This life-saving accessory is an essential product to guarantee the safety of the swimming pool around which there are usually dogs or any other animal, whether they are domestic or not.
A swimming pool ramp will avoid unpleasant surprises. Although all the pools have a ladder to get out of the water very easily, the dogs cannot see it when they are swimming. The swimming pool ramp offers an exit so that a misfortune does not happen.
As well as taking care of the safety of the children near the pool, you should also pay attention to the pets. Every year, miles of drowned animals die in this situation, especially puppies and elderly dogs. Usually they can not leave without help, so they swim until they get tired and end up dying.
Do not forget that other animals can also fall into the water, either a neighbor’s pet or a Broward County wild animal. This ramp will not only save the life of your dog in case it accidentally falls into the pool, but also any animal that stumbles on it, facilitating an exit.
In the Market there is a variety of models, here are the most common:
The Skamper Super Ramp serves as the perfect escape or entry into any pool and it comes in two different sizes. The pet gets their grip by latching their claws into the perforated holes within the ramps surface to pull themselves out of the water safely. This particular model can maintain maximum capacity weights of up to 150lbs, so would be ideal for small/medium breed sizes of dogs but larger dogs would struggle with the plastic construction.
Up next is the WAG Boarding Steps for Above-Ground Pools. is the only design on the market capable of holding the weight of dogs of all sizes, it is a fully rounded metallic construction that will provide your pet with an extremely stable entrance or exit to the pool. The staircase is designed to cantilever in the water and sits at a 45 degree sloping angle that provides exceptionally dog friendly usage and will prevent any damage being done to the interior lining of your pool as the design prevents it from hitting the sides or bottom of the pool whilst being operated.
The Dog-On Water Ramp is an inflatable, independently floating, water ramp for dogs. It’s constructed of sturdy and long lasting materials that are gentle on dog’s paws, joints and muscles. The deck and ramp make it easy for dogs to intuitively launch and effortlessly climb. This versatile dog water ramp has many uses; as a dog ramp for boats, pontoon boat dog ramp, swimming pool dog ramp, anywhere dog safety and convenience around water is a concern.
Whether you choose one of this or any other, you should know that once you have installed the ramp in your pool, it is convenient that you teach your dog how to climb. To do this, you must put it in the water and make it leave the ramp to follow a ball, receive a treat or anything else that pleases its. Do it several times until you see that it uses it without difficulty.
To ensure that a pool is a safe place of relaxation and recreation for family, friends and pets, it is very important to do weekly maintenance. At Urban Pool Services, we are committed to providing you with long-term maintenance that keeps your pool in stellar shape!