The best dog carriers to help you take your furry friend wherever you go

There’s only so far a dog can go – and that’s where the dog bag comes into its own. From cute sling wraps to full dog carts, there are plenty of stylish ways to transport your canine companion.

After all, even the most impatient, less complaining, ever-cheerful dogs have a limited number of miles in their paws each day, and it’s never a good idea to push them further than they can – that is especially true for small breeds. , sprinters and young puppies.

In fact, it’s best to limit exercise for dogs under a year old and include plenty of breaks so you don’t put too much strain on the bones that are still growing. The exact amount of sufficient daily exercise varies from breed to breed, so seek advice from a veterinarian if you are unsure.

Pet cages are also useful when entering stores, venues, friends’ houses, or any other place where you don’t want your paws on the ground. Likewise, you may have an older dog that sometimes needs to be carried for respite or a dog that has a physical injury or disability.

So what is the best mode of transportation for your dog?

This is up to you and your dog’s personal tastes as well as their size, weight and behavior.

Try a few for animal transport:

Gray shopping bag



Gray Tote Dog Carrier

For small dogs under 7 kg, how about this simple and very affordable gray tote? It is made of fabric and has a safety clip for the collars, with mesh panels for ventilation. It sells for £22.

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The sling



dog scarf
dog scarf

This sling is made of soft cotton and allows your baby to snuggle up for extra security while looking great. It can be folded in a variety of ways – worn shoulder to hip or crossed to the front to distribute weight more evenly. This one is £35.43 from Etsy.

shoulder bag



dog shoulder bag
dog shoulder bag

For a sturdier design, some might say sportier, try this durable faux leather and mesh shoulder duffel bag on Etsy. It is machine washable and costs around £20.

Backpack



dog backpack
dog backpack

There are plenty of backpack options too – the traditional kind with straps for you but where your dog can stick their head out the top, like this one from Pupluck. It can be worn front and back, comes in a range of colors, is made of breathable fabric and can be used for small, medium and even large dogs. It sells for around £50.

Legs apart



dog carrier paws outside
dog carrier paws outside

Then there is the type of carrier legs. This harness secures your dog around the middle, leaving his legs free to move. Some can be worn in front or behind and look a bit like overalls. This one from Londondogsclothes and available on Etsy, is worn on the front. It’s certainly eye-catching, and reviewers say their pets find it cozy and comfortable, though it might feel a bit unsightly.

Extendable dog carrier



Extendable dog carrier
Extendable dog carrier

This traditional small dog carrier from Siivton is shaped like a duffel bag and can be opened to give your pet extra space when you’re away from home but want to keep them confined. It sells for around £34.

Dog stroller



Dog stroller
Dog stroller

Finally, this wonderful dog stroller or buggy will allow you and your dog to travel comfortably. No more tired arms to carry your pet, this buggy has four wheels for a smooth ride, and the front wheels can rotate 360 ​​degrees. It can accommodate large dogs or even two small dogs at once. It has a breathable mosquito net to let fresh air in and keep pests out, and can be folded and stored away when not in use. This beauty, by Antopy, sells for £195.99.

As the saying goes, why walk when you can ride? Have a good trip with your dog.

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