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PostSubject: Doggie Backpack   Thu Mar 21, 2013 5:54 pm

I'm looking into getting Qannik his own backpack. Does anyone else use one? If so, is there a weight limit I should be aware of with respect to how much he can carry? He's 14 months old and weighs about 52lbs.

Thanks for any insight!
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PostSubject: Re: Doggie Backpack   Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:47 pm

I'm a big fan of Ruffwear packs. I have two Palisades for my dogs, and they are great. That's their biggest pack, so if you don't need that much space then one of the other two would be perfect.

Regarding weight limits, I try to keep mine below 20% of their body weight (~10lbs). Here is some good info:

http://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/hiking-dogs.html
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PostSubject: Re: Doggie Backpack   Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:38 pm

Matt...so sorry for never responding to your post. I totally lost track of this! But, thank you for this information. I'm hoping to shop for one very soon. I actually had looked at this brand on-line and was happy with what I saw.
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