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    Installing A Dog Door: It Really Works


    Dog owners know that it's better for their pets to be independent since they won't always have time for them. It can be difficult to wake up at five in the morning to take your dog out for a walk. When you install a dog door, you can continue sleeping, or working, or doing whatever you are doing without interrupting it because Fido needs to go outside urgently.

    Here are some important things to consider when thinking about installing a dog door or a dog flap in your home for your dog

    Some Basic Safety Rules

    When you install a dog door, there are some safety issues you have to think about. If you have a small breed dog, then it's really not a problem becaue its door will also be small. But if you have a large dog, you might need a dog door that is very large to let your dog in and out. The larger the door is, the bigger the chance that a person can crawl through and into your home. Some burglars will even try to unlock your door by reaching through the door and aiming for the door knob.

    Make sure to talk to a qualified individual about these possibilities when installing a dog door in your home. Local pet supply stores will usually give you enough information to make a decision.

    You Dog Counts

    The most important thing is to make sure that your dog can go through the door. If the dog cannot get out, then what is the point of having the dog door? In addition, make sure that the dog is strong enought to open the door. This last point can be overlooked until after the door has been installed and it's too late or too expensive to change it.

    Getting a dog door is very convenient. No more getting up at night to let your dog out urgently. When buying a dog door always see that your dog can fit through it and open it before purchasing it.

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