Best Dog Gate For Jumpers: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

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What features make up the best dog gate for jumpers?

Well, if you have a dog that likes to jump on things, it helps if the dog gate is:

  • a tall sized dog gate in height (to prevent the dog jumping over the gate_
  • a sturdy/strong dog gate in terms of the materials it is made of (for durability of the gate)
  • has a strong fixing so the gate stays in it’s position when weight or force is applied to it – wall/hardware mounted dog gates are good for this

What we’ve done in this guide is listed dog gates that meet this criteria.

Let’s check them out!

(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)

 

Best Dog Gate For Jumpers: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

Some of the best dog gates for jumpers might be:

Hardware Mounted Gates

Tall Dog Gates

Heavy Duty/Strong Dog Gates

 

Best Dog Gates For Jumpers: Reviews

 

Best Dog Gates For Jumpers: Buyer’s Guide

What To Look For In Dog Gates For Jumpers?

As we mentioned at the top of this guide, a dog gate for jumpers might be:

  • tall enough to account for a dog’s height and jump height
  • solid enough to act as a barrier for dogs that jump – solid construction
  • might have the option to hardware mount the dog gate so it is more secure against the weight and force of jumping dogs. This is as opposed to pressure mounted dog gates that aren’t physically fixed into another surface

 

What Size Dog Gate Should You Get?

It usually depends on three things:

  • The size of your dog. The bigger the dog, usually the taller of a dog gate you want to get
  • The width of the opening or space you want to block off. The bigger the opening, the wider of a dog gate you want to get.
  • You also want to make sure you can fit through the gate if it has a door, and that other openings are big enough 

 

Types Of Pet Gates

Some of the major types of pet gates to be aware of are:

  • Pressure mounted pet gates
  • Hardware mounted gates
  • Freestanding gates
  • 2 in 1, or All in one gates – might combine freestanding, pressure mounted, hardware mounted, and exercise pen capabilities

Some types of gates may also be:

  • Extra tall
  • Extra wide
  • Be built with heavier duty materials
  • + have other specific characteristics

 

Walk Through vs Swing Open vs Step Over Dog Gates

There’s usually 3 ways you can pass through or over a dog gate whilst still blocking your dog from passing:

  • Walk Through – the dog gate has a door built in with a simple lock. You pass through the door and close/lock it when you’re through it
  • Swing Open – the entire gate barrier can be lifted off the hinges mounted on the walls and swung open and shut
  • Step Over – usually smaller gates for small dogs. You can completely step over these gates because of their height whilst still blocking your dog

 

A Few Other Things To Be Aware Of When Buying A Pet Gate

  • Make sure you measure the size of the opening you want to install the gate into, and check what size opening the gate is suitable for
  • Check the size of the gate door opening if it has one, and clearance of any step overs if relevant
  • Make sure the gate is tall enough for pets you want to keep contained, and that your pets won’t knock it over, try to jump it, or break it
  • Check the gate will be able to be secured properly and safely for your intended uses
  • Check the age of child the gate is designed for (if you intend on using it for kids too)
  • Check that the gate meets any relevant safety regulations and standards, and is going to be safe for the intended use in general
  • Read the set up, operation and safety instructions prior to use
  • Check the gate aesthetically matches in with your home
  • Check if the gate is a multiple use gate
  • Check if any add ons, kits or extensions come with the gate

 

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