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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-08-2007, 12:44 AM Thread Starter
 
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Anyone have a solution?

I'm going to be moving to a new house soon where they'll be a huge yard for my dogs to run and play in and tons of shade. Here's the problem, with such a nice yard for the dog, I want to install a doggy door so the dogs can come in and out as they please, but I don't want my cats to get outside. Putting the door up high enough that the cats can't get out it isn't an option as I have small dogs (Italian Greyhounds). I've looked at some different keyed doors, but it seems like when I read the details, they all will let anything out, but the animal has to have a key to get back in. That's simply not going to work, that means my cats can get out and if they loose their collar since I keep a break away on my cats, they won't be able to get back in, and I don't want them outside to begin with! I want to put in one that's a panel that fits into the sliding glass door, although if needs be, I can figure out a way to install a different type of doggy door if needs be.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-08-2007, 02:22 AM
 
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My friend has two dogs and two cats, and she's had luck with this:
http://www.petdoors.com/thermo_panel_ii_electronics.htm

The "large" (which is probably better for a dog anyhow) controls both exit and entry.
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