Wicker dog beds can be a very attractive addition to your home. The availability of different styles and colors make finding one to your before we look at what is available in the doggy marketplace let’s see what wicker is.
Wicker is the weaving process and not the material that the furniture is made of. Rattan is a vine that is native to the tropical rain forests of South East Asia and neighboring countries. Rattan is a solid wood product where bamboo is hollow. The furniture is made by forming a frame made of the larger pieces that are steamed and formed into shape. The smaller pieces or wicker are woven onto the frame. This is for indoor furniture, while outdoor furniture should have an aluminum frame while the wicker used is synthetic for weather resistance. Other materials for the wicker can be willow, reed and bamboo.
The wicker dog bed will contain a soft inner dog bed of some kind, which is replaceable. Some are sold with nest type beds while others may have memory foam dog beds in them. One of the biggest advantages of the wicker dog bed, in addition to its good looks, is the fact that they will keep your dog off the floor or ground, if outside.
A wicker dog bed is attractive and functional. You can find these in all shapes, sizes and from unfinished to synthetic for outdoors. They are priced by the materials in making and the type of bed you get to put in the wicker frame.