10 Best Wall Mounted Dog Doors

Pets can be a full-fledge job when it involves taking proper care of them. This care often involves learning manners, hygiene, and freedom to move about in the house. There have been instances where dogs, in particular, get rowdy when they aren’t allowed to move freely and go for their loo or food breaks. One solution to providing your dog the freedom it needs is through a dog door where they can easily move in and out of the house. Now, finding the best dog door for wall mount can be a difficult task in choosing the right one for your dog size and house requirements. 

Now, one may wonder why to choose a dog door for walls rather than a door. The reason to that is, by having a dog door in the wall you may not need to replace the entire door if you choose to leave the house and dog doors in the wall are more reliable and better insulated for extreme weather conditions providing energy efficiency for the owner and a comfortable exit an entry for the dog. We will go through more benefits throughout the text and at the end as well, so it is advised to read the entire text.  These guides are called, ‘Conclusion‘ and ‘How to install dog doors for walls

Now there are many options to choose from for example an automatic dog door, electronic dog door or a locking dog door, but don’t worry we have listed for you the best dog doors for the wall which are well-reviewed so that you can choose the best option for the requirements and specifications that suit you.

PetSafe Wall Entry Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Aluminum frame
  • Multiple cut out sizes
  • Plastic telescoping

PROS:
  • Double flap
  • Slide-in closing access
  • Supports up to 40lbs dog
CONS:
  • Plastic may crack
  • May not be suited for rough walls

This is no doubt one of the best pet doors in the market because of it aluminum frame and a plastic telescoping tunnel with different cut designs. A double-flap design to provide better insulation, hence energy efficiency. It also has a slide-in closing panel so that you control when your dog leaves or doesn’t. this locking dog door installs into many wall types where a step by step guide is provided. If your dog weighs up to 40 lbs, this would cause no issues as the flap size is also big enough for ease in entry and exit.

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PetSafe Wall Entry Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Double flap
  • PVC frame for UV exposure
  • Slide door for insulation

PROS:
  • High quality
  • Do it yourself installation
  • Telescoping tunnel
CONS:
  • Needs extension for thicker walls
  • No aluminum used

This dog door is best suited for any type of wall and has a separately sold telescoping tunnel for walls that is thicker than the preset dimension range of this dog door. Its installation process is fairly easy and the provided cut out template can be installed either on the interior or exterior walls. This in-wall dog door is weatherproof due to the double flaps keeping the outside weather efficiently out of the home. Most of all this company is well-reputed and the quality provided is a guarantee. 

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DogMate Wall Mounted Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Weather proof flap
  • Relatively inexpensive
  • Sliding lock door

PROS:
  • Locking panels
  • Trim liner for wall
  • Lightweight design
CONS:
  • Supports dog only till 18 inch
  • No double flap
  • No metal design

This in-wall dog door is a medium-sized door were the plus points for this product are the compact design and the strong locking panels providing better security and robustness, adding to the dog doors added strength. It is however suited for dogs up to 18 inches but the best part about this pet door is the full draft and weatherproof brush seal for its flap providing superior weather protection and energy efficiency. It is priced comparatively lower at $35.19. 

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PERFECT PET Efficient Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Foam molded plastic
  • Nylon resistor
  • Dual vinyl flap

PROS:
  • Energy efficient
  • Adjustable frame
  • Huge flap design
CONS:
  • No metal used
  • Wall kit is sold separately

This is by far the most efficient dog doors for walls because it has a structural foam molded plastic with a nylon draft resistor to keep any room for any air to pass through the seams almost impossible. The telescopic tunnel is also adjustable for varying thicknesses. This allows for an optional wall kit that can be bought separately. It has a double-flap design that is 17 inches. However, for an extra-large flap size, the price is relatively cheaper. This dog door also has a safety sliding door for your dog’s security.

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Endura Insulated Wall Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Double flaps
  • Magnetic flaps
  • Patented design
  • Highly insulated

PROS:
  • Easy to install
  • Energy efficient
  • Durable
  • Closing cover
CONS:
  • Extremely expensive
  • Little metal for robustness
  • Is not an automatic dog door
  • Is not a smart dog door

This wall mount doggie door is undoubtedly one of the best dog doors because of the high number of features. This wall dog door is a patented award-winning magnetic double flap design. It maximizes energy efficiency even in extreme weather conditions with winds up to 51kph. Even if that doesn’t do it the secure locking cover can be used. The method to install it is simple and the instructions are a step by step for interior and exterior walls. 

This is no doubt one of the best pet doors you can get

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Ideal Pet Wall Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Dual flaps
  • Foam molded plastic for insulation
  • All weather

PROS:
  • Telescoping frame
  • Good flap size
  • Frame is robust
CONS:
  • Is not an electronic dog door
  • Is slightly expensive
  • No metal used in the frame

Even though it comes with a separately sold wall mounting kit, it does not mean that this dog door in the wall is no use. The material is highly durable and has a weatherproof telescopic pet door. The corner is foam molded plastic with dual vinyl flaps for very efficient insulation. The flap sizes are significant enough to fit large dogs up to 19 inches. This dog door has an easy installation process even for the screen door and for walls. 

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DogMate Large Wall Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Large dog door
  • Dogs up to 25 inches can fit
  • Weather proof brush

PROS:
  • Flaps are brush sealed
  • Simple design
  • Easy to install
CONS:
  • Single flap design
  • No metal used for longevity

This is the solution to your best dog door for walls where the size of your dog is not an issue. This large dog door can fit your door up to 25 inches, larger than most of the products in the market. it has robust locking panels for a sturdy fit and a 2 inch trim liner makes sure that the wall mount is in place and is completely insulated. The brush sealed flap makes it weatherproof and gives your dog door a premium and effortless feel. 

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Ideal Pet Wall Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Less expensive than others
  • Good range of wall installation
  • Ideal for large dogs

PROS:
  • All weather design
  • Flaps size is good
  • Easy to install
CONS:
  • No double flaps
  • No metal used
  • No close slide

This is another addition to the super large dog door design to be the best solution for large dogs. It has different door designs that are sold separately. This dog door for walls is easy to install and it terms of size can prove to be one of the best pet doors for dogs. It has a decent flap size and all the hardware is included in this packaging, the frame, the flaps, and the essentials for mounting the door. 

 

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Ideal Pet Designer Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Extremely affordable
  • Good range for flaps and frame
  • Best for large dogs

PROS:
  • Flaps size is good
  • Easy to install
  • Good telescopic frame
CONS:
  • All plastic, make crack
  • No metal for sturdiness
  • No sliding close door
  • No dual flaps

This extremely affordable but an amazing dog door in the wall due to the ability to fit in large dogs, unlike other options. It has door designs that are sold separately including the flaps. The flaps are included in the package and are a decent size. The wall installation kit is fairly simple to install with the telescopic frame fit for thicker walls as well. All the necessary hardware is included in the package.

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Ideal Pet Ruff Dog Door

Features we loved

  • Wide telescopic frame
  • Fit for large dogs
  • Extremely affordable

PROS:
  • Easy installation
  • Hardware included
  • Decent flap size
CONS:
  • No closing lid
  • Plastic may crack
  • No metal for strength
  • No dual flaps

As we go down the list, we look for options that do the job just right but in the best value for money spent possible. This is another extremely affordable option priced at only $27 and is not necessary cheap in terms of utility. It has a large door design fit for large dogs as well. It is ideal for fitting to either interior or exterior walls and its telescopic frame is wide which provides it with the ability to fit into large width walls as well. The installation process is fairly easy as all the necessary hardware is provided in the box. The flap size is significant as well. Seriously one of the best affordable dog doors for a wall mount.

Conclusion

Finding the best dog doors for walls is somewhat a tedious task because you need to take into account the size of your dog, the material of your wall, and the positioning. However, once installed it can be more of an investment than those homemade dog door design or for sliding door because once you need to shift or uninstall you need to change the entire door whereas in a wall you only need to repair the wall which is less time consuming and more cost-effective.

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Additional Information

How to install dog doors for walls

You need to make sure the stud spacing is 14.5 inches and there are no pipes or electrical wires behind were to wish to mount the dog door. Next make sure the wall is sturdy enough and not concrete enough that you might need professional help, though seeking professional help is no shame if needed.

Step by step:

You should measure and decide the location, then draw out rough cutting lines after which remove the wall insulation and then adjust the tunnel according to the thickness. Next, place the outer frame and make sure there are no empty spaces before you tighten the screws and you are done. It may be complex to install a dog door in the wall but is a long-lasting investment.

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