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For dogs in the Big Apple, the subway is off-limits unless they fit into a bag or carrier. Small-to-medium dogs have options, but what’s a big dog owner to do? Well, intrepid New York dog owners have mastered the art of training even the biggest dogs into riding happily in a backpack or duffle. Color us impressed.
Not sure how you’d pull it off with your own fabulous big dog? Fortunately, you can always find a loving sitter or in-home doggy daycare close by. Or, you know, snap up a sturdy laundry tote for less than twenty bucks and try it out!
New from IKEA, the Woofensatchel
My favorite picture EVER of someone bringing a dog “in a bag” on the subway ?? pic.twitter.com/4PTUNofv68
— Pamela (@PamelasRageLove) June 7, 2017
Just hangin’ out
This is how we roll. Bag on dog on cheetah suitcase I stole from I Meemaw. Subway in style. pic.twitter.com/XfqCInfn1G
— Lizzie Poteet (@lizziepoteet) October 2, 2016
If I fits, I sits
Pit bull in a bag
Traveling in style
Have dog, will travel—with the right look, natch.
Yeah, I’m comfy
“Hold me, hold me, hold me!” – dogs.
Whatever you say, Dad
Huskies, why the cuteness all the time?
Dogs: always gotta be right next to you. No, really.
If you can’t wear the backpack, why not ride?
I’ll go where you go
Can I just boop your dog real quick?
Can you see the sign?
Yes, because dog vision.
Are you looking at me?
Why yes. Only in NYC, a.k.a. dog paradise.
— Alex Romano (@alexromano) July 20, 2016
Just another Monday
Whatever it takes
— Michiko Fuller (@michi_rei) July 20, 2016
I get a treat after this, right?
I’m talking about the homemade super-tasty kind that dog chefs make. Just so we’re clear.
I should start a collection of ways people transport their dogs on the subway. #1: Large dog in tote bag pic.twitter.com/2lWxQdhynO
— Clare Toeniskoetter (@claretoenis) December 22, 2014
As a bug in a rug
Proof that some dogs DO love hugs.
Beagle in a bag
“Who, me? Never.” – Every beagle ever