Helping Your Pet Lose Weight

Pet doors come in many sizes, and so do pets. If you find your dog or cat is showing signs of obesity, it’s time to help them lose weight. In 2016, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention reported about 54% of canines included overweight dogs and 59% of cats in the U.S. are overweight. Thus, fitting through those tight dog doors and cat doors can get tough. Overweight dog health problems include diabetes, arthritis, heart and kidney disease, high blood pressure, and even cancer. If you want your overweight cats and dogs to live healthier, here’s how to help...

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How Long Should You Walk Your Dog?

Being a dog owner is one of the most rewarding things in the world, but it also requires a lot of responsibility. Often, that responsibility is found in keeping your furry friend active.  While some dogs prefer short walks, others may require a lot more time and energy. Read on to learn more about how often you should walk your dog. Just because you have a yard, it doesn’t necessarily mean your pooch is getting exercise. Dogs are very similar to children. If they don’t get enough playtime, they can display behavioral issues. Those issues commonly consist of destructive...

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How to Keep Other Animals from Using Your Dog Door

Pet doors are great to install when you want to give your pet the flexibility to come and go as he or she pleases. However, one drawback some pet owners experience is that of uninvited guests getting into their homes, like stray pets, skunks, raccoons, rodents, snakes, and even the occasional bird. There are different things you can do to help reduce the likelihood of this occurring in your home. Fence in the area around the door. For instance, if the door is installed on the back of the home, you could fence in part of the backyard, which...

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What Breed Is Best for My Family?

When deciding on adding a new member to your family, there are several factors to consider. Furry friends come in all shapes and sizes, and each breed tends to possess certain personality traits. It’s also important to recognize your ability in giving them the best life possible. Consider a pet door wall installation for your newest family member! If you are looking to incorporate a dog into your life, it’s important to reflect on your family situation. Are you looking for a dog for just you and a partner? Are you looking for a friendly companion for your children?...

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THE ALL NEW SUREFLAP DUAL SCAN MICROCHIP CAT DOOR

We recently had a request from a customer who was caught in a bit of a bind!!! He had one cat that desperately needed to get outside, otherwise the cat would end up shredding the furniture and carpets in frustration. The other cat, a Ragdoll, was however, not allowed outside, as she was likely to stray, and get into fights with the neighbourhood cats, and being small, had already been injured in the past. Although a normal selective entry Cat Door could be reverse installed in order to keep the one cat inside, it unfortunately would not prevent neighbourhood...

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