Windbreak Your Home: Guide to Weather Protection

Windbreak Your Home: Guide to Weather Protection

Your home’s protection is critical. There are many environmental factors that   happy living situations. Today, we are starting the conversation about windbreaks., natural and artificial. Find out more information on how you can conserve energy and fight climate change at the same time!

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Petdoors.com California Higher Education Scholarship

PetDoors.com California Higher Education Scholarship Program

Mikey, a dog belonging to a petdoors.com team member, posing for the 2017 California Higher Education scholarship which requires only an essay and video to apply.

PetDoors.com is proud to sponsor a scholarship for California current and future college students to help further their education and give back to the community. We want to reward hardworking students who are active in their community and who appreciate pets as much as we do. Read how to apply below.

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Keep Your Pets Safe This Independence Day

4th of July is upon us once again! This week’s celebrations will be filled with family and friends, food and drinks, and plenty of elaborate fireworks displays to honor our nation’s independence. We scoured the web (along with having some of our own experiences as pet owners) finding the best tips for having a safe holiday. Below are some that pretty much all had in common:

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Adding a Timer to an Electronic Pet Door

Are you looking for a pet door with a timer feature? It will allow you to control exactly what time you want your dog or cat to be able to use their electronic pet door. Some pet doors, like this SureFlap Microchip Pet Door, already has a timer built in. But if you have a medium or larger sized dog, there are currently no pre-installed timer options available.

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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 Dogs: what 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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Find your the patio panel pet door for sliding glass door

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

Service dogs for Autism can benefit children just diagnosed

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