The 10 best Dog Bike Trailers

Why Buy a Dog Bike Trailer?

Are you an outdoor enthusiast? Do you love to enjoy going on adventures with your dog? Well, it seems you’ve stumbled into the right place.

One of the most important questions that arise from this page is what trailer best suits you. With many different choices, that have different attributes, qualities, and varying prices.

That’s why we’ve summarised not only the best choices for dog trailers but products that will go the distance, take a beating, and products that we would personally use.

So here it is, Our Top 10 Dog Bike Trailers!

 

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Aosom Elite II 2-in-1 Pet Dog Bike Trailer and Stroller

 

This convertible 2 in 1 dog bike trailer / stroller is a great way to broaden your outdoor horizons with your dogs. The Aosom Elite II 2-in-1 Pet Dog Bike Trailer and Stroller comes with suspension and storage pockets. The frame is made of steel to keep the trailer stable.

Due to its compact design and the ability to stand upright, the stroller does not take up much space. Of course, you can also fold it flat for easy handling (transportation or storage).

Available colors are: Grey & Green; White; Blue; Grey & Red.

 

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • Two 20″ rear wheels (quick release) and a 360 degrees swivel front wheel (10″ x 2″) provide a smooth ride

2. Foldable?

  • The quick release wheels allow for the trailer to fold flat for easy storage and transportation. But the stroller can also stand upright to create a compact design that doesn’t take up a lot of space.

3. Size and weight

  • Overall (w/ Handlebar and Front Wheel installed): 61″ D x 32.75″ W x 42.5″ T
  • Cargo Size:23.5″ W x 30.25″ D x 22″ H
  • Max Weight Capacity:66 lbs (please check the interior trailer measurements to make sure its sufficient size for your pet)

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • The trailer includes a canopy to keep your pet dry and shaded.
  • The mesh zippered screen on the front and back and the meshed windows on the side allow for maximum airflow for your pet. Your pet can also enjoy the breeze due to the roomy sunroof.

5. Bicycle connection

  • One Aosom type ‘A’ bike hitch/coupler included
  • Hitch is mounted to rear axle.

6. Also usable as a (walking/jogging) stroller?

  • 2-In-1: You can use it as a stroller or attach it to your bike as a bike trailer for a cycling adventure.
  • As a stroller, it can be used for both walking and jogging.

7. Safety Features

  • Your pet can easily enter through the zippered front and back door and stick their head out
  • The D-ring and security leash included inside will keep your pet secure during their ride
  • Safety flag, reflectors on wheels

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • You can pack your dog’s leash, water and treats for the adventure and store them in the three storage pouches on the outside of the bike trailer.

Best Choice Products 2-in-1 Pet Stroller and Bike Trailer

This 2-in-1 stroller and trailer can be used both as a dog trailer that you can hitch to your bike, and as stroller with comfortable push handles. It handles medium to large pets, or multiple little ones, with a total weight of up to 66lbs. The interior can be accessed from three opening points.

The trailer/stroller is durably crafted with a sturdy, lightweight steel frame and water-resistant polyester for a pleasant riding experience, rain or shine. And the durable wheels ensure easy maneuverability and a smooth ride for both humans and animals.

Customer satisfaction is very high. Customer reviews mention the sturdy and smooth ride and they liked the quick assembly. Customers are happy with the quality and enjoy using it as both a stroller and a trailer. 

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • Smooth, durable wheels.

2. Foldable?

  • This trailer appears not to be foldable, but the tow bar can be folded in under the trailer.

3. Size and weight

  • Overall Dimensions: 24″(L) x 27″(W) x 22″(H)
  • Weight of trailer/stroller: 37 lbs.
  • Weight capacity: 66 lbs.

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • An additional fabric covers the front opening to promote pet comfort in all weather conditions
  • Multiple windows promote breathability while mesh screens keep insects out

5. Bicycle connection

  • Universal hitch (rear axle mounting).

6. Also usable as a stroller?

  • Yes, this is both a stroller and a bike trailer; modes are easily switched.

7. Safety Features

  • Safety flag and reflectors on the wheels promote stroller visibility in low-light conditions.
  • Interior safety leash keep pets safe.

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • BUILT-IN HAND BREAK SYSTEM: Experience ultimate comfort with 180˚ adjustable handles and use the built-in hand-lock brake system for rest stops.
  • A removable cushion keeps your pets comfortable during the ride.

Booyah Large Pet Trailer Pet Bike Trailer & Jogger

This Booyah large size pet/dog trailer and stroller is suited for large dogs of up to 88 lbs. It comes with suspension and beefier tires, and the wheels are situated in a way that prevents “tipping” (popping a wheelie), especially when a large dog enters at the rear.

The dog trailer and stroller features front and rear entrances, an adjustable and removable handlebar, a lockable swivel wheel and a bike trailer arm and hitch that swings out from underneath. The parking brake is situated at the handlebar and can also be used for braking when using the Booyah as a jogging stroller.

A removable cushion, leash, rain/wind cover and safety flag are all included.

Customers are very happy with the Large Pet Stroller and Trailer, praising the smooth ride for their loved pet. Customers have also commented on the easy assembly. All in all, the Booyah offers good value for money.

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • Quick release, aluminum wheels (no rusting) with beefier tires.

2. Foldable?

  • Folded with wheels removed: 36 L  x 28 W x 7 H

3. Size and weight

  • Inside: 32 L x 24 W x 21 H Please see that your pet will fit within these inside dimensions.
  • Outside: 50 L x 33.5 W x 39 H
  • Weight (empty): 40 lbs.

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • Mesh windows allow for excellent air flow
  • Three layer sunroof for rain and sun protection.

5. Bicycle connection

  • Install the hitch on the rear axle of your bike. Remove the front wheel and fold out bike arm.

6. Also usable as a (walking/jogging) stroller?

  • 2-In-1: Can you used both as a stroller and a bike trailer. Easy switching from trailer to stroller mode. As a stroller, it is suitable for jogging.

7. Safety Features

  • Leash connector
  • Reflectors, safety flag.

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • Braking system allows you to not only park but also slow down while jogging.

Burley Tail Wagon

According to Burley, the Tail Wagon dog trailer is the perfect way to include your dogs, big or small, in your outdoor adventures when travelling by bicycle. The dog trailer comes ready to bike and already includes a handlebar, which can also be used when using the Tail Wagon as a stroller with optional stroller kits.

The Tail Wagon has a spacious interior with a weight capacity of 75 pounds (approx. 34 kilograms). The trailer features a flip-down tailgate for quick loading and a suspended, removable floor for easy cleaning. The parking brake is located in the rear of the trailer.

For people looking to take their pet with them on their next adventure, the Tail Wagon is one of the best options on the market. Customers love the easy assembly, its solidness and the smooth ride for both the rider and the pet.

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • 16in/41cm spoked alloy wheels (quick release).

2. Foldable?

  • Folds flat and compact for easy storage and transportation

3. Size and weight

  • Interior Height (in/cm) 23 / 58
  • Interior Width (in/cm) 19 / 48
  • Interior Length (in/cm) 32.5/82.5
  • Wheel Size (in/cm) 16 / 41
  • Handlebar Height (in/cm) 39 / 99
  • Size Open L x W x H (in) 36.5 x 31 x 32
  • Size Folded L x W x H (in) 37.5 x 28 x 9.5
  • Weight (lb/kg) 23.5 / 11
  • Capacity (lb/kg) 75 / 34

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • Roll-up cover with zippers and mesh windows for maximum air flow, as well as rain protection and sunshade when needed.

5. Bicycle connection

  • Ready To Bike: includes hitch and tow arm. Every Burley trailer comes equipped with a Steel Hitch (which is mounted to the rear axle of your bicycle), Tow-Bar and Tow-Bar Mount. In most cases this is all you will need to safely connect the trailer to your bicycle.
  • The Flex Connector allows bike to lay flat while trailer remains upright

6. Also usable as a stroller?

  • Includes handlebar for optional one or two wheel stroller kits. The optional kickstand is also great when using it as a stroller.

7. Safety Features

  • Drum-tight fabric keeps pets secure while riding
  • Reflector both front and back
  • Safety Flag

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • 6061-T6 Aluminum Frame
  • Cargo pockets for storing leashes and other pet gear
  • Nice selection of accessories

9. Warranty

  • This Burley trailer is warranted from the date of purchase against defects in materials and workmanship as follows: fabric parts for one year, frame and plastic parts for three years.

ibiyaya Heavy Duty Dog Stroller and Bike Trailer

The Ibiyaya Hercules Heavy Duty Pro Pet Stroller 2.0 really is an excellent dog trailer and stroller. Equipped with punctual-free EVA and pneumatic tires, you can ride on any terrain type and enjoy a comfortable, bump-less trip.

The ibiyaya dog trailer and stroller is designed for large dogs or multiple small to medium dogs, and supports up to 110lbs of total weight. It has a spacious interior suited for large dogs to sit or lie down comfortably while you bike or stroll away.

From 360 rotating front wheel, safety auto-lock sliders, to full ventilation and water-resistant design, the Hercules 2.0 is the best choice of transport for your large dogs or pet family.

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • Puncture-free EVA and pneumatic tires with high-level shock absorption for a comfortable ride even on a bumpy terrain. 20in back and 8.5in front.

2. Foldable?

  • With 2-Level handlebar heights, you can simply press & pull to uninstall wheels, and fold the stroller in one go.

3. Size and weight

  • Recommended Weight Limit: 50.0KG/110.0lbs
  • N.W.: 18.1KG/39.9lbs
  • Cabin Dimension: L84 W60 H62 (cm); L33.1 W23.6 H24.4 (in)
  • Stroller Dimension: L100 W83 H105 (cm); L39.4 W32.7 H41.3 (in)
  • Folded Dimension: L95 W68 H24 (cm); L37.4 W27 H9.4 (in)

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • Features large mesh windows in the front, top, and back for excellent airflow, temperature control, and ease of access.
  • Use the front window for views, top window for your dogs to stick their heads out, and the back window to observe them.
  • Includes a free rain cover

5. Bicycle connection

  • The specially designed tow bar system to connect the stroller to your bike needs to be purchased as an add-on.

6. Also usable as a stroller?

  • This is a dog stroller that can also be used as a dog trailer. The specially designed tow bar system to connect the stroller to your bike needs to be purchased as an add-on.
  • The front tire rotates at 360 degrees for you to easily navigate and change directions as you please.

7. Safety Features

  • Designed with auto-lock sliders that can prevent your pet from accidentally unzipping the zippers.
  • Includes safety tethers, quick brakes, and reflectors in the spokes to help protect you and your pet in dark conditions.

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • Comes with a rear storage bag for you to store everything you and your pets need!
  • The fabric is breathable and permeable yet resistant to splash and very easy to clean with water.

PetSafe Happy Ride Aluminum Dog Bicycle Trailer

The Happy Ride™ Aluminum Dog Bicycle Trailer comes in two sizes: the medium trailer holds dogs up to 50lb and the large trailer holds dogs up to 110lb. Its frame is made from lightweight aluminum, which not only reduces the weight of the trailer, but also very durable.

The medium trailer comes in red with grey, the large trailer in blue with grey.

The trailer hitch quickly connects to your bicycle… at the end of your adventure with your best friend, easily disconnect the hitch and collapse the trailer for storage. Whether you plan your trail or go on spontaneous rides, you can be sure of those wagging tails as you quickly get ready to ride

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • Well positioned wheels

2. Foldable?

  • You can collapse the sides of the trailer for easy storage.

3. Size and weight

  • Medium trailer holds dogs up to 50 lb and the inside cab measures 26 in L x 17 in W x 20 in H
  • Large trailer holds dogs up to 110 lb and the inside cab measures 33 in L x 22 in W x 26 in H

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • Roll-up cover with zippers and mesh windows for maximum air flow as well as rain protection
  • Ventilated side, front and rear windows while give them shade from the sun

5. Bicycle connection

  • Trailer hitch attaches to bicycle axle nut, also with quick release style axles.
  • The bike hitch quickly disconnects from your bicycle.

Important: Trailer is compatible with bikes that have a Shimano gear set. The bike trailer does not work with any tricycle bikes

6. Also usable as a stroller?

  • This dog trailer can be converted with a separately sold Happy Ride™ Dog Stroller Kit.
  • Suitable for jogging and walking.

7. Safety Features

  • A safety tether inside the trailer attaches to your furry friend’s harness to keep them safe when hitting the trails
  • Weather-resistant trailer has reflectors for added visibility

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • You can pack your dog’s leash, water and treats for the adventure and store them in the three storage pouches on the outside of the bike trailer.

Schwinn Rascal Bike Pet Trailer

Now you can safely take your furry friend along for a ride… wherever you go. It comes in two versions: the small trailer is suited for pets up to 50lbs, the large trailer for pets up to 100lbs.

The Schwinn Rascal Bike Pet Trailer is an affordable, thought through and frills-free dog trailer that is safe and robust. The frame is made from steel and it has a unique folding mechanism (including quick release wheels) for a neat and compact storage and transport. The rims are made from aluminum. The coupler easily attaches to almost any bicycle for added versatility.

Customers have praised the very easy instructions for the assembly. Also, customers point out that the unit tows straight and proper, and that dogs are very comfortable with the trailer.

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • 16″ aluminum rims (quick release) and air-filled tires that are smooth and steady.

2. Foldable?

  • Yes, unique folding mechanism allows for a neat and compact storage and transport.

3. Size and weight

  • Small: 53.35 x 25.79 x 26.38 inches (26lbs), holds pets of up to 50lbs
  • Large: 54.72 x 31.89 x 26.38 inches (34lbs), holds pets of up to 100lbs

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • Adjustable weather shield
  • Plenty of air ventilation

5. Bicycle connection

  • The coupler easily attaches to almost any bicycle (at rear axle screw) for added versatility.

6. Also usable as a stroller?

  • This dog trailer cannot be converted into a running or walking stroller.

7. Safety Features

  • Adjustable pet safety leash maximizes pet safety and comfort
  • Safety flag is included
  • “Doggy-door” in rear offers convenient entrance and exit for pets

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • Adjustable bug screen protects your pet from pesky mosquitos
  • Additional storage pouch that can hold up to 12lbs
  • Very good product manual

9. Warranty

  • Pacific Cycle (the makers of Schwinn®) warrants product to be free of defective materials and workmanship for 1 year from the date of original purchase.

Thule Cadence Bike Trailer

The Thule Cadence is an easy-to-use bicycle trailer that can be used as both a child and a dog trailer. The bike trailer provides a safe and comfortable ride for you and your kids or dogs to get from A to B, to just cruise around or go on longer bike adventures.

The Swedish brand Thule is well known for its excellent quality and durability. The frame is made from high quality, sturdy iron. The proprietary Thule ezHitch system is very durable, safe and simple to use.

Customers who have bought the Thule Cadence Bike Trailer appreciate that it is made extremely well, is easily assembled and super easy to use.

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • Good solid wheels for a comfortable ride on multiple terrains.

2. Foldable?

  • Easy folding for storage and transporting.

3. Size and weight

  • Max child weight: 2×49 lb
  • Max carrier weight capacity: 100 lb
  • Dimensions without handlebars: 35 x 30 x 26 in
  • Folded dimensions: 37 x 30 x 9 in   
  • Weight: 22 lb
  • Sitting height: 23.6 in
  • Door pass through: 31.5 in
  • Children: 1 or 2

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • Good protection from rain.
  • Good airflow keeps compartment cool, the front mesh also keeps out those pesky insects

5. Bicycle connection

  • Secure attachment to bike using Thule ezHitch axle mount; the Bicycle Trailer Kit is of course included

6. Also usable as a stroller?

  • Doubles as a stroller
  • Adjustable handlebar – ergonomic, adjustable handlebar for maximum parent comfort

7. Safety Features

  • Meets international safety standards
  • 5-point safety harness
  • Parking brake
  • Reflective material, Safety flag

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • Extra storage space for hauling around cargo
  • Compatible with a range of accessories

9. Warranty

  • The Thule Cadence Double Child Bicycle Trailer comes with a limited lifetime warranty. For further information, check with your online retailer.

Trixie Premium Quick Fold Dog Bike Trailer

As the name says, this Trixie dog trailer is set up and dismantled in a flash with its quick-fold function. It has an adjustable, integrated handlebar and features various pockets and a cup holder.

The size M trailer can holds pets of up to 48lbs, the size L trailer holds pets of up to 66lbs.

This dog trailer can also be converted into a jogging stroller (the transformation kit needs to be purchased separately).

If you are looking for a compact, easy to handle and store dog trailer, than the Trixie Premium Quick Fold Dog Bike Trailer is right for you.

The Bells and Whistles

1. Type of wheels

  • Two 20″ rear wheels (quick release) provide a smooth ride

2. Foldable?

  • Unique quick-fold function.

3. Size and weight

Size M:

  • Measurements: 35.4/52 × 24.8 × 37.4 in.
  • Weight: 27.6 lbs
  • Carries up to: 48.5 lbs
  • Inside measurements: 26.4 × 18.1 × 19.7 in.

Size L:

  • Measurements: 40.6/56.3 × 29.1 × 37.4 in.
  • Weight: 30.9 lbs
  • Carries up to: 66.1 lbs
  • Inside measurements: 33.5 × 21.3 × 23.6 in.

4. Rain protection/ Airflow

  • Top and front net inserts can be covered with rain protection
  • The mesh allows for excellent air flow.

5. Bicycle connection

  • Trailer hitch is included; hitch is mounted to rear axle.

6. Also usable as a stroller?

  • Jogger transformation kit available separately
  • Adjustable, integrated handlebar is already included

7. Safety Features

  • With two-sided parking brake
  • Reflective parts
  • Signal banner with reflective motif

8. Any other Bells and Whistles

  • Removable base with anti-slip cover