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JOATMON
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We are planning ahead....We want to install a dog door 'before' we actually do the stucco and drywall.

I don't want a dog door that looks like it was added 'after the fact'....the section of wall it's going into is going to end up being about 8" thick....(5 1/2" studs, 1/2" OSB both sides (braced wall), 5/8" drywall inside and 1" of stucco outside)

I've been searching....and I'm just not finding what I want.

Suggestions?

At this point I'm thinking of getting just the basic door and making my own frame.....
 

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Why in a wall and not in the door?
 

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Why in a wall and not in the door?
I hate the look of dog doors in the door...besides, I don't want to butcher any of the doors....especially the new French door that will be in the back....
 

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What's the neighborhood like? You may not want to have all the other critters having access to your home. My uncle had opossums, ***** and neighborhood cats making use of their pet door. Come home to a momma **** and three pups in your kitchen and you will find yourself back in the garage real fast!
 

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What's the neighborhood like? You may not want to have all the other critters having access to your home. My uncle had opossums, ***** and neighborhood cats making use of their pet door. Come home to a momma **** and three pups in your kitchen and you will find yourself back in the garage real fast!
PoleCat you forgot the B&E man!
 

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Around here the B&E boys are way too fat. But, yeah that is another issue.
 

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Wow! Back in the early 70's we had just such a set up. It worked too! Have to admit though I never saw ***** or opossums in that neighborhood.
 

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One of the reasons for a pet door is so we can get another dog.....the job of the dog is to make sure the Racoon's don't come in (my cats just hiss at them)....and with a dog, bad guys are a lot less likely to try to come in.
 
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