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Big Dog Doors for your Big Doggie

Not all dogs are made the same. Some are brown, some are white. Some have spots, some have stripes. Some are small and some are big…really big.

Since all dogs aren’t built the same – it would make sense that all dog doors don’t come built the same either. Great Dane owners might not be able to get away with the same doggie doors that cater to Chihuahuas and Yorkies. But not all pet stores are able to cater to the needs of all dogs – it takes a retailer with a large catalog and large heart to cater to the needs of Large Dogs as well as breeds with higher populations. Continue reading

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Why You Need a Pet Door

Have you ever considered getting a pet door for your dog or cat, then decided against it? Why? Some of the concerns of installing a doggie door involve security of the home against intruders or damaging a rental home. Pet doors have come a long way since they were first commercialized in the 1950’s, and there are now temporary options that can fit in a sliding glass door or window. Of course, you must have a safe, enclosed yard for your pets. Safety of your beloved furry family members always comes first! Continue reading

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What Breed is Maverick?

We’re at it again! Guessing Loki’s DNA results was so much fun we decided to run the test for his buddy Mav. Mav is a dopey, goofy, awkward, fearful and hilarious boy! His favorite things are Loki, little dogs, and coming to the office. He’s about 65 pounds and 7 years old. Can you figure out which breeds make up this giant goofball? You could get up to 50% off of an Endura Flap pet door! Be sure to read some fun facts about Mav to get a better idea of his personality. Information about how to submit your guesses is at the bottom of the page!  Update! Find out the answer at the bottom of the page!

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Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! According to the ASPCA, approximately 7.6 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide every year; 3.9 million of these animals are dogs! Unfortunately, these dogs don’t all find homes and it is estimated that 1.2 million dogs are euthanized annually. That is about 31% of dogs that enter a shelter who never find their forever home! At PetDoors.com we strongly support the work of shelters and rescue organizations and all people who choose to save the life of a deserving pet. Contact us about our Rescue Program and we can help you bring in extra donations for your local shelter! You can email customerservice@petdoors.comContinue reading

Dogs love their human friends, and will be sad when they leave. Dogs are always excited when their people return!

Loki Misses JT

Since JT started working at PetDoors.com last year, Loki has kept a special place in his heart for him. Afternoon popcorn, Tuesday tamale husks….their memories together fill Loki with such joy! When Loki found out JT was going to be going away for the summer, he was heartbroken. Who could replace him? No one! No one else would lift him up in their arms for cuddles or share those lovely popcorn pieces with him. How could Loki go on??

We’ve documented Loki’s distress in the video below:

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Helpful Tip: How to Measure for Your New Pet Door

 

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Finding the right pet door for your needs isn’t as easy as you may think. First you have to decide between a manual pet door and an electronic pet door. Manual doors are generally chosen by default, unless you have concerns that would dictate getting an electronic version (such as wild animals). Then you need to figure out where you want to install it. In a wall? In a “people” door? What type of door – a screen door, a sliding glass door? Once you have narrowed down your choices, you need to measure for what size to buy. Continue reading