The 10 Best Dog Crate Mats
We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. If you're planning on a trip with your four-legged friend or if your pooch likes to snuggle up in his or her crate when you are out at work or at bed time, one of these dog crate mats will provide your canine companion with a much softer and more comfortable base to relax on than the plastic or metal base that comes with most crates. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best dog crate mat on Amazon.
10. Mud River MR2091
The Mud River MR2091 is made for the dog owner who loves the outdoors. Made from heavy duty 122D nylon with an industrial grade bottom, it can withstand plenty of abuse. Unfortunately, it isn't cushiony enough to be your dog's full-time bed.
- easy to wipe hairs off it
- supports a large dog with room to spare
- doesn't look very nice
|Rating||4.1 / 5.0|
9. AmazonBasics Bolster
The AmazonBasics Bolster has a base made from a material that is not only water-resistant but also doesn't show stains easily. Plus it has a little pull loop on the bottom if you need to move it when your stubborn or sleepy dog doesn't get off by himself.
- rim acts as a pillow
- material won't fray in the washer
- can slide around in the crate
|Rating||4.2 / 5.0|
8. Downtown Pet Supply Comfort
The Downtown Pet Supply Comfort has an extra low profile, so it's ideal for putting on your couch in a cramped home if you have a dog that always likes to be by your side. There is almost zero stuffing for your dog to remove, so it's perfect for avid chewers.
- great for tents and truck beds
- reversible with fleece on both sides
- not suitable for large dogs
|Brand||Downtown Pet Supply|
|Rating||3.6 / 5.0|
7. American Kennel Club 6460
The American Kennel Club 6460 is a pad you'll feel proud to buy because it's made from recycled materials and is eco-friendly. The cover also provides a good amount of friction against steel and metal, so your dog cannot drag it out of his crate.
- dogs' nails don't get caught in it
- won't flatten out over time
- material gets too hot in the summer
|Brand||American Kennel Club|
|Model||AKC 6460- Brown|
|Rating||4.0 / 5.0|
6. Furhaven Pet NAP
The Furhaven Pet NAP has a cover that is so snugly soft even you'll want to sleep on it. The egg-crate foam cradles your dog, and will make him feel completely safe when he is in his crate or on road trips. Plus it has an easy step-on design for older dogs.
- core is hand washable
- bottom is high quality polycanvas
- easy for dogs to rip the stuffing out
|Rating||4.5 / 5.0|
5. Brindle Soft
The Brindle Soft comes in several fun colors and has reinforced seams that a dog can't easily tear out. It's extremely durable and one of the best pads to take on camping trips because you can stack it under your gear and it won't show any wear.
- the material is easy to vacuum
- doesn't hang onto pet odors
- the zipper can get stuck a lot
|Rating||3.8 / 5.0|
4. Mid-West Quiet Time
The Mid-West Quiet Time comes in neutral colors, like grey, cocoa, and mocha, that complement any room. The top is similar to a shag rug, and pets love to roll around on it. Plus it's ideal if your pet sheds a lot because the material doesn't show much hair.
- comfortable indented center
- keeps its plush shape after washing
- doesn't have a removable cover
|Brand||MidWest Homes for Pets|
|Rating||4.2 / 5.0|
3. Slumber Pet Sherpa
The Slumber Pet Sherpa has raised bumpers that pets love to curl up against and make them feel totally secure. The design also provides a buffer between your pet and the crate. Plus the material holds heat in the winter and stays cool in the summer.
- lovely lavender color
- lightweight and easy to move
- made with quality stitching
|Model||ZW260 36 50|
|Rating||4.6 / 5.0|
2. Precision Pet Sleeper
The Precision Pet Sleeper has a low profile, so it won't take up too much space in your pet's crate, but is still thick and provides plenty of joint support. It has a luxurious look, but costs less than $15, and rolls up small so you can stow it in your suitcase.
- pets aren't tempted to rip it up
- good for dogs who sleep on your bed
- fleece keeps your pets warm
|Rating||4.5 / 5.0|