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Ever carry a dog in a bikes at work trailer?

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Old 07-18-08, 03:36 PM
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Ever carry a dog in a bikes at work trailer?

In an ongoing effort to drive less I'd like to be able to trailer my 70 lb dog around to the dog park and other places and I think he'd really enjoy it. I like the BAW trailor design. I know they have a wide option but I'd prefer to buy the standard width if possible. I'd have to put a plywood floor in it and maybe something for sides. I'm thinking I'd attach him w. a harness so he can't run off. Has anyone ever done this. Do you have pics? Thanks in advance.

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I was thinking of this. I have a dog that fits in a kids trailer after I took out the seat fabric and put a big pillow in it. Sometimes her brothers come to visit and I have up to 4 dogs. Luckily, I have 8 feet of trailer with my bikes to work. My dog did take some time to get used to the trailer and she would have tried to jump off if she could. I was thinking of plastic plumbing pipe for the frame and just wire mesh to keep them safely enclosed. By the way, she now is very happy waiting in her trailer when I go to a restaurant or something. She hates to be left at home (she rarely is).
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Do you have a pet crate you can throw on the trailer? If you are going to spend the money for that trailer, then a crate isn't much more.
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i agree, the simplest option would be a carrier attached to the BAW frame. I believe the newer ones allow a lower COG for arrangements such as this. The older ones would have the carrier sitting on top of the top truss, which would carry the weight higher than I'd like.
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