Pet Door Comparison Chart
Drs. Foster & Smith Educational Staff

Select the perfect dog door

Pet doors offer freedom to both you and your pet. Just think of the time you'll save having to run to the door every time your pet wants to go in or out. These durable pet doors make a perfect addition to any home. Choose the door that works best for your family.

Pet Door Fits Opening Size Appropriate
Pet Size
Features
Standard doors Sm: 6-5/8" W x 8" H
Lg: 13-1/16" W x 15-3/4" H
Sm: up to 15 lbs
Lg: up to 100 lbs
Weather resistant seal, insulated flap; 3-level security system; pet wears key on collar to open door - no stray pets (video online)
Standard doors
and walls
Med: 8-1/4" W x 10" H
Lg: 12-1/4" W x 16" H
Med: up to 30 lbs
Lg: up to 100 lbs
Bullet-proof Lexan door panel has a sliding, airtight seal. Features automatic dead-bolt locking; only unlocks when your pet makes a direct approach (ultrasonic collar activated)
Sliding
doors
Sm: 5" W x 7" H
with 2" rise
Med: 8" W x 11" H
with 2" rise
Lg: 10" W x 15" H
with 9" rise
Sm: medium cats
or toy dogs
Med: large cats
or medium dogs
Lg: large dogs
Airtight magnetic flap; includes patio panel latch to keep door from being opened from the outside
Standard walls,
doors, screens,
and
windows
7-1/8" W
x 7-1/2" H
Small dog
or large cat
Magnetic door; 4-way locking system; smaller cutout ideal for smaller pets
Through Wall Door Kit
Wall Entry Door
Walls Sm: 4-1/4" x 7" H
Med: 8" x 11-1/2" H
Lg: 10-1/8" x 15-3/4" H
Sm: up to 12 lbs
Med: up to 40 lbs
Lg: up to 100 lbs
Includes dual vinyl magnetic doors to insulate home against outdoor weather; includes security panel; can be installed in exterior walls including brick, stucco, or siding; (video online)
PetSafe Extreme Weather Door
PetSafe Extreme
Weather Door
Standard doors Sm: 5-1/8" x 7-5/8" H
Med: 8-1/8" x 11-3/4" H
Lg: 10-1/8" x 15-3/4" H
Sm: up to 15 lbs
Med: up to 40 lbs
Lg: up to 100 lbs
Triple flap system with magnetic catch; includes security panel; ideal for extreme weather conditions; (video online)
PetSafe Freedom Aluminum Door
PetSafe Freedom Aluminum Door
Standard doors Sm: 5-1/8" x 7-5/8" H
Med: 8-1/8" x 11-3/4" H
Lg: 10-1/8" x 15-3/4" H
XLg: 13-5/8" x 23" H
Sm: up to 15 lbs
Med: up to 40 lbs
Lg: up to 100 lbs
XLg: up to 220 lbs
Magnetic flap closes automatically; includes security panel for times you're not using the pet door; (installation video online)
Bug Off Instant Screen Door
Bug Off Instant Screen Door
Standard doors; 30", 32" or 36" width N/A Any pet size Magnetic closure; no locking system; no permanent installation - ideal alternative to permanent screen doors; (video online)
Pet Door Fits Opening Size Appropriate
Pet Size
Features
  
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