Small Dog Doors
Tired of running around the house to let your small dog inside and outside? A pet door might just be the perfect solution. Many brands offer dog doors specifically made for smaller dogs between one and fifteen pounds. With a variety of types to choose from, there’s a perfect fit for everyone.
Standard Door Entry Systems
The most popular pet door systems are installed in existing doors in your home. They can be installed in interior or exterior doors depending on what kind of access you would like your dog to have. Some systems like the PetSafe Screen Door are for use in any metal or screen door and are very simple to install. Others, like the PetSafe Plastic Pet Door and the PetSafe Freedom Aluminium Pet Door are for use in standard household doors. Installation on these products can be little more involved, but these doors have the added bonus of better insulation, providing more climate control.
Wall Entry Systems
If you are unable to put a little dog door into your existing door, but still want a permanent dog door for your small dog, a Wall entry dog door system might be for you. Systems like the PetSafe Wall Entry Aluminium Pet door can be installed in virtually any wall - including drywall, stucco, brick, and siding. They can also be installed for interior wall use or exterior wall use.
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 a patio panel small dog door. Patio Panels like the PetSafe Freedom Patio Panels are easily installed and do not require any altering or cutting into the existing door or frame. With temper safe glass, UltraSeal technology and the ability to lock your existing patio door directly onto the panel, this is a great 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 little dogs, it is important to note that many manufacturers make doors with specific special features in mind. Below are two upgrades that can take your dog door 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.
Electronic Pet Door Systems
Just because we are talking about dog doors for little dogs doesn’t mean we can’t include some big technology. The latest craze in pet doors is the electronic pet door system. Systems like the PetSafe 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 leave the house and endure that pesky intruders are kept out at all times.
Whatever your need, and no matter how small your dog is, there are multiple options for finding the perfect small dog pet door.