Q&A: tips on making my own dog door?

Question by amy a: on my own dog ?
I already have a installed but It needs replaced and doesn't seem to be a good quality. I would just like to get my own instead of replacing it all the time. What tips do you guys have I want to do it myself not buy a more expensive one.

Best answer:

Answer by Wonder
If it's from the house to the outside (unlike one of mine which is from the house to the garage), you need to be concerned with two things – wind and unwanted critters. The manufacturers deal with both issues by using magnets. Other than that, It's simply a clear piece of plastic. You can do it.

Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!


From www.petsafe.net – A step-by-step guide with tips, tools and troubleshooting for installing a PetSafe Wall Entry Pet Door.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Bestsellers and Hot

You May Also Like These Topics...

Dog Mate Small Dog Door White

[wpramazon asin=”B0002DHN7S”] [wprebay kw=”dog+door” num=”0″ ebcat=”-1″] [wprebay kw=”dog+door” num=”1″ ebcat=”-1″]

Aluminium Pet Door – PetSafe

How to install the pet door by petsafe. Video Rating: 5 / 5 Pet door Insert for Sliding Doors by Link. Video Rating: 5 / 5

Ideal Pet Products 7.25-by-13-Inch Medium Ruff-Weather Pet Door with Telescoping Frame Reviews

7.25-by-13-Inch Ruff-Weather Pet Door with Durable, energy-efficient all-weather pet door with inner telescoping Made from structural foam molded plastic with clear vinyl insulated flaps For dogs and cats up to 25 pounds Installs easily and securely Measures 7.25 x 13 inches; limited lifetime warranty Whether you live and […]

Q&A: What are your experiences with a patio panel dog door?

Question by revilo: What are your with a patio ? I have a 95 pound Bouvier. I am thinking of installing a . How easy, difficult is it to install? Effect on energy consumption. Ease of training and or use for pet. any comments, etc are welcome. […]

Tags: , , ,
Previous Post
Dog Illnesses

Article: Dog Illnesses – Tips On What To Look For

Next Post
Dog Id Tags

Article: Medical & Informative Pet Dog ID Tags


    • tonybeir
    • August 3, 2012

    I loooove the way she talks.

    • Kazz
    • August 3, 2012

    Im certainly no builder so cant give much help there but we installed a (bought) dog door for our new puppy (7 years ago) and it was sturdy and solid – made from metal that was painted brown – however the dog refused to use it no matter what we did – we then got another little dog only this year and she wouldnt use it either so we bought a cheap plastic one with a clear door they can see through – the older one still wont use it but the younger one is a pro at it now – I have a feeling that because they couldnt see through the old one it was like a solid object – so my only tip for you would be what ever you make the door bit out of make sure its see through and also make sure you install a device to lock the door when you dont want the dog being used (like the gates are open so you dont want the dog in the yard at that time etc)

    Good luck with it 🙂

Leave a Reply

Available for Amazon Prime