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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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

Always measure your pet for a door, when it is too high it can be too dangerous!

Stepping Over, and Out! The Step-Over Guide for Safe & Easy Pet Door Access

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. This mean having the dog door too high or too low.  Keeping in mind how your pet will be stepping over their pet door from the start will save you time and money. Continue reading

When Dog Doors Meet Sliding Glass Doors

A Need-to-Know guide to patio panel pet doors! So your pet needs their own door but you need your that kitchen door or wall intact?

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.

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