It is widely believed that carrying bags are accessory for cats or small dogs, and that is only necessary occasionally. In fact, this is a very convenient device for transportation of the animal, which is often required and more large representatives. What are the carrying bags for dogs? exist when the need arises in them and how to to choose?
- 1. When is a dog carrier needed
- 2. Varieties of dog carriers
- 3. Useful recommendations
When is a dog carrier needed?
The carrying bag is of course used for small dog breeds. After all, they are often timid, and travel for them can to be exciting. But also for transporting medium sized pets – spaniel, poodle, french bulldog and other dogs like dimensions, you can also use a carrying bag.
Carrying can perform the following functions:
- It’s convenient to take your companion dog literally everywhere, since it is more convenient than carrying in your hands, and no discomfort to others Doggie does not deliver.
- A good tool for dogs who are on a walk frolic so that they return back only to the master handles.
- Visiting hospitals is one of the most popular bag applications for medium and tiny pets.
- Application for a physically defective pet – partially or fully paralyzed dogs require more care than healthy pets. The most humane way to move them or transportation is the use of carrying.
- Riding – according to the established rules, the dog is in the cabin of an airplane, train, bus when it does not represent danger to people, that is, is in a muzzle. Otherwise case, pets are transported in the baggage compartment. Not every dog you’ll put on a muzzle, and not every little owner will agree to turn in baggage. Therefore, in this case, the carrying bag, which is a great option for both the dog and the owner and surrounding.
- Exhibition – when the pet was carefully prepared for the event, combed, laid, as they say, “hair to hair, hair to wool, “the issue of careful transportation is very acute. And carrying bag is the most successful option.
- A place to sleep – today you can purchase multifunctional carrying, which can serve as a house for the pet. Doggie at home will rest in it, and move outside. Yes and for shy individuals “drive in an unknown direction” are much calmer in own territory.
- Use for decorative dogs with a weak nervous system – if the dog shakes with fear at the sight of others four-legged, active children, people of a strange kind, if he begins to whimper heartbrokenly and ask for arms, it is better immediately identify it in the bag and release only “as needed.”
There is one caveat: dogs, like humans, have different a kind of phobia, and claustrophobia (fear of a closed or close space) is not a rare condition.
Before you purchase a carrier, you should see how the pet will behave, placed in an ordinary bag or a box with a hole for the head made in it. If he is strong worries, makes various kinds of sounds – from whining to loud howling, trying to rush about, you should either refuse to purchase, or get ready to be patient for long addictive.
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Varieties of dog carriers
First of all, on sale you can find bags of various sizes, but, for representatives of decorative breeds, the range of models much wider. If the owners of the dog follow fashion trends, then they have the opportunity to purchase a carrier made in the form of branded handbags equipped with company logos. With such accessory decorated with rhinestones, fringe, lace and others relevant materials not possessing any functionality, not ashamed to go out.
For medium-sized dogs, bags with a frame are produced. TO The main types include the following:
- Shoulder Bag – Looks carrying, like an ordinary handbag, but there is a hole in it, in which pet sticks out its head. Equipped with a zipper bag rather short straps for carrying the dog under the armpit. it the model is not particularly convenient, since the dogs are not capable freely change position and there is no free access air if the dog is in a prone position. Among the most similar a good option is a model made on the beach type.
- Box – is available in two types – frame and without him. The walls of the product are made of transparent materials, thanks to which the animal has the opportunity to watch what happens around and get oxygen. Most often, owners choose for their a bag made as a travel bag in in the form of a soft cozy house, or a sheathed cage with special compartments for dog things. The last two options may serve as a full bed.
- Slings and ergonomic backpacks – about this accessory dream all parents of young children, but today this Manufacturers of accessories for animals adopted the idea. In that in the case of a pet is always in the owner’s chest area, this the area is considered as the safest place for children and little dogs. And the owner always has free hands and happens proper distribution of the load on the spine. You can purchase both an open model and a closed one. In a closed backpack pet sits, and in a sling can take a lying position. It’s more convenient for the owner all is an ergo backpack, as its design has less strain on the back.
- “Trolley” – made in the form of a box on castors. A good type for miniature and medium pets, constantly accompanying the owner. The downside is that the fearful little dog will not feel protected separately from the owner and seeing the constant flickering of someone’s legs.
Before buying, you should evaluate all the pros and cons of devices, based on the needs, nature of the pet and your own preferences. If traveling is best suited one option carrying, then for daily use it may not be best option.
If a trip is coming, then you should ask transport company, what devices can be used for transportation of the animal, so that subsequently there are no unforeseen difficulties. It’s not worth taking the bag from the owners of another for testing. animals, dogs have a very sharp sense of smell and will feel a stranger smell even after washing.
If the accessory came from someone else’s pet, you need it wash several times, in each case drying in the sun. Be sure to treat it from parasites, put it there favorite pet toys, the fabric on which the dog lay. So doggie it will be easier to get used to a new subject for her. And be sure to when choosing, you need to think about the comfort of a pet, not about beauty fixtures.