Dog ramps are excellent support aids for your pet with limited mobility.
Dog ramps are excellent support aids for your pet with limited mobility.

Dog ramps are excellent aids for our fur babies who needs support going up and down. These ramps are especially useful for dogs with limited mobility due to injury or old age. When you see your dog struggling to get up or climb down, it’s time for a dog ramp.

Instead of buying a dog ramp, make it a DIY project.
Instead of buying a dog ramp, make it a DIY project.

Buying a dog ramp will set you back anywhere from $40-$120. These are pre-made so you don’t have the option to customize. Your dog will simply have to make do with whatever the manufacturer made.

But why buy when you can build one? You will have the full freedom to customize the size, height, slope, and colour. Plus, you’ll be glad you did something really special for your furry friend.

Gather the tools and materials and start this dog ramp project for your beloved pet!

Materials:

  • ½-inch plywood, 15 feet x 2 inches wide
  • 2/4-inch plywood or scrap wood, 5 inches
  • ¼-inch plywood, 32 inches x 10 inches
  • Thick, shaggy carpet measuring 50 inches long and 10 inches wide
  • Nails

Tools:

  • Circular Saw
  • Table Saw
  • Hammer
  • Pencil
  • Wood glue

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Thanks to eliteMET for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

 

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