Owning a small dog can be fun, but keeping them out of certain rooms can be difficult. For example, doors don’t always work, since a dog could scratch or bark at the door until you open it, and they could squeeze through as you do. If this is a problem for you, this article is here to help!
We’ll cover some of the best small dog gates available, chosen for their design, durability, and ease of use. There are many factors to consider when buying a small dog gate, and we’ve listed some of these at the end. We hope this information will help you find the best dog gate for your needs!
The minimalistic yet elegant design of this gate is appealing, and it has options for three or four panels.
This blue-gray gate has a swirled design, making it look nice while still allowing your dog to see through it.
This three-panel wooden gate is perfect for any doorway. It simply unfolds in your desired location and acts as a barrier between your dog and a no-go zone.
This beautifully designed wooden gate has three panels and four different options, each with a unique color and design.
This gate has two design options: a diamond pattern and a paw print design and a dog bone pattern. This, alongside the fact that it’s freestanding, makes it an adorable choice for any location.
When considering a dog gate, a pressurized baby gate is an obvious choice. However, it isn't always the best choice. They can be difficult to step over and are often visually unappealing. There are many gates designed for small dogs to be considered instead, and the following factors should help you choose the best one for your household:
A: It depends on the type of gate. All of the gates on this list are freestanding, meaning they don’t require installation. They stand on their own, either due to how they are bent, the feet, or both. However, some gates are designed to sit in the doorway against the walls, and these may require some basic installation.
A: Quite a few dog gates are designed primarily for indoor use and are unsuitable for the outdoors. Read online descriptions or tags to see where the gate is designed to be. If it says “indoors,” then the gate won’t last long outside. If it mentions “outdoors,” it should be able to withstand the elements.