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Anyone use a trailer to pull their Dogs?

Old 07-19-10, 10:24 PM
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Anyone use a trailer to pull their Dogs?

I took mine on a 30 mile round trip tonight. She was very quiet on the way... but on the way back barked quite a bit. She's a 22lb Beagle/Jack Russell mix. It was fun having her as my co pilot.
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Old 07-20-10, 07:33 PM
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I see people with two trailers behind one bike, like a train. Each trailer has a dog in it--although one dog evidently prefers to run alongside and the other prefers to take it easy in his personal trailer.
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Old 07-20-10, 09:32 PM
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I love taking my dog with me in my bike trailer. On the way to wherever she usually has a cow and won't shut up. Probably because everywhere I take her is fun. On the way back, however, she is very quiet and usually sleeps from being so tired.
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I have a pug and when he was young I taught him to ride on my shoulder. In the mornings I walk him about a mile, riding real slow; but, faster than I can comfortably walk. Then I put him on my shoulder and head for home.
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I used to haul my two labs around in a children's trailer that I removed the seat from and reinforced the floor. We all had a great time!

now I have 1 lab mix that I need to get a trailer for, and a Dachshund-chihuahua mix that fits nicely in my grocery pannier.
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Old 07-22-10, 12:36 PM
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I will have to modify my bike trailer because like a previous poster it is a converted Child carrier. When I took the sling seat out it was fine for groceries but my little dog seems to sit between the cross supports and sags the material a bit so it lookes like she only has a few inches of clearence. So I need to put a floor in it.
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This thread needs some pics! especially bmclaughlin's little dog in the pannier.
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Old 07-22-10, 06:08 PM
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The only dog we have left on the place is a lazy hound, she is half blue tick and half beagle. Doesn't particularly like bicycles for some reason but will run half a mile to get a quarter mile ride on the golf cart.

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In the days when I had more dogs in my life, I used to take a corgi and a lapso apso/ pekinese mix around in an old burley kid trailer. They caused problems every now and again, but for the most part I think they liked it. Every once in a while, the corgi would work his way through the cover and try to lick my rear tire. That was always funny.
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