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
Your pet is one step closer to freedom! Now, they just need the training to use their new door…Here are the do’s and do not’s for dog and cat door training! Continue reading
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
A Need-to-Know guide to patio panels! So your pet needs their own door but you need your that kitchen door or wall intact? A great option requiring little to no tools are Sliding Glass Dog Doors. These great panels do not ask to modify the frame of your sliding glass doors. Installation is simply placing the panel in the same track your slider slides on. The panel will meet with your frame and can even adjust to your track height with its spring loaded top! Continue reading
Besides the screwdriver, self-framing pet doors can be one of the most useful tools when it comes to installation. These types of frames can give your DIY project a clean, finished look. For hollow core doors or thin material, before installing a pet door, these materials need to be framed out. Without a certain saw, this can be difficult. If you have an existing hole in your door or wall that needs a door replacement, a self-framing option can make the selection process easier. Continue reading
Have you looked around and considered how many electronic devices you are using on a daily basis? Our lives are totally surrounded by electronics assisting us, guiding us and sometimes frustrating us too. They have even made their way into the world of pet doors.
Pet Doors are a great way to have a happy and healthy pup. There are so many options, how does anyone choose? The first step is separating facts from fiction. Pet Door experts have come together to tackle the top 10 pet doors myths!
Have you ever wondered which species is better, cats or dogs? Of course you have. It’s one of those timeless wars of the ages. Both sides have fought valiantly and sent their argumentative volleys to the other side in the course of battle with valid, documented facts in well calculated, scientific debates. Today you might expect another, well written document calmly and collectedly explaining the benefits of our feline companions over their canine alternatives.
Today is not that day…
Back in the day, pretty much all cats lived outside. Some cats were indoor/outdoor, but very few were indoor only. Today, the world has become much faster moving. People have recognized the dangers that come with allowing cats to roam freely and have opted to keep their cats inside. With adequate stimulation, indoor cats can be happy and healthy! However there is no denying that they would be happier if they could also feel the wind in their fur as they sunbathed and chased bugs outside, which is where catios come into play. Continue reading
Choosing a Pet Door
It can be intimidating when choosing a new pet door. There are pet doors that are better than others based on the situation. Depending on your needs, you might want to spend a bit more on a high quality pet door that will last for your pet’s entire lifetime (and then some), or you might need a quick fix for a temporary situation. If you’re installing a pet door through your garage, you might have different concerns than if you’re installing one in your living room, too! Continue reading