This guide should be able to quickly help you find the best dog Door for a wooden door.
Wooden doors are usually regular solid core or hollow core doors found on the exterior or interior of the house.
They are usually a standard thickness of somewhere between 1 to 2 1/2 inches thick.
What we’ve done is listed the top rated Dog Door models and brands across a range of dog door types – you should be able to find one that is suitable for mounting on your wooden door.
Let’s look at the available options!
(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)
Best Dog Door For A Wooden Door
Our top picks for the best dog doors for wooden doors are:
Regular Pet Doors
Ideal Pet Products Original Plastic Pet Door (on Amazon) – for pets up to around 120lbs, and has a flap size of up to 15 inches wide x 20 Inches high for the biggest model. Fits door thicknesses of 1 1/4 inch thick to 2 inches
BarksBar Original Plastic Dog Door (on Amazon) – for pets up to 100lbs, and has a flap size opening of 10.5 inches wide x 15 inches high. Fits door thicknesses of 1 1/4 inch thick to 2 inches
PetSafe Freedom Aluminium Pet Door (on Amazon) – pet door for door mounting. Biggest size has a 13 3/4″ W x 23 3/4″ H flap opening, for pets up to 220lbs. Fits doors between 3/8″ and 2″ thick
Heavy Duty &/Or Weatherproof Pet Doors
Door Mounted Plexidor Dog Door (on Amazon) – strong and secure pet door, with largest size offering a flap opening of 16 inches wide by 23 3/4 inches high, for pets up to 220lbs
Security Boss MaxSeal Pet Door For Doors (on Amazon) – Insulating, Sealing and Security Pet Door. Largest size flap opening is 15 3/4 inches wide x 32 inches high, for extra large to Giant dogs
Endura Flap Double Flap Door Mount Pet Door (on Amazon) – energy efficient dog door. Extra Large model has a 12″ w x 22″ h flap opening, for extra large to Giant dogs. Good for all types of doors – solid core doors, hollow core doors, metal doors, storm doors, paneled doors, french doors
Ideal Pet Products Ruff Weather Dog Door (on Amazon) – insulated pet door. Largest size has a flap opening of 15 inches wide by 23.5 inches tall, for pets up to around 120lbs
Perfect Pet The All Weather Energy Efficient Dog Door (on Amazon) – insulated pet door. Has a 15 inch x 23.5 inch flap opening, for pets up to around 120lbs
PetSafe Extreme Weather Pet Door (on Amazon) – energy efficient pet door. Biggest model has a 10 1/8 inches width by 16 1/4 inches height flap opening, for dogs up to around 100lbs
Electronic & Automatic Pet Doors
SureFlap Microchip Pet Door (on Amazon) – electronic small pet door. Flap opening of 7 inches wide x 6.7 inches high
Door Mount Plexidor Electronic Dog Door (on Amazon) – electronic/automatic pet door with up to a 12 3/4 inches wide by 20 inches high flap opening, for pets up to around 125 lbs
High Tech Power Pet Door (on Amazon) – electronic pet door. Has a flap opening of up to 12-1/4 by 16 inches, and is for pets up to 100 lbs
Best Dog Door For A Wooden Door: Reviews
You can also find individual reviews for each brand of dog door listed above here:
- Ideal Pet Products Original Plastic Pet Door – Reviews Guide
- BarksBar Original Plastic Dog Door – Reviews Guide
- PetSafe Freedom Aluminum Pet Door – Reviews Guide
- SureFlap Microchip Pet Door – Review Guide
- High Tech Power Pet Door – Reviews Guide
- Plexidor Pet Doors – Reviews Guide
- Plexidor Electronic Dog Doors – Reviews Guide
- Security Boss MaxSeal Pet Door – Reviews Guide
- Endura Flap Double Flap Door Mount Pet Door – Reviews Guide
- Ideal Pet Products Ruff Weather Pet Door – Review Guide
- Perfect Pet The All Weather Energy Efficient Dog Door – Reviews Guide
- PetSafe Extreme Weather Pet Door – Reviews Guide
Best Dog Door For A Wooden Door: Buyer’s Guide
How To Choose A Dog Door For A Wooden Door
If you read the product description of the pet door they should tell you one or both of these things in relation to the door it can be installed/mounted on:
- the type of door the pet door can be mounted on – make it says standard or wooden door
- the thickness of door the pet door can be mounted on – compare and confirm it will fit the thickness of your door.
It also helps if you read the installation guide/manual provided by the manufacturer before you buy the pet door – they usually give you more information on the type of door it can be mounted on, and how you might approach installation for doors made of different materials.
What Size Dog Door To Get, and How To Install A Dog Door
Read more about measuring your dog for a dog door and how to install a dog door in this guide.
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