Freestanding Pet Barrier

  • US 20090178624A1
  • Filed: 02/06/2009
  • Published: 07/16/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/24/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A self-supporting pet barrier, comprising:

  • a front barrier which comprises two front barrier flanking vertical members, each of the front barrier flanking vertical members further comprising a side barrier receiving portion;

    at least two side barriers, each side barrier comprising first and second side barrier flanking vertical members, each of the first side barrier flanking vertical members further comprising a front barrier attaching portion;

    each of the at least two side barriers'"'"' first side barrier flanking vertical member'"'"'s front barrier attaching portion attached to one of the front barrier'"'"'s two front barrier flanking vertical members'"'"' side barrier receiving portion;

    a gate formed in the front barrier and attached thereto by at least one hinge and a lock, wherein the gate is configured to rotate on the at least one hinge upon release of the lock so that a pet can pass through the gate; and

    a first of the at least two side barriers configured to be extended in use at a first angle to the front barrier;

    a second of the at least two side barriers configured to be extended in use at a second angle to the front barrier;

    the at least two side barriers configured to be extended in use in an open configuration to stabilize the self-supporting pet barrier without securing the pet barrier to a structure external to the barrier.

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