The first and foremost reason to have a bed elevated is that anything that comes from the floor, like cold, wet or fleas will not come in contact with the bed. For dog owners in particular would be concerned that their pet may contract Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD), a common ailment caused by fleas. Fleas have the ability to jump 6-7 inches up the air and almost one foot horizontally. The DoggySnooze is about 6 inches high and with the bolsters around it goes up to 9-10 inches protection. Some pet stores recommend to spray the conventional beds with a chemical, but why expose your pet to this why an elevated dog bed is a simple solution.
Besides keeping your dogs from flees and insects, a raised dog bed like the DoggySnooze also ensures that your dog is always one level above the cold hard floor. Unlike foam beds which are placed on grounds, an elevated dog bed prevents condensation, a factor which causes foam to rot.
Cleaning up is easy as the DoggySnooze dog bed comes with machine-washable cover which can be simply removed by releasing the holding rods. Maintaining the cleanliness of the DoggySnooze bed frame is even easier; just wipe the bed with a wet cloth. Being a raised bed it also allows you to clean the floor without moving the bed at all.
There is also an easthetic benefit with some of the elevated dog bed, especially the DoggySnooze. The legs and in the bolsters make it look more like a sofa to blend with the other furniture. With so many benefits the question becomes why not an elevated dog bed, like the DoggySnooze.