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Washable bed pads as an alternative to puppy pads?

Istinne

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Hi everyone,

I currently keep my boys on fleece over puppy pads, and have done for a while but they will do absolutely anything to get to them. The puppy pads I buy are (supposedly) unscented but the pigs go mad trying to get to them.

I have partially fixed this by buying fleece big enough to tuck under the edge of their cages, but they do still sometimes manage to get to them. I also seem to have a lot of waste with the puppy pads.

Has anyone had any experience of using washable bed pads like the ones lists below under their fleece and how do you feel they hold up against disposable puppy pads? Do you find they wash and dry okay? Any other recommendations for bed pads or other liners to go under fleece would be super helpful!

The bed pads I've been considering are:

Washable Stay Dry Bed Pad from Complete Care Shop

Viva Medi Washable Bed Pad (2000ml) White
 

flowerfairy

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I have one cage liner with washable pads in. It is good and absorbent but it is heavier than zorb (expensive and wonderfully absorbent) and than mattress protectors.
 
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