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Metal Expandable Dog Gate

Amazon.com Price: $21.39 (as of 07/04/2023 05:19 PST- Details)

Carlson Lil Tuffy Metal Expandable Gate White, 38 x 1 x 18.


The Carlson Mini Tuffy is an amazingly versatile expandable pet gate with patented small pet door.

This all-metal expandable is the first of it’s kind. Expanding 22-38 inch wide and stands a convenient 18-inch tall.

The metal frame is strong, sturdy, and durable making this gate extra secure and superior to plastic.

Super easy to install, takes literally seconds.

Pressure mounts and locks with the patented Easy Fit Locking System.

Soft rubber bumpers are gentle on walls and keeps them scuff free.

The lightweight compact design is great for travel and storage.

Slate size is 1.75-inch wide.

With one hand on each side of the gate frame, pull away from the center until the gate spans the entire length of your doorway or opening.

Be sure to pull from the outside frame of the gate, not the inner round bars.


Sturdy Construction, Quick Installation: Mixing functionality with convenience, the Carlson Lil Tuffy Expandable Pet Gate features a 100% steel frame, with a quick and easy pressure mount system to make installation a breeze.

To leave your wall scuff free, the gate features rubber bumpers for gentle protection.

We understand that setting up a pet gate needs to be simple, if it takes more than few minutes to set up, it’s not even worth it.

To keep things moving, the Lil Tuffy expandable gate features a lock and screw system to create the perfect pressure on the gate.

To set the gate, grab both sides and expand to the desire width, lift the locking pin, moving it into place and securing it the open hole.

Now just twist the plastic knob to adjust the pressure until the gate is safely secured against the wall.

EXTRA WIDE: Expands to stairways and openings between 22-38 inches wide.

Stands 18 inches tall.

Pressure mount design that is quick to set up.

No tools required and is gentle on walls

SMALL PET DOOR: Patented small pet door is 9 x 9 inches.

Let’s small pets pass through, while keeping everyone else out.

Includes locking feature.

ADJUSTABLE: Quick fit patented system is perfect for doorway, hallway and bottom of stair use.

Gate can quickly be removed out of the opening for easy storage.

No assembly required.

DURABLE AND CONVENIENT: The all steel design is durable and convenient.

SAFETY: Includes safety-lock feature and non-toxic finishes.

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