2 Best Dog Strollers Duke It Out

If you love to walk and have a puppy, or a small, sick, or old dog, you’ll want a dog stroller. The freedom it will give you to get back outside and enjoy some fresh air is not to be underestimated. Depending on your needs, probably one of the two strollers below will work well for you.

Pet Gear NO-Zip Pet Stroller with Dual Entry, Push Button Zipperless Entry, Gel-Filled Tires

cavalier in dog stroller

When Wink was too old to walk, I got this stroller. At $200 ish, it had better be the mother of all strollers. And I’d have to say that it was. Extremely well-made and easy to use. (Since I was planning on holding off for possibly years before getting another dog, I sold it after Wink passed away.)

About this item

  • Good for on-road and off-road terrain. Good jogging stroller.
  • Maximum weight recommendation: 40 lbs
  • NO-ZIP, push-button entry; quickly lock and unlock doors.
  • Dual-entry, pets can enter stroller from the front or back (no need to lift pet) 
  • Interior Pet cabin size approximately 26″ L x 15 ” W x 20″ H. Very roomy!
  • Multi-position handle lets you adjust the handle height to your comfort. 
  • Great visibility for pet.
  • Spacious protective pet compartment, great for larger or multiple pets, folds flat in seconds for easy transportation or storage
  • Easy to assemble, fold, and maneuver and very sturdy.
  • This is built to last.

Best Pet Stroller Cat Dog Cage Stroller Travel Folding Carrier

With Riley, I don’t expect to need a stroller for that long, so I didn’t go for a heavy-duty model. I bought this. Anyway, this is a case of you get what you pay for. At $35ish (depending on the color you get) it gets the job done, albeit in a very basic way.

About this item

  • Good for on-road terrain only. Passable as a jogging stroller.
  • Maximum weight recommendation: 25 lbs
  • 2 Zippered entries. Pets can enter stroller from the front or back (you will need to lift pet) 
  • Top mesh screen is sewn. No way to open to reach pet from the top.
  • Pet cabin size approximately 29″ L x 19 ” W x 11″ H. Good for small pets.
  • Very lightweight, so easy to get into and out of car.
  • Assembly instructions for wheel attachment are poor, easy to fold, easy to maneuver.
  • Doesn’t feel super sturdy but does the job.

Final Thoughts

If money is not an object and you want something to last for years without trouble, go with the first model. You’ll be glad you did. The second model makes for a great around-town option on the cheap.

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