Bed drive helps give shelter dogs a comfortable place to sleep

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Local animal advocacy group No Kill Huntsville wants to give shelter dogs a comfortable place to rest their paws. The group is hosting a Kuranda bed drive to benefit The Ark, Inc. in honor of October's "Adopt a Shelter Dog Month."

The Ark currently uses plastic pallets cushioned with bedding in its indoor kennels.

"Those other ones, they're comfy, but they're very flat," said shelter volunteer Heike Keltner. "And the Kurandas, they give a little bit, so they have a natural body shape."

She also said the Kuranda beds are more durable and low maintenance.

"Of course, they're very washable and they hold up well," said Keltner.

The goal of the drive is to get 32 beds for the shelter. And you don't even have to get out of bed to donate one.

The tax-deductible purchase can be made through the Kuranda website and at a special discounted rate for the drive. The company will then ship the beds directly to The Ark.

To donate a bed, click here.