Large Dog Doors
Have an big dog who is enjoys free access to the outdoors? A pet door could allow you to give him that access without always having to be around to let him in and out. Many pet supply brands offer now offer dog doors for big dogs who range in weight between fifty and one hundred pounds. With a variety of styles and features to choose from, there’s a perfect fit for everyone.
Standard Door Entry Systems
The most popular pet door systems available are installed into existing doors in your home. They can be installed in existing interior or exterior doors depending on what type of access your large dog needs to have. Dog doors for large dogs like the PetSafe Plastic Pet Door and the PetSafe Freedom Aluminium Pet Door are for use in standard household doors, but can still be used in either interior or exterior doors. Installation of these products involves altering the existing door by cutting out a space for the dog door, but these systems provide limitless access for your large dog.
Wall Entry Systems
If you are unable to put a large dog door into your existing door, but still want a permanent door for your big dog, a wall entry dog door system might be right for you. Dog doors for large dogs like the PetSafe Wall Entry Aluminium Pet door can be installed into virtually any wall - including drywall, stucco, brick, and siding. They can also be installed for interior wall use or exterior wall use. Wall entry systems like this offer more insulation than a door entry system because the amount of air kept between the system’s two flaps.
Patio Panel Systems
If you are unable, or unwilling, to alter one of the doors in your home, but have a sliding glass patio door, you can install patio panel big dog doors. Patio Panels like the PetSafe Freedom Patio Panels do not require any kind of altering or cutting into the existing door or frame, and are therefore easily installed and uninstalled. They come in standard door sizes, and, additionally, can be special ordered for a perfect custom fit to any door. Some companies even offer different colors or finishes so that the dog door doesn’t stick out. Complete with temper safe glass, UltraSeal technology and the ability to lock your existing patio door directly onto the panel, this is a safe option that is easy to pick up and take with you when you move.
Now that you know about the three basic types of dog doors for large dogs, it is important to note that many manufacturers make doors with specific special features in mind to simplify your life. Below are two upgrades that can take your dog door for your big dog to the next level.
Extreme Weather Systems
For climates that require regular heating and cooling, the Extreme Weather Pet Door by PetSafe, offers added insulation to bolster the unit’s efficiency and save you precious energy and money. These units are typically installed in existing doors and utilize multi flap systems. They are great for your big dog who loves to play in the snow.
Electronic Pet Door Systems
The latest upgrade in the pet doors industry is the electronic pet door system. Systems like the Plexidor Electronic Dog Doors and the PetSafe PASSport Dog Door give control and convenience back to you. These automatically locking doors help you to feel secure about when your dog is able to access the outdoors or other parts of the house and ensure that pesky intruders are kept out at all times.
Whatever your need is, at FlexPetz we have plenty of options so that you can find the perfect big dog pet door.