Is it OK to wash dog bed in washing machine?
Wash bed covers on a large load setting with cold water.
Make sure to use a pet-safe laundry detergent to not irritate your dogs skin.
You should also wash the dog bed in the washing machine.
If the dog bed is too large, you can take it to the laundromat to be washed.
How do you wash a dog bed in the washing machine?
Wash the bed:
Load the dog bed cover or the entire bed into a front-load washing machine and wash it in hot water to kill any insects and eggs that may be on the bed. Dogs are sensitive to chemicals, so use a mild detergent to prevent irritation.
How often should you wash a dog bed?
The general consensus is that your dogs’ bed should be washed once a week and twice a week if any of the factors above are present. Use your common sense, if your dogs bed smells then wash it. Likewise if your dog has been on a particularly dirty walk and transferred that dirt to its bed then wash it.
How do you clean a dog bed without a removable cover?
Just add half a cup of white or apple cider vinegar to the regular washing cycle using hot water, together with a mild detergent. If your dog bed contains strong odors, you should use a full cup. Washing the entire dog bed by hand would require you to soak it in a bathtub filled with vinegar, detergent, and warm water.