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Benefits of having a pet door

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” -Mohandas Gandhi

One of our missions is to improve the quality of life for pets. A pet door does benefit your pet several different ways. We hope you choose to enhance the quality of life of your pet by installing a pet door whether or not you choose to purchase a Freedom Pet Pass. Here are some benefits of having a pet door according to industry experts:
Health Benefits That A Pet Door Provides Your Beloved Pet

  • Very uncomfortable for your pet to hold it for extended periods of time
  • Helps keep your pet active enabling him to stay fit and trim exercising outside throughout the day
  • The outdoors provides your pet with mental stimulation which helps keep your pet alert
  • Reduces problem behavior resulting from boredom
  • Boredom results in problem behaviors such as compulsive chewing of objects in your home
  • Freedom can improve pet confidence and attitude

Safety That A Pet Door Provides Your Best Friend

  • Allows pet to excape from danger inside such as a fire or dangerous intruder
  • Allows pet to escape from danger outside such as unpredictable weather

A Pet Door Helps Your Pet Protect Your Home

  • Allows your pet to check on unusual noises
  • Allows your pet to scare off intruders


A Pet Door Will Make Life Better For You As Well

  • No more scratches on your doors or walls
  • Fewer accidents indoors
  • Less barking
  • Fewer walks are necessary because your pet will exercise outdoors when your gone
  • No more opening doors for your pet
  •  Less likely to need expensive kennel services

Many experts agree that pet doors are actually good for your pet. Pet doors give your pet self-esteem by giving him freedom to move about the house and outdoors as he pleases. It also assists in overcoming common behavioral issues such as housebreaking, destructive chewing, excessive barking, and clawing and scratching furniture.

As convenient as it may be having a pet door please make sure that it does not become something that will disassociate you from your pet’s life. Much of the simple everyday interaction between you and your pet is exactly what forms a bond between owner and pet.  Little things such as walks, giving him a treat, and spending time together are very important.

3 thoughts on “Benefits of having a pet door

  1. Thank you for helping me to understand that a dog door can lead to fewer accidents indoors. With that in mind, it seems like it would be a good idea to make sure that you have a secure dog door installed. You would want a dog door that people wouldn’t be able to break into and gain access to your home.

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