Dog ramp

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  1. irnbru

    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    Does anyone have one for sale? My dog is starting to struggle getting in and out of the car. Poor soul has fell twice :-(
     
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    get a piece of plywood about 1m long and glue a piece of carpet on. works great with most dogs. they dont seem to like walking on the shop bought plastic ones
     
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    Agree with @TheBig1 although we bought a wooden one on line for our golden retriever years ago and then glued carpet onto it as Izzy found it slippy when wet. Ours had a lip that secured it to the car so the ramp wouldn't slip but you could easily make one
     
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  4. irnbru

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    Good idea.(y)
     
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    DSC_8616.JPG DSC_8616.JPG We have 2 telescopic ones they are pretty good and we have had them for about 4years, easy to store as well
     
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    Can I ask how small yours telescope to? And any idea of weight.

    I have a wooden one I bought new off EBay --from memory about £25 with P&P but it's very heavy. It folds in half, has a non slip surface and I stapled some foam on its underneath to try to avoid scratching the car.

    Mine looks like this one http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/car-ramp-for-dog-/131741564166?hash=item1eac68bd06:g:WaUAAOSwPc9WzeN3
     
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    Not being funny but you wouldn't put your kids in their so why your dogs ? What happens if you are rear ended ? Can never understand the " towbar mounted animal cage " tat either. Wouldn't be legal me standing on it so how can it be for a dog ?

    Your not really a proper dog servant are you ? :D You should be carrying him in. (y):LOL:
     
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    Well said could not agree more !!to us our dogs are part of the family and there space is inside the MH i do have a wooded ramp with a carpet fixed but we have been unable to travel for the last 6 months because of the old gsd leg dont go where she wants to go ."Mind is willing body all but done" sad days ahead . Blue with her best mate Izzy one of the blind and deaf daines
     
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    Her full name is Bluebell name after the wild flower of the English meadow a beautiful rare sight
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    Although we wouldn't put our dog in the garage I think the solution shown is great.
    Collies are often more than most dogs comfortable and calmer in a cage. It's very common with them. I have seen some well kitted out garages with cages light and aircon for dogs.
    I think they are as much at risk there as in the boot of a small hatchback or estate car.
     
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    I think a set up like this is great... The dogs have a window to look out of and probably don't get thrown around as much...

    Better then dogs jumping around van whilst driving and what really annoys me is seeing dogs walking around the dash while driving ...! Utterly irresponsible ...
     
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    we have given up on the ramp idea as saul frankly doesnt get enough speed up to clear the van these dayso_O
     
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    In your case, you have no choice, coz theyre bigger than you:D
    Love the harley dane. We had one years ago.(y)
     
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    image.jpeg Got this one for me dog shower. £33 on amazon. Fold up plastic. Strong enough for about 40kg dog i think.
    Surface was big slippery, so got 2 rubber mats from poundland and stuck them on. The jobs a goodun.(y)
     
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