doggie steps for small dogs

Doggie steps for small dogs are a convenient way for them to climb up to beds, couches and other places around the home without having to jump or fall. These dog steps are particularly helpful for older dogs. In this post, we feature six of the top selling doggie steps on the market that are made specifically for small dogs.

Doggie Steps for Small Dogs

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1. Pup Step Plus Pet Stairs:

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This doggie step for small dogs is currently the best selling dog step on for the category “dog stairs.” Not only is this step light, easy to use and to put away, it is also sturdy for small dogs to use and very reasonably priced. There’s no assembly required, and it can hold dogs up to 120 lbs. This doggie step is 20 inches tall, 16 inches wide and 24 inches deep. Click here to purchase.

2. Easy Step II Pet Stairs:

This doggie step features removable carpet treads, rubber footing, and a snap-in installation with not tools required. It is 16 inches tall, 16 inches wide and 22 inches deep. Each step is 6 inches high, and the incline on the steps makes it easy for small dogs to climb. It is available in chocolate (pictured above), cocoa, sage and tan. This doggie step for small dogs holds pets up to 150 lbs. Click here to buy.

3. 5 Step High Density Foam Doggie Steps:

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Made in the USA, this high density foam doggie step for small dogs is lightweight, yet strong enough to hold pets up to 50 lbs. Each step is individually built and bonded to provide maximum support. It is 22 inches tall, 16 inches wide and 30 inches long. This dog steps is perfect for pets with arthritic or joint issues, in addition to healthy pets. Click here to purchase.

4. Mini Pet Stairs:

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This unique doggie step for small dogs is made for pets up to 20 lbs. It is 26 inches tall, 10 inches wide, 26 inches deep, and weighs 24 lbs. The steps are each 5.25 inches deep. It is made of orientated strand board covered in needle punch carpet. This is one of the taller doggie ladders on our list and works well with high beds. Click here to buy.

5. Foam Pet Steps:

This foam doggie pet step for small dogs features a removable and washable ultra-soft fleece cover. Ideal for small dogs, it measures 13 inches high, 15 inches wide and 18 inches long. It also comes in a 19 inch version (4 steps) and a 23 inch version (5 Steps). Click here to purchase.

6. Premier Pet Steps Carpeted Dog Step in Cherry Wood:

This decorative wooden doggie step for small dogs features a kitchen cabinet raised panel design and holds pets up to 300 lbs. Made of quality oak wood, this pet step also has 60 oz. stain resistant carpet.  Each individual step is 5.5 inches tall which is great for small dogs. It stands 17 inches high, measures 16 inches wide, and 23 inches long. There is also a four step version that is 23 inches high, 16 inches wide, and 28 inches inches long. Click here to buy.


Doggie steps for small dogs are unique in that they account for their short legs and size of their paws. In this post, we highlighted six top selling doggie steps that have proven to work well with small dogs. Additional models and styles can be found here.

We feature other quality dog steps and ramps in our articles Steps for Dogs to Get Into Bed and Ramps for Dogs to Get on Bed. For a great selection of pet gates, be sure to read our posts Pet Gate with Cat Opening, Permanent Pet Gate, 60 Inch Wide Pet Gate, Outdoor Pet Gate for Deck, and Extra Wide Pressure Mounted Pet Gate.