Our dog-less editor says: "Make sure whatever you buy has holes; a pet carrier without holes is just a coffin."
Your dog deserves to see the world.
After all, if you could bring your dog on vacation, wouldn't you? Dog carriers are an essential piece of equipment if you want to own a pooch, especially if that pooch is a small pooch who isn't into walking long distances. Not to mention, you don't want to be caught off-guard in an emergency. There are many carriers out there, and a lot of them aren't up to the standards you set for yourself and your good boy. So to help set the record straight, here are the most comfortable and affordable dog carriers of 2020.
It's like a full tent for your doggo! Well-ventilated, spacious, and incredibly plush, your dog will happily enter this carrier without any fuss. It's especially designed to fit under the front cabin seat of most major airlines. Plus, it folds up to help with storage and comes with a bonus pet bowl and shoulder strap.
For those looking to use their carrier as more of an everyday bag, this lavish pet carrier offers padded handles and a shoulder strap, not to mention the inside is spacious, fuzzy, and endearing for your dog. If you wish to make your pet more secure, there is also an option to attach your leash to the bag's interior. It additionally offers a fleece bed cover and adjustable straps; it's also waterproof!
While pretty much only for small dogs, this comfortable sling is secure and cozy, and it offers super easy access to your pooch. Its shoulder strap is adjustable and also has a safety collar hook. Not to mention it's machine washable and, let's face it, SO fashionable
Backpacks are surprisingly one of the most secure ways to carry your mutt, and the Kurgo Backpack is the best one money can buy. It can comfortably fit pets up to 25 lbs and is completely water proof and stain resistant. It's nicely ventilated and padded, so your dog can move around easily, and it offers plenty of compartments for all your doggo's favorite things. It also comes with a lifetime warranty, making it well worth the expensive price tag.
For those on a stricter budget, the Mogoko backpack is priced at just $29 and is still one of the best backpacks around. Its design offers a great, snug neck holder to help your dog feel safe and secure, and its mesh design is incredibly comfortable and flexible.