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Old 05-16-2014, 02:56 PM   #1
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Pet Ramp

Anybody out there have suggestions on a pet ramp that works good in lieu of trying to get an oldtimer (dog, not me) up the stairs on a class a.

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Old 05-16-2014, 03:12 PM   #2
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We use a telescoping pet ramp (I think that ours is the Solvit Deluxe) and place it on the top extending step, then our girls make the last two steps inside on their own.

The downside is that it takes up all but about 3 inches of the width of the step, so a little dicey to leave it up and try to tiptoe around it getting in and out.

We already had it for use with our SUV, so it isn't necessarily the optimal solution, but does work pretty well for us.

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Old 05-16-2014, 03:47 PM   #3
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x2 on the Solvit extending ramp.

We found our Wheaten Terrior still had trouble with the non-slip on the ramp and the slick steps inside the MH entry.

I cut up some indoor/outdoor carpet and fastened it to the ramp and the interior steps to improve his traction. That seemed to help.

He is gone now, but we will introduce our Springer Spaniel pup to ramps very early in life.
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Old 05-16-2014, 05:40 PM   #4
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Old 05-17-2014, 08:44 PM   #5
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X3 for the Solvit ramp... have the XL version for two Great Danes in our Safari Trek. Our older boy can't handle the stairs so this makes it easy for him.. Our girl is younger and bounds right up the ramp. It collapses down to 4 feet and is only about 3-3.5 inches thick so it fits great in one of the basement compartments that goes across the coach. Much lighter/smaller footprint than the set of fold-up pet steps we also have.
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Our old cat would sit there and meow until someone lifted her up. So got a nice ramp and she refused to use it. Ugh!
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Old 05-19-2014, 02:31 PM   #7
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Pet ramp

I made a ramp from a piece of plywood glued a piece of out- door carpet and screwed two angle brackets to the back of the carpet side which clips at the back of the first step and it works great
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Good Idea, Poor Execution

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I bought one of these last year. Probably the worst POS I've ever got stuck with. Screws pulled out of the fiberboard leg and step pieces after just a couple of uses.

I may re-make this using solid wood instead of the cardboard this product uses. All I could use from this would be the metal pieces. On second thought, I think I've already thrown the one I bought in the trash.

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