If pets could talk, they would probably say, “Why on earth did you throw away that perfectly fine milk carton?” Alas, our feline and canine counterparts do not have the power of speech to tell us when trash isn’t trash at all, but hours of potential playtime. Recycling household items into pet toys is a [...]
Pet Doors Blog
Posted on March 5, 2014 in Animal Lovers
There are many different types of pet doors on the market today. From sizes and materials, to cost, a great variety of options are available to you, regardless of your specific needs. When there are so many styles to choose from, how do you go about making the best choice? The largest doorframe? The pet door with the most features? We’re here to help you make the best decision for you and your pet. Here is everything you’ll want consider when choosing the best pet door for your home. Continue Reading
Posted on March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized
In the time that you’ve cared for your pet, you’ve probably learned a good amount of new and interesting facts. Everyday experiences with your furry friend can even teach you a thing or two about their unique quirks and abilities as every pet has their own personality. Here is a list of some interesting animal facts. Some may shock you, while others might help you to improve as a pet owner, by expanding your knowledge. Have a look for yourself! Continue Reading
Posted on February 25, 2014 in Animal Lovers
So, let’s take a real life situation. You’ve been waiting quite some time in anticipation of hosting friends and family. The table is set, dinner is in the oven, and all of the evening’s festivities are planned. Regardless of what your gathering entails, it is certain that you’ve put much effort into preparing a space for you and your guests. It could even be a simple family time that has been scheduled. Of all the tasks you’ve probably had to complete already, something that could potentially slip your mind is the pet hair that covers all reaches of your home. Let’s focus on some of the areas in your home that are most likely to be affected by your pet’s hair, and even more likely to end up stuck to your guests. Continue Reading
Posted on February 14, 2014 in Animal Lovers
In a perfect world, whenever your pet had to go to the bathroom, they would unlock the front door, open it and then close the door behind them. Unfortunately we’ve yet to meet a dog who can do that and until we do, the best option for allowing your dog to enter and exit your house as they please is to install a pet door and teach them how to use it.
The simple fact is that as much as much as we have in common with our furry friends, they still have individual needs that must be met by us, the owners. Aside from food and bedding arrangements, helping your pet go to the bathroom is the most important responsibility you have as an owner. Making this process as easy for your dog or cat as well as yourself can require special arrangements. The Endura Flap™ pet door is a perfect way to make you and your pet happy. Continue Reading
Guidelines for Being a Responsible Pet Owner
Happy February, pet owners! As we transition out of January, which was National Train Your Pet Month, we enter February which has been dubbed “Responsible Pet Owners Month”. Owning a pet is a privilege, and the relationship should always be of mutual benefit to you and your furry friend. As a pet owner, there are duties that you must fulfill. Here at PetDoors.com, we wanted to give you a few guidelines for being a responsible pet owner:
Posted on January 27, 2014 in Animal Lovers
There is a tune that rings all too familiar throughout the pet-owner community; lets see if you recognize it.
It’s the middle of the night, and there is a constant draft filtering into your home. You’re certain that the entire house is heated, and most areas upstairs are still warm. You search around for the source of the draft, but there are no indicators. The heat is at a comfortable setting, the windows are sealed completely shut, and none of your doors are ajar. The culprit; your pet door!
Yes, the pet door, your weather-stained passage for your beloved pet is allowing the outside cold air into your home during the winter– not to mention loads of insects during the summer! Continue Reading
January isn't just the beginning of a new year, but it also marks a month of raising awareness for the socialization and training of man's best friend. January 2014 is National Train Your Dog Month, and the fourth annual event focuses on teaching and reinforcing the basics -- those everyday commands like "sit," "stay," "wait" and "down."
So in honor of [...]
Posted on January 17, 2014 in Animal Lovers
Feeding your pet takes less of a toll on your grocery budget when you have options for giving your cat or dog the treats they crave.
Become an even smarter shopper by cutting out the expensive pet treats and making healthier snacks for your dog or cat from scratch. Not only will you save a little bit of money, but it also allows you to show off some of your culinary creativity.
Posted on January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized
Pet doors simplify life for pet owners and pets alike. Installing a pet door in your home makes it easier for your cat or dog to come inside or go outdoors. They don't require your assistance to go out, so there is less barking and scratching at inconvenient times of the day or night.
A pet door can [...]
Posted on January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized