Milliard Quilted Padded Orthopedic Dog Bed

Last updated date: November 7, 2019

DWYM Score
9.4

Milliard Quilted Padded Orthopedic Dog Bed

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Overall Take

The Milliard Quilted Padded Orthopedic Dog Bed saves you money without sacrificing important features like comfort and support. The mattress has a durable egg crate luxe foam and a soft pillowtop layer. When you're ready to clean the mattress, all you need to do is unzip the cover and toss it in your washing machine. In our analysis of 35 expert reviews, the Milliard Milliard Quilted Padded Orthopedic Dog Bed placed 3rd when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note November 18, 2019:
Checkout The Best Dog Bed / Mattress for a detailed review of all the top dog mattresses.

Expert Summarized Score
9.5
11 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.2
1,024 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The Milliard Quilted Orthopedic Dog Bed is sturdy enough to last your pet’s lifetime. It is also stylish enough never to detract from your home aesthetics.
- PetSide
This dog bed is also budget-friendly, so you can give your dog the added comfort without the added cost. There is a non-slip bottom so even when your dog enthusiastically plops down on their bed, you don’t need to worry about it slipping out from under them.
- Pup Life Today
July 9, 2019 | Full review
Extra comfort with the pillow top layer. If your dog enjoys the plush comfort of a standard dog bed, the pillow top layer delivers, without minimizing the support of the memory foam layer. The quilted pillow layer zips around the foam bed for easy removal and washing.
- Review Lab
Durable with tight stitches for dogs who like to dig.
- The Sleep Judge
August 16, 2019 | Full review
This pad is thick with orthopedic foam that’s in an egg crate shape ensuring the ultimate comfort for your pup if they’re in their kennel for the majority of the day. Plus, the cover is removable and is machine washable, so it’s easy for you to clean.
- Scout Knows
Most importantly, the ergonomic design provides a thick layer of support that provides relief from common large-dog conditions, like hip dysplasia.
- The Spruce Pets
July 3, 2019 | Full review
I had to write this review because I saw another reviewer stated this product doesn’t fit in the standard 36” kennel and I almost didn’t buy it because of that! Not to discredit that person because they posted legit photos, but I think that may have been a fluke because mine fits perfect! My kennel is 36 x 22.5. Photos attached to show it is true to size.It came air vac sealed and quickly expanded to full size and it has the nice egg crate feel to it. Quality seems much better than similar products I have purchased in the past - thicker and more durable material. My dog seems to enjoy it so far.
- Bigg More
A zippered, washable cover produces easy cleaning and Milliard offers a 100% money-back warranty if you’re unhappy with your purchase.
- Pet Life Buzz
It is very affordable and fits perfectly inside a dog crate giving our dog comfort no matter where he sleeps.
- Poochsy
July 7, 2017 | Full review
We love that this pad is incredibly thick and comfortable based on the construction. The cover comes off easily so the pad can be cleaned.
- Love Your Dog
This bed comes in sizes small and large with a unique egg crate foam ergonomic design.
- Pets Hot Spot
What experts didn't like
The Quilted Orthopedic Dog Bed comes only in 3 sizes: small, large, and extra-large. It is quite a shame that it doesn’t come in other size variants.
- PetSide
No waterproof liner. Waterproof protection is a common feature in dog beds, but this bed does not have a waterproof layer. However, the quilted layer and foam are both machine washable.
- Review Lab
Maybe a little large for some standard crates. Might not be enough support for dogs over 90 lbs.
- The Sleep Judge
August 16, 2019 | Full review
It might be harder to put through the washing machine given its thickness and density.
- Love Your Dog

From The Manufacturer

The Ultimate Pet Bed The Milliard Quilted Orthopedic Dog Bed offers comfort, support, and easy care all in one. The unique egg crate foam ergonomic design is perfect for pets young and old and provides just the right amount of support. The pillow top plush upper layer was added for soft cozy comfort that your pet will love. Of course mistakes happen, and the cover easily zips off and is machine washable for easy care. MACHINE WASHABLE Yes, dogs have accidents...but you can say goodbye to stress and mess! ​ Just unzip the cover and throw in the wash for a clean, convenient, and easy solution. EGG CRATE COMFORT Orthopedic support is important for dogs of all ages, especially those with arthritis or hip dysplasia. Our egg crate foam is supportive and thick, and won't bottom out over tme. PLUSH WARM TOP The bed features a quilted pillow top for enhanced comfort and luxury. The soft furry fabric also creates a cozy enviromnet that your dog will love. NON SLIP BOTTOM Safety is our priority. We designed a non-slip bottom using small rubber grips to prevent slips and falls. THREE SIZES This dog bed comes in 3 different sizes to ensure the perfect fit for your pet and your crate: - The small (35x22) is made for a standard 36" crate. - The Large (42x27) is made for a standard 42" crate. - The X-Large (47x29) is made for a standard 48" crate. LIKE FAMILY We care about your pets like our own, and therefore design our beds with safety as a priority. Our dog beds conform to all US regulations and standards regarding pet beds, and use foam that is free of toxins, chemicals, flame retardants, and heavy metals. Welcome to the family!

Overall Product Rankings

Best Friends by Sheri Calming Shag Donut Cuddler
1. Best Friends by Sheri Calming Shag Donut Cuddler
Overall Score: 9.7
Expert Reviews: 2
BarkBox Orthopedic Ultra Plush Dog Bed
2. BarkBox Orthopedic Ultra Plush Dog Bed
Overall Score: 9.6
Expert Reviews: 8
Milliard Quilted Padded Orthopedic Dog Bed
3. Milliard Quilted Padded Orthopedic Dog Bed
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 11
PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed
4. PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 1
Furhaven Deluxe Cooling Gel Orthopedic Dog Bed
5. Furhaven Deluxe Cooling Gel Orthopedic Dog Bed
Overall Score: 8.1
Expert Reviews: 2

An Overview On Dog Mattresses

You love your pup and you want him or her to be able to rest comfortably when taking a nap or sleeping at night. A dog bed (dog mattress) is a great way to do this, and the best part is that you can easily move the dog bed into any room. That way, if you’re watching TV in the living room, your dog will be close by. When shopping for the perfect dog mattress, there are a few things you’ll want to consider.

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Before you make your purchase, consider what you already know about your dog’s behavior and sleeping style, says Stephanie Mantilla, a positive reinforcement animal trainer who runs the blog Curiosity Trained.

“Some dogs prefer raised beds, others prefer beds with ‘arms’ to rest their head on, while others prefer cushy memory foam to sprawl out on,” she says.

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Examine the bed’s construction and the materials it is made out of to ensure it will be soft against your dog’s fur. The Best Friends by Sheri Calming Shag Donut Cuddler is made out of faux fur and nylon that is extremely comfortable. It has a self-warming feature, so that pups gets warmer and warmer the longer that they lay in bed. As an added bonus, the mattress is also hypoallergenic, which is great for dogs with allergies.

If you live in a warmer climate, or you have hot summers, you may want to look for a memory foam mattress filled with gel foam. The gel keeps the dog bed from becoming too hot and provides a cooling sensation that is welcome when temperatures outside reach 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Determine if your dog needs added orthopedic support. Some models have bolstered sides that help with this. Others, like the BarkBox Orthopedic Ultra Plush Dog Bed, use a special memory foam mattress that helps with muscle aches, joint pain, hip dysplasia and arthritis.

Flip the mattress over and take a look at the bottom. Beds like the Milliard Quilted Padded Orthopedic Dog Bed have a non-slip bottom to prevent the mattress from sliding across the room every time your dog tries to lay in it. This isn’t a must if you have carpet, but it is ideal for those who have tile and hardwood flooring that can be slippery.

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If your dog is a chewer, certain beds aren’t ideal. Look for the words “tear-resistant” on the product packaging to ensure you aren’t buying a bed that will only last a few days.

Check to see if the company implements any environmentally-friendly practices. For example, the PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed uses recycled green polyfill for the bolsters.

Finally, consider the extras, like water-resistant covers that protect against leaks, and a variety of colors to match the room in your home where you plan on placing the dog bed. Most dog beds are sold in small, medium and large, although some companies also have an extra-large option.

If you’re looking for a mattress that’s easy to keep clean, consider one with a removable cover, suggests Mantilla.

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“Having an easily removable cover makes washing easy,” she says. “This will keep the bed and your house from smelling. My best tip is to get an extra cover for the bed so that your dog can still use the bed while the other cover is being washed.”

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DWYM Fun Fact

Dogs, like people, need a certain amount of sleep per day. In general, this is anywhere between 12 and 14 hours. This number increases for younger pups and older dogs. A dog bed or mattress is an excellent way to assist man’s best friend in getting the ideal amount of sleep.

Like humans, dogs go into REM sleep. It is during this stage of sleep that dogs can shiver, shake, twitch, cry, kick, growl and even move their legs like they are running. It is important that you never try to wake your dog during REM sleep, or you risk getting bitten. In fact, 60% of dog bites occur when someone wakes a dog from a deep slumber.

There are four general positions dogs tend to sleep in. They may sleep on their side by themselves or on their side with their back up against your back, on their tummies, with their feet up in the air or all curled up with their heads meeting their tails.

Stress also causes canines to toss and turn in their sleep. Changes in routines, loud noises (like thunder) and certain training techniques can all be sources of stress for a dog.

The Dog Mattress Buying Guide

  • Look for a money-back guarantee or a product warranty. If there is a warranty, it is most likely limited and only good for two years. However, this added protection will come in handy if anything should happen to your mattress before your dog has even had time to enjoy it.
  • Check the product label for washing instructions. Some dog mattresses are machine washable and dryer safe, while others are not. There are even models on the market that have a cover, so all you need to do is unzip the cover and toss it in the washing machine to get it clean. Even if the mattress is safe to toss in the washing machine, the label may warn not to use bleach, as this could harm the fabric. There may be restrictions when it comes to the dryer as well, such as only tumbling the bed cover on low heat.
  • Schedule weekly cleanings for your dog mattress. In between cleanings, you may wish to use your vacuum to suck up any pet hair or dirt that got tracked in after your pup came in from playing outdoors. You’ll also want to keep an eye on the bed for fleas and ticks during the summer months, as it is possible for your dog to pick these up while spending time in your yard.
  • Depending on the type of foam used to make the dog mattress, you may notice an odor when you first open the packaging. Airing the mattress out for a few days should do the trick. If there are any lingering odors, you can sprinkle baking soda over the bed and let it sit overnight. Simply vacuum the powder up the next morning, and the mattress will be ready for your dog.
  • While reviewing prices, it is important that you compare like sizes and features. The Best Friends by Sheri Calming Shag Donut Cuddler and the PetFusion Ultimate Dog Bed have added bolsters, which means they require more material to put together. It makes sense then that they cost a little more than the BarkBox Orthopedic Ultra Plush Dog Bed and the Milliard Quilted Padded Orthopedic Dog Bed, which don’t have any bolsters.