PEM Flooring Benefits Professional Pet Facilities

More and more professional pet facilities are turning to PEM flooring for use in cage banks, dog kennels and around grooming stations. They are finding out about PEM's benefits, versatility, and in some states it is compliant with legislation to provide a "solid resting surface".


PEM flooring acquired national recognition when it was chosen by USA Swimming for use at various national and international competitions hosted at multiple facilities across the United States. The goal was to create a safer, non-slip environment for the participating athletes than the tile or concrete floors present at these facilities. PEM flooring answered all of USA Swimming's concerns as not only did it provide a safer environment for competitors, it was easy to apply, remove and store for future use in subsequent events.


After being tested in Blue Ribbon Kennels in the state of Missouri, dog breeders, in particular, like the features of PEM flooring for use in kennel beds, dog runs and whelping pens. Loeb-A-Rosa Kennel owner reported the flooring was easy to cut to the right size and provided a solid, non-slip resting surface which was compliant with her state's newly passed laws. She likes the way water and urine passed through the surface keeping pets dry and it required very little maintenance. She said feces was easy to remove and the flooring washed down quickly. Plus, it had antimicrobial properties to inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungi and mildew which helps to protect her moms and babies.


Owners of small to medium sized dogs found the Lightweight PEM flooring easy to handle especially where daily cleaning may be necessary. High Traffic PEM is recommended for owners of large breed dogs or for hyper dogs with digging issues. It has tighter construction, increased padding and durability. A breeder of Bull Dogs indicated the non-slip attributes of High Traffic PEM flooring was a great benefit for his puppies as these dogs can sustain serious injury with their heavy bodies and short legs. A breeder of Great Danes stacked the Fluff underneath the High Traffic for maximum comfort for her mom and pups. Fluff PEM, has thicker yet looser construction and is designed for use in whelping pens only. It keeps moms and newborns comfortable, dry, plus protects them against bacteria.


Shelters, rescues and vet hospitals are using PEM in walkways, on inspection tables and inside cage banks. Besides reducing the risk of slips and falls it provides a comfortable resting place that is easy to clean. PEM also provides a moisture barrier keeping bagged food off concrete floors.

Groomers are using PEM in front of sinks, tubs, grooming tables and walk-ways not only for their own comfort when standing but also gives them a safer, non-slip low-maintenance surface in their facilities.

Sportsmen use PEM in truck beds, docks and boat floors to give pets a non-slip surface and keep them comfortable and dry.

PEM Flooring is a quality product made in the USA that has become a "must have" in animal care facilities for its versatility.

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