Petsafe (Originally Staywell) 700 'Original' Dog Door

SKU# 03SW7

The Petsafe 700 Series "Original" Pet Door was originally known as the Staywell 700 Series "Original" Pet Door prior to the Petsafe purchase of Staywell.

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Petsafe 700 "Original" Pet Door Flaps

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Flap SizeFlap DimensionRough Cut OutOutside Frame DimensionStock No
Mfr No
Small5 3/4" w x 6" h6 1/8"x 7 1/8" h7 3/4" w x 9 3/4" h03SW715
Medium9" w x 10 3/8" h9 3/8" w x 11 1/8" h11 1/2" w x 13 7/8" h03SW740
Large11 1/2" w x 12 3/4" h12" w x 14" h15 3/8" w x 18 3/8" h03SW760
Note - You may find these numbers on the frame 2006697/2006698 

Petsafe 700 Series Plastic Pet Door

This pet door was originally known as the Staywell 700 Series "Original" pet doors prior to the Petsafe purchase of Staywell.

Petsafe has made a number of improvements in the Staywell 700 'Original' series pet doors since purchase.

These are 'Standard' design, plastic framed pet doors suitable for installation in solid core wood doors or other solid materials. Installation in a wall or hollow-core door requires that the user 'frame out' the door or wall first.

Petsafe has incorporated some significant improvements in the medium and large sizes of these dog doors.

Flaps are rigid and consist of two parts: A central flap and overlapping 'U' shaped gasket piece. The result is an unusually tight sealing flap. Because of this two-part design, this pet door is relatively noisy in use.

Rigid, separate locking covers slide down from the top. These 'Original' pet doors are available in white frame with clear flap only.

Here is a list of improvements Petsafe has made to the 700 series line -

700 Series Improvements

Customer Reviews

  • Not very well built
    How do you rate this product?

    The right hand hinge broke within 6 weeks. I have a golden retriever so it wasn't abused.

  • Very good, inexpensive dog door
    How do you rate this product?

    I have used about four of these doors so far. I have one of each of two doors for my 16 pound terrier type canine companion. She adopted us about three years ago. Prior to that our frise bouche used the door for several years. Due to hard use I had to replace the door a couple times, as some of the plastic cracked, but it was easily replaced. There was never any harm to the dogs; the replacements were more aesthetic than anything else. I am very happy with this model door and will continue to use it.

  • On a scale of 1-10, I rate this an 8
    How do you rate this product?

    The one feature that irritates me is the flap on the inside of the door made of regular plastic instead of the rubbery inner swinging door. Exceedingly noisy when it falls back into place, especially at night: CRASH! CRASH! as it hits the frame of the plastic framing. The middle panel, made of rubbery plastic is much quieter. I removed the outer "weather panel as well as the two of them together was too much for my cat and small dog to manage and it too added to the clamor. I expected to have to do that as I have removed every outer panel on every other door I've had in the last 40 years. K Cotter

    Everything else was fine.

  • Staywell original cat door
    How do you rate this product?

    I shopped a number of places locally for this specific door, and couldn't find it and refused to buy any others. The Staywell pet door is considerably better in design with the second flat that helps seal out the cold air. I installed this door in a large cat house with electric baseboard it, and it works great. It seals out considerably more cold air than your basic pet door. I highly recommend the Staywell door.

  • Great
    How do you rate this product?

    Thank you for still carrying this great product

  • replacing our cat door
    How do you rate this product?

    hello, great cat door. Just like the one it replaced. Our Kitten is still getting the hang of it. He tries to use his paws and pull it open, but he can come in when we're not home ! The solid flap that pulls down is sort of flimsy, but I usually just leave it off. Glad I found it thru your company's website. If anyone asks about it I'll tell them where to get one. And it arrived in no time ! Thanks again from our kitten "Shine".

  • Meets my needs but ...
    How do you rate this product?

    It's somewhat fragile. My dogs have broken at least 4 of these doors at the hinges by blasting through. I do like the clear door, which allows light in and allows my dogs to see in. On the negative side, the door is thin and is easily blown open by wind from the outside. It would be nice if a heavier insulated door was sold at this size.

  • not as good as in the past
    How do you rate this product?

    We have a 10 run kennel and installed these doors when it was built 18 years ago. They were great and lasted longer than we ever expected. When it was time to replace them this year, we sought out the same doors.
    The first one broke at the hinges in less than 2 months!
    What a disappointment!
    I guess they just don't make them like they used to.

  • finally bought a new storm door
    How do you rate this product?

    Bought a new storm door in 1998 to accomodate a pet door (heard there was a "new" product to keep me from having to get up and let the dogs out and in!). I had 2-50# plus dogs at the time. It was awesome! That one lasted several years. Finally, one of the plastic "dowels" (what makes the door swing in and out) broke. I tried super glue...didn't work. Broke down and bought another of the same door. Lasted a while but, not as long as the first. Overall, I have replaced this door 6 times. The 5th time, the "dowel" lasted 10 months. And, the "frame" that restricts air from entering or escaping also broke. The 6th (and last) one...the "frame" lasted less than 2 weeks. The "dowel" went within 6 weeks of installation.
    One might wonder why I continued to buy the same door OVER AND OVER. According to my extensive research, the cut-out in my storm door was too big for any other pet door. I never dreamed I would have to replace it so many times!
    So, I broke down and bought a new storm door WITH a pet door already installed. By the way, it IS a PETSAFE door.
    However, it is a flexible PETSAFE door.
    I believe the PETSAFE 700 is a good product for "laid-back" pets. And, I like the additional degree of swivel of the flap. I just don't think it holds up to large "active" dogs that "barrel through because they might miss something on the "other side."
    I am very satisfied with the speed of which my most recent door arrived. Patio Pacific rocks. I will be ordering from them if (when) I need to replace the flap on my new door. Hopefully, it won't be for a few years,
    Thanks for listening.
    By the way, in all fairness, I now have 2-85#, 1-45#, and 1-16# dogs. And they are all nosy as can and out, in and out...

  • The only pet door I will ever buy.
    How do you rate this product?

    Best door I've ever tried. Stands up to high traffic and spastic cat use!

  • Excellent product for the price.
    How do you rate this product?

    We purchased this exact door about 10 years ago and replaced it once since then. As the second door started falling apart, parts from the first door were used to make it usable for a year or two. When it was finally necessary to again replace the door, we wanted to find the exact door so that we would not have to change the size of the opening. To our delight, with much searching, we found the exact same door and purchased two. One to install and one as a backup. We are again set for another 15 years. The door works and has filled our needs.

  • Newest version is cheaply made and poorly designed
    How do you rate this product?

    Had two of these doors for several years before the constant use by my three miniature dogs wore them out. Bought two new replacement ones again through this site. Could not tell much difference between the old and new version during mild weather. Now that it's winter the cold air blowing through the over sized top hinge opening is so strong it can be felt all the way across the room. This is with them built into a wooden insulated wall box making a double doggy door system. When your company changed manufacturers they increased the size of the openings along the top plastic hinge line which allows cold air to blow into the room so badly that the only recourse has been to put a row of unsightly adhesive weatherstripping across it which has to be constantly replaced. Regret buying this product again and the expense of having it installed then now having to find a better quality replacement with related contractor costs.

  • It's wonderful and we love it.
    How do you rate this product?

    My husband finished installing our doggie door which was a replacement for the Staywell 760 Large Door that came with our house back in 2005. It's wonderful and we love it. The opaque door flap allows some light into our dark garage and it's a huge improvement. Thank you for such a wonderful product and fast delivery. I'm so glad I found you online!

Your Maximum Pet SizeCats, Large Cats, Small Dogs, Medium Dogs, Large Dogs
Climate SuitabilityTemperate-3 Season
Wind ResistanceAverage
Sealing ValueHigh
Frame MaterialPlastic
Insulation ValueLow
Flap MaterialAcrylic
Flap DesignSingle, Two Part , Rigid, Thin Flap
Flap ColorsClear
Flap Thickness1/8"
Replacement Flaps AvailableYes
Ability to Lock FlapSeparate Locking Cover-Loads from Top
Locking Cover MaterialABS Plastic
Can Be Installed InPolycarbonate, Plywood or Other Thin Material, Solid Core Door
Warranty Period3 years
Return Period30 days
Manufacturer's Restocking Feenone

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Warranty Information

Radio Systems Corporation is the industry leader in Consumer Pet Electronics; products are marketed under the PetSafe, Innotek, Invisible Fence, Guardian, Staywell and SportDOG brands. Radio Systems Corporation and its authorized resellers (who display the appropriate sanctioned logos) only sell new products in original packaging. Product represented as used, refurbished, or “as-is”, or not in original packaging will not be covered by our warranty, or any consumer support.

We are committed to consumer satisfaction. To that end Radio Systems Corp. cautions consumers from purchasing any product other than product in its original packaging or specially marked refurbished packaging.

Proof of Purchase must be provided to our customer care center before a warranty claim can be honored. For your convenience, you may register your product and provide proof of purchase immediately after your purchase. Thereafter, proof of purchase will not be required to fulfill a warranty claim. Products may be registered at Proof of purchase is accepted via e-mail (, fax or traditional mail. Proof of purchase is defined as the sales receipt, or copy of the sales receipt.

Fax: 800-332-7942


Attn: Customer Care Center/POP
Radio Systems Corporation
10427 PetSafe Way
Knoxville TN 37932


This warranty is extended to 3 YEARS for former Staywell products.


Radio Systems Corporation, owner of the PetSafe Brand, (hereinafter referred to as “PetSafe”) warrants to the original retail consumer purchaser, and not any other purchaser or subsequent owner, that its PetSafe product, when subject to normal and proper residential use, will be free from defects in material or workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the purchase date. An “original retail consumer purchaser” is a person or entity who originally purchases the product, or a gift recipient of a new product that is unopened and in its original packaging. When serviced by PetSafe Customer Service, PetSafe covers labor and parts for the first year of ownership; after the first year, a service or upgrade charge will apply relative to replacement of the product, with new or refurbished items at PetSafe’s sole discretion. The limited warranty is non-transferrable and shall automatically terminate if the original retail consumer purchaser resells the PetSafe product or transfers the property on which the PetSafe product is installed. In the event of defect, these are your exclusive remedies.


This product is designed only for use with domesticated animals; do not use this product for any other purpose. However, the specific temperament of your animal may not work with this product. We recommend that you do not use this product if your animal is aggressive. If you are unsure whether this product is appropriate for your animal, please consult with your veterinarian or certified trainer before you use this product. Please see the instruction manual for additional important information.


This non-transferrable limited warranty does not provide protection against, and PetSafe will have no liability under this non-transferrable limited warranty for any damage to or defects in the products caused by any animal, loss of product(s), failure, defect or damage caused by events and situations beyond normal residential exposure conditions, including, but not limited to: commercial use, misuse, abuse, neglect, improper installation or installation not in accordance with PetSafe’s instructions, use of non-PetSafe accessories, impacts of foreign objects, acts of God, abnormal or improper use, improper storage, attempted repair or service by anyone other than PetSafe Customer Service, accident, alteration, defects in or failure of the surface the PetSafe product is installed in or upon, discoloration or other damage caused by pollution, sunlight, other environmental conditions, mold, dirt, mildew, or exposure to harmful chemicals and any other cause not involving manufacturing defects in the PetSafe product. Under no circumstances will PetSafe be liable for any non-PetSafe labor charges or any expenses whatsoever in connection with the removal, repair or installation of either the original or replacement component(s) relative to in-ground fence installation, kennel installation, pet door installation and other permanent, semi-permanent, or fixture type installations on the retail consumer purchaser’s property.


Within thirty (30) days of purchase, please go to to register your purchase. A sales receipt shall be required to obtain warranty coverage. Please keep this information in a safe place.


To obtain warranty service, call the PetSafe Customer Care center. In the United States or Canada, 1-800-732-2677; in Australia, 1800 786 608; in New Zealand, 0800 543 054.

Pursuant to this non-transferrable limited warranty, PetSafe will replace the part with a new or refurbished part. This non-transferrable limited warranty will then apply to either the new or refurbished part for the remainder of the original non-transferrable limited warranty period.


Replacement as provided under this non-transferrable limited warranty is the exclusive remedy of the consumer. Neither labor to remove the part nor labor to install the refurbished or replaced part is covered.

This non-transferrable limited warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties. PetSafe expressly disclaims and excludes all other warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. PetSafe also disclaims and excludes all liability for incidental, consequential, punitive, direct, indirect, special or any other damages arising out of or connected with the purchase, use or misuse of this product or for the breach of any express or implied warranties or breach of contract or otherwise. Purchaser assumes all risks and liabilities from the use or misuse of this product. PetSafe does not authorize any other person or agent to make any other express or implied warranties.

Furthermore, PetSafe will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury resulting from delay in delivery of replacement parts or for any failure by PetSafe to perform covered repair work due to circumstances beyond PetSafe’s control.


This non-transferrable limited warranty shall be governed by the law of the State of Tennessee, U.S.A., and by the laws of the United States of America, excluding their conflicts of laws principles. Furthermore, the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods is hereby excluded in its entirety from application to this non-transferrable limited warranty. Jurisdiction and venue shall be exclusive to the courts of Knox County, Tennessee. These warranties give you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state or country to country. Some states or countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.


Fountain replacement pumps when purchased individually have a 90-day warranty.

Limited Warranty for PetSafe Certified Refurbished Products

Effective January 1, 2010

For purposes of this limited warranty, “PetSafe Certified Refurbished Products” means buy-back products, returned products, pre-owned products, and/or scratch & dent products that PetSafe has:

  • Fully tested 
  • Refurbished by replacing any defective modules identified during testing 
  • Thoroughly cleaned and inspected 
  • Repackaged (including appropriate manuals, probes, wire, new boxes, etc.) 
  • Re-inspected prior to being sold 

PetSafe Certified Refurbished Products may have small cosmetic blemishes. PetSafe warrants that each PetSafe Certified Refurbished Product will be free from defects in material or workmanship for a period of ninety (90) calendar days from the original date of purchase. During the warranty period, PetSafe will, at its option, replace with new or refurbished products or parts, any products or parts determined to be defective. In the event of a product defect, these are your only remedies. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which vary from state to state.

This limited warranty covers only product issues caused by defects in materials or workmanship during ordinary consumer use and does not cover product issues caused by any other reason, including, but not limited to, product issues arising out of or related to commercial use, acts of God, misuse, limitations of technology, or customer modification of any part of the PetSafe Certified Refurbished Product. This limited warranty does not cover consumables, such as treats, batteries, or fuses. This limited warranty is invalid if the factory-applied serial number has been altered or removed from the product. This limited warranty is valid only in the United States.

All express and implied warranties, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are limited in time to the term of this limited warranty. No warranties, whether express or implied will apply after the expiration of the limited warranty period. Some states do now allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so this limitation may not apply to you. Except as provided in this warranty and to the extent permitted by law, PetSafe is not responsible for direct, special, incidental or consequential damages resulting from any breach of warranty or condition, or under any other legal theory. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.

Making a Warranty Claim

If you need assistance or to make a warranty claim, please contact our Customer Care Center for help in troubleshooting and, if necessary, to arrange a warranty repair for your product.