My pug Tyson loves to run along side my bike when I go riding. I worry that he will overheat if he is at it too long and I eventually pick him up, tuck him under my arm and continue my ride.

Tyson weighs about 21 lbs and eventually he gets really heavy. I have been looking for a few weeks for a bike basket that is big enough and sturdy enough to hold him. The only ones I can find only hold dogs up to 13 lbs. (Tyson fits into the basket, but I worry that it will break.)

Does anyone out there have a bike basket for their pug? Where did you get it?

I have also been looking for a cute pet carrier for him. Again, most of the ones I can find only hold up to 15 lbs. (I did find a Coleman one but he ripped right through the mesh. I was very cheaply made.) Anyone know where I can find something like that?

Is there a retailer out there that caters especially to pugs?

Views: 2959

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Try here.

They have travel carriers for heavier dogs, too. I'm not sure about bicycle carriers, though. When I find something else, I'll get back to you with better options.
I just found a basketmaker from the Netherlands that has a basket for dogs; Basil is the brand. They are spendy. I think I am going to use this long milk crate and just U-bolt it on the rack on the back. I will also get one of the larger Wald baskets for the front, and who knows, she may fit in that one too. And may like it better up front, now that I think on it.
And I just came across this rather well thought out bike seat:
I saw that one but it looks like it would insulate heat. I need one that would cool him off after running.

I found the Basil baskets on Amazon. Those are perfect! 60 bux ain't too bad. The smaller ones I have seen are that price or more.

You also have some great ideas!

However, since I posted this message someone stole my bike. Locked up in my garage and everything...

Now I am thinking about getting some LandRoller (www.landroller.com) Roller blades since I can bring those into my apartment and then a backpack for my pug when he tuckers out.
If you find a good pug-pack, post it please!

ive been hauling my pugs around for years.
here is the latest pug hauler bike

PUg Hauler 6000

Belle and I have done a few 50 mile and more rides
I made the basket on this one but on the new bike

But the previous bike I had a Wald Basket

wald basket

if you want make one yourself I would Highly recomend the Wald 157  it is strong and could easily handle the task ( a lot of the other baskets are junk and cant handle the weight)
Ive had my boys ride in it no problem and even had both the girls at the same time.

you will want to put in a piece of wood or fold up a towel for the bottom but at the very least it will provide a solid platform so that is safe.

here is the old bike with the wald basket

and the new bike


REACH 5,000 members

Advertise on Pugslife and reach out to over 5,000 pug owners.  All day, every day.


For more information, contact Christine London-Camper


We just Love PUGS!!

Twirly Says. . .

Twirly is our resident pug. When she's not napping, she likes to talk. and talk. and talk! Pug health. Pug training. Pug trivia. Pug, pug, pug ... all the time!

Do you know all about pugs? Not until you hear what Twirly Says.

Pugslife shirts

All proceeds go to help keep PUGSLIFE growing

Latest Activity

Di's spoiled kids commented on julie foutch's photo

Bear babe

"Bear are you enjoying a nice nap with all those blankets around you"
4 hours ago
Di's spoiled kids commented on julie foutch's photo

Early AM 10/20

"What a nice sky, love to see those pretty colors up there"
4 hours ago
julie foutch posted a photo

Bear babe

Yep,gentle giant napping away.
14 hours ago
julie foutch posted photos
Vicki Kyzar commented on Denise Walton's blog post 3 Hassle Free Ways to Remove Dog Fleas & Ticks
"Do you know of anything that works in the yard that kills fleas? I've tried Sevn Dust, Spectricide and a flea spray and water mix. It's not killing them, so we are fighting fleas daily. I have 10 little pugs that are miserable. I am ready…"
Vicki Kyzar commented on Konrad Jaschke's blog post Umm, its not what it looks like.......
"Just viewed your pic.  LOL!  Pugs can do the most hilarious things in total innocence. Thanks for sharing."
Vicki Kyzar commented on Clifford da Pug's group Pug Wrinkles and Coat
"Does anyone have trouble with flea allergies? My pugs are Extremely! allergic to flea bites.  I have just about gone broke spraying them, the house and the yard this year for fleas!  Seems nothing will stop them!  I don't like…"
Vicki Kyzar joined Clifford da Pug's group

Pug Wrinkles and Coat

Sharing Puggie skin and coat issues. Perhaps it will help another puggie!
Vicki Kyzar liked Clifford da Pug's group Pug Wrinkles and Coat
Vicki Kyzar joined Christine London-Camper's group

Lakewood/Long Beach Pug Meet-Up Group

We get together once or twice a month so our Pugs can play together! Join us!
Vicki Kyzar joined Lizzy AKA Puglet's group

Pug Tattoo's

A place for us to show our Pug tattoos!
Vicki Kyzar posted a status
"Hello Pug People! Apologies for being absent from the group for so long. Glad to be back."

© 2016   Created by Christine London-Camper.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service