Where to Find an Affordable Dog Bed

Large dog beds are expensive, but if you think outside the box you’ll be able to thrift an affordable bed in no time.

| June/July 2016

Affordable dog beds are difficult to find, plus they don’t often provide much support for arthritic, geriatric dogs. My Labrador Retriever sleeps on a standard crib mattress and he loves it. Old crib mattresses are readily available at garage sales and thrift stores.

I paid $10 for the mattress and 50 cents for the crib sheets. The mattress also has a plastic cover that’s easy to wipe clean, and stripping and washing the sheets takes hardly any time.

Tara Garner
Wellston, Oklahoma

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