Chew Proof Armored™
Dog Crate Pad

K9 Ballistics

4.9
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
3,295 Reviews
$149.00


Are you looking for the elevated version?
Visit our Chew Proof Armored™ Padded Elevated Dog Crate Bed product page, now with removable legs and non-slip plugs included.

Color: Sandstone
Size guide
Size Large (41" L x 27" W x 1" H)
$149.00 Regular price
Free Delivery on orders over $75 & 120 Day Warranty
Core Features
  • For Persistent Chewers
  • Aluminum Frame and Aluminum Corners
  • Sits on the ground
  • Shielded Fabric Edges
  • Padded for Comfort
  • Comes Assembled
  • Supports up to 250 lbs of stationary weight
  • Fits standard wired crates
Sizing

SmallMediumLargeX-LargeXX-Large
LENGTH29"35"41"47"50"
WIDTH18"22"27"29"33"
Description

Made to sit directly on the floor, this chew proof crate pad has our metal Armored Frame™ protecting the edges and corners, removing all chewing hot spots from persistent chewers. This is our toughest, most durable crate pad.

Care
  • Spot clean
  • Use warm soap and water
  • Use a hose
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Indestructible Design

 

Eco-Benefits & Durability:

Ballistic Fabrics: Our products are designed to last longer. Buying less often leads to a smaller carbon footprint…less energy used, less fuel burned and fewer materials in the landfill all lead to a cleaner planet. Spending a little more money upfront means you have access to products that can last a lifetime. A little more money spent initially is going to get you a better-quality product and one which will last a lot longer. Our fabrics are easily spot cleaned. This helps save water that would otherwise be used in the laundry process.

Armored Frames:  Our Armored Frames are made from Aluminum. Aluminum is 100% recyclable as well as infinitely recyclable. It is one of the only materials that takes less energy in the recycling process than it takes to produce new material.

Recycled Fiber Fills: We’ve given new life to millions of plastic bottles, changing them into our soft, certified-safe recycled polyester fill. We've upcycled more than 4,299,139 bottles over the last 5 years alone, giving them new life and keeping them out of land fills longer.

More Information:

America's Only Chew Proof Armored Crate Pad™

Our K9 Ballistic Chew Proof Armored Crate Pad™ is virtually indestructible for 99% of dogs. It is engineered tough with our famous high-performance K9 Ballistic Rip-Stop Fabric™ & Chew Proof Armored Frame

Made from our Ballistic rip-stop fabric with a DWR (durable water repellant) finish and waterproof backing, this crate mat has an all-metal frame protecting fabric edges and removing access points from persistent chewers. Made to sit directly on your crates floor, it is filled with recycled polyester insulation to protect your dog from the hard ground and provide insulation from the elements. If you are using this pad inside a crate and need maximum headroom, this is the perfect solution. 

 

The crate pad resists chewing, biting, scratching, hair, dirt, and moisture. Perfect for indoor and outdoor use in all seasons. Easy spot clean. This crate pad is backed by our 120-day warranty - chew-proof, guaranteed. 

 *Although we strive to make the strongest, most durable, and safest products available for our pups, experienced pet parents must understand that a determined persistent chewer can eventually get through almost anything. As with any product you give your dog, if they have a history of destroying or ingesting objects, supervision is highly recommended.

When Durability & Comfort Matter

K9 Ballistics Waterproof Membrane
K9 Water-Resistant Membrane
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K9 Multi-Season Use™ Indoor & Outdoor
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Rip-Stop Fabric™
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Sleeps Cool
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Easy Spot Cleaning

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a Chew Proof Armored or Tough Rip-Stop dog bed?

If you have a persistent chewer, or a dog that chews heavily at their bedding, you need a Chew Proof Armored bed. The all-metal frame and lack of vulnerable spots means these beds will hold up against even the most determined destroyers. If your dog doesn’t chew so much but does like to dig at their bed or drag it around the yard, then a Tough Rip-Stop bed is a good option. The ballistic Rip-Stop cover will resist scratching, tearing, and roughhousing.

What if my dog does manage to chew up this bed?

We offer a 120-day warranty on both our Chew Proof Armored and Tough Rip-Stop series of beds. If your dog manages to damage one of these beds within the warranty period, we’ll replace the cover once, free of charge. For items that do not have removable covers, we’ll send out a full replacement. If you don’t want a replacement, we can issue you store credit for its value instead, which can be applied towards a different item on our site.

What are the Tough bed covers made from?

Our covers are made from 1200 denier ballistic fabric. This heavy-duty material resists tearing and punctures and will hold up much better against destructive behaviors than traditional bed covers. The grid-like Rip-Stop weave is an additional feature that further reinforces the strength of the fabric by preventing small tears or punctures from growing. An additional waterproof backing and water repellent coating helps protect the bed from moisture and spills.

What are the mattresses made from?

Our pillow and orthopedic mattresses are both made in the USA from CertiPUR-US certified foam. It’s made without ozone depleters, heavy metals, or formaldehyde and has low VOC emissions for indoor air quality. Orthopedic mattresses use solid foam to provide firm, dense support, while pillow mattresses are filled with shredded foam to provide a softer cushion that your dog can sink down and nestle into.

Are your car seat covers and other accessories also chew proof?

The only chew proof items we have are our Chew Proof Armored dog beds; accessories such as the dog leashes, collars, crate covers, and car seat covers are not chew proof or chew-resistant and should not be left unattended with a destructive dog. They are, however, made from extremely durable materials to resist wear and tear and hold up to heavy use, and they’ll last you a very long time.

Can I personalize my bed cover?

Yes, we offer embroidery on all products with removable covers. We offer several different colors of thread to choose from.

How do I know what size is best for my dog?
Is there any kind of assembly required for these beds?

Most of our beds have a removable cover. When the bed is first received, open the plastic wrapping of the mattress, allow it to expand, and then slide it into the cover and seal the closure. Orthopedic mattresses may need to be folded in half before you can slide them into the cover; they fill out the cover completely, so it can be a tight fit. Beds without separate covers, such as the Tough Crate Pad or Mini Tough Bed, only need to be unrolled from their packaging before they’re good for use. Our Ballistic Chew Proof cots come pre-assembled, and only need to have the legs screwed into the corners before they can be used.

How do I clean the bed?

Our beds are super easy to clean. All of our covers are machine-washable in cold water on a delicate cycle. Seal all Velcro or zipper closures before washing. Tumble dry on low heat or air dry. Orthopedic foam mattresses cannot be washed, but can be deodorized with baking soda. Beds without removable covers, such as the Tough Crate Pad and Mini Tough Bed, can be machine-washed whole. Please note that large and extra-large beds are not recommended in a household dryer but can be hosed off or washed in a commercial/industrial washer.

How will my dog's bed be shipped?

All orders are shipped via FedEx Home Delivery. Please note that since FedEx Home Delivery does not deliver to P.O. Boxes, you will need to provide a physical address when ordering so that we can ship the order out to you.

When will my dog's bed arrive?

Most orders ship within 2-3 business days and will arrive 3-5 days after processing. Personalized embroidery items take a little longer to prepare. 

Do you offer expedited shipping?

At this time we are unable to offer expedited options. If you need your order by a certain date, please contact us before placing the order to confirm that we can ensure delivery in time.

How do I correct, cancel, or return my order?

To cancel an order, please submit a Support Form with “Cancel/Change Order” as reason for inquiry. Please include your order number in the body or subject line of the email to help us resolve the issue right away. Since orders often ship the same day they are placed, it is important to contact us as soon as possible so that we can stop the order before it ships. Once the order is picked up we cannot cancel the order, but we can initiate a return. Please be aware that if the order has embroidery, it cannot be canceled, returned, or exchanged once the embroidery is complete.

Why don't you ship to Hawaii or Alaska? What about international orders?

We apologize for the inconvenience, but due to the shipping costs involved we currently do not ship outside the 48 contiguous continental United States. For Alaska, Hawaii, US territories, FPO/APO and international addresses, please consider a forwarding service like reship.com to have the order delivered to you.

I tried to place an order, but I got a “gateway transaction” error. Now there’s a pending charge on my card and I never received an order confirmation email. Did my order go through?

Unfortunately, it did not. A gateway transaction error occurs if the billing address entered does not match the billing address associated with your credit card. Failing this verification step will prevent an order from being placed, but you may still see a pending charge on your card from the attempted transaction. You card may even put these funds on hold to reserve them. However, since a valid order was not created and the funds cannot be transferred, the transaction will drop off your card and release the funds automatically. This typically takes a few business days. If you repeatedly get this error during checkout, you may want to contact your bank to confirm the billing address on file for your card, or checkout using a different card or PayPal instead.

How do I checkout using Sezzle? I only see shopPay, GPay, and PayPal.

ShopPay, GPay, and PayPal are for Express Checkout only. To pay via credit card or Sezzle, you’ll need to ignore those Express options and enter in your contact information into the fields provided on the first page, and then proceed to the shipping page. Once you’ve selected the shipping method, you can continue to the payment page that will offer you the option of paying with credit card, PayPal, or Sezzle. Select Sezzle from the list and click the “Complete Order” button. The site will then direct you to Sezzle, where you can complete the setup process for the payments. Please note that we have no control over Sezzle’s collection of payments, and if you have any trouble setting up the payment information or have any questions regarding the process, you will need to contact Sezzle’s customer service directly for more assistance.

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    Jerry S.
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Dog Crate Pad
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Dog Crate Pad Sandstone / Large (41" L x 27" W x 1" H)
    I recommend this product
    Type of Chewer Moderate Chewer
    Dog's Age Range 1-4 years old
    Dog's Weight 60-90 lbs
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    8 minutes ago
    So Far, So Great !

    Our Sandy, a White German Shephard, really likes her new Chew Proof Armored Crate Pad ! She appreciates just the right amount of padding for her 60 pounds, the way it perfectly fits her Kong crate, and (so far) she hasn't been given the opportunity to get in trouble for damaging it. She is hoping it stays that way up to and beyond the nice long warrantee period.

    She & her hoomans have told many friends about it, including a couple of groomers & kennels that they frequent.

    DesignRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Darrell W.
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Padded Elevated Dog Crate Bed
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Padded Elevated Dog Crate Bed Obsidian Black / Medium (35" L x 22" W x 4.5" H)
    I recommend this product
    Type of Chewer Moderate Chewer
    Dog's Age Range Less than 1 year old
    Dog's Weight Less than 40 lbs
    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    3 hours ago
    Chew Proof Armored™ Padded Elevated Dog Crate Bed

    I like this product. I wished I grabbed it sooner. I watched my puppy scratch at it until it drove him tired and he stopped and slept. Thanks.

    DesignRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Don` P.
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Dog Crate Pad
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Dog Crate Pad Blue Quartz / Large (41" L x 27" W x 1" H)
    I recommend this product
    Type of Chewer Aggressive Chewer
    Dog's Age Range Less than 1 year old
    Dog's Weight 60-90 lbs
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 hours ago
    Happy

    It is totally awesome. The dog loves it fits perfectly in the crate getting ready to order two more.

    DesignRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Barbara W.
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Padded Elevated Dog Crate Bed Obsidian Black / Large (41" L x 27" W x 6" H)
    I recommend this product
    Type of Chewer Aggressive Chewer
    Dog's Age Range 1-4 years old
    Dog's Weight 60-90 lbs
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 days ago
    Comfy

    Gunner loves his new bed! He’s a 2 year old GSP who has chewed every bed he’s had! Not this one, though. We took the legs off and put it in his kennel. He seems much more relaxed!

    DesignRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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    Brenda S.
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Dog Crate Pad
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    Chew Proof Armored™ Dog Crate Pad Blue Quartz / X-Large (47" L x 29" W x 1" H)
    I recommend this product
    Type of Chewer Aggressive Chewer
    Dog's Age Range 1-4 years old
    Dog's Weight 60-90 lbs
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 days ago
    My dog loves her crate pad.

    I am very pleased with the pad. My aggressive chewer is also in love with the pad. See the attached picture of her lounging on the pad in the afternoon.

    DesignRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
    QualityRated 5.0 on a scale of 1 to 5
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