Whether you are travelling or just want to take your pet with you, these pet carriers on wheels are the perfect way to get around with your older smaller dog without hurting your back.
They can be slung over your shoulder, or used the same way a suitcase on wheels is used with the extended pole and the wheels. Your dog travels in comfort. Some designs will even strap your dog into the car without taking him out of the carrier, then either rolling him along on the wheels or carry him over your shoulder or even as a backpack. It doesn't take long for them to get used to this way of getting around.
This allows you to move quicker especially when travelling and no fears of someone stepping on him in a crowded area, which is a fear when they are on their leash. There are so many different aids available for pets but especially the senior dog. You no longer have to leave him at home simply because he can't do as much or move as fast, he can still come with you! Check out these products below.
You can get around quickly with this type of carrier on wheels. But it also can sit on the seat of your car and be secured by the seat belt. Also perfect for airline travel as a carry on. There are lots of extra pockets, and it can also strap on your back as a backpack. Folds flat when not in use.
This is another style of a carrier on wheels. It can be carried as a bag, or strapped to your back or pulled along which is good if you have back problems. So if you have a tiny breed, this would suit them well. This too can be used as a carry on for airlines, and has lots of storage.
This unit has easy to remove wheels so that it can turn back into a soft carrier. This is perfect for wheeling your dog into the Veterinarian office for his checkup with no fears of fights in the waiting room, and helps to keep them calm having their own space. It has 2 zippered entrances. You can simply take it off the wheel base and carry if if you wish. But the wheels are great if you have back problems or don't want to carry your pooch. This will accommodate up to 28 pounds of doggy!
This one is for tiny dogs and it too can quickly turn from a carrier on wheels to a back pack or a shoulder carrier. Screened area for dog to look out. These carriers are an affordable way to take your pooch out and about
I like the idea of using these when going to the veterinarian office, because once you get them into these carriers, they will belt into the car, then you simply take the carrier out of the car and extend the handle and wheel them in. No worries of them trying to escape! If my dog wasn't so large, I would definitely use one of these systems, because going to the Veterinarian was always an issue and I need 3 people to stop her from escaping!
Going to the groomers, or even just out and about. You can get dog strollers, but if you want something a bit more compact this is a great idea.
You know what your dog can do, and what he can't do anymore, so finding the right aid to help them in their senior years will keep them happier and stop the feelings of isolation which can happen when you don't take them out as often. You can get pet ramps that help them into the car or even simply onto the couch to sit with you. Maybe they can't jump up like they used to but want to be with you. Maybe your back just can't handle picking them up anymore (this is me!).
Maybe they can't climb those stairs the way they used to or have become unsure on those walks. You can get these simple harnesses that give them some confidence and also take the fear out of you pulling your back trying to lift them. These harnesses are great for getting dogs up the stairs especially larger dogs who are having some weakness in their legs. They don't understand but know they want to be with you.
If you simply enjoy taking a walk and your pooch is finding this hard, or maybe like my Sasha, they simply lay down half way round the block, using a dog stroller is another option. This gets you both out for some air. He can still be with you without fear of pain. You could stroll to the dog park or just around the block. Don't leave him at home just because he is older. This can cause feelings of isolation and depression in older dogs even us humans! So figure out what aid works best for you and invest, and have a happy retirement with your senior dog.
This is another cool product. Instead of trying to sit your little dog in a typical carrier where they could fall out an injure themselves, you can actually get carriers that are designed just for them and to fit on the bicycle. This means you can take them out and about if you love to ride your bicycle. Many can be converted to should bag carriers afterwards. I find so many of these products that are perfect for older dogs are so versatile now with many uses.
There are So Many Affordable Ways to Keep Your Old Dog Happy!
If you have a dog lover on your list who just happens to have a senior dog, these aids can be super appreciated. If your person also is older, they may have become scared to lift their dog, or take him for walks, so gifting them a dog aid would be appreciated. Check the tab under"More" at the top to see other great ideas to help the senior dog live a happier last few years.
I have found Amazon to be a dependable way to research and purchase products as many of my local stores simply do not carry the variety that you can get online, especially when it comes to aids for my senior doggy! HOME PAGE
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