Amazing Cat Habitat 2

Amazing Cat Habitat
Over the last 2 years we have installed this amazing cat habitat as seen in the video below for this lovely couple in the Vancouver area and their 2 youtube stars, Monkey and Panther. The first initial installation was the habitat running along the outside wall of the house and then the second was from ...

Is your pet a fire hazard?

Is your pet a fire hazard?
With your new Pet Access Door, most likely your pet will have more access to the house as well. Its time to think about fire safety and protecting your dog! Barbeques and fireworks aren’t the only fire hazards out there, and the National Fire Protection Association estimates that 1,000 house fires are started every year ...

Tips and Tricks for installing Pet Doors 1

Tips and Tricks for installing Pet Doors
Here are some tips, for when you’re installing your Pet Access door in Walls and Doors:   It’s easier to use the flat surface of the door, without the bumps and ridges. Watch for plumbing and electrical!! Check the basement to see if there are any cords running upstairs, and outside for electrical outlets and ...

10 Dog door facts you probably didn’t know

  Sir Issac Netwon is credited as the inventor of the first pet door. It was designed for his cat, and his invention was referred to as a “cat flap”   A common fear is that a burglar will break in by coming in the pet door. Safety is a top priority for is, we ...

Dog Park Safety

While we continue to enjoy this fantasticly warm weather, and continue to take our dogs out and about with us, there is some Safety and Etiquette tips that everyone should know. Dog Park Etiquette and Safety tips   Have realistic expectations about your dog’s suitability for going to a dog park. If he isn’t polite ...

Is it Raccoon safe?

One of the most common questions we get is “Will un-wanted critters come through my pet access door?” Yes, they will try. Especially if you keep your pets food dish close to the door. Even once you move it to a further location, they still might try to come in. With your SureFlap Pet Door, ...

How to get the Right size pet door

How to get the Right size pet door
OPENING WIDTH: a little wider then the widest part of your pet. OPENING HEIGHT: measure from the top of the shoulders to the chest just behind the front legs. We recommend the “Cardboard Test” to ensure correct size for your pet.   Cardboard Test: Using the OPENING SIZE measurement in the charts, cut a hole ...

Pet Door Security

Pet Door Security
With our PlexiDor Pet Doors, security is a huge concern. That’s why each and every pet access door comes with a lock and two keys. The lock features a steel cam inside a hardened metal cylinder. Just turn the key to lock or unlock the door. Also included is a steel security plate, which can ...

Dog Parks in Nanaimo & Osoyoos

Today, If you’re on the island, or enjoying this beautiful weather in the beautiful city of Osoyoos, we have off-leash dog parks for you! If you’ve discovered an off-leash park somewhere, let me know! I’d love to feature more! DOG PARK ETIQUETTE: Keep your pet on leash if there isn’t a sign stating that dogs ...

How to safely let your indoor cat outside

How to safely let your indoor cat outside
With their natural stalk-and-hunt nature, it’s easy to feel guilty about keeping your cat safe indoors. However, statistics indicate that the life span of an indoor cat is much longer then those of an outdoor cat, 12-20 years indoors, whereas an outdoor has life expectancy of less then 7 years. Most dangers are directly related ...