If you have tall dogs, you will love the extra height of this expandable freestanding hardwood gate. The Tall Free Standing Pet Gate is for taller dogs and is 10"" taller than the standard pet gate. This freestanding gate is fully assembled and no tools are required for installation or use. Just set it up right out of the box. The Tall Free Standing Pet Gate helps you block off doorways or large openings and protects your home, children or visitors. The hand stained hardwood finish compliments the elegant touch to any room in your home. Featuring an old world craftsmanship of mortise and tenon construction (no nails, pins or staples!) means quality that lasts a lifetime. The strong 18"" end panels combined with no-skid foot pads for superior stability to prevent tipping. The freestanding design means complete portability and eliminates the damage that;occurs from permanent installations into your walls or door casing. The sliding width adjustment allows you to block off openings from 28 Inches to up to 72 Inches making this one of the most versatile pet gates available. An if you only need it occasionally, don't worry, it folds flat for easy storage when not in use. The wood balusters are spaced specifically for safety but still allow your pet to see what's going on. This helps reduce separation anxiety and whining and scratching that can happen if he feels left out.