Whenever you see a buggy on the street … in the future, you’ll be wondering if there’s a baby or even a dog in it. The reason is simple: The well-known means of transportation are not only practical for children, but also for dogs – at least in many situations. Of course, a dog carts should not replace walking with your dog, as long as he enjoys good health. However, there are situations in which it is not possible to walk with your own four-legged friends. Much easier.
- still very young
- very old
- or ill
All of these can be reasons not to expect the dog to travel longer distances. Sometimes, however, this can not be prevented, which is why a dog car can definitely help. It may be that the car (also known as buggy or dog buggy) is not taken quite seriously by some dog owners. But believe us – once you get into the situation (usually unintentionally) that your pet can not run long (or maybe even short) stretches, you’ll be very happy with such an alternative.
Dog Stroller Types – Buggy or Trolley?:
A dog car differs depending on the model in the complete look. On the one hand there are buggies that you may already know from the children’s products. These buggies are subdivided into devices with three or four wheels. Optionally, you can also buy a collapsible dog buggy that fits in the car so you can take it with you when traveling. The buggy has the advantage that it is suitable for almost all dog breeds and above all sizes, since it is offered by the manufacturers of different sizes.
The second variant is a dog trolley, which is more suitable for small and medium sized dogs. For pulling a so-called telescopic handle is usually attached. This (and also the wheels) can sometimes be removed, so that the trolley can also be conveniently used as a backpack (with a dog on the back).
Both variants have advantages and disadvantages, with priority given to the buggy version of a dog wagon.
.Pros and cons of a dog wagon – practical and safe:
- practical transport of the do
- safe and reliable
- for all surfaces (depending on the model and tires)
- chic design
- suitable for all dog breeds and sizes
- with or without safety net
- often with shopping basket and other extras
- relatively inexpensive
- handy for older and sick dogs
Purchase Criteria Of A Dog Car – Pay Attention To The Size And Tires
There are some criteria to consider when buying a dog (or buggy) car. Which are the, reveals our table below.criterion NotesArt As already described, there is the distinction in a doggy car in a buggy or trolley. A buggy is – like a stroller – pushed forward. On the other hand, you pull a trolley behind you. At the beginning, decide which variant you prefer. For us, especially the dog buggy has proved to be very useful, as you thus have your four-legged always in view and your dog enjoys a good view (and not only the whole time watching your running feet).
Size The most important feature of a dog wagon, of course, is the size that has to be individually adapted to your pet. A big dog can not squeeze into a small car (and certainly will not do that) and a small dog may feel a little “lost” in a big doggie. The size should therefore be adapted to your dog and be chosen wisely. The manufacturers offer various offers to offer every dog owner the right size.
Material Make sure that the material of the dog wagon is very easy to care for. This applies to both strollers for children and products for dogs. The best is nylon, which is very breathable and easy to care for. If dirt is present, it is easy to wipe off with a damp cloth.
Stability You should not compromise on stability. Although all dog cars should also “hold” up to the advertised weight, but in the best case, you put a few more pounds on top and pay attention to a particularly good stability. This can be e.g. if you choose brand name manufacturers who generally value clean and stable workmanship. Of course, the dog must not be heavier, of course, as specified by the manufacturer as the maximum weight. It would be better to spend a few kilos on top of it, if you want to play it safe.
Safety A baby in a buggy is happy to watch the world. For a dog, however, it may be very unusual (or even uncomfortable) not to be able to walk or to be allowed to walk (because the animal has to spare after an operation or because it is already older). In this case, it may be that it wants to jump out of the car while driving. To prevent this, manufacturers use protective nets. Of course, this thin net will not block your pet’s view but look like a mosquito net and prevent your four-legged friend from making the field. So enough fresh air is available, the visibility is not greatly impaired, but the necessary security is provided in any case.
A little tip: Most dog cars have a possibility to additionally strap on the dog. This system is also popular with bike trailers or in the car, although here is a corresponding belt is used to prevent the jumping away of the animal. Even with net, it can not hurt to use this strap, so you should pay attention to this quality feature.
Design Last but not least, the design must not be missing. Although it is certainly not an important point and has nothing to do with quality, you may of course still choose a dog car that meets your visual requirements. They are available in all colors, patterns and designs, so you can choose between the many manufacturers and models.
Size Of A Dog Car – Know The Dimensions Of Yur Own Dog:
PawHut Behind the PawHut brand is MH Handel GmbH, which in turn is known for the Aosom brand. Under Aosom numerous products are offered in the area of home, living, baby, children, pets, sports, leisure, garden and hardware store. The pet area falls under the brand name PawHut. We offer a large assortment for dogs, cats, small animals, horses and birds.
Pet Gear This company lives up to its name and is fully dedicated to its beloved four-legged friends. Also on the way are products for transport (also numerous dog car versions), but also stairs, houses, bags, backpacks, beds and much more. The focus is clearly on the functionality, which is very high at Pet Gear, but still combined with a pretty design.