Best Dog Ramps: 2021 Product Review

By Lovelia Horn

By Lovelia Horn

25 Best Dog Ramps that Won’t Bust Your Budget 

Pet ramps or dog ramps are mobility aids for old, arthritic, or disabled pets that need help climbing up high beds, couches, and cars. Pet ramps rank higher when it comes to safety compared to pet stairs as the inclined surface is easier on the pet’s joints compared to stairs. 

We all want the best for our pets but we don’t want to blow our cash on shoddily constructed ramps that may be cheap but would do more harm to your pet. Imagine a tri-folding ramp collapsing under the weight of your chonk! *shudder*

Quality dog ramps can be pricey. Luckily, we combed through the long list of dog ramps on the market right now and came up with this listicle of the best investment. 

We only chose affordable dog ramps with sound construction in mind so buying one won’t bust your budget. Give your little furry ones the care they deserve with these top dog ramps on our list.

1. Pet Gear superTrax Free-Standing Ramp 


The Pet Gear free-standing ramp is ideal for helping dogs walk up a high SUV or truck, as well as purposed as a dog ramp for bed so your pet can snuggle with you at night, or even throughout the day! You can choose from 4 models; each can support dogs from 200 to 300 pounds. The surface has a pressure-activated grip so your pet’s paws can grip the mat steadily and consistently without slippage. This proprietary SupertraX mat is soft and will protect your pet’s paws as well as your car’s interiors. The SupertraX mat can also be removed for cleaning.

Extra features include portability by easily folding the ramp so you can lug it from vehicle to house. Additional safety features include raised edges so your pet’s paws won’t slide off the side. 

maximum capacity: 300 pounds

2. SASRL Adjustable Pet Ramp 

 Equipped with their proprietary paw traction mat, this finely engineered dog ramp has an adjustable frame to accommodate the little furballs or the huge doggos in your pack. It has a high-traction surface that prevents slippage for that easy climb or descent, making your pet more confident with managing uneven surfaces. Its sturdy wood frame enhances safety as your pet walks or runs up the structure – ideal as a dog ramp for SUV or a dog ramp for bed. It can even be positioned close to a picnic table or a kiddie trampoline so your short-legged but athletic little ones can join in on the family fun! 
This ramp folds easily so you can store it compactly. 

An additional advantage of the SASRL adjustable pet ramp is its free-standing design so you don’t have to fiddle with attachments to anchor the ramp to your couch or vehicle. This is an excellent option for older, arthritic senior pets to feel young again. No assembly required, just set on the ground and go. Pack it up without any hassle. 
maximum capacity: 200 pounds

3. TOBBI 62” Bi-fold Portable Dog Ramp for Large Pet

The TOBBI 62” bi-fold portable ramp has a space-saving design for easy transport and storage. The surface is made of a high-traction material to prevent slipping. This is ideal for senior pets and those with issues with mobility to reach taller vehicles. 

It’s easy to store and surprisingly lightweight (12 pounds) for a full-length folding ramp. You’ll be impressed when you examine its solid build and the material used to give the ramp its textured surface. Engineered to fold nicely for compact storage and portability. 
maximum capacity: 200 pounds

4. PetSafe CozyUp Bed Ramp


The PetSafe CozyUp is one of the best dog ramps for bed in the market today. It has a sleek design that won’t take up much space even in smaller bedrooms  so your pet dog or cat can come up to stretch out on the bed without you having to lift them, O Hooman Slave. Not that we mind being at our furbaby’s beck and call, do we? I certainly don’t, but at least with the CozyUp dog ramp for bed, my pets can reach higher furniture at home even when I’m not around. 
The Pet Safe CozyUp bed ramp is made of strong and durable material. Your pets will feel confident walkin gup and down the gentle incline of the ramp and look stylish while doing it. The ramp’s surface has a strong carpet cover while the legs and the frame have a cherry wood finish.
maximum capacity: 120 pounds

5. PetSafe Happy Ride Extra Long Telescoping Dog Ramp



The Pet Safe Happy Ride is an extra-long telescoping ramp that is ideal for helping your pet climb up beds, couches, and cars. It is made from durable aluminum but is still a lightweight ramp that weighs only 18 pounds. It is easy to fold, carry, lift, and store.
maximum capacity: 300 pounds

6. PetSafe Solvit Deluxe Telescoping Pet Ramp


The Pet Safe Solvit is a deluxe telescoping ramp that can help your pet move up and down furniture and in and out of tall vehicles. It has an adjustable size to match your dog’s capabilities, and since this is made of tough aluminum, it can support massive pets and other animals. It has a high-traction surface plus side rails to avoid slipping.
maximum capacity: 400 pounds


7. DOG QUALITY Gentle Rise Dog Ramp

The Gentle Rise Dog Ramp helps your dog access your bed. It is for small dogs, senior dogs, and those with mobility issues. This bed ramp reduces injury arising from pet stairs, and its non-slip rubber flooring reduces pressure on your pet’s joints. It is safe and sturdy with side rails on the side and a gradual slope.  
maximum capacity: 120 pounds


8. MDBT Dog Bed Ramp for Small Dogs


The MDBT is ideally designed as a dog ramp for bed or unreachable couches. It’s foldable and collapsible so it can be easily kept under the bed or inside the closet in an upright position. This is lightweight and sturdy and weighs less than 15 pounds so you can easily remove this and transport it anywhere. 

9. Good Life Black Non-Skid Pet Ramp Ladder 


Crafted from durable material, easy to fold, easy to assemble, even easier to transport because of its lightweight. The Good Life Bi-fold dog ramp can be set flush beside your bed, couch, the back of the car, the front steps. Very convenient and safe for pets to use and for pet owners’ peace of mind. Now, your senior furbabies, sick pets, and itty-bitty little ones (pups) can manage heights with ease thru this Bi-fold dog ramp. Not for children’s use.

maximum capacity: 150 pounds

10. Pet Gear Tri-fold Extra Wide Pet Ramp 


The Pet Gear Tri-Fold Ramp gives extra-wide access for additional maneuverability for pets that carry that extra girth. The ramp surface offers a skid-resistant grip that increases stability as your pet scales the height from the surface of the road to your vehicle bed. Additional feature includes rubber grippers on the underside of the ramp for enhanced stability, reducing ramp wobble during use. The surface is non-skid which provides extra bracing for your pet’s paws. When folded, this ramp easily fits in the back of your SUV or car and has a locking swivel to prevent accidental opening.   
Designed with reduced storage needs in mind, this tri-fold ramp is 71 inches long and with this extra length, you can reduce the angle of steepness so your nervous pets can be trained to use this ramp. But bear in mind that the angle of the ramp depends on what kind of vehicle you drive.
The Pet Gear tri-fold ramp is sturdy enough to handle pets weighing 250 pounds. 
maximum capacity: 200 pounds

11. Sandinrayli Folding Pet Dog Ramp 


The Sandinrayli ramp is a 61-inch long foldable pet ramp designed exclusively for your dogs to reach high vehicle heights to ease their joint load. Made of durable PP material, this dog ramp for SUV folds up to 30 inches for easy transportability and storage convenience. It comes with rubber grippers on the bottom to reduce swaying and wobbliness as your pet makes it up and down the ramp. The ramp’s walking surface is designed to ensure that the high-traction textured surface makes contact with its paws for optimized grip and stability. Surefootedness is important in older or injured pets who’ve been previously traumatized by awkward falls and painful landings, and the Sandinrayli dog ramp adds confidence to their steps due to its stable design.
maximum capacity: 160 pounds

12. Smart Pet Ramp Junior


The Smart Pet Ramp helps pets get in and out of cars and vans with a foot tread surface and a non-slip edge for a safe and secure climb. It is great for pets with joint and back problems and also for elderly pets. This weighs only 8 pounds so you can travel with this dog ramp for SUV anywhere. 

13. Kurgo Wander Collapsible Dog Ramp


This pet ramp is a Godsend to disabled or elderly pets as the gentle incline and great traction reduces the stress on their joints. The Kurgo Wander pet ramp is collapsible, easy to unfold and set up for immediate use by your naughty pets. Since the ramp is made of durable plastic material, it results to a lightweight product weighing only 10 pounds, very easy to move from place to place even for pawrents who are up there in age. You can fold the Kurgo Wander dog ramp away neatly when not in use. It folds flat and thus, you can easily hide it under your bed, inside a closet, or in the trunk of your car. The Kurgo dog ramp company also provides an unbeatable warranty against manufacturer warranty. 
maximum capacity: 200 pounds 

14. Solvit Ultralite Bi-Fold Dog Ramp 


Solvit Ultralite has a bi-folding ramp that weighs only 10 pounds. But despite its lightweight, it can support weights up to 200 pounds. The surface is high-traction that will enhance your pet’s footing. It also comes with a safety latch that secures it while you carry it in your car or when stored. You’ll also find a safety handle on the side which you can use to carry the folded ramp anywhere it’s needed. 
maximum capacity: 200 pounds


15. Chasing Tails Dog Ramp for Bed

Designed for smaller to medium-sized pets, the Chasing Tails ramp comes with a side rail to add stability to an otherwise scary climb for your little ones. This elegant ramp is no hassle to set up and to store (just fold it when done using).  Made of quality wood, this ramp can camouflage with the rest of your living room furniture for a great match. 

maximum capacity: 70 pounds

16. LONABR 60-inches Portable Folding Pet Ramp for SUV


The LONABR is an easily foldable dog ramp is truly made for SUV boarding for senior dogs and those with medical issues. It is also ideal for small dogs, puppies that are vertically challenged and can’t quite reach your SUV or truck’s higher trunk. This sturdy dog ramp is made from durable material able with multiple anti-skid lines so your pet’s paws can grip the ramp’s surface easily and with improved stability. 

maximum capacity: 165 pounds

17. SAVFOX Portable Lightweight Folding Pet Ramp for SUV


The ultimate best ramp to safely get your dog on and off a tall SUV or truck bed. The SAVFOX is a foldable dog ramp that fits all kinds of vehicles, convenient to use due to its easy set-up design, and is lightweight but remains sturdy and stable to use. This dog ramp is made of robust bodywork and gives your pets risk-free ramp management as they ascend and descend the SAVFOX with stable footing, so robust that it can hold dogs up to 200 pounds. The ramp holds securely onto the frame of the vehicle bed to minimize sliding, slipping, or swaying. 
Your furbaby will emanate confidence as he steps on the ramp. Get ready to record those picture-perfect action shots! 
Now you don’t have to sweat it out during road trips trying to lift your heavy pups in and out of the vehicle without hurting yourself. The SAVFOX ramp ensures that your travel fur-ssengers do it all on their own with ease. Now on to planning the next road trip! 
maximum capacity: 200 pounds

18. Pet Gear Travel Lite Bi-Fold Pet Ramp


The Pet Gear Dog Ramp is a bi-folding ramp that provides your pet easy access to your car as well as to hard-to-reach areas in your home. It has a removable carpet surface that you can wash by machine or by hand. The bottom has rubber stoppers, so this will remain in position as your pet uses it. You can fold this up when not in use, and it occupies only a small space in your room, car, or garage.
maximum capacity: 200 pounds

19. Orvis Natural Step Pet Ramp 


The Orvis Natural Step dog ramp is lightweight, sleek yet remains sturdy. The ramp totals 14.5 pounds to carry but can support dogs up to 250 pounds. There’s power in its quality material and sound framework. Dogs won’t hesitate to ascend or descend this folding pet ramp as its surface is made of polyester grass which dogs are already familiar with. Not only that, the polyester grass on the ramp surface provides a secure grip as your beloved pet navigates the ramp without fear.
This ramp is ideal for the older members of the pack, the recently ill, the infirm, those who just had surgery, and the ankle biters we love to take on road trips. No trip is complete without your pets. 
maximum capacity: 250 pounds

20. Pet Studio Pine Frame Dog Ramp and Steps Combo


One of our best picks yet! This innovative mobility aide is a ramp that transforms smoothly into a pet staircase in just seconds. Made for small dogs, this can be used by senior dogs, short-legged breeds, growing pups, or sick pets. It provides pets with arthritis the ability to move up and down beds, couches, ottomans with less stress on the muscles and joints. The only drawback is this ramp is not recommended for pets’ use on vehicles as this is more of an indoor design. The steps can fold down, and each step is lined with a soft, non-slip carpet for confident step up and down. The rampsteps’ frame is made of mahogany-finished pine and is 40 inches long, 17.5 inches wide.

maximum capacity: 130 pounds

21. Royal Ramps 21” Tall Pet Ramp with Landing – currently unavailable

The Royal Ramps pet ramp has a landing on top, so it’s easy to take your pet on a high bed and down again. It is made from high-quality high-density foam that can support pets up to 75 pounds. It is covered with upholstery-grade fabric that resists stains. It is machine washable with a zippered design. This is a 3-piece modular ramp that you can interchange as your pet’s needs change over the years.

22. Pet Gear Designer Stair and Ramp 

A stair/ramp combo is called a STRamp, and Pet Gear offers the most well-designed stramp currently on the market. Made from from durable materials that won’t lose their shape even when used by a medium-sized dog. It has a removable SuperTrax mat that provides superior grip and is made for easy cleaning; you can even throw it in the washer. The ramp’s surface is a moderate slope so your pups can walk up or down its surface effortlessly, and the top is a single step that you can position right next to the couch or bed, approximately 5 inches from the floor level. At the bottom of this stramp are rubber grippers that keeps it in place no matter how rowdily your pup uses it. The stramp will arrive unassembled in a slim box, but the components can be assembled quickly so your dog can use it straight away. 
Ideal for indoor use only to access household furniture, although a few customers swear this product is perfect for their pets to get on and off low vehicles like a Honda Accord.
maximum capacity: 150 pounds

23. Senneny Wooden Adjustable Pet Ramp


Why choose the Senneny pet ramp? Well for one thing, this folding ramp is adjustable so you can set your ramp’s heights anywhere from 9 inches off the ground to 24 inches depending on the surface you want your dog to reach.
Pets with arthritis, ligamentous injuries in the legs, or any other medical condition that reduces their mobility now have a helping hand to reach their favorites places no matter how high. Car, couch, bed, recliner, no space is off limits to your pets with the Senneny pet ramp in the house. The ramp weighs 11 pounds and can support pets up to 100 pounds. 
This well-designed pet ramp is quite sturdy as its base and the ramp structure itself is made of solid wood. Textured carpet fabric on the ramp surface adds traction and reduces sliding.
maximum capacity: 100 pounds

24. COZIWOW Heavy Duty Folding Dog Ramp


Help your pet to position himself comfortably and pain-free during trips by providing him this sturdy ramp to reach high vehicles. This folding dog ramp takes away the hassle of having to manually lift your pet, saving your back and his joints from the bone-on-bone strain of jumping on a hard surface. Pets large and small can benefit from using the Coziwow folding ramp, even heavier furfaces up to 200 pounds. This ramp is equipped with anti-skid base to secure its hold on the ground, and a slip-resistant surface for maximum traction for a safer experience for your pets. When you are finished loading and unloading your pet, simply fold the Coziwow pet ramp  and secure its side latches, store in a secure spot. Transporting the folded ramp while switching vehicles won’t be an issue since it only weighs 9.3 pounds; even shorter dog moms can clear it from the ground easy-peasy. It even has ergonomic handles when folded so you can carry it better.
The Coziwow is easy to clean with soap and water and is ideal for all kinds of weather. Even muddied pet paws won’t slip on the sandpapery ramp surface.
maximum capacity: 200 pounds

25. PetSTEP Original Folding Pet Ramp



The PetStep original folding portable folding pet ramp is constructed from cutting-edge composite plastic which is tremendously strong, hence this multipurpose pet ramp can hold up to 500 pounds. Heck, you can transport a tapir with this beast of a ramp! This pet ramp folds/unfolds without a hitch for easy set up and storage. It has a secure, non-slip surface with ridged design for superior gripping to prevent your pets from slipping and sliding as they move up or down the ramp. It comes in two colors – khaki and graphite if you’re into color matching your vehicle with accessories. The ramp stays in place when it is used. It was designed specifically for a gentle incline so pets with arthritis and leg/back injuries can climb up or down with reduced pain, injury, and strain. Furthermore, this ramp cuts the risk of owners injuring themselves from trying to lift their 4-legged buddies themselves. We dog lovers all know we can’t bear the sight of our little ones struggling to make it up or down various surfaces in our home.
Aside from access to vehicles, this heavy-duty ramp can also be used by pets to access beds, sofa, recliner, even an examining table at the vet’s office. This ramp weighs 18.5 pounds when carried and has handles on each side for easier portability. Easy to clean, easier to set up and store. 

maximum capacity: 500 pounds

Why Buy a Pet Ramp?

Using a pet ramp is indeed a good idea if you have a pet that can’t jump up or down your bed, couch, or car. It may be a challenge for some pets like senior dogs or dogs with joint problems to move or step, and a well-constructed, safe, and durable pet ramp is a lifesaver. Make sure your dog knows how to use the ramp properly and never leave it unattended, especially when climbing on your car, SUV or truck. Also, find the right pet ramp for your dog’s needs, his size, weight, and his abilities.

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