Mud river dog bed worth the money?

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Mud river dog bed worth the money?

Post by isuhunter » Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:07 am

We have a GSP that loves to sit and suck on her bed but really she must grind her mouth on it and eventually tears through cheap dog beds. I need to replace it and I like the looks of the mud river dog beds. Is it worth the money for a living room dog bed?

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Post by Gertie » Tue Jan 05, 2016 11:38 am

We have one (that I got on sale) and the dogs seem to like it. The sides are a nice canvas that seems durable enough. The top is a fleece that also seems fairly tough but I'm not sure if it would hold up to a dog that was intent on tearing it up. That said, we've had ours for 3 years and it still looks good and gets plenty of use.

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Post by SubMariner » Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:44 pm

isuhunter wrote:We have a GSP that loves to sit and suck on her bed but really she must grind her mouth on it and eventually tears through cheap dog beds. I need to replace it and I like the looks of the mud river dog beds. Is it worth the money for a living room dog bed?
They didn't last with us. Within a few months, the corners were ripped. Now they are all chewed/ripped up & we need to find a replacement. :(

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Post by RoostersMom » Tue Jan 05, 2016 12:45 pm

Nope,

I loved mine to start with, fast forward 2 months - holes in all the fleece - wish it was canvas throughout. It sure looked nice to start with though.

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Post by jfwhit » Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:36 pm

I LOVE these. I have yet to have one torn up. They are only in the crates though. Don't know why they wouldn't work in the living room.

http://www.primopads.com/

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Post by ROTTnBRITT » Tue Jan 05, 2016 5:12 pm

My Brittany does the same thing. Dog beds, jackets, shirts, towels and blankets. And even destroyed the arm rests in the couch.
No more beds for him and I have to always keep an eye on him.

Never uses the mud river bed. Used the Kong crate pads and he had holes in it after the first night.

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Post by DeLo727 » Tue Jan 05, 2016 6:35 pm

If you want to spend money on a bed get an Orvis Tough Chew. They are tough as heck and Orvis stands behind their stuff better than anybody

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Post by isuhunter » Wed Jan 06, 2016 7:27 am

I wish I could find the duck material like carhartts and make one for her out of that.

Thanks for all the input! I think I'll save my money for now.

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Post by ezzy333 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 8:07 am

isuhunter wrote:I wish I could find the duck material like carhartts and make one for her out of that.

Thanks for all the input! I think I'll save my money for now.
Go to a canvas shop and have them make one for you.

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Post by reba » Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:58 am

Never had a dog bed/pad my female GSP didn't tear up.

She is 3 years old and still tears them up.

She now sleeps in a hard bare bottom crate. Makes me feel bad :cry:

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Post by RoostersMom » Wed Jan 06, 2016 12:57 pm

isuhunter wrote:I wish I could find the duck material like carhartts and make one for her out of that.

Thanks for all the input! I think I'll save my money for now.
Carhartt sells dog beds now. I bought two of them. They lasted longer than the Mud River, but the zipper broke on one in year 2 and the dog chewed a hole in the other year 3. They are stuffed with discards (long strips of material) from the "coat making" process.

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Post by Gunner2292 » Fri Jan 08, 2016 2:54 pm

I only have experience with the Mud River kennel pad. It seems to be of good construction. He hasn't chewed holes in it yet. I would assume the dog beds are of the same quality as the rest of their products, but if a dog is intent on chewing through it there isn't very many materials that will have any sort of longevity.

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Post by MJB64 » Fri Jan 08, 2016 3:35 pm

isuhunter wrote:I wish I could find the duck material like carhartts and make one for her out of that.

Thanks for all the input! I think I'll save my money for now.
Go online and order some 1000 denier cordura remnants and some foam packing peanuts from the ups store and you will be able to sew up a few pretty low cost pads. I also added some cedar shavings. These are the only ones that my dog has not destroyed.

Mike

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Post by AZ Brittany Guy » Sat Jan 09, 2016 8:01 am

http://www.duluthtrading.com/store/prod ... or=content

Has anyone tried the Duluth fire hose beds?

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