“I have five big dogs, Mastiffs and Bull Mastiffs, and have used the Plexidor XL dog door for 15 years now
This means that you really can't depend on the labels: small, medium, large, or XL pet doors to ensure you'll choose the correct size for your dog. Nor can you rely on minimum or maximum weight recommendations for pets. The only sizing information you can reliably depend on are the actual dimensions of the flap opening or, in the case of an that doesn't have a flap, the actual dimensions of the entrance. Then compare those dimensions with the actual size of your pet.
For example, the flap opening on Original XL pet doors manufactured by measures 10 1/2 x 15 which is smaller than XL pet doors manufactured by Plexidor. An extra large measures 16 x 23 3/4. That's a big difference! Ideal does have a bigger size than their large call Super Large which is comparable in size to typical XL pet doors made by other manufacturers. manufactures the largest number of XL pet doors, and specifically carries a line of extra tall pet doors for the tallest breeds such as Great Danes. Their tallest doggie door is 27 1/2 high.
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An extra large pet door will take up a lot of space in your wall or your door, so it is very important to evaluate the space available for an XL pet door before purchasing. Specifically, if you are looking for , they will take up a sizable amount of the opening. Will people still be able to enter and exit through the sliders after installing a giant or extra large doggie door? If you have a big dog and are searching for XL pet doors please take a moment to read these valuable tips and other information to help you in your search, and to ensure that you end up with the perfect pet door for your dog and your home. “I have five big dogs, Mastiffs and Bull Mastiffs, and have used the Plexidor XL dog door for 15 years now. The constant use of this dog door by these dogs is proof of their value. And the technical support is terrific.”John West – Granite Falls, WashingtonDogs and cats need to step over the bottom portion of the pet door's frame in order to pass through the flap/entrance. This portion of the pet door is called the rise and its height (as measured from the floor or ground level) is important for your pet's comfort, health and safety. XL pet doors, of course, would have a higher rise than say a would. “I have 5 big dogs, Mastiffs and Bull Mastiffs, and have used the Plexidor XL dog door for 15 years now. The constant use of this dog door by these dogs is proof of their value. And, the technical support is terrific.”J West – Granite Falls, WA The panels on the Plexidor Pd Door and Pd Wall XL units are manufactured using a solid 3/8 in. sheet of Plexiglass instead of the thermo-pane panel design. This makes the panels virtually indestructible for larger dogs up to 220 lbs. The panels also come equipped with factory installed chew proof aluminum trim around all four edges and on both sides of each panel. This prevents damage to the panels from chewing which sometimes occurs with larger breeds of dogs (e.g. Labradors).