How Do I Protect My Old Dog From Slipping On Hardwood Floors?
By Created: May, 2021 - Modified: July, 2021
Related Product: Dog Agility Mats Interlocking Tiles
Have you ever seen an old dog slipping on hardwood floor surfaces? When they start or stop suddenly, try to round a corner, get excited by company, or run to their food bowl, they may have a hard time gaining traction. However, by purchasing pet friendly flooring, these potentially damaging or injury causing events can be prevented, and you’ll no longer see your old dog slipping on hardwood floor, tile and laminate surfaces.
Although there are many great solutions to prevent your dog from slipping and sliding, the following six products are among the best and represent a variety of different material options:
- Interlocking Dog Agility Mats
- ¼ Inch Thick Rubber Flooring Rolls
- Royal Interlocking Carpet Tile
- Premium Foam Kids & Gym Mats
- 4-Pack of Foam Play Mats
Whether you are looking for a solution to prevent old dog slipping on hardwood floor scenarios from happening in a hallway, kitchen, entryway, or other space, employing any of the six products listed would be a great solution. These products are easy to install, clean, and disinfect. They have a number of features and benefits that pets and owners will appreciate.
They are densely constructed and free from lead and latex, and their non-slip grip keeps them from shifting out of place. The interlocking mats are waterproof, easy to clean, and designed to last.
Greatmats’ customer, Holly, says everyone loves these mats. In her online review, she noted, “So easy to install, look great, and seem to be withstanding lots of dog use.”
It is shock and sound absorbent and resistant to mold and mildew. The rubber material is extremely durable, and its unique design creates a seamless protective layer for the dog to comfortably walk on. Customers love that these rubber rolls stay put and withstand heavy dog use.
Greatmats’ customer, Jennifer, loves that the carpet tiles are versatile and odor free. In her online review, she noted, “It provides friction in place of hardwood floors for my senior dog, and it is also soft in case he falls.”
Greatmats’ customer, Sandra, loves how these mats have helped her senior pets. In her online review, she noted, “These have already saved my 17-year-old cat during a fall and helps my 13-year-old dog stand up in tile areas.”
These mats are lightweight and conveniently sized, so you can take them with you - on vacation, for example - to provide a safe and comfortable floor even when you’re away from home.
Greatmats’ customer, Laura, wishes she would have purchased these mats long ago. In her online review, she wrote, “I bought these to provide traction for my old dog who has weak back legs and was sliding around on wood floors. They’ve helped a lot.”
Greatmats - For the Best Products to Prevent Old Dog Slipping on Hardwood Floor ScenariosAny of the products highlighted would offer slip protection for your dog, and to get more information on any of them, or, to place an order, simply reach out to the fabulous team at Greatmats who will help you get the perfect flooring for your dog and your space.
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