Pet Doors - Exterior Doors - Doors & Windows - The Home Depot

Sometimes! This is a common concern with smaller pets and goes hand in hand with training as well. A new pet door can be confusing for your dog, but it does not mean they will never get it. Small pets may feel like their new door is overwhelming and have trouble going through. It is a good idea to try and purchase a smaller flap relative to to your pet’s size. The bigger the pet door, the heavier the flap. If you have big and small pets sharing, try looking for flaps with adjustable magnetic strength. Magnets are one of the main features which increases a flap’s weight. Reducing or adjusting your magnets can make the flap light enough for your small pet, so they can play outside too! There are also motorized pet doors, which do not require your pets to push anything.

The Ani-Mate company produces electronic pet doors for cats and small dogs

For example, small pet doors that are designed to install in screen doors mount onto the bottom of a screen door frame. This makes the bottom of the pet door opening only about 2 inches off the floor. If the total height of the pet door is only 6 inches, your pet is probably going to have to stoop pretty low to get through. A young, spry dog or cat will probably have no trouble but all that stooping can take a toll.

Small Cat Flap Frame Door for Installation into 23 to 28 in.

Magnetic doors respond to the magnet in your pet's collar key. Let your small dog outside to use the bathroom, or give your cat exclusive access to her litterbox. When it comes to small pet doors just how small is small? Unfortunately, there are no standard measurements in the pet door industry. So a dog door labeled as a small pet door by one manufacturer could equal the size of a medium pet door by a different manufacturer. That is why it's important to note the actual size of the flap on small pet doors and compare with the actual size of your dog or cat.

Pet Door through Door | Small Dog Door - - PlexiDor

models are usually small pet doors and are generally used as cat window doors, but not always. Some people who own dogs, even big dogs, simply do not have any other option other than to install a pet door through one of their windows. And if the window is high off the ground they may need to incorporate a pet ramp so the dog can exit the pet door and safely get to ground level.

The PlexiDor small is intended for cats and small dogs

We also carry small . Once again Hale Pet Door shines above other brands in that they offer 11 different sizes and also because they are designed to be sturdier than some other pet doors in screens. Some other brands are designed to attach to the screen mesh, which is not very sturdy. attach to the screen frame itself making it much more durable. If you have a large dog and want to install a doggy door through a screen door, we would recommend that you limit yourself to Hale doors for screens. Our Ideal Pet Dog Doors have been designed with your pet’s safety and sense of adventure in mind. Our unique doors include large and small pet patio doors and rough weather dog doors to provide a safe haven for your dog(s) during the harsh winter season.

Browse our current selection of products and choose the best dog door for your family’s needs.