Bicycle Dog Trailer - Dog Stroller
Dog Bike Trailer
If you're an active person, you can bring your dog along with you. If you're worried that your older or disabled dog won't be able to keep up with your long ride, you don't have to worry any longer; there are many different models of dog bike trailers that you can purchase so that you can bring your dog along with you.
Your dog doesn't have to stay couped up in the house while you're out getting fresh air.
These bike trailers are good for many different purposes, to include, but not limited to the following:
- Older dogs who just can't run the 2 miles anymore
- Disabled dogs who can't hold a long distance run
- Small dogs who's tiny legs can't withstand a long run
- When you're biking through tough terrain to get to an easy surface where your dog can run
- When there's a long distance to get to your regular run/bike trail and you really want to run the entire way there and back but you know your dog can take the distance.
When you don't think that your dog can keep up with your rate, or you don't think that he'll make the full distance, you can still bring him along in a bike trailer or a jogging stroller.
These are great options for long distances and even traveling. Many people like to turn a bike trailer into the jogging stroller for smaller dogs.
When looking for a trailer for your dog, make sure to consider the size and weight limit of the trailer and the weight of your dog. Not all trailers are built for large breed dogs, and not all small dogs need a large cabin. For the most part, you'll be able to find something for most dogs under 100 pounds. Unfortunately, you probably won't find a cabin size large enough and secure enough for extra large dogs.
Solvit HoundAbout Bicycle Trailer
There are two sizes for the HoundAbout Bike Trailer- Medium and Large.
- Medium- Cabin measures 26 x 17 x 20 inches. Wheel size is 16 inches. Suitable for pets up to 50 pounds.
- Large- Cabin measures 33 x 22 x 26 inches. Suitable for pets up to 110 pounds.
This brand and style dog bike trailer is great maintain an active lifestyle with your pet. Whether your dog can't run the with you on your full trek or the terrain just isn't safe, you can still take him with you; on a portion of the trip on the trailer, and then (if he's able) let him run with you another portion.
The trailer folds down for easy storage, and sets up just as quickly for use. The front door has a mesh screen with a zippered vinyl layer to block wind and weather. There are two storage pockets where you can bring along water, treats, toys, and your cell phone, MP3 player, sunglasses, etc.
There is a 1 year warranty against defects in the material and the workmanship.
DoggyRide Dog Bike Trailer
DoggyRide has three popular bike trailers for dogs.
This trailer is great for smaller dogs. Instead of squeezing your pup into a small basket, you can purchase this trailer and he'll have plenty of room to sit and look around. There's a nice sunroof so that you can easily look back and check on your pet, pouches for goodies, water bottle holder, and mesh so your dog can feel the wind in his hair.
This model offers safety features that isn't on some of the older models. It includes a tow bar design and side reflective stripes. There's even a head read cushion on the front opening that makes the ride more comfortable for your dog. This dog trailer can be attached to your bike, or you can fold it to convert it into a stroller (with the optional kit), car seat, or crate. This particular model has been used in many cross country tours.
The original DoggyRide has a low center of gravity, better seat position, and a tow bar alignment for more stability. There is side support which prevents the material from touching the wheels, which is a great feature to prevent mishaps. The material and screen will protect your dog from rain, UV, and scratches. The trailer is washable and made of an anti-slip floor. The roof can be opened to better fit larger breeds, but the cabin is ideally for medium and some large sized dogs with a height below 25 inches. You can purchase the optional jogger stroller kit to turn the trailer into a stroller while you run.
InStep Sync Single Bicycle Trailer
The InStep Sync trailer delivers a smooth and comfortable ride for you and your dog. You can even put children in the trailer and let them ride safely. The trailer has a 2-in-1 canopy that includes a bug screen and a weather shield. The design of this bike trailer allows for easy storage when not in use or when traveling. You can attach the trailer to most bikes.
You can turn the bike trailer into a stroller if you prefer to jog or walk. You will just need to purchase the stroller kit separately.
Bicycle Trailer With Jogger
This trailer comes in pink and navy blue, and includes the Jogger Kit for free, which allows you to turn the trailer into a stroller when you want to walk or jog instead of bike.
The trailer is easily assembled without any tools, and it can be folded for storage and during travel. The front, back, and two sides come with a zippered mesh door, so that your dog can get in or out of the trailer in whichever direction is easiest.
The rear tires measures 16" and the front tire, which is used when you're using the cabin as a jogger stroller is 12". The cabin, itself, measures about 27"L x 22"W and 22"H
AOSOM Dog Bicycle Bike Trailer
This is a great way to maintain your active lifestyle, using a dog bike trailer will help add traction and weight to your bike trip, and it will get your dog out of the house. This model bike trailer comes with a bike hitch that allows your to attach the trailer securely to your bicycle.
The mesh material offers windows on nearly all sides of the trailer for wind and viewing pleasure. There is a zippered screen door on the front and back of the trailer for easy entrance and exits.This trailer is ideal for dogs under 66 pounds.
The AOSOM bike trailer comes with a 1 year limited manufacturer warranty.
Croozer Dog Bicycle Trailer
This is a slightly more expensive dog bike trailer, but you'll find that it's very durable. The trailer can carry dogs up to 100 pounds, which is pretty good. You'll find most medium and large sized dogs will fit comfortably in this bike trailer, but you won't find any extra-large dogs in this trailer.
This model has an aluminum chassis and a plastic floor. There are 20" spoke wheels, which help make the ride more comfortable. The bike hitch has 2 axle-mounted hitches for the most secure attachment.
There is a front and rear zippered, mesh door for easy access to the cabin. For the most wind and fresh air, there are mesh windows on both sides.
Dog Stroller Kit
If you want to turn your bike trailer into a jogger stroller, you can purchase a kit, which adds a wheel.
Some of the trailers come with the stroller kit, but if yours didn't, and you think that this is something you may be interested in, check out some of the kits below. You'll find that the kits generally run between $30 and $75. There are typically two different options, depending on how you want the front wheel placed.
Assemble Solvit Dog Trailer
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