Plenty of exercise is one of the most important things a dog needs to stay happy and healthy.

But some days, you just may not have the time to take your pet out for long walks.

Or maybe you have the time, but the boiling heat of summer or the icy claws of winter may be a bit too much for you or your pet.

But worry not, dog treadmills were invented for situations just like these! They can come in a wide variety of styles and features.

In this article, for your shopping convenience, we are going to look at some of the most popular dog treadmill options available nowadays, and compare them so you’ll find it easier to pick one!

5. dogPacer MiniPacer Treadmill

MiniPacer dog treadmill by DogPacer

Ideal for: Smaller dogs (up to 55 pounds)

If you are shopping for a treadmill, and are feeling a bit budget conscious, this model is worth serious consideration.

The MiniPacer was designed for smaller dogs who may need to exercise in areas of limited space.

The running area on this product has a running area of 38″ x 16″ and owners can set it to speeds from 0.5 miles per hour to 7.5 miles per hour.

Bow WOW:

  • It is adjustable
  • Comes pre-programmed with fitness routines

Grrr:

  • Assembly instructions can be difficult to follow

4. GoPet Petrun Pr700 Indoor Exercise / Fitness Kit

GoPet Petrun model Pr 700

Ideal for: Active small and medium dogs (up to 44 pounds)

With the safety of smaller dogs in mind, the GoPet PetRun PR700 keeps things close to the ground, boasts the lowest running platforms on the market.

This treadmill is safe and easy for your dogs to climb aboard. The running area on this product is 28″ x 16″ with speeds up to 7.4 miles per hour.

Bow WOW:

  • Silent driving system for quiet operation is ideal for apartments
  • Emergency safety stop
  • Remote or manual control
  • Dog chain holder

Grrr:

  • May require some belt adjustment to prevent rubbing

3. dogPacer LF Dog Treadmill

DogPacer dog treadmill

Ideal for: Any dog up to 180 pounds

With an onboard computer and the ability to preset exercise routines or program your own, this Dog Pacer is one of the most high-tech on the list.

Designed to be both sleek and functional, it also includes a compact design which folds up to save space. The running area on this product is 71″ x 16.5″.

Bow WOW:

  • Controls as simple to learn and easy to use
  • Quiet electric motor
  • Easy folding
  • Customizable programming

Grrr:

  • At 97 pounds, it may be difficult for just one person to move

Suggested: You might also be interested in some indestructible dog toys that will keep your buddy entertained as it’s running on the treadmill.

2. GoPet Treadmill Small/Medium

GoPet treadmill small/medium size

Ideal for: All dogs up to 132 pounds

Like the other GoPet products in the line, this GoPet Small/Medium treadmill features an electric motor with speeds adjustable from 0.6 mph – 7.5 mph.

Some other great features are its speeds that can be adjusted from the treadmill console or via remote control.

The treadmill also features wheels so it can be easily moved and stored in your house or apartment. The running area on this product is 52″ x 16″.

Bow WOW:

  • Speed and timer control
  • Emergency safety stop
  • Extremely quiet motor
  • Metal eyelet allows you to attach toys, treats, or other motivational items to the front of the treadmill

Grrr:

  • Shipping weight is 100 pounds

1. GoPet Treadwheel – Indoor / Outdoor Exercise

GoPet treadwheel for indoor and outdoor use

Ideal for: Large Dogs (up to 150 pounds)

If you have a larger dog and want a non-electric dog treadmill that is usable both indoors or out, this might be an excellent choice for you.

Wear and tear on the joints and pads of larger dog breeds can be a concern.

Keeping this in mind, the GoPet TreadWheel has a cushioned, durable matted surface.

The running area on this product is 60″ x 20″.

Bow WOW:

  • Easy to clean and mildew resistant
  • Useable outdoors as well as indoors
  • Tension Control for added resistance
  • Useable when the pet owners aren’t home

Grrr:

  • The wheel can move a bit if your dog gets going really fast

Conclusion

As you can see, there are several different types of dog treadmills with varied features available to meet your dog’s needs.

Do you have any experiences with any of the products mentioned on this list? Please share your thoughts.

Recommended Read: If you do take your doggo out for a walk, be sure to use a high-quality leash attached to that great collar he or she is wearing (or could be).