Although we all love to see our dogs run up and down everywhere in the house, sometimes it may be safer to restrict them to certain areas and this is where pet gates come in. Pet gates simply restrict access to certain areas of your home for your dog. For example, the last thing you want is to come home only to find your mischievous dog has messed up your closet or kitchen. Pet gates will also help keep your pets safe and away from potentially dangerous stuff in the house. The gates are often easy to install and they feature a great collection of different styles to match any décor out there.