Frequently Asked Questions

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The Dimensions of the PetStep Folding Ramp while open are 70” Long x 17” Wide x 2.5” In Height, and while folded are 36” Long x 17” Wide x 5.75” in Height weighing 18.5 pounds.

The Half Step Ramp measures 39″ Long x 17″ Wide x 3.5” in Height, weighing 11½ pounds. Both ramps are made from an advanced composite plastic construction. Both the PetStep folding ramp and the Half Step holds up to 500 lbs. (animal use only).

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It most definitely would fit in the back seat of a car or truck. You could even put it in the back where your pet is riding while folded and flat.
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While most use the PetStep Ramp as a travel pet ramp, it does work on a sofa, bed or any other indoor or outdoor space your pet may need assistance. A smaller dog may be able to use the half step version of this ramp but some dogs might need the extra length the PetStep Ramp offers for a very gentle climb.

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Yes, the PetStep Ramp works perfectly for the backseat entrance of any compact vehicle, SUV or truck. If you find that the door doesn’t open wide enough for the ramp to rest fully on the vehicle, you can purchase a Side Door Support Strap to support the side that isn’t supported by the vehicle. Click this link to our Side Door Support Strap.

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Yes, the PetStep Ramp is made from an advanced composite plastic that can withstand various weather conditions, and can be used in pools or waterways for aquatic access.

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Using treats can help aid in training your pet to get used to using the ramp, and soon they will love their new PetStep Ramp! Firstly, lay it flat for them to get used to the new surface, let them walk around and sniff the ramp and then use treats to help get them to go up and down the ramp while it is in place where they will most likely use it most frequently. They will become comfortable walking up and down the ramp in no time!

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Yes! In fact, it can be used in both pools and lakes for aquatic pet access. To help stabilize the ramp in water, PetStep has developed the Pool Leg Kit that can simply attach to the bottom of the ramp and reaches up to 6 feet deep.

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Both the PetStep and Half Step Ramp can easily be cleaned with soap and water.