Spoil Your Dog or Cat with a Luxury Pet Bed
Have you ever spent good money on a bed for your pet, only to find them napping on the armchair, floor or anywhere else they can find that isn’t their lovely new abode?
With so many options out there, there is no guarantee that just because you think it’s the perfect place for your four-legged friend to rest their head that they will be of the same opinion.
So that your pooch and kitty will lie in the lap of luxury, we’ve rounded up some of Australia’s best pet bed retailers and designers to bring you advice on selecting the perfect pet bed. Factor in your dog or cat’s size, breed and personality and you’ll sleep easy knowing that your pet is too!
Who they are: Peticular follows the simple philosophy that ‘your pet is part of the family and all you want is the very best for them’. This high-end supplier of dog and cat products caters to the discerning pet owner. The emphasis of the carefully-curated range is on quality products that complement a fashionable home.
Sound sleep advice: Want to know why cats love to sleep in the same discarded cardboard box over and over again? Many cats like to feel covered and hidden in order to really rest. The collection of cat beds from Peticular offer felines the all-body pressure of gentle suspension combined with a roof that lets them feel concealed.
Recommended pet bed: Cats sleep up to 18 hours a day, make them count with a Pod Beds by Heffer. The chrome and coloured felt capsules are the perfect haven for restoring energy levels. Raised up high on a stainless steel platform, they offer an elevated view of the world and help keep your kitty cool or warm as the season requires.
Who they are: No matter what kind of pet you’re after, there’s a good chance you’ll find the perfect scaly, furry or feathered companion for your family at Kellyville Pets. They aim to match the right pet with the right owner and all their pets are ethically sourced.
Sound sleep advice: Finding the right pet bed not only ensures they're comfortable, and that their bodies are well supported helps them stay healthy and happy for many years, but also keeps cat and dog hair out of your bed and off your couch.
Why they’re perfect: You’re spoilt for choice at Kellyville Pets. Ask one of the friendly staff to help you choose the best sleeping pad for the back of the car, kennel for outdoor dogs or mattress for those furry friends who love to sprawl. No matter what kind of pet you have or what size, you’re bound to find a bed they will adore.
Who they are: Drawing design ideas from the runways of New York, Paris and Milan, the fashion aficionados at Hamish McBeth believe that your pet should be just as well dressed as you. They stock premium accessories for style-conscious pets and their owners.
Sound sleep advice: No one likes to share a blanket, your pet included. So whether you're keeping your dog warm on a long car ride, or making sure that they stay comfortable on a chilly night, a dog blanket is a necessary accessory during cooler months.
Why they’re perfect: Choose one of the soft, snuggly and fully-washable blankets from Hamish McBeth to wrap your pooch in style, literally. There’s a wide variety of patterns to choose from so you can match your own décor. Choose the tartan option in blue or red for an elegant country-chic look.
Who they are: Form meets function at Lavish Tails. Spoil your pet with their range of superior products sourced from well-renowned designers the world over. Their designs are uncomplicated, yet stylish, with a focus on quality craftsmanship and usability.
Sound sleep advice: Lavish Tails believe that you shouldn’t have to compromise your personal style in order for your pet to sleep soundly. Finding the right product made from high-quality materials will not only blend effortlessly into your choice of décor but also ensure that your pet is comfortable.
Recommended pet bed: For dogs, make sure to check out the Little Nap bed made from a blend of wool felt and cashmere. So comfortable and warm, the bolstered sides and latex flakes filling mean your pooch gets all the support they need. The bed is also conveniently machine-washable.
Oscar & Lulu
Who they are: All of Oscar & Lulu's products are designed and made in Australia from durable fabrics to ensure a long life. They describe their stylish products as, ‘luxurious and unique, customised beds for pooches with panache.’
Sound sleep advice: Spoil your four-legged friend with a quality product that looks and feels divine. If your pooch suffers from allergies, check that whichever bed you choose is constructed from an allergen free material. Refresh the look of your dog bed at the same time as your personal décor, by purchasing a bed with a replaceable cover.
Why they’re perfect: Oscar and Lulu pet beds are flea and mildew resistant, and the fabric of the coverlet is a chunky cord that looks and feels fantastic. The thick pad also helps reflect your dog's body heat, which helps them stay warm on chilly nights. The Bella Blue Bed is the perfect addition to any coastal home.
Who they are: Just like you would label your kids clothes with their names, IdPet specialises in personalised accessories for pets, produced in Australia. You can even brand your favourite items with photos of your four-legged friend.
Sound sleep advice: The personalised items ‘are designed to get tongues wagging with unique designs to showcase the personality and interests of every pet,’ says IdPet. Your pet is unique so they deserve a bed customised to their individual needs.
Why they’re perfect: Choose what size of bed you need, what font you would like the company to use and whether you'd like the bed monogrammed on the side or the top - or both!
Whether you want a font that's elegant, more modern or reflects your dog's fun loving personality, IdPet has just what you need. Monogramming is performed with a heavy cotton drill for durable lettering, and the cover zips off for easy washing.
Coops and Cages
Who they are: With an aim to provide a nice, safe and comfortable home for your pets, Coops and Cages offers enclosures for all kinds of weird and wonderful animals including ferrets, rats, chickens and guinea pigs.
They have a wide range of conventional beds, kennels and portable carriers for dogs and cats as well.
Sound sleep advice: Combine play and rest for your beloved kitty with a scratching post complete with playful platforms and enclosed areas for a snug sleeping place. Put the tree in the sun if they like to lounge in the warmth or in the shade if they like a cooler sleeping place.
Why they’re perfect: Coops and Cages believes that our pets are just like humans, and need somewhere safe to unwind and relax. Their range of attractive cat trees give your feline companion a place to play, a safe and healthy way to sharpen their claws and a relaxing place to recline.
When we have pets, they're not just animals in the house, they're part of our family. Just like you want a cool, restful place to sleep, they need somewhere comfortable and cosy to recharge.
Sleep is an incredibly important part of our lives, so we value making our sleeping sanctuaries relaxing and safe. Give your pet the same courtesy with the recommendations from Australia’s leading pet bed suppliers.
Sleep soundly knowing that your pet is covered with Bupa Pet Insurance. We have a range of flexible options to help you take care of your furry friend.