A dog trailer is towed behind the lead trailer, usually a bike, on a road-train extension where your dog can sit back peacefully while you’re taking it along on a road trip. It comes in a diversity of axle alignments for ease of use by anyone who needs it. Now, of course, a dog trailer is used with a bicycle or a bike since you won’t need a trailer with your car.
Dogs are fun to be with when you’re going on a bike trip with your family or just a picnic in general. But it breaks a dog lover’s heart when they realize that they can’t take their dog to a special picnic because you have no way of making your dog with you on a bike.
Those days are long gone. With a dog trailer attached to your bike or bicycle, you and your dog can take that same pleasant drive down to the hiking destination and enjoy the entire experience together.
Buying the trailer
But buying the right trailer is not all too easy especially considering all the factors that affect your decision. For starters, and a rather basic one, the dog trailer needs to be of the right size and shape for your dog to fit in. Buying a slightly smaller trailer will ruin the experience, for obvious reasons. You need to compare and select for purchasing the trailer which fits your need and preference. Here are some tips on how you could buy the right dog trailer for sale:-
- Size and Weight – There are tons of sizes to choose from depending on your dog’s size and weight. Buying a comfortably spacious trailer will only help you and your dog enjoy your little vacation. Each trailer comes with a detailed chart showing off different ways to measure your dog’s weight.
- Comfort – You decide how comfortable your dog is while he accompanies you in your adventure. There are mainly three types of carriers – soft, hard and suspension – and as their name suggests, soft has an inner foam lining for maximum comfort, hard has a harder cushion base and suspension adds shock absorption to prevent your dog from having a bumpy ride.
- Ease of attaching – You cannot always have two bikes on the ready – one to go on adventures with your pet and one to go alone. Which is why it is essential to buy a trailer which can be easily attached to your bike as well as detached. All trailers come with a ‘hitch’ or ‘fitting tool’ that can be used.
Time for adventure
It might seem easy to buy a dog bike trailer, but there are a lot of factors that determine which one you should buy. Only the best trailer will give you and your pooch the best traveling adventure.