Top 5 Dog House Dog Doors

Dog houses are a great way to provide your dog with some shelter from the elements when they’re outdoors. Some breeds prefer to stay outside through it all, and providing them with a cozy house is a great idea in the event of intense heat or cold.

Most dog houses have an open door that lets in the wind, rain, snow, you name it. Installing a weather-proof pet door on your dog house door is a great way to give your dog a cozy shelter while allowing them to stay outside as they please.

Outdoor pet houses are also a great option for outdoor cats. A cat house allows them to escape harsh weather in their own hideaway. We’ll go over the top five pet doors to install on your dog or cat’s house.

Endura flap

Extreme Weather: Endura Flap Pet Door for Doors

To make your dog house weatherproof, the Endura Flap is the number one option. You can choose between a single or double flap depending on the climate you live in. You can also check out the Endura Flap Pet Door for Thin Doors for thin dog house materials. The Endura thin door mount installs into doors and other materials less than 1-1/8" thick. 

Endura Flap Doors protect against 50 mph winds and temperatures as low as -40 degrees Fahrenheit. If your dog spends a lot of time in their dog house this is the best option to keep them comfortable in extreme weather conditions. Here's how to install a single flap Endura Pet Door and how to install a double flap Endura pet door

the liberty pet door for doors with a white frame and a single clear flap

Multi-Pet Homes: Liberty Pet Door for Doors

If you have pets of multiple sizes sharing a dog house, the Liberty is a perfect choice. It comes in a wide range of flap sizes that will fit the smallest to the largest dog.

Since the flap is clear and lightweight, it’s perfect for dogs of multiple sizes sharing a door to their dog house. Even the largest flap size will still be light enough for a tiny dog or cat to use. This allows your pets, even cats, to share their pet house comfortably.

dragon pet door

Budget-Friendly: Dragon Pet Door for Doors

Shopping on a budget? Check out the Dragon Pet Door for Doors for your dog’s house. It’s a low-cost option that will still provide insulation to the pet house in mild climates.

The two-piece flap design keeps the entire flap opening sealed which is great for keeping hot and cold air outside of the pet house.

Gun dog heavy duty pet door

Heavy Duty: Gun Dog Heavy Duty Dog Door

Is your dog a flap chewer? The Gun Dog Heavy Duty Pet Door has a rigid, chew-proof flap for rambunctious dogs. The acrylic flap is heavy duty and will not be blown open in high winds. This will help keep your pet’s house comfortable and protected from the elements year-round.

This door is best fr large dogs, as it is only available in a, 11” x 15” flap size. If your dog is too big, check out the Gun Dog Big Dog Door.

cat mate

Cat-Friendly: Cat Mate Manual Cat Flap

If your cat prefers a clear, rigid flap over a flexible one, this door is the perfect option. It’s nice and small to fit over the opening of a cat house. It installs in thin materials 0-2” thick, so it’s perfect for any style cat house.

This door is perfect for enclosing your cat’s house to give them a secure space where they can unwind throughout the day. Check out our post on indoor vs outdoor cats here.

We hope this inspired you to install a pet door on your dog house. For more options, check out the best pet doors of 2022. For a fun read, check out these top 5 celebrity animal activists

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Content Specialist

Pets: My dog Benji is mixed Yorkie, Poodle, Chihuahua, and MaltiPom (YorkiPooChiMaltiPom?), yet he mysteriously bears no resemblance to any of these breeds.
Fun stuff: I love to cook!

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