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Is Laminate Flooring Good for Dogs and Other Pets?

By Lisa Hobbie Created: January, 2021 - Modified: September, 2021


  1. What faux wood flooring is good for dogs?

  2. What wood grain flooring are good for pets?

  3. What faux slate flooring is good for pets?

  4. What plank flooring is good for dogs or other pets?



If you’re a pet lover, finding a flooring solution that will be forgiving of the use and abuse from furry friends is not always easy. If you haven’t considered laminate flooring, it’s worth taking a look. Where it sometimes can be on the slippery side, it is often scratch resistant, non absorbent, and easy to clean up urine and rid the space of urine smell. It is also economical and easy to install.

Greatmats offers the best laminate flooring for dogs and other pets, with the following options being among the best:
  1. Max Tile Modular Flooring
  2. Vinyl Peel and Stick Slate Floor Tile
  3. Envee Rigid Core LVT Planks

Here, we will highlight the main pet-friendly features that each of the four products boasts.

What faux wood flooring is good for dogs or other pets?

What Faux Wood Flooring is Good for Dogs?



Raised Max Tile Modular Flooring is perhaps one of the most versatile flooring options at Greatmats and among the best laminate flooring for dogs. It looks like authentic hardwood, but it features an attractive, commercial-grade vinyl surface that never needs to be refinished, vs. authentic wood that easily becomes scratched and damaged. It also has a durable and non-absorbent wear layer that is scratch and stain-resistant.

This product really is a great solution for an area prone to moisture, as it's made from the highest quality waterproof and nonabsorbent materials. It will not come apart due to moisture. Also, its raised, floating design allows for air and water flow beneath it, which reduces the risk for mold, mildew, and bacteria.

This flooring combines performance and durability. When spills and accidents do occur, the flooring is a breeze to clean with a damp mop, hot water, and common household floor cleaner.

What faux slate flooring is good for dogs or other pets?

What Faux Slate Flooring is Good for Dogs?



Vinyl Peel and Stick Slate Floor Tile is the best laminate flooring for dogs if you’re seeking a super-economical option. This faux slate floor will not expand like a lot of laminate does when moisture is present, and it is very resistant to moisture - making it perfect for a pet loving home.

The cost-effective, commercial-grade vinyl product can be installed on any hard, flat surface, and endures nails and claws really well with its wear-resistant surface. This tile is perfectly suited for kitchen floors, basements, entryways, garage floors, living rooms, and dining rooms.

Like the other products highlighted, when accidents occur, simply damp mop as needed with common household floor cleaner.

What plank flooring is good for dogs or other pets?

What Plank Flooring is Good for Dogs?



Envee Rigid Core LVT Planks are environmentally and pet friendly. Made from 100 percent recyclable material, this product is perfect for high traffic pet areas with its water and dirt tight surface.

The luxury vinyl planks are very attractive with their high-resolution imagery. It looks like real, natural wood, yet, it’s mold and mildew resistant. It is also slip-resistant and presents anti-fatigue benefits. This top-notch product is among the best laminate flooring for dogs.

When the flooring needs to be cleaned, scrub it with a neutral pH detergent or remove all surface soil by vacuuming or dust mopping it.

Greatmats - For the best laminate flooring for dogs

When you’re ready to purchase flooring for your pet-friendly home or business, any of the options highlighted here would perform really well. Select one of these, or, the many others that would also be suitable for furry friends.

Greatmats specializes in many types of flooring products, with laminate flooring options for pets being among the most popular choices. Aside from the products highlighted, Greatmats offers many other options - from vinyl planks and rubber tiles, as well as other laminate options, with something for virtually any space and preference.

Just reach out to the friendly and knowledgeable Greatmats staff who will help you decide on the perfect flooring solution for your space.
For more on this topic please review our Laminate Flooring product page.