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The Best Pet Slings for Protecting Your Small Animals

Bring your little buddy with you, safely.

November 24, 2020
Adorable pug in a carrier sling
Man’s best friend deserves to travel with style, comfort and dignity, too Shutterstock

We’re traveling more with our animals, whether we’re bringing them on our hikes and bike trips or taking them with us as we navigate terminals and flight desks. And they can tire out or even be in danger when they have to walk with us, so a pet sling is a handy tool for traveling.

SlowTon Pet Carrier, Hand Free Sling Adjustable Padded Strap Tote Bag Breathable Cotton Shoulder Bag Front Pocket Safety Belt Carrying Small Dog Cat Puppy Machine Washable

Treat Them Like Royalty

You shouldn’t sacrifice your mobility and convenience, so choose accordingly. SlowTon

Remember that this is a shoulder bag, as well as a pet carrier, and should have a comfortable strap and easy sizing to fit you.

Lukovee Pet Sling, Hand Free Dog Sling Carrier Adjustable Padded Strap Tote Bag Breathable Cotton Shoulder Bag Front Pocket Safety Belt Carrying Small Dog Cat Puppy Machine Washable

Keep Calm and Travel Well

You especially shouldn’t have to worry about the little one getting loose. Lukovee

Safety features, like a built-in harness, should be present to keep your buddy safe and sound in the bag.

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YUDODO Pet Dog Sling Carrier Breathable Mesh Travel Safe Sling Bag Carrier for Dogs Cats

Time to Cool Off

It’s like a snuggly cocoon that they’ll never want to leave. YUDODO

Comfort is also key, especially as your furry friend will be close to your body, so breathable mesh will help keep them from overheating.

Petacc Pet Dog Sling Carrier with Bottom Bearing Board for Small Dogs Cats up to 10lbs, Hands-Free Pet Puppy Travel Bag with Adjustable Padded Shoulder Strap

Don’t Worry about Odors

Who says it can’t be stylish, too? Petacc

Make sure any bag is machine washable, as we all know what pet hair can do to luggage.

Pawaboo Pet Carrier Backpack, Adjustable Pet Front Cat Dog Carrier Backpack Travel Bag, Legs Out, Easy-Fit for Traveling Hiking Camping for Small Dogs Cats Puppies

When Heading to the Great Outdoors

Return your little one to nature without worry about it getting lost. Pawaboo

For long trips, or when you need more than a harness, a backpack design can spare you some muscle pain and keep your fuzzy buddy under control.

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