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Sherpa Element Duffle Carrier for Dogs, Cats and Small Animals
Sherpa specializes in comfortable and durable pet carriers for a wide range of canine and feline breeds. Its Element Duffle Dog Carrier is a plush and practical travel crate.
Lightweight. Soft inner liner. Leash tether. Minimalist design and sober color. Luggage tab. Top mesh panel for ventilation. Approved by most major airlines.
Not suitable for dogs weighing above 20 pounds.
Lrg: 18"L x 11"W x 11"H/ 3.4lbs
Khaki with burgundy trim
Large: Up to 20 lbs, Small (8lbs)
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Nylon, faux lambskin
Petmate Plush Soft Side Kennel Cab for Dogs, Cats and Small Animals
Petmate is popular for its high-quality and versatile pet kennels. The Plush Kennel Cab carrier is comfortable for pets and super easy to maintain for their families.
Dual entry with zippers. Lightweight. Meets in-cabin specifications of majority of the airlines. Transparent top sleeve for identification card.
Non-padded inner base.
Lrg: 20 x 11.5 x 12"/ 2.2 lbs
Black, pink/zebra & taupe/mink
Large: Up to 15 pounds
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Pet Gear I-GO Plus 5-in-One Rolling Backpack for Dogs and Cats
Pet Gear is well-renowned for comfortable and affordable carriers and accessories for puppies and kittens. The I-GO Plus backpack is great for carrying your pets around safely.
Rolling-style build. Easy-pull telescopic handle. Large mesh panel. Includes tether. Handle for carrying as a bag.
Slightly heavy. May be a bit large for smaller dogs, if so check out the five-in-one I-GO2 Sport rolling backpack. Cats may not like to be “rolled” as much as dogs.
16 x 13.5 x 22"/ 6.6 lbs
Sage, black and ocean blue
Up to 25 pounds
Suncast Deluxe Pet Carrier for Dogs, Cats and Small Animals
Suncast creates sleek home & garden tools and accessories, as well as pet products. The Deluxe Pet Carrier is a convenient, portable pet crate for small and mid-sized dogs, as well as cats and kittens.
Easy assembly. Convenient carry handle. Food/water tray included. Sturdy construction. Suncast also makes larger portable pet crates.
Slightly heavy but it’s a trade off for added protection for your pet that comes with a solid pet carrier.
Med: 13Wx 20Dx 10"/ 4.6lbs
Tan/green and green/blue
Large: Up to 30lbs/Medium (20lbs)
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Wire, resin, and metal
Aleko LPC04 Spacious Pet Carrier for Dogs, Cats and Small Animals
Aleko is well-renowned for its broad range of home improvement and security products. The Traveler Pet Carrier is a spacious and easy-to-lift tote for small dogs and cats.
Designed for smaller pets. Lightweight. Removable inner mat. Dual entry. Well-ventilated. Safe & reliable zippers.
Not suitable for heavy or larger pets but Aleko does have larger pet cariers.
7x3x3"/ 1 lb
Pink, blue and green
Not specified (but for small pets)
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