We are different here and unsatisfied with the traditional way we road
work and mush our dogs. We want more safety, steering control over the
dog and better dog control. We want the system to be user friendly, thus
easy and quick to hook up the dog/dogs, we are not interested in lots
of dog training, and we want to use the system right from our homes and
not have to drive out of town. And we wanted a system that most every
one can use. We've achieved these goals and more- dog powered mobility
has become a practical reality.
Start Small THINK BIG by CNN
My Eye segment by John Hammarley (local tv station)
Serious Dogpowered Scooter (of my design made in the USA) for pavement AND off road - best for multiple dogs
Recreational Dogpowered Scooter for pavement or mild off road
Bolt on Dog Pulling System for the recumbent "tadpole" (2 wheels in front) trikes
"Custom Fit" Bolt-on Dog Pulling Systems for other brands and models of scooters
Appropriate dogs for these systems are:
- Young or middleaged and in their prime
- At least 35 lbs for single dogs and at least 18 lbs. each for multiple dogs - High Drive. athletic, runners, pullers
- Reactive or even aggressive
- Cannot be let off leash
- Blind and or Deaf
Over 2000 sold since i started back in 2005, with no injuries to dog or rider reported !
Caution: Urban dog mushing is a serious sport where safety for dog and rider is the first priority. When starting out with a new dog, it is recommended you wear a helmet, gloves, and sturdy shoes.
Some dogs are spooked by the side to side restriction but most will "get it" in 1-3 sessions. AND you can prepare your dog early by hooking them up to things (like a kids wagon, an old tire, a concrete block or even a gallon jug of water), and under your supervision, pull that around the yard.
Considerations: Rider/dog weight ratio, outdoor temperature, water availability and extent of time on hard surface, are just some of the factors to consider. See our Safety Page for more details.
Only conscientious and caring dog owners need apply.
These rigs are NOT the only way to exercise your dog/dogs, just one great way and part of the mix.
Please consider INVESTING and joining the team IF you have valuable resources.
This product deserves to have a world wide distribution - its more than urban mushing.
See contact info. below.
DogPoweredScooter.com 2571 NE Ravenwood Dr. | Bend, Oregon 97701