I have owned 2 of these for more than 3 years now. I bought them after adopting my 90 lb pup after I found out the hard way had separation anxiety (he ate my kitchen chair). Anyway, I held little hope of finding a gate that could contain this guy, but I gave this one a shot, and I can't recommend it highly enough. Its sturdy. My dog is now 150 lbs and these gates can still contain him, although his behavior is much better and I don't use them as often - they are still installed on my doorways though. If he was really motivated he might be able to jump it, but fortunately he hasn't figured that out. They have plastic 'cups' that screw into your door frame (I used longer screws than the ones provided) and the plastic ends of the gate screw into these cups at 4 points (2 top, 2 bottom). The gate can stay mounted on your doorway and you walk in and out of the gate's door, or you can remove the gate altogether in less than a minute, leaving just the 4 little plastic cups in your door frame. When the gate is closed it has a spring mechanism that you have to slide first in order to pull up on the unlock handle. A little tricky but doable with one hand. It doesn't close automatically. The door of the gate could be a little wider, but I'm so used to it now I don't even notice it until I have to lift a laundry basket over it. If he paws at the door, he can flex it a little open towards the bottom, but not enough to get out, and it hasn't bent. Overall, a lifesaver for me!
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