What are some of the best lanscaping tips? One that is gaining in popularity is the provision of a railings and steps for your dog to walk on. These can be purchased from pet supply stores or you could make them yourself. A railings and steps are essential when it comes to walking with your dog as it provides them with their own little space. It provides them with a low level area in which to walk and another place that they can stand and relax. This reduces the stress levels that are associated with walking alone.