Well they are not cheap but quality products typically arenít. Dogs spend many hours sleeping so I think it is important for them to have a non toxic place to sleep. Whether or not there are actual health benefits depends on who you talk to, as with all health related issues. What we spend our money on is all relative. I have saved probably $10,000 over the years by grooming my dogs myself. Therefore, I feel like this is just a drop in the bucket. I feel it cannot hurt and may help, so why not?
Here is an article by Mercola on healthy dog beds.