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This section contains news and updates from Berkeley and useful articles to help you make an informed choice when buying a dog bed.

DURABLE DOG BEDS – HOW LONG SHOULD A DOG BED LAST?

Durable Dog Beds – How long should a dog bed last? Durable dog beds SHOULD be the norm. However, as a bed manufacturer, achieving the right balance between making hard wearing tough dog beds that are also ultra-comfy, warm and inviting is a real challenge. We took a step back and looked at the reasons […]

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MEMORY FOAM DOG BEDS – WHAT THEY DON’T TELL YOU…

Memory Foam Dog Beds – What they don’t tell you… In many ways, Memory Foam is a dog bed maker’s perfect product – It’s easy to cut and shape, it’s relatively light and not very expensive. Moreover, it can command a significant premium if marketed as an ‘orthopaedic’ bed for senior dogs or those with […]

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NATURAL AND ORGANIC DOG BEDS

Natural and Organic Dog Beds – The Next Big Thing in Dog Care… It is slowly becoming known that certain materials and treatments used in the manufacture of domestic furniture can be potentially hazardous to our own health and that of our pets. A quick internet search of ‘Toxic Home Syndrome’ will reveal the dangers […]

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RAISED DOG BEDS FOR KENNELS

Raised Dog Beds for Kennels Very few dog beds seem to tick all of the boxes in terms of attaining the ideal mix of practicality, durability, comfort and value for money. Choosing a suitable bed for dogs that live all or part of their time in a kennel and run can be a particular challenge. […]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF A QUALITY DOG BED

The importance of a quality dog bed It may come as a bit of a surprise but we humans are really not that different from our canine companions when it comes to choosing somewhere to have a restful and rejuvenating sleep. Physically, we both have a skeletal structure which benefits from correct alignment during sleep […]

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LUXURY DOG BEDS FOR LARGE DOGS

Luxury Dog Beds for Large Dogs The shops are always full of dog beds for smaller dog breeds. They are easy to import by the container load, they’re easy to store on the shelf, they’re no problem to handle and many can be washed whole in the washing machine with varying results. Finding luxury dog […]

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BEST ORTHOPAEDIC DOG BEDS FOR CANINE ARTHRITIS

Finding the best orthopaedic dog beds that are going to be right for your dog can be difficult. Here are a few pointers that may help you… Prevention is better than cure It may be that your dog is in his / her prime – So why bother looking for the best orthopaedic dog beds? […]

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DOG BEDS FOR OLDER DOGS

DOG BEDS FOR OLDER DOGS As your dog grows older, the right choice of dog bed can make a big difference to prolonging the active, happy life of YOUR pet. The simple matter is that dogs will tend to sleep far more in old age. They are likely to start to become slower and more […]

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BIG DOG BEDS – WHAT TO LOOK FOR…

Big dog beds should be designed and constructed to meet the specific requirements of larger dog breeds particularly in terms of comfort, joint support, easy access and durability. As a general rule, the bigger your dog the more essential it is to provide him or her with a suitable dog bed. Surprisingly, finding such a […]

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ORTHOPAEDIC DOG BEDS – WHAT EXACTLY ARE THEY?

Orthopaedic dog beds are all the rage right now. Undoubtedly a top quality orthopaedic dog bed can be highlyy effective in improving the quality of life of all dogs suffering from arthritis, hip dysplasia, joint and ligament complaints and all elderly dogs that may require extra support and warmth. Regrettably, there is no legal or […]

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EASY CLEAN DOG BEDS

Easy Clean Dog Beds are the logical choice when it’s time to for a change. Nobody likes an unsightly, smelly, shapeless dog bed – least of all your dog. Many dog beds look great when they are brand new and just off the shelf but if you can’t easily and effectively wash them they don’t […]

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BERKELEY RAISED DOG BEDS REVIEW

A simple Raised Dog Beds Review highlighting the key benefits to this type of dog bed. We use them ourselves for all our working Labradors and they think they are great! We supply them to lots of commercial kennels  as well as private dog owners as they are so easy to use and maintain. Here […]

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XL DOG BEDS – BIG DOGS NEED BIG BEDS!

XL Dog Beds can be extremely difficult to find.  By their very nature they are harder to ship, store, handle and display meaning that many pet outlets simply do not stock them. If you are lucky enough to find one they tend to be thin, poorly filled, too light in weight and totally unfit for […]

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BERKELEY NON-TOXIC NATURAL DOG BEDS

Natural Dog Beds – The benefits For years, manufacturers of dog beds have been producing beds with one key objective in mind – to make the cheapest possible product. This is a key reason why China has become the market leader and main source of dog bed imports. The technology involved in stuffing a cloth […]

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DOG CARE – HOW SAFE IS YOUR DOG BED?

In common with most domestic furniture, pet beds are often sprayed with a very toxic group of chemicals called flame retardants. Often overlooked in the field of dog care it pays to ask questions when choosing your next dog bed. Items sprayed with flame retardants are supposed to burn more slowly in the event of […]

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DOG BED BUYING GUIDE

A Dog Bed Buying Guide to give your dog (and you) the best sleep ever. Location, Location, Location Dogs should have their OWN bed and their OWN space to sleep. Right from Day One of ownership choose a place in your house where your dog can go at whatever time of day if he / […]

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HOW WE MAKE THE BEST DOG BEDS…

We have owned working Labradors for over 30 years and during that time we must have bought and tried virtually every dog bed available with nothing really coming anywhere close to what we (or our dogs) really wanted from a really great dog bed. ‘Yes, we want our beds to look great but the key […]

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