According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, most dogs are considered geriatric at age seven. Larger dogs are considered senior pets at age six. As pets age, they can become less agile especially if they develop an condition like arthritis or hip dysplasia.
If your elderly pet is having trouble getting in and out of the car or on and off the bed, a ramp may help your senior pet be more mobile. Pet ramps help senior pets get up and down with less stress on their joints (and yours).
If you are considering a ramp for your older dog, we’ve researched some of the most popular ramps available. Below find some of the most highly rated products based on safety, affordability and quality.
Top Rated Pet Ramps
The Pet Safe Bi-Fold pet ramp is ultra light weighing only 10 pounds yet it supports over 150 pounds. Features a high-traction walking surface that gives pets sure footing. Has four rubber feet to keep the ramp stable while in use. Includes a safety release latch to prevent accidental opening. Easy to clean.
The pet gear free standing ramp allows your dog easy access into your vehicle or other hard to reach places. Carpet tread provides sure-footing and is removable for easy cleaning. It has rubberized bottom grippers for secure placement and has raised edges to help prevent pets from slipping off the side.
This ultra light aluminum escalating dog ramp easily folds and can be carried and stored. Vet approved and designed for safety. Versatile and easy to use for big or small dogs.
This portable folding pet ramp can accommodate pets up to 120 pounds and is a great value at under $50 and over 300 – 5 star review. Securely locks in place and has optional grip tape to provide extra traction.