just something to be aware of, if you're looking at microsuede as a pad cover. On the plus side, the fabric doesn't ravel so a small hole is easy to mend, and a great huge dog bed looks less like a toy to a playful hound than a small cushion does.

Dogbed4less Jumbo Large Orthopedic Gel Memory Foam Dog Bed, Waterproof Liner and Extra Pet Bed Cover, 55X47X4 Inch
Dogbed4less Jumbo Large Orthopedic Gel Memory Foam Dog Bed, Waterproof Liner and Extra Pet Bed Cover, 55X47X4 Inch

This is the largest size of mattress-style orthopedic dog bed I've come across - and if you have a giant breed, you know it can be hard enough to find a crate large enough, never mind a really high quality crate pad to go inside. But when these guys say "Jumbo" they really mean it, with measurements 55-inch length by 47 inches wide!

 

Giant-Sized Orthopedic Dog Bed - For Extra-Large and Giant Breed Dogs

This is the largest size of orthopedic dog bed I've come across - and if you have a giant breed, you know it can be hard enough to find a crate large enough, never mind a really high quality crate dog bed to go inside.

This is a pillow style rather than a square mattress, but if you've got a Dane or a Mastiff, or even a Dobie who really likes to spread himself out, well, you know how hard it is to find a bed that's humongous enough to please your pup. Especially at the very low cost of this one!

Large Orthopedic Memory Foam Dog Mattress - Denim Cover, Waterproof Case, and Free Bonus Cover

Dogbed4less Extra Large Orthopedic Memory Foam Dog Bed, Waterproof Liner, Extra Pet Bed Cover, 40X35X4 Inch
Dogbed4less Extra Large Orthopedic Memory Foam Dog Bed, Waterproof Liner, Extra Pet Bed Cover, 40X35X4 Inch

Luxury and comfort for a large dog, sized 40" x 35" x 4" thick - this mattress is actually a bit too wide for most standard dog crates, but a great choice for an indoor-outdoor kennel that's protected from the rain, or to make the floor inside a dog house a great deal more comfortable. Or, just to use as a luxury dog bed, great for an older dog who needs firm but yielding support.

 

Deluxe Dog Beds from Midwest - Midwest Homes for Pets also makes my favorite brand of dog crates

A quality company, in my opinion. I've always been very happy with Midwest pet products, and especially their wire crates. They make some pretty cool dog crate furniture, too. These come in a variety of sizes to fit large, medium and small dogs (and their crates) - just click through on any picture here to choose the size you need for your furbaby.

Double-Thick Ortho Dog Beds - For Large Dogs

I like the orthopedic mattresses for an older dog who is starting to feel a little stiffness in his joints. A good soft-but-supporting sleeping surface can make quite a difference in his mobility when he gets up in the morning.The synthetic sheepskin on these is welcome in cooler weather, too, as the material seems to help retain body heat a bit better than a smooth fabric.

MidWest Quiet Time e'Sensuals Double-Thick Ortho Pet Bed Burgundy 36 Inches 48 Inches
MidWest Quiet Time e'Sensuals Double-Thick Ortho Pet Bed Burgundy 36 Inches 48 Inches

Double-thick comfort in two sizes (36" x 48" and 30" x 40") and your choice of three colors (burgundy, forest green, and navy blue) to fit in with any decor.

 
taro shiba, napping with paws on his muzzle by _tar0_, on Flickr
taro shiba, napping with paws on his muzzle by _tar0_, on Flickr

Photo: Taro Shiba, Napping by _tar0_ [CC BY 2.0] on Flickr

Woolrich Large Dog Bed in Casual Plaid - Classic Red/Black/White Plaid Dog Mattress Bed, Made in USA

Woolrich quality in a dog bed? Yes, it's true! The well-regarded 180-year-old American textile company has a line of pet beds you'll love for the quality and durability, as well as the signature all-American heritage plaid in black, red, and white - oh, and the zip-off washable cover! Your dog will love the soft black Berber center for snuggling up on a chilly night.

Woolrich 13641-02 Heritage Collection Large Mattress Style Pet Bed
Woolrich 13641-02 Heritage Collection Large Mattress Style Pet Bed

Water-resistant nylon bottom on this 3-inch-thick decorative mattress dog bed, so it's protected from moisture due to condensation where it's in contact with the floor or crate pan. Available in Small (23" x 17"), Medium (30" x 21"), Large (36" x 24"), X-Large (42" x 28") and XX-Large (48" x 30") sizes.

 

Bright or Dark? Color Choice in Luxury Dog Crate Mattress Beds - Go elegant or cheerful, solid color or patterns...

What color of dog bed should you choose? That will depend on your taste and your décor, as well as on your dog, of course, but here are a few points to consider.

Bright and light colors can start to look dingy if you've got a dark-haired dog or one who often comes into his crate with muddy feet, so you may find you need to launder more often, but the lighter colors are cheerful and can be chosen to coordinate with and enhance your own furnishings and décor. To help to hide dog hair and paw prints, consider a lively pattern.

Dark colors, only the other hand, may hide dark dog hair and some of the inevitable dirt from muddy paws in the crate, but on the other hand the dark surface will show up lint and dust. If you choose a fabric that's soil-resistant and easy to vacuum clean, a black or very dark mattress can look quite an elegant dog bed. I probably wouldn't choose a dark-colored bed for a Golden Retriever, but one of these elegant dark beds might look quite lovely for a black or dark brown dog, especially a short-haired breed like a Greyhound.

The crate beds I'm showing you here are all XXL (48") size (48-inch), but these styles are available in sizes to fit smaller crates and smaller dogs, as well.

Bowsers Luxury Crate Mattress Dog Bed, XX-Large, Pewter Bones
Bowsers Luxury Crate Mattress Dog Bed, XX-Large, Pewter Bones

Simple, understated, classy and classic dark pewter grey adds a subtle touch of padded luxury and comfort to your dog's crate without distraction from a minimalist modern decor.

 
Bowsers Luxury Crate Mattress Dog Bed, XX-Large, Graphite Lattice
Bowsers Luxury Crate Mattress Dog Bed, XX-Large, Graphite Lattice

This lattice pattern in grey and white tones is surprisingly effective at disguising spills and dog hair, looking good while it provides your dog with superior comfort in his kennel.

 
Luxury Crate Mattress Dog Bed Size: XX-Large, Color: Expressions
Luxury Crate Mattress Dog Bed Size: XX-Large, Color: Expressions

Available in a variety of bright colors and pattterns, you'll find a dog bed here to match any decor.

 

Does your dog deserve to loll in luxury on a thick crate mattress bed?

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      Dorian Bodnariuc 3 years ago from Ottawa, Ontario Canada

      I like the idea of orthopedic memory foam mattresses for dogs. I think they are really good for them.

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      hobbity 3 years ago

      These mattresses look really comfy for dogs to get the best rest or sleep. Great idea.

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      getmoreinfo 5 years ago

      These dog beds look really nice, such luxury for the puppy dogs.

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      flycatcherrr 5 years ago

      @ItayaLightbourne: I admit, I have "tested" my big dog's crate mattress once or twice, when very very tired. ;-)

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      Itaya Lightbourne 5 years ago from Topeka, KS

      They look super comfy!

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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      We always crate our dogs for travel or training. These look great! I would be nice to have a bed that fits the crate rather than just a blanket.