Most dogs and their humans enjoy a long W-A-L-K, but there’s another four-letter word sure to get your pup’s tail wagging: bike! A range of setups are available for every type of dog: from high-energy, athletic pooches to those with physical limitations due to age or injury.
Safety should be your first priority, but you can have tons of floppy-eared fun if you take the proper precautions.
Thanks to our Facebook friends, we sniffed out five ways to bike with your dog:
1. Use a Buddyrider to keep your pint-sized pal as close as possible.
3. If you have an energetic pup (and a water bottle to keep them cool!), you could try a Walky Dog Bicycle Leash.
4. If you have a really energetic dog, corral their need for speed with a bikejoring setup.
Whatever you do, be sure to remember the golden rule of doggy exercise in warm weather: keep your furry companions well-hydrated, and know their limits.
Happy riding, SWDers!
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