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Old 06-29-2013, 06:54 PM
 
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what's the best way to protect a dog bed from ever getting dirty, from peeing and vomiting and possibly even fur?
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:56 PM
 
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The only way is to make a cover for it... but pee/vomit can still soak through. Just get a bed with a washable cover.

Or let him sleep on the couch.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:01 PM
 
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I pick beds whenever I see them on sale and each one has to have a washable cover and the stuffing is also replaceable. If you have a senior dog that you think will haveaccidents, try buying the absorbs pads that are used in the medical feild. We used to call them chucks - they are absorbent on one side and plastic on the other. Put one on top the stuffing but under the outside cover.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:06 PM
 
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what's the best way to protect a dog bed from ever getting dirty, from peeing and vomiting and possibly even fur?

what you can do is go to a walmart , a target or a babies r us and pick up waterproof mattress pads in the baby section. they have a soft top and vinyl backing . put that over the bed and wash it frquently but DONT put it in the dryer. the vinyl will melt.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:29 PM
 
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I used to buy cheap baby crib mattress after using one for my dog recovering from surgeries. And you can cover with a crib sheet, or any other stuff like eggcrate foam mattress pad etc if you WANT and wash it or nothing. Urine never soaked in it. You just wash/wipe down.

I emphasize CHEAP because I wouldn't put a baby on it. Something like this but I can't swear to it without seeing it in person but it says waterproof. But I think I see designs that might discolor with barf or something so no designs in the plastic.

Amazon.com: Safety 1st Heavenly Dreams White Crib Mattress: Baby

It may not be big enough for a LARGE dog, though.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:42 PM
 
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^^^ That is a good idea if you have a large dog and the room for the mattress. That way the dog can spread out and the baby mattresses are usually covered in waterproof material. Just put a baby sheet or blanket over the top.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:56 PM
 
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def the baby mattress too .. if u have the room. otherwise it may be too bulky like say, in the living room.
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Old 06-30-2013, 06:11 AM
 
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Of course, sometimes they just NEED to be on the sofa when you're at work. LOL (this is a photo of the relative sizes of the mattresses - 1 for a Lab 1 for a Bulldog)

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Old 06-30-2013, 10:17 AM
 
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When Lady was untrained I wrapped her bed in plastic wrap...like a book. Then put the reg cover on it.
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Old 06-30-2013, 10:30 AM
 
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When Lady was untrained I wrapped her bed in plastic wrap...like a book. Then put the reg cover on it.
I do that will all the beds I buy. I wrap up the foam in a vinyl shower curtain liner, cut to size. Wrap it up like a Xmas present, and tape up all the edges, so the foam never gets wet or dirty. Then I put the cover on over that. When the cover gets soiled and wets the vinyl, I just spray the vinyl with vinegar/water and wipe it up. Easy.
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