Having a pet, especially a dog, means long walks around the neighborhood and constantly opening and closing the door because a dog needs let out often. Well, you can make your life a little easier by buying and installing a dog door on your door or wall and this way the dog can easily exit and enter the house. If you have a big dog you must buy a large dog door to accommodate them. To make life a little easier, we put together a list with the best extra large dog doors that money can buy.
This is the best large dog door in our list. The frame is made from impact-resistant ABS thermoplastic and the clear flap is made from polyvinyl. The opening is 15 x 20 inches in size and it's recommended for pets up to 120 lbs. It can be mounted on any door that is 1 1/4" to 2 thick and it comes with a lock-out slide so you can keep you dog outside when you want. It has a 4.6 star rating from over 1330 customer reviews. The price and rating are the main reasons that rank it first on our list.
This sturdy extra large dog door, with a molded plastic frame, is perfect for a big dog and it can be mounted on any wall or door in your house. It's recommended for cats and dogs up to 120 lbs and it has a 15 x 23.5 inches opening. It has 2 insulated flaps to keep the cold air outside so weather won't affect the ambiance of your house. It has a 4.6 star rating from over 420 customer reviews and this places it in second place on our list.
This is a slim and stylish large dog door but still very sturdy and durable as well. The frame is made from aluminum and the corners are reinforced for sturdiness and durability. The flap is flexible and soft, it has a magnetic closure and the slide-in panel protects the inside of the house from weather and drafts. It has an opening of 13 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches, can be mounted on any door ranging from 3/8" to 2" in thickness and it's recommended for dogs up to 220 lbs. It has a 4.4 star rating from over 840 customer reviews and it's in the third place on our list.
Another extra large dog door from PetSafe but this time with a plastic frame that can be painted to match your door color and style. It has a soft, tinted vinyl flap that will let your dog use the door easily and safe. The opening size is 13 5/8 x 23 5/8 inches and it's recommended to dogs up to 220 lbs. It can be mounted on any door that is 1/16" to 2" thick and it comes with a snap-on closing panel that can prevent your dog from using the door and can protect your house from drafts and insects. It has a 4.2 star rating from over 630 customer reviews and we placed it in the fourth place on our list.
This door is made from structural foam molded plastic and it's very energy efficient by protecting your house from weather and cold air. It has an adjustable telescope frame that can be mounted on any door with a thickness between ¾ to 1 ¾ inches and can be mounted on a wall using the special wall kit that is sold separately. It has 2 vinyl flaps with a 15 x 23 1/2 inches opening to keep the cold air outside and the slide-in panel can be used to keep your dog outside. It has a 4.3 star rating from over 200 customer reviews and it's the last item that made it onto our list.
Like I was saying in the very beginning of this article, dogs are our best friends and it's very important to take good care of them. The most important thing to consider when buying a dog door is the size of your dog so they can easily enter and exit the house whenever they want. Also, choose a model that matches your house style so you can keep the same design that your home already has.