Here at Miami Puppy Training we feel a dog gate, commonly known as a doggie door will help you keep your dog safe and out of trouble especially if you dog is prone to ‘door dashing’
Check out this video for some great tips on door dashing
Some gates are very nice and will be exactly what you want, although they may be a bit pricey.
The Richell Short Freestanding Pet Gate is one of the first doggie doors that are free standing. They are easy to step over them, easy to move, easy to take them with you, and will keep your puppy happy because they will not miss the action thanks to the vision that this gates provide.
Your dog will be safely playing in the confined area, and you will be able to move freely and go pet him whenever it wants to.
Most gates are adjustable for whatever size you need to protect, so don’t worry about that.
Also you can get a door frame held gate, but you will need additional installation. Really nothing beats a free standing doggie door.
Although the fencing may seem as a barrier, dogs don’t really try to push when they have a clear vision of what’s happening outside the gate,.
A dog gate is a necessary item to keep your dog confined to an area specially when it is a little puppy and has not been trained yet. You can supervise all it’s moves and actions to keep it safe. Baby gates can be used as dog gates too and help to block off certain rooms of the house.
It is best to keep a your little puppy confined to small surroundings until you can trust it to roam freely inside the house.
Before buying your dog gate, consider where you want it, the space you have available and the height of your dog! It should be relative to the height of the gate you are getting.
Whatever you do, get a quality pet gate. Your dog and puppies will thank you for that!