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    How do you let a dog get used to a dog flap?

    The freedom to go inside or outside at its own discretion is ideal for a dog – and so easy for the owner. But not every dog immediately understands that that new thing in the door offers him this freedom. What do you do if your dog refuses to go throug

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    Prevent burglars from breaking in through the dog flap

    In Bacup, Lancashire, 2 drug addict burglars have entered a house by crawling through a large dog flap in the back door. They ransacked the whole house and stole thousands of pounds worth of goods, a court heard. The above newspaper report proves that

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    Install a dog flap yourself or have it done?

    Anyone can install a dog or cat flap. Saw a hole in the door or cut it in the wall, fix the flap, clean up rubbish … ready. But for a nice and solid result, a little bit of knowledge and craftsmanship is required. Because at Tomsgates we make the mos

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    Are there dog flaps for both large and small dogs?

    Is there a dog flap where a Mastino Napolitano of 90 kg and a Cavalier King Charles of 7 kg can pass as easily? This question kept us busy when we had these two very different house friends. The answer was unfortunately: no. One flap was too heavy for

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