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Aldi's £20 dog sun lounger back in stock and selling fast

Pups need protection from the sun, too.

Give your dog the gift of a perfect shady spot this summer. (Aldi)

"A sun lounger for dogs?" we hear you thinking. "Isn't that a bit unnecessary?" Actually, it's not.

According to the Blue Cross, pets need to be protected from the sun, particularly if they're a pale colour. Vulnerable places include their ears, noses and sparsely-haired areas.

And, as with us humans, sun damage can lead to skin cancer which may require extensive surgery.

Plus, dogs overheat very quickly as they can't sweat.

So if your dog adores chilling outdoors, maybe this sun lounger from Aldi costing £19.99 seems like a better idea now? Especially now it's back in stock after months of being sold out.

Why we rate it

First of all, we love this because it's a genius idea. Aldi always seems to sell the kinds of things we didn't know we needed, then find we can't live without.

And secondly, it has a waterproof, UV50 canopy meaning your dog will be offered not only shade but also extra protection from the sun's harmful rays via the lounger's UV filter.

Your dog will thank you for this. Yes, really. (Aldi)
Your dog will thank you for this. Yes, really. (Aldi)

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It's suitable for small and large dogs. (Aldi)
It's suitable for small and large dogs. (Aldi)

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According to the reviews, its a surprisingly durable steel frame that's easy to assemble.

Available in grey and khaki, it even has a carry bag for if you need to take it on holiday with you.

What the reviews say

Dog parents everywhere - not to mention their furry family members - love this pet sun lounger for its quality, sturdiness, and comfort. One woman even added a mattress to it for her pooch.

  • "Easy to put together..dogs 🐕 🐕 🐕 3 of them all wanted to get on before the roof was put has changed so its indoors and they're using it as a pet bed."

  • "Great idea, delighted with purchase. It took a couple of days before my dog used it, but once he got the hang of it he loves it."

  • "Great value, simple instructions, easy to put up, my animal's love it."

  • "Bought this last week and our dog loves it !! She just gets on it and makes no fuss at all. Great size, she is a staffie cross and it is plenty big enough."

  • "Very nice and sturdy, perfect size for cocker span. Easy to put together. Nice colour green. Easy to clean."

Buy it: Pet Collection Sunshade Dog Bed | £19.99 from Aldi

£19.99 at Aldi

Plus, we've done some price comparison and Aldi's is way cheaper than others on the market.

Wayfair sell a similar design for £22.99, currently reduced form £25.99, boasting a breathable mesh frame, a removable canopy roof and a sturdy powder-coated metal frame.

Hayle Cot in Grey | £22.99 (Was £25.99) from Wayfair


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Meanwhile Robert Dyas' cooling dog beds are £34.99, with a solid steel frame and removable canopy for sunny and rainy days.

Pawhut 76cm UV Protecting Elevated Cooling Dog Bed | £30.99 (Was £39.99)

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