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6 Awesomely Eco-Friendly Dog Beds

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6 Awesomely Eco-Friendly Dog Beds

For Earth Month, we’re really trying to cover our topics. And we’d be remiss if we didn’t include some environmentally friendly ideas for keeping our furry friends in line with mother nature. As someone who runs a dog rescue, I am obsessed with pet products and being smart about what I buy. One of my personal favorite items, dog beds, can sometimes be a tricky one to get the nitty-gritty on, so I’ve rounded up my favorite finds over the years.

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Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.


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7:59AM PDT on Apr 4, 2013

I have an Irish Wolf Hound and finding a bed big enough for her was hard. I found that a used crib mattress from the thrift shop ($20.00) worked great and the crib sheet can be pulled off and washed.

5:32PM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

I love this! thanks!

6:42PM PDT on Jun 1, 2012

I've seen beds on the Drs. Foster & Smith website (and in the catalog) that are made out of recycled materials, too.

9:04AM PDT on May 17, 2012

thanks for sharing :)

3:49PM PDT on May 6, 2012


11:20PM PDT on May 5, 2012 much for friendly!

5:17PM PDT on May 5, 2012


1:14PM PDT on May 4, 2012

I like the idea that some of the bed are made eco-friendly, I also like that their do not look like "Princess beds" , but sadly much to excpensive. Bad that you have to have a deep pocket to live eco friendly. So I go back and do my own out of recycling old stuff, which "snickers" like because it smells like home.

8:27AM PDT on May 4, 2012

I would rather make my own. But these ideas would be good for someone not as DIY-inclined as I am. Thanks!
(sorry if this is a duplicate post - time will tell.)

10:39AM PDT on May 3, 2012


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