Little Doggy Stairs

Kara S.
by Kara S.
My sweet Scottie Gus is just a little too short to jump up onto my bed.
Although I would love to get a mini workout in by lifting him up every time, I decided to make him his own mini steps.
I took a quick trip to Michael's and picked up two crates. 1 regular size, and 1 half size. You can get 2 half crates if you have a dog smaller than Gus who may need more steps.
Now little Gussy can get up on the bed, in the car and onto the couch all by himself. Guess I need to get a real gym membership now...
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  • Brenda Brenda on Jul 23, 2018

    This is a great project but I worry about the dogs nails getting caught between the slats & causing injuries. I won't even buy loop carpet because of this concern. Wouldn't it be better to cover the tops with something to prevent any possible injury?

  • Chris Chris on Jun 19, 2019

    How did you attach the crate when stacked? Glue? I love the idea. I have a large plastic crate covered with a towel so my chihuahua does not fall through. Looks tacky but love my kids so tolerate it.

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  • Nicole Aube Nicole Aube on Jun 20, 2017
    Awesome idea, 1 of my pugs can't jump up on the bed, she'll love this. Added bonus is it matches my bedroom décor. Thanks so much for sharing.

  • Laurie Laurie on Jul 26, 2019

    Nifty idea! I've bought "dog steps" and they refuse to use them. This might work and cost a lot less. Thanks!