Pet stairs are long, narrow stairs that walk from one side of the home to the other.
Pet stairs have become so popular, in fact, that many stores are offering them in the name of dog friendly design.
The pet stairs are used by people with allergies, especially to allergens such as cats, dogs and reptiles, but they are also a popular option for people who are concerned about allergies and have a pet.
The short pet stairs can be a welcome sight for a dog owner, but it can be dangerous for dogs as the stairs can become slippery and dangerous for children.
Read more about stairs in this story.
What you need to know about pet stairs When you buy pet stairs, it’s important to understand what you’re buying.
If you’ve ever tried a pet stairs in your home, you know they’re often made of plastic or foam, which can get slippery, as do stairs made of wood or carpet.
You should only buy pet steps if they’re made of solid wood or other durable materials.
Some pet stairs have built-in wheels that help you control them, but these are more expensive.
If your pet has arthritis or other health issues, they may need to be removed before you get to the pet stairs.
If the stairs are only meant to be used by a pet owner, they might not be suitable for children, pets with allergies or pets who are wheelchair users.
Pet steps can be installed in a variety of ways, including with a small hole drilled through the middle of the stair.
You can also buy them in a stand, in the shape of a staircase or in the form of a deck or platform.
They can be used to walk around the house, but be aware that some people might not use them well and need to use a separate platform to get to their favourite pet.
If buying pet stairs is your first pet-friendly purchase, we recommend checking with the store for a more comprehensive guide to pet stairs to ensure you can get the best deal.
Pet stair safety tips To ensure your pet doesn’t get trapped or hurt while using pet stairs You should keep your pet in a secure location.
You don’t want to have to worry about them running off to the store, so they should be kept on a leash, securely tethered to the floor and secure from other animals.
Keep pet stairs well ventilated, as ventilators can be deadly to pets.
If possible, get your pet outside and away from other pets, such as animals you care for.
If there are no other options for your pet, you can use pet stairs as a walkway, but make sure you’re not putting them too close to other people, pets or children.
Keep your pet’s harness and harness chain securely attached to the ground, so that they don’t slip.
If using pet stair, make sure they’re not tied in a loop.
If a child gets trapped or injured while using the stairs, get them help immediately.
For tips on pet stairs safety, read our pet stairs guide.
What to do if you run into a problem When you walk past pet stairs you may run into problems.
When you have a problem, contact your local council for advice on how to fix the problem.
For more tips on dog safety, watch our Dog Safety section.
What happens if my pet gets stuck on pet stair When you’re standing on a pet stair and a dog starts to climb, you should get your dog out of the way as quickly as possible, as the dog may be unable to get back down.
Make sure that the pet doesn´t jump or jump up on top of the stairs.
Check to make sure your pet is safe to be in the area.
If it is, please help to push the dog out from underneath and out of harm’s way.
If an accident happens, please make sure it’s safe to get your child out of there.