I grew up with dogs my entire life. Chow Chows were my parents dog of choice. As an adult I've owned a Labrador Husky mix and I currently own a heeler terrier mix. She is the sweetest dog ever and gets along with every dog. I do have a small dog door fit for medium to small size dog that would allow them into the back room and kitchen area where there will be fresh water. To sleep in a dog bed.