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Petsafe Product Review: Petsafe SmartDoor Electronic Pet Door

Petsafe Product Review: Petsafe SmartDoor Pet Door

Choosing the option of a dog door is a highly convenient way to let your dog outside whenever he or she has to go out—even when you aren’t home or it is the middle of the night. In addition, having a dog door eliminates scratching, barking, and whining that happens when your pet is ready to head outside.   

petsafe smartdoor dog door factoryoutletstore.comHowever, choosing the right dog door can be a bit difficult, especially if you aren’t sure where to start or what features are most pertinent. With so many on the market, how do you as a pet owner know which product is the best option for your household?

Thankfully, you can have a perfectly fitting option in the PetSafe Electronic SmartDoor Dog Door.

Offers Security and Peace of Mind 

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This PetSafe SmartDoor dog door is perfect for homeowners who are a bit leery in the security of traditional pet doors.

With this system, a battery-operated unit within the frame emits a special radio frequency to lock and unlock the door flap when your animal is nearby—keeping stray animals, burglars, and small children from passing through.

But what about when your pet is out of sight, busy snoozing on the end of your bed and hogging the pillows, or munching down on a special treat in the kitchen? During those times,

this smart pet door utilizes a magnetic lock that keeps a UV-resistant flap securely in place to give you extra security and added peace of mind.

Easy to Install and Use       

               PetSafe Electronic SmartDoor™ Factoryoutletstore.comAnother great aspect to this PetSafe electronic dog door is that it is incredibly easy to install. Simply use the included template, cut appropriately, and follow the rest of the easy-to-read instructions.

The base model of this DIY dog door fits human doors that are 1.5-to-2-inches thick. There is even a wall entry kit available separately that allows you to mount the dog door into a wall up to 7-inches deep.

For pet owners who are a little unsure of how to install a the SmartDoor dog door or those who have never installed any dog door before, a full instruction manual comes with the door kit. There are systematic illustrations for how to proceed with the project, making the process exceptionally easy .


Additionally, the system kit comes complete with one SmartKey receiver (shown above) and the necessary battery, enabling your pet to use the door immediately after it is installed.

Tone Alert  

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One of the unique aspects to the SmartDoor dog door is that it emits a small alert sound when the door is unlocked.

For most pets, this signals that it is okay to go through the door without any issue. This system is simple and most dogs adapt to the sound quickly without an overabundance of training.

In fact, many pet owners report having their pet fully trained on how to use the door within a few hours after installment.

However, it is important to note that this is not an electric fence and will not keep your pet contained.

Great for Multi-Pet Households       

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PetSafe’s electronic SmartDoor comes in two sizes: The Small PetSafe Electronic Pet Door ($15 off) for pets up to 15 lbs and the Large PetSafe Electronic Door ($22 off) for pets up to 100 lbs.

This means that you can choose the right door for your Chihuahua, Labrador, and any breed in between – or even a cat!

You can also purchase an additional SmartKey collar receiver ($8 off) without having to buy the entire PetSafe door kit, making it a great choice for homes with more than one pet. The system can handle up to a total of five SmartKey receivers at once.

In short, the PetSafe Electronic SmartDoor is one of the best pet door options on the market!

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