Category Archives: Dog Doors

How To Install a Dog Door in A Wall

Are long working hours coming in the way of your dog’s freedom? Want to make your furry friend enter and exit the house on its own? Then it’s high time to install a Dog Door in the wall. A dog door is an excellent way to provide your pet free access to the outdoors even when you are not around. So, you don’t have to rely on friends or neighbors to let your pooch out. Continue reading

How to Install a Pet Door in Your House Door

Puppy Weiner coming inside the house through the SureFlap Microchip Dog Door for Small Dogs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watching your pet roam around and run in and out of the house can indeed be a source of joy. But no matter how much you love spending time with them, you simply cannot always be there to open the door for your pet.

If you like to treat them as a part of your family, you would certainly not want to steal their freedom and make them dependent on you for letting them in and out of the house. This is exactly why you should consider giving your furry friend a personal entrance by installing a pet door in your house door. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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 which makes it a programmable pet door. But if you have a medium or larger sized dog, there are currently no pre-installed timer options available.  In addition you could use one of these methods on a dog cage or crate door to allow them in and out during specific times of the day.

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