Even if you bathe them regularly, it's healthier for your pet and your home to launder their sleeping area, too.
Let's face it: For as much as we love our furry family members, they're not always the cleanest creatures. "A dirty bed can be a breeding ground for bacteria, intestinal parasites, fleas, and mites," says Karen Doss, owner of luxury dog grooming products Fox + Hound. "For the same reason we wash our bed linens, a clean bed is healthy for our pets." How often should one be washing their beloved furry friend's bed? READ MORE ON MARTHA STEWART LIVING