Dog ramp for bed allow small breeds or toys access to highest surfaces without causing strain on their small joints. Adult pets with joint pain or arthritis may need help getting to your bed or couch to cuddle with you. Right ramp for your pet will allow more freedom. Multiply your pet’s weight by two to choose an indoor dog ramp that supports twice its weight. This rule is important, especially if your pet is loud. Idea of ramp is to help you in areas of difficult access and avoid injury, not jump over it with all its strength and break ramp.
Secure a 12-inch-wide ramp, for small or medium-sized dogs with no balance problems. No matter what width you choose, it is important that your dog ramp for bed include side rails to prevent his four-legged friend from sliding off each side of ramp. Display slope and length of a pet ramp to make sure it fits into area where it is placed. Place tip of a tape measure on floor at base of element where your dog needs a ramp.
Straighten measuring tape straight up to 24 inches. Mark area with a piece of tape. Hold tip of tape measure on tape and place other end on floor. This is an easy way of an 18 degree slope. Reduce length of measuring tape to 64 inches for a normal slope, or 55 inches for a steeper slope. You may have to choose a different position for your sofa or bed to place your dog ramp for bed, depending on slope and length your dog needs.