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Old 05-16-2016, 09:13 PM   #1
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Dogs and screen door protection.

We just got a new Kodiak 201QB. First thing I noticed was how easily the dogs could scratch up the lower part of the screen door. If you have dogs and have modified the screen door to prevent damage from dogs, would love to hear about it or see your photos. I'm thinking if I can't purchase something, maybe get a thin sheet of hard plastic, or plexiglass and attach it with velcro for a simple fix.
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Old 05-16-2016, 11:08 PM   #2
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That would work and it would be alot cheaper than buying some "RV" accessory.
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Got two of these at Camping World. So far the dogs haven't damaged anything. May have to zoom in a bit to see it.
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Thank you thompwil, that looks real nice and glad to hear it works well.
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I'm thinking if I can't purchase something, maybe get a thin sheet of hard plastic, or plexiglass and attach it with velcro for a simple fix.
That is exactly what I did and how I mounted it. I put two sections on, top and bottom of door. Works great, like a storm door. Lets you keep the A/C on and still lets them see whats going on outside.
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Haven't had a problem with my pup heading into the door...yet. I do plan to get some plexi/lexan to help keep the heat and A/C in though. Dog is going to be right next to me, inside or out regardless, if he isn't he is prone to express his opinion... loudly.

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I'm thinking if I can't purchase something, maybe get a thin sheet of hard plastic, or plexiglass and attach it with velcro for a simple fix.
That's what I did too. I used a opaque piece, because I DON'T want the dogs to see out. They have a tendency to want to 'talk' to everyone and everything. I used Velcro pieces at the corners and halfway points. Easy to put on, and easy to take off and store.
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if he isn't he is prone to express his opinion... loudly.

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They have a tendency to want to 'talk' to everyone and everything. .


I've got one of those. She's cheeky to boot, when I scold her for howling at the neighbors, she turns and starts getting lippy.
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I've got one of those. She's cheeky to boot, when I scold her for howling at the neighbors, she turns and starts getting lippy.
Mine has a big hound dog voice that carries... miles.

We were camping at one of our regular sites a month or so back and the camp host stopped by to visit. Her comment... I heard him bark and knew you all were here.

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Mine has a big hound dog voice that carries... miles.

We were camping at one of our regular sites a month or so back and the camp host stopped by to visit. Her comment... I heard him bark and knew you all were here.

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That's another reason we do a lot of boondocking, I really don't like getting told that I have to pack-up and leave. Evo, has got to be a cross between a coon hound and a greyhound. She likes to yodel at everything and everyone.

Then there's Lexi, the Amstaff, if we are in a campground and go for a walk, she has to go visit every person in the campground. She's just an old people person.

Add to them, DWs little Terrier something or other, she has to make sure that everyone knows she's here. She goes to the middle of the yard sticks her nose in the air and yap. It's kind of funny, because you can hardly hear her if your next door.

Dogs, I love them, they make me laugh and smile.
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