Top 10 Outdoor Dog Beds

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Outdoor dog beds

Ahhhh… the balmy breeze flowing through your fur. The toasty sun gently warming your face. There’s nothing like lounging outdoors when the dog-days of summer are upon us. And what better way to do it then on these plush outdoor dog beds. While you’re chilling on your padded lounger (by the pool, if you’re lucky), your panting pooch will be lapping up the good life on his very own oasis. Here are our top 10 picks for outdoor dog beds.

thegreenpetshop-Cool Pet Pad

Cool Pet Pad: The Cool Pet Pad from The Green Pet Shop is an eco solution to cool your dog this summer. When the temperature goes up, it cools your dog down without water, refrigeration, or electricity. It stays cool for 2 to 3 hours and recharges itself automatically in 15 to 20 minutes of non-use. If you want to supercharge the Cool Pet Pad, put it in the fridge – you’ll get a boost of up to 6 hours. The Cool Pet Pad comes in Small to X-Large sizes and ranges in price from $24.99 to $84.99. (

Mountainsmith K9 Bed

Mountainsmith K9 Bed: It’s not just for the patio – the Mountainsmith K9 Bed is for all your great outdoor adventures. Stuffed with synthetic fill, this outdoor dog bed makes the lumpy ground comfortable to sleep on. Its unique hexagon shape is perfect for medium-large dogs and smaller and is reinforced underneath with Nylon oxford for weather resistance and durability. When you’re done with it, the K9 bed compresses down into its own stuff-sack. The K9 Bed retails for $59.95. (Mountainsmith)

petlinks Patio Pad

Petlinks Patio Pad: The Patio Pad is where all the cool dogs are hanging out this summer. If you have a big dog that loves to stretch out (or a few smaller dogs that want to tan together), this is the outdoor bed for him. Covered in moisture resistant fabric, this pad style bed features a densified fabric cushion for maximum durability, support and comfort, and the fabric cover is machine washable. The Petlinks Patio Pad large ($84.99) measures 40” x 30” x 3.5” while the extra-large ($99.99) measures 44” x 35” x 3.5 in size. You can pick one up at Amazon.

P.L.A.Y. Outdoor Dog Bed

P.L.A.Y. Outdoor Dog Bed: Adding stylish comfort to any deck or patio, P.L.A.Y.’s Outdoor Dog Bed collection is an irresistible haven of loafing for a lazy pooch. We are big fans of P.L.A.Y.’s beds, and these are no exception. Filled with high-loft eco-friendly PlanetFill filler and covered with waterproof and Intertek-certified UV-resistant fabric, these dog beds will withstand the summer elements and wet, smelly dogs. Even better – the dog bed covers and inserts machine washable and dryable. Available in Small, Medium and Large and retail for $75. (P.L.A.Y.)

Petmate Poly Wicker Bedding

Petmate Poly Wicker Bedding: If your outdoor living décor is elegant and refined, you’ll want to carry the look over with Petmate’s Poly Wicker Bedding for dogs. Easily mistakable for indoor furniture, these Poly Wicker beds are meant for use outside – because this is how fine living is supposed to be done! If it gets dirty, it’s easily cleaned with soap and water. Available in 22” X 18” Oval with Cushion ($79.99); 29” X 20” Rectangle with Cushion ($99.99); and 39” X 29” Rectangle with Cushion ($149.99). Available at Amazon.

orvis WaterShed Deep Dish Outdoor Dog Bed

Orvis WaterShed Deep Dish Outdoor Dog Bed: Living the good life has never been easier, thanks to the Orvis WaterShed Deep Dish Outdoor Dog Bed. Crafted with a durable 600-denier polyester/canvas cover, this outdoor dog bed is treated to prevent water absorption. Inside is a hydrophobic-mesh channeled liner that eliminates clumping while allowing water to quickly pass through, while a plush bolster provides coziness and security. Available in medium and large, and retails from 159.00. (Orvis)


PetEgo Dog-Bag Pet Tent: Wherever you go, your dog will have a place out of the sun with the PetEgo Dog-Bag Pet Tent. Complete with a strong pop-up frame, the Dog-Bag Pet Tent is foldable and portable, and comes in its own handy backpack. It features integrated sprung steel loops for structure, which means this tent is its own crate – giving your dog a place to rest and security while you’re on the go. The PetEgo Dog-Bag Pet Tent comes in small, medium and large, and retails for $135.00. (PetEgo)


Scruffs Expedition Mat: Summer isn’t all about lounging – it’s all about long walks on the beach and frolicking in the water. Once that’s over with, then it’s time to relax on the Scruffs Expedition Mat. Available in three styles – dog crate mat, box bed and pillow bed – the Expedition Mat features a durable heavy-duty cover that is 100 percent water resistant. Available from sizes small to x-large in a range of colors, and retails for about $24.99 to $64.99 (Amazon).

Upcountry Outdoor Futon

Upcountry Outdoor Futon: A perfect complement to your patio, deck or porch, Upcountry’s Outdoor Futon is the ideal place for your pooch to perch on a hot, summer day. There are six fun designs to choose from, and all fabric covers zip off so you can wash them when they get dirty. The Outdoor Futons are available in medium, large and extra-large. Prices range from $70.00 to 94.00. (Upcountry)

Refined Canine Outdoor Dog Chaise Lounge

The Refined Canine Outdoor Dog Chaise Lounge: If your dog prefers to stay out of the sun, then he needs The Refined Canine Outdoor Dog Chaise Lounge. Made from a waterproof plastic rattan material, this upscale chaise lounge comes with a comfy 3″ thick, outdoor cushion. There’s some assembly required, but all the tools you need come with it. It retails for $224.99. (The Refined Canine)