To Top

Homemade Dog Bed

How do you make a dog bed?

Julie from Indianapolis, IN

Ad
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

December 13, 20080 found this helpful
Best Answer

I would add some cedar chips to the stuffing. It is a natural way to repel fleas, and it smells good.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
December 15, 20080 found this helpful
Best Answer

My mom uses a pillow with a blanket on top for her dogs to snuggle in. I don't think dogs want anything fancy, only comfy!

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
December 21, 20080 found this helpful
Best Answer

Go to thrift store buy child's sleeping bag sew up end that you would slip into . stuff with old pillows also from thrift store and zip up . When it's time to wash it just zip it off hang to dry out side on line. I have purchased 2 so I always have one between washes. My dog is a very big boy and it fits him perfectly. His bed is along side of mine and keeps him from trying to jump on mine.

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
December 21, 20080 found this helpful
Best Answer

Go to a thrift store and buy a fom rubber mattress pad. Cut out a size a little larger than your dog when he is reclined. If he is the right size, a good pillow cover or sham will do for a cover. Velcro the end closed. You can wash the cover, and the foam rubber won't flatten out. This is what I use for my dogs, and it makes a good orthopaedic bed for them.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
December 13, 20080 found this helpful

My miniature poodle is happy on an old blanket.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
December 21, 20080 found this helpful

I have a small dog, and she is very cold natured. I took an old kids sleeping bag and cut it in half. I put velcro across the openings. My dog loves it, she sleeps in it all day,(on the sofa). I made one to take on my travels also.

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
January 11, 20090 found this helpful

Go to www.make-and-build-dog-stuff.com for lots of patterns and instructions for making dog beds and other dog things.

I made a modified version of the oval bed pattern by adding a ring around the top and stuffed it as well. It was fun and only cost me for the fiber fill and my husbands old carhart jacket.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun in February! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Dog on Homemade Pet Bed
Homemade Pet Beds
Categories
Crafts AdviceDecember 11, 2008
Guides
Recycled End Table as Canopy Pet Bed - finished bed with drawer open showing leash, etc.
Recycled End Table Canopy Pet Bed
A garden bed made from an old blue bed.
Make a Garden "Bed" Out of an Old Bed Frame
dog sitting in bed
Dog Pees in Owner's Bed
package with a featherbed topper
Using A Featherbed Topper
More
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
🐰
Easter Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on March 21, 2017 at 7:37:14 AM on 10.0.1.217 in 990 msecs. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!