Outdoor Dog Ramp

We all think of our dogs as young and healthy, no matter their age or physical abilities. We expect them to be able to jump into the backseat of our car, or onto the back landing, without breaking a sweat.

Time catches up with everyone, sadly – even our beloved dogs. And there may come a time when injury, age, hip dysplasia, arthritis or other issues simply won’t let them run, jump and leap the way they once did. That’s when it’s time to give them a gift they’ll really appreciate: an outdoor dog ramp. (Miniature and toy breeds may need a ramp just to get into the car, of course.)

Before buying a ramp it’s important to consider your dog’s weight and size, because his ramp must be sturdy enough to support him and wide enough to let him walk without danger of falling. Aluminum or other lightweight metal ramps normally support dogs weighing as much as 250 pounds. Plastic and PVC ramp manufacturers claim that their products can support 100-150 pounds, but they may pose a risk for large dogs and are a better choice for puppies, toy dogs or cats. Most outdoor dog ramps are about 16” in width, although some are 2-4 inches wider to accommodate pups with stability issues. The majority have no-slip, grit surfaces for traction.

The severity of the dog’s disability is also a key factor, because many who have difficulty walking need a long outdoor dog ramp that has a gentle slope. That also means determining how high the climb will be; a short, one-piece ramp (usually good for heights up to 18”) may be suitable for a passenger car, but will create a slope that’s much too steep when used to reach minivans or truck beds that are 22-40” high.

You can find many ramps with the 18° slope that’s ideal for most older or disabled dogs, and others with a 22° slope that’s acceptable for those with minor impairment. You may see ramps with slopes as steep as 26° or 28°, but those are primarily used for dog show training.

Longer outdoor dog ramps are usually between six and eight feet in length and come in two different styles, folding and telescoping. Folding metal outdoor dog ramps will be sturdier than telescoping models, but the latter are easier for humans to use and their adjustable length makes them simpler to open and close. However, either style will support just about any dog.

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Portable Folding Large Dog Pet Safety Ramp
Portable Folding Large Dog Pet Safety RampYour car may be too tall for your pet to jump in, but our folding dog ramp is here to help! Our high-quality pet ramp is designed to get your dog into your car and out of it safely, reducing the strain on his or her muscles and joints. The large surface area on this pet ramp provides a non-slip surface that is perfect for older or injured animals. This dog ramp folds down for easy storage and transport, so you can carry it with you wherever you go.
Zenobia 72" Pet Ramp
Zenobia 72" Pet RampThe 72" Pet Ramp by Tucker Murphy Pet is a gentle slope that helps pets get in and out of cars. The artificial grass carpet provides grip, even in wet conditions. A tether lets you attach it to the trunk of most cars and trucks. It doesn't slip out of place while your pet uses it to get out of the car. This plastic ramp can help new-born dogs or pets that require special needs to get in and out of the car easily. The total weight capacity of this ramp is 250 lbs. It folds down conveniently, making it easy to store.
Lisette Telescoping Pet Ramp
Lisette Telescoping Pet RampIf you have a large dog, it can be hard to get him in and out of the car. If he's not tall enough to hop in, or if you want to protect his joints, the telescoping ramp gives him the freedom to easily walk in and out of your vehicle all by himself. The high-traction surface and side rails allow him to confidently walk up and down the ramp without slipping or falling. You can conveniently store the ramp by sliding it in and locking it with the safety latch so that it doesn't accidentally open while you're traveling in your car.
62” Pet Ramp
62” Pet RampTucker Murphy Pet™ folding pet ramps make it easy for your four-legged friends to get up and down the stairs and into the car. The ramp's sturdy side panels provide a safe place to rest at the bottom of the stairs, while its lightweight design makes it easy to carry. The ramp's high load capacity means it can support up to 165 pounds, making it ideal for larger dogs, too! To store it when not in use, simply fold it up.
Burand Telescoping 69" Pet Ramp
Burand Telescoping 69" Pet RampThis sturdy, lightweight telescoping ramp can help your pet reach new heights. The ramp is made from aluminum and includes rubber treads to prevent slipping. It can accommodate dogs up to 220 pounds. The top edge is rimmmed for safety, and the ramp folds down for easy storage.
Tri-Fold Reflective Extra Wide Pet Ramp
Tri-Fold Reflective Extra Wide Pet RampThis extra-wide pet ramp features highly visible, reflective material that helps your dog make his way up and down. The skid-resistant tread keeps him steady, even when wet. Side reflectors maximize safety by increasing visibility when in use. It folds for easy storage and transport and has a convenient carry handle.
Shaner Portable Bi-Fold Folding 96" Pet Ramp
Shaner Portable Bi-Fold Folding 96" Pet Ramp
$269.99 $269.99
Pet ramps make it easier for your pet to get into vehicles or onto furniture and beds. This pet ramp is made of solid and durable materials, has anti-skid surfaces to keep your pet safe, and folds to make it easy to transport. It's a great choice for any pet owner.
Travel Lite Bi-Fold Pet Ramp
Travel Lite Bi-Fold Pet RampThe Travel-Lite Ramp gives your pet access to higher landings and vehicles for travel. Your pet easily walks up the ramp and you have no more heavy lifting. Pet Gear's Bi-Fold Pet Ramp allows your dog easy access into your vehicle or other hard to reach places. The tread is skid-resistant even when wet to keep your pet steady, while the rubber grippers on the bottom of the ramp hold it firmly in place.
Lapoint Half Ramp 39" Pet Ramp
Lapoint Half Ramp 39" Pet Ramp
$103.99 $103.99
With a lightweight frame and affordable price, the Half Ramp II is perfect for mini-vans and couches. This ramp weighs only 7 lbs, but supports over 200 lbs. The high-traction walking surface provides a sure footing for pets, plus it’s easy to clean.
Bly Folding 70" Pet Ramp
Bly Folding 70" Pet RampGet your pet the easy access it needs with this folding 70" Pet Ramp. This lightweight and portable ramp is ideal for loading animals into trucks and SUVs, as well as onto boats, RVs and other hard-to-reach places. Its rugged construction can handle up to 500 lbs, so even your biggest dog can use it with confidence. The rubberized, ribbed non-slip surface provides maximum traction so your pet's sure-footed steps won't slip or slide. It has built-in side rails that provide added protection and let your pet walk safely and confidently.
Portia Indoor Carpet Mini 42" Pet Ramp
Portia Indoor Carpet Mini 42" Pet RampA pet ramp for your small dog or cat, the Tucker Murphy Pet® Indoor Carpet Mini Ramp is great for pets who need a little help getting up on and off furniture. The ramp's safe grip carpet thread provides the much-needed traction your pet needs to easily climb up and down the ramp. Rubber grippers on both ends of the ramp keep it in place during use. Lightweight, so you can easily open and close it for storage or transportation, this pet ramp folds flat and automatically locks when closed. A convenient rubber handle makes it easy to carry from room to room.
Donalsonville 70.9" Pet Ramp
Donalsonville 70.9" Pet RampA great toy for your pet! It will mentally and physically entertain them in different ways than other typical dog toys. This toy helps younger pets build up confidence and can also aid in their obedience training. It's a great gift for any pet lover.
Glendale Petwalk 3-Fold 59" Pet Ramp
Glendale Petwalk 3-Fold 59" Pet Ramp
$73.99 $73.99
The 3-Fold 59" Pet Ramp is a sturdy, lightweight ramp that will help your pet reach new heights with ease. It's great for pets with arthritis or other joint problems, and it's also easy to clean!
Tuesday Fold-able 60" Pet Ramp
Tuesday Fold-able 60" Pet RampDesigned with a strong, lightweight and foldable construction, this ramp is ideal for easy storage or transport. The skid-proof textured sandpaper surface ensures that your pets can walk steadily while the rubber grippers on the bottom keep the ramp stable. With raised edges on both sides, it offers added safety. This ramp can make an excellent gift for your pets if they are in need.
Premium Nonslip Dog Car Steps(Steps For SUV, Trucks,Couch And High Beds - Durable Metal Frame- Lightweight Folding Pet Ladder Ramp For Indoor Outdoor Use
Premium Nonslip Dog Car Steps(Steps For SUV, Trucks,Couch And High Beds - Durable Metal Frame- Lightweight Folding Pet Ladder Ramp For Indoor Outdoor UseThe Pet Ramp is made of high-quality steel and fabric, designed to be sturdy and stable. It has a non-slip texture, making it suitable for pets of all sizes. Weighing only 11.6 pounds, this pet ramp is sturdy enough for large dogs and easy to carry around.
Bowman Natural-Step Mini 42" Pet Ramp
Bowman Natural-Step Mini 42" Pet RampThe Tucker Murphy Pet Natural-Step mini ramp with poly grass allows your pet to walk up a soft surface that won't scratch its paw pads. The grass is also soft to touch, allowing you to move the ramp from vehicle to vehicle without damaging the interior.
Alahnna HalfSTEP 39" Pet Ramp
Alahnna HalfSTEP 39" Pet RampThe lightweight Ramp is portable and easy to store. The ramp is made of high-quality plastic that is extremely durable. It has a Khaki/Beige finish and supports up to 500 lbs without bending. Its built-in side rails provide added protection and let your pet walk safely and with confidence. The rubberized ribbed non-slip surface provides maximum traction.
Dog Ramp For Small Large Dogs, Folding SUV Car Ramp, Portable Pet Ramp, Black
Dog Ramp For Small Large Dogs, Folding SUV Car Ramp, Portable Pet Ramp, Black
$119.99 $119.99
This pet ramp is made of high-quality, rust-resistant plastic. It's easy to clean and very durable, so you won't have to worry about replacing it. The ribbed surface paired with the raised side rails improves your pet's security when using the ramp. And because it has a weight capacity of 165 lbs., allowing your pets to simply climb into or out of your vehicle. It can be folded effortlessly making our pet ramp easily storable and conveniently portable.
23.5" Pet Ramp
23.5" Pet Ramp
$164.99 $151.99
For traveling with pets, pet gear has just introduced their lightest ramp option. The new ultra-lite free-standing ramp with extension panel features a removable SupertraX mat which has a pressure-activated grip and protects pets' paws and auto interiors, making sure-footedness easy. The mat can be removed for easy cleaning. The free-standing design means the ramp supports itself and does not need to rest on your vehicle or furniture.
Bi-Fold 61" Pet Ramp
Bi-Fold 61" Pet RampThe Bi-Fold 61" Pet Ramp is an ideal choice for allowing your pet to easily enter and exit vehicles. The nonslip surface, raised siding, and lightweight construction of this ramp provide comfortable footing and sure footing for your puppy, older dog, or injured or sick pet. This ramp can also be an effective alternative to lifting a heavy dog into a vehicle. The durable bi-fold design allows the ramp to fold flat after use for convenient storage or travel, making it easy to keep in a car or truck so that you'll never have to leave your pet behind when traveling again.
Kurgo Wander Collapsible Pet Ramp
Kurgo Wander Collapsible Pet RampThe Wander Ramp is a portable ramp that makes it easier for older dogs or dogs with physical issues to get in and out of the car. The lightweight design folds in half for easy storage, and the nonslip surface ensures safe footing.
Telescoping Dog Car 62.5" Pet Ramp
Telescoping Dog Car 62.5" Pet RampLet your pet climb to higher levels with the PawHut Ramp , an extending aluminum ramp that gives you all-around protection. This dog ramp is made of lightweight and rust-resistant aluminum, making it long lasting. It has a handle for easy carrying, and non-slip feet keep your pet safe. This pet ramp gets high marks for safety, durability, and ease of use.
Abington Adjustable 35" Pet Ramp
Abington Adjustable 35" Pet RampA pet ramp is a helpful device that aids pets in and out of vehicles, furniture, and other areas. The adjustable pet ramp is a simple design offering a soft accent to any room. The grip carpet is designed to keep pets from slipping when on the ramp. When not in use, simply collapse the pet ramp down to 2” height for easy storage.
Free Standing Foldable 2 Step Pet Stair
Free Standing Foldable 2 Step Pet Stair
$288.96 $266.99
Pet Gear’s Free Standing Foldable 2 Step Pet Stair lets your pet access hard-to-reach places with ease. The stairs feature two extra-large platforms so that bigger pets can easily maneuver in and out of vehicles or gain access to other hard to reach places with confidence. These stairs are extra sturdy and can hold up to 350 pounds! Raised edges and soft carpet treads provide sure footing for your pet and are removable for easy cleaning.
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This wooden outdoor dog ramp shall be a convenient solution, both for the dog and its owner. Dark stained wooden construction with a guardrail on its exterior side. Fully safe and solid construction.
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An aesthetic practical portable ramp for pets. It's DIY-crafted of solid wood finished entirely in white. It has 2 upright angular legs joined by a straight stretcher, a widthways ribbed anti-slide surface, elevated edges.
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A long dog ramp with a small incline, perfect for smaller dogs or ones with back problems. The ramp has a rail made out of solid wood with a white coat of paint and has a padded inlay which makes it soft and comfy.
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A pretty portable car ramp for up to 50-kg pets. It's made of wood in natural shades and features an across slatted anti-slip surface. It's foldable in half, has a grapple, rubberized feet, 2 handles. Hinges and a fastener are of metal.
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A cool long DIY-created over stairs ramp for pets. Its frame, having high-profiled horizontal side rails and upright angular posts, is made of grey painted wooden planks and slats. A surface is covered with darker grey anti-slip carpet fabric.
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An outdoor pet ramp for small dogs and cats with a frame made out of solid oak wood with a light tint. The dog ramp is padded with a soft upholstery made out of cotton and has steps which make it slip-proof.
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An aesthetic useful high-profiled outdoor ramp for quite large pets. It has a rectangular frame of wood finished in white. It's equipped with safety grapples. Pretty dark blue anti-slip carpet fabric on a surface is secured by horizontal slats.
Deluxe XL Telescoping 87" Pet Ramp
A cool portable ramp for up to 300-pound pets requiring help to reach high places. It has a 42-87-inch-long regulated telescoping frame of resistant lightweight aluminium and plastic in greys, raised edges, an anti-skid surface, a security latch.
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DIY project for a set of convertible dog stairs made out of oak wood with padded steps, fitted with a rubber material in a black color. The frame of the stairs can be swapped with ease to make them a ramp, which gives the piece an extra function.
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If you’re looking for a handy way for helping your dog reach the top of the stairs or a car, take a look at this pet ramp. The pet ramp is made out of aluminum frame and is covered with a soft, cotton fabric upholstery.
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An aesthetic sturdy portable ramp for pets and for outdoor use. It's manufactured of durable grey plastic covered with weather resistant synthetic carpet fabric in a similar shade. The ramp has top landing and a special attachment area.
Natural-Step Mini 42" Pet Ramp
A handy solution for any small dog owner who needs to get around with their pet in a car – a natural looking pet ramp made out of plastic with artificial grass top, perfect for helping small dogs reach the car.
Outdoor Anti-Slip Handmade Wood Pet Ramp for Your Dog or
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Deluxe Telescoping 72" Pet Ramp
A practical portable anti-skid ramp for pets. It's made of lightweight aluminium and plastic in metallic and grey shades. It's sturdy, telescopically foldable and can be rinsed with water. It's equipped with a handle and rubbery anti-slip feet.
Folding 70" Pet Ramp
A practical portable ramp for pets. It's manufactured of sturdy but lightweight aluminium in a grey shade. It's foldable and has raised edges, indented end parts and a horizontally ribbed surface for security.
Free Standing Extra Wide Carpeted 55" Pet Ramp
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Ride Right Foldaway 58" Pet Ramp
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Smart 70" Pet Ramp
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HalfSTEP 39" Pet Ramp
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Trixie Pet Products 39 in. Safety Pet Ramp
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PetSafe Solvit Half Ramp II, 17 in. W x 39 in. L, Portable Lightweight Dog and Cat Ramp, Best for Shorter Inclines
Simple yet efficient solution for getting a dog to the car – a long, seventeen-inch half ramp for pets, made out of plastic in a light gray color with a material inlay made out of cotton to ensure it being soft enough.
Multifold Supertrax 71" Pet Ramp
A practical portable vehicle ramp for up to 200-pound dogs. It features a 3-section foldable frame of durable grey plastic. It has an anti-skid surface of soft green material, a security tether, rubberized bottom grippers, an inbuilt handle.
Vehicle 62" Pet Ramp
A useful portable vehicle ramp for old, infirm, up to 150-pound pets. It has a sturdy 62-inch foldable in half frame of resistant lightweight black plastic. It has raised edges, a security tether, an anti-skid surface with bone motifs on ends.
Feather-Lite 72" Pet Ramp
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A small and simple pet ramp for helping dogs with getting into the car. The ramp has a compact, bi-fold structure and is made out of plastic in a beige color with two padded sheets of cotton fabric in a cream color.
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An adorable outdoor addition for all pet owners. This white, wooden ramp is a full DIY project, designed to facilitate the everyday lives of dogs and their owners.
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DIY idea for a self-made pet ramp with a pet door on top of it. The ramp is made out of solid wood painted in a black color and has a rail made in a matching color. The door is fitted with a cover, so it does not let cold in.
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A folding dog car ramp for dogs, perfect for taking with you on family trips or camping. The ramp is made out of plastic in a black color and can be folded it two to make it take less space and fit in a vehicle.
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Stylish design for a compact, space-efficient dog ramp made out of oak wood with a dark tint and a fine polish. The inside of the ramp is padded with a plushy and soft material in a white color, making it comfy for dogs.
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