How to Install a Dog Door in a Glass French Door

Running around in the front yard and chasing the neighborhood cats is one of the basic canine pleasures that you would not want to deprive your dog of.

But what about the times you are at work? While you obviously cannot leave your house door open when you are not around, you cannot just lock your dog outside your house for hours either!

The perfect win-win solution is to install a dog door in your house door through which your furry friend may easily go in and out of your house as they please. Installing a dog door in a usual wooden door is very simple. However, the task may seem a bit challenging when you have a glass French door.

 

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Patio Pet Door Panel Installation in Monorail Track Sliding Glass Doors

Over the years we have become accustomed to the traditional ‘U’ shaped tracks in most sliding glass doors models.  The original Patio Pet Door Panels were designed to work with this style of track. There is an emerging trend in sliding glass doors to eliminate the bottom ‘U’ shaped track, sometimes the upper one too, and replace it with a monorail-style track where the sliding door rides on top of the track instead of in a channel. 

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Halloween: Costume Ideas for your Dog with Safety Tips for Pets

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s important to include your pet in the fun while also ensuring their safety and comfort! This article includes and last minute DIY costumes halloween safety tips for pets, suggestions for making your pet feel comfortable in their costume.

Small Dog Wearing a Pumpkin Halloween Costume

DIY Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Your Dog

This year, why not bring the whole family out, including your beloved doggy!? Now that you know how to best make your pet comfortable in their costume, pick one you think would fit them best!

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Dogs in the Workplace: Our Pet Pawlicy

Watch an exclusive PetDoors.com documentary below, learning what “Take 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 1-4+ 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.
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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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Adopting My First Cat & Helpful Tips

A couple months ago, I adopted my first cat, Guster / Gus, from Woods Humane Society in San Luis Obispo, CA. My roommates and I never owned a cat before and we were thinking about getting one for quite a while. When we went to our local shelter to see what cats were available, we immediately fell in love with Gus. He was incredibly shy when we met him but he was so responsive to our pets. We were able to bring him home the day after. Follow his journey through his Instagram (@ThugsterGuster)!

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Are you a cat person or a dog person?

Initiating a discussion with a pet-lover can be daunting sometimes as the conversation may turn either favorable or hostile. Apart from the minor proportion of people that don’t like pets, our society is mainly categorized into 2 sections, i.e. one having an inclination for dogs and the other having a preference for kitties. According to Sam Gosling, the ideal way to gauge someone’s personality depends on whether they like dogs or cats.

Does being a dog person or a cat person really unveil your character? Let’s find out:

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Top Pet Charities in the United States

These are the Best Pet Charities in the Country

In the face of hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, many organizations rose up to the challenge of relocating displaced animals and reuniting pets with their owners. You might wonder which of these charities are the best ones to donate to and which ones do a better job at actually using the money you donate for their main causes. We wanted to recommend charities you could feel confident donating to, while providing some information about them  and the reasons why we chose them. Continue reading

Insert a pet door directly in your sliding glass for optimum convenience!

In the Glass Pet Doors

What are my Glass Door Options?

So how to install a dog door in a glass door or glass sliding door is becoming a question we’re hearing  more and more often.  There are a couple of different ways you can install dog doors for glass doors in conjunction with a sliding glass door, sash window, side sliding window, or fixed panel glass door. The most temporary, simple installation of a dog door in your sliding glass door or window is with a pet door insert, which will sit just in the track of your door or window.  This should help clarify and answer the can a dog door be installed in glass question for you. Continue reading

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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