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Dog Beds Lifetime Cost

Cheap dog beds – Are they worth it?

Understanding the dog bed lifetime cost argument can help save you money in the long run.

With correct care and maintenance all of our Berkeley Dog Beds should comfortably last or exceed the life of an average dog. The cost of one of our Large Berkeley Waterproof Orthopedic Dog Bed Mattresses at £168 represents less than 1% of the total lifetime cost of the average dog (£17750).

Pet trade industry market research, backed by our own findings, indicates that dog owners have to replace their dog’s bed up to 10 times during their dog’s lifetime. Assuming an average purchase price of £50 for a typical dog bed sourced from the high street you could easily spend £500 of your hard-earned cash on an assortment of inferior beds for your dog.

10 x Ordinary Large
£50 Beds = £500

1 x Berkeley
Dog Bed Mattress (Large)
= £168


Yet your dog will use his bed for over 70% of his lifetime and investment in a superior warm, supportive, comfortable bed will help both prolong an active, happy, healthy life and potentially save you money in costly veterinary bills and insurance premiums.

As the saying goes – ‘It is unwise to pay too much, but it is worse to pay too little. When you pay too little you sometimes lose everything because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the things it was bought to do’.

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