Do You Have More Dog Beds Than Dogs?

I confess. I have an obsession with dog beds. I keep looking for the perfect one (or two or 10). But, when I upgrade, I just hate to discard the last one. My dogs, Sanchez and Gina, have a huge choice of dog beds in a very small home. But, even with a multitude of options, they still often share one.

Gina Cuddles with Sanchez in His Bed

 

Sanchez Doubles as Gina's Pillow

The Floor Makes a Pretty Good Pillow Too

Other times Gina likes her own space.

Who Me?

And sometimes they actually sleep in their own beds next to each other. Truth be told, their beds are on a futon under the grand piano.

Afternoon Naptime

Sigh, even with the choice of six dog beds, Gina still prefers my bed.

I was feeling a little crazy for having six dog beds for two dogs (not counting the outdoor dog bed or crates), so I asked the question on Facebook, “Does anybody have any more dog beds than dogs?” I no longer felt completely crazy when I read the responses:

Some of the Facebook comments:

  • This is a trick question, right? Currently: 2 dogs & 9 dog beds, not mentioning crates, and the mats for when we are out and about.
  • I have 4 beds. The dog, nor the 2 cats ever use them! They are always in my bed or on the sofa.
  • Of course, but then my Ollie is currently lying in a box of clothes.
  • Just counted, 12 dog beds, 2 sofas, a chair, an ottoman and my bed for 2 dogs. Do I win the crazy dog lady prize?
  • Two dogs, 3 beds on 1st floor, 1 bed on staircase, 2 travel beds, 2 heat reflective mats, 2 coolaroo beds outside.
  • Multiple dog beds in all 3 bedrooms, plus some sleep in the people beds with their staff and others are on leftover people beds. 6 big & giant dogs and too many dog beds to count including an extra 3 on the back deck!
  • Yep. One greyhound and 6 beds. One for every room plus one at her grandad’s.

Do you have more dog beds than dogs? Thanks for sharing how many in a comment below.

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121 comments

Christine J.
Christine J.3 months ago

I've figured out a mathematical ratio. I usually have 2.5 beds per dog. I used to have more but decided I was being ridiculous and donated them all to an animal shelter. And yes they still end up on the couch or my bed, but that's fine with me.

Carrie-Anne Brown
Carrie-Anne Brownabout a year ago

thanks for sharing :)

Mike H.
Mike H.1 years ago

Two dogs- two beds

Janice Thompson
Janice Thompson2 years ago

Wow, I made a bean-bag chair like that for one of my friends; she decided she would rather sleep on it too. What is the attraction...

Debbie Crowe
Debbie Crowe2 years ago

We don't have a dog any longer (RIP Jazzie), but our cats sometime sleep on her old beds!

JL A.
JL A.2 years ago

Options seem to be the name of the game

Jenny Bone
Jenny Bone2 years ago

My 3 dogs all sleep cuddled up togetgjer :)

Teresa S.
Teresa S.2 years ago

I have dog beds & blankets all over the house for 3 dogs! And they're usually on my bed or the loveseat.

Valentina R.
Valentina R.2 years ago

2 dogs and 2 beds. At least one of them is usually empty, as the doggies often sleep on the floor.

Inge Linggo
Inge Linggo2 years ago

I also have 6 dog beds plus my own bed for my 2 dogs