Dealing with Grief

Crossing the Bridge

What happens to us when our furry friends get their wings? All of a sudden our loved ones are farther from us than ever before. We hear a lot of incredible stories between humans and their pets. Our pet door experts gathered the best questions and concerns pet parents have after a loss. Continue reading

War Dog Basics : Everything You Need to Know About Dogs in the Military

Dogs are used all over the military. Since the beginning of war, humans have used dogs in their military for their superior sight and smell abilities. These four-legged heroes not only help in detection and attack, they play an even larger role in boosting morale and providing therapy to the troops.German Shepherd used in the United States Military

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Finding your Perfect Patio Panel

A patio panel insert allows you to keep from drilling into your home’s walls or doors. A great solution for renters, you will never have to get up to let your pet outside. These inserts allow you to use your slider normally. Once installed, you the insert attaches to your frame, leaving room for you to walk through. Your insert will take up some walking space, be sure to check the size chart to check panel width. This is helpful so you can gauge whether it is going to take just enough space or not. Lastly, most inserts cannot mate with your existing slider lock, so additional mechanisms will come with purchase. Continue reading

Pets and Autism: Do they make a difference?

The month of April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) includes a range of conditions that are characterized by varying degrees of challenges with life skills.  These many types of autism may exhibit through difficulty with social skills, speech and nonverbal behavior, repetitive behaviors or through unique strengths. We know from different studies of human behavior that the presence of animals help break down social barriers among strangers. How can pets help with those who are “on the spectrum”?  Continue reading

Dog vs. Food: FURocious Vegetable Attack

What happens when Mikey the Border Collie lacks self-defense in her most desperate hour? Confusion, concern, and chaos. We have live footage showing Mikey unable to thwart a vegetable off her body. Learn more about Mikey and the carrot before watching this exclusive video. Continue reading

Dogs in the Workplace: Our Pet Pawlicy

Watch an exclusive PetDoors.com documentary below, learning what “Bring Your Dog to Work” day every day is all about! There is more buzz around companies allowing dogs in the office. Here at PetDoors.com our pet pawlicy is pretty flexible. On a daily basis, there are at least three to four dogs in the office! We have been able to document what it is like to work in a dog-friendly office; our doggy door experts share their thoughts, made by our very own, Claire Liu. Continue reading

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Stepping Over, and Out! The Step-Over Guide for Safe & Easy Pet Door Access

No matter where you’re installing a dog or cat door, a step-over should be one of your most prioritized considerations. The height of your pet door can affect whether your pet has trouble going through their door or not. Keeping in mind how your pet will be stepping over their pet door from the start will save you time and money. Continue reading