These dog swimming pools are a great way to stay cool in the summer. But did you know that hydrotherapy is also proven to offer therapeutic benefits to your pooch as well? Dog pools can be used to rehabilitate injuries and relieve pain.
Dog bathing pools come in various sizes, where some models are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Other dog bathing pools are foldable so can be stored or transported easily. Depending on the size of your dog, you may need a large dog pool where smaller dogs would be better suited in a puppies paddling pool.
In This Review
- The 5 Top-Rated Swimming Pools for Dogs
- Frequently Asked Questions
The 5 Top-Rated Swimming Pools for Dogs
Here are the best-rated dog swimming pools that we reviewed online:
Best Overall: Yaheetech Outdoor Dog Swimming Pool
Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use these large dog swimming pools can be used as a bathing tub for your dogs and also for medicated bathing filled with balls or sand (not just water)!
Made from non-toxic materials and extra strong PVC composite fabric this dog swimming pool by Yaheetech is safe to use and built to withstand heavy use.
Enjoy playing with dog water toys and encourage your dog to get wet. MDF plate and high-quality PVC compound cloth material are environmentally friendly and scratch-resistant.
The material at the bottom is made from anti-skid and wear-resistant texture on the surface to prevent dogs and children from sliding or slipping. UV protection function reduces bright light reflection and improves service life.
The foldable dog swimming pool is cold resistant so can even withstand snow and subzero conditions if you and your pooch fancy a dip in the cold!
Product Brand: Yaheetech
Editors Rating: 4.5
Best Runner Up: Fuloon Outdoor Dog Paddling Pool
Suitable for dogs, puppies and even humans who fancy a paddle! The foldable paddling pool for dogs by Fuloon is available in four different sizes, ranging from 56-litre capacity up to 339-litre capacity depending on the size of your pet.
A great alternative for washing the dog in the bath! Uses a non-slip interior pattern design to prevent pets from slipping. Constructed from strong and robust PVC material and 0.5cm thick high-strength compression boards for durability with large dogs. Available in small, medium, large and extra-large.
Not just a swimming pool for dogs, the multi-function design means this bathing tub can be used for a kids summer paddling pool, fish pond, ball pit, toy storage or sandpit. We even heard of some parents using this as a portable travel bath for their babies!
The folding design means this dog bathing pool is easy to pack away and take with you on summer vacations. Cleaning the pool and changing water is very efficient using the advanced draining system. We found it is best to position the paddling pool on a flat clean surface (even old carpet) to maximise life on all dog paddling pools.
Best For Storage: Femor Non-slip Pet Paddling Pool
The total diameter of 5.2ft (63 inches) means this is a large dog pool with plenty of room for a doggy paddle!
One of the largest dog swimming pools available and great value for money. Constructed using non-toxic PVC material completely safe for all pets. Extra-tough and durable this pet bathing pool is ideal for large dogs above 100Kg.
Special space-saving foldable design can be quickly assembled and disassembled so it is easily transportable and can be taken with you on summer trips.
Multi-purpose functionality means this dog swimming pool can be doubled up and used as a bathtub or play pit for kids. Screw seal located on the side can be used for quick easy drainage.
Best Swimming Pool For Small Dogs: PawHut Inflatable Pool
Inflatable pet swimming pool by PawHut is ideal for cooling down and washing dogs, or just having fun with your pets in the summer! Clever storage with special space-saving foldup design means the swimming pool can be quickly taken apart and transported.
This PawHut’s refreshing pet pool is a great choice for washing your pets. Made from PVC with using materials which are good to the environment, it is harmless to all animals. Its space-saving design when not in use can be folded and stored away with ease. Use it to bathing your pets or just on warm days to let them cool down, or even great for some water fun with your pets.
Made from high-quality environmentally friendly PVC material which is harmless to all animals. Refreshing to cool down on hot days, this inflatable swimming pool for dogs is strong and capable of withstanding abuse.
No foot pump is required as support planks and tough plastic base will hold the swimming pool in position. We used this swimming pool with our German Shepards and Spaniels and they loved it!
Best Swimming Pool For Puppies: Pecute Paddling Pool
Cooldown your dogs in the summer heatwave and fit the kids in!
Completely scratch-proof material means no leaks and high-strength compression wood boards keep the dog paddling pool sturdy so it will not collapse. Fine workmanship with a non-slip interior to prevent accidents. Available in three different sizes depending on the size of your pooch. Made in the UK and comes with a one-year guarantee.
Suitable for use as a bathing tub for washing your pet or a pool for cooling down and chilling in the heat. Multi-purpose space-saving design with internal bumps to prevent your pet slipping and knocking themselves during wash time or playing with your dog water toys.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use a standard inflatable paddling pool for my pooch?
Do not make the mistake of purchasing standard kids, paddling pools or inflatable swimming pools as they are not built to withstand sharp dog paws and heavy scratching: Not to mention the materials used may be toxic and not safe to use for animals. Every dog owner we know who tried this only wasted their money and ended up buying a puncture-proof dog swimming pool instead.
What are the different types of dog swimming pools?
Both outdoor/indoor dog swimming pools are available in various sizes. Foldable dog paddling pools can conveniently be taken apart, put into a storage bag and taken with you on camping trips or put out of sight during winter. More expensive dog swimming pools have anti-slip surfaces with UV protection material for added safety and durability. So splashing and having fun can be enjoyed by the entire family, including your pooch!
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Stuart is an animal lover with a passion for writing about dog care and health. Through his writing, he's spreading awareness on how dog owners can live better happier lives with their pets. He's the proud owner of Rolley Washwilf, the Springer Spaniel who's now 15 years old and still loving life.