Elderly dogs may have ailments that restrict how much walking they can do.Likewise, dogs who have had surgery or various health problems may have limited physical ability for a while. Taking the dog outdoors in a stroller allows them to take in all the smells and sounds they love.
Elderly, Handicapped, or Ill Pets Can Get Fresh AirFor senior dogs or animals with health issues, a stroller is a way to get fresh air without physical strain. Dogs love to smell the outdoors and have their senses stimulated.If your dog can’t run through fields or play “fetch” in a park anymore, a stroller can be a great alternative to get them outside and sniffing around a bit.
A dog stroller is a non-intrusive way to take your dog around crowds. For example, if you’re going to a farmer’s market, a stroller keeps your dog contained and safe. Walking your dog on a leash in crowded areas can become a hazard quickly for you, others, and your dog.
It’s nice for dogs to have some socialization with other dogs. Although, we realize this isn’t the case for all dogs. A dog stroller can limit your dog’s social time.Simply be aware of your dog’s needs. If they need some playtime with other dogs, stop at a dog park and let them engage with others for a while. Set up a play date with a friend’s dog.