Can Orthopaedic Memory Foam Beds Assist in Helping Our Pets?

Orthopaedic beds have been used by humans for years and have proven to help people with muscle aches, joint problems and arthritis. We can now offer the same support to our canine and feline companions with the range of Orthopaedic Memory Foam beds available from

Research carried out at Glasgow’s University showed that 30% of cats over the age of eight could be suffering from arthritis. Previously it had been thought that cats didn’t suffer from this disease as they showed no symptoms but this research shows that it is more prevalent in cats than previously thought. According to Professor Stuart Carmichael of Glasgow University it has been estimated that 20% of all dogs also suffer from Osteoarthritis. In a report entitled ‘The Management Strategy for Osteoarthritis’ published in the April 2007 issue of the Veterinary Record, a special bed purchase was highlighted as a key proposition.

The orthopaedic memory foam beds that offer have been designed to assist in helping pets with mobility problems and are manufactured from a premium quality memory foam base. They are available in various sizes and prices start from just £44.99.

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Research Figures

Professor Stuart Carmichael from Glasgow’s University supplied all facts in figures for this press release.

Posture Pal Range

These orthopaedic beds are part of the Posture Pal range. All beds are fire retardant, waterproof and machine washable. All the Orthopaedic Posture Pal range of beds feature a top grade memory foam base and stylish two way stretch cover allowing the base to mould itself around any source of compression and always returning to the original shape.

Various sizes are available from

Orthopaedic Memory Foam Beds:

Small: £44.99

Medium: £85.99

Large: £109.99

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For Further Information, contact;

Lianne Kelly on 01506 605 153 or [email protected] Postal address: Pet Planet, 10 Lindsay Square, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston, EH54 8RL.

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