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Comprehensive List of the Best Dog Backpack Carrier Reviews for 2017-2018

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Written by Jennise

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t’s time to look at pet carriers; whether you have a dog, cat or baby bear, you will need to transport your lovable companion when you go traveling. Traveling is about planning everything from a walk down to the store and an around the world trip by plane, ship, tuk-tuk, motorbike, car, and bus.

Obviously, you want to be able to take your pet with you wherever you go, and there are a number of solutions for different types of travel. The solutions also take into account pet size. When your pet is small, you need to provide an appropriate, airline approved carrier. This is where choosing your pet carrier gets sticky. What kind do you want to take?

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1. CozyCabin Latest Style Comfortable Dog Cat Pet Carrier Backpack Travel Carrier Bag Front for Small dogs Carrier Bike Hiking Outdoor1. CozyCabin Latest Style Comfortable Dog Cat Pet Carrier Backpack Travel Carrier Bag Front for Small dogs Carrier Bike Hiking OutdoorView on Amazon
2. Vekesen Legs tail out Dog Carrier Travel Pet Bag Backpack Front-facing Sturdy Comfortable Easy-Fit for Traveling Hiking Bike and Motorcycle2. Vekesen Legs tail out Dog Carrier Travel Pet Bag Backpack Front-facing Sturdy Comfortable Easy-Fit for Traveling Hiking Bike and MotorcycleView on Amazon
3. GEEPET Legs Out Front-facing Dog Carrier Hands-free Adjustable Pet Puppy Cat Backpack Carrier for Walking Hiking Bike and Motorcycle3. GEEPET Legs Out Front-facing Dog Carrier Hands-free Adjustable Pet Puppy Cat Backpack Carrier for Walking Hiking Bike and MotorcycleView on Amazon
4. Petsfit Dog Baskets/Pet Carrier for Bicycle with Big Side Pockets and Soft Pad4. Petsfit Dog Baskets/Pet Carrier for Bicycle with Big Side Pockets and Soft PadView on Amazon
5. Pawsse Pet Carrier Backpack for Dogs and Cats up to 15 LBS Comfort Dog Cat Carrier Travel Bag Breathable5. Pawsse Pet Carrier Backpack for Dogs and Cats up to 15 LBS Comfort Dog Cat Carrier Travel Bag BreathableView on Amazon
6. A Cup of Tea Pet Carrier Backpacks Adjustable Dogs Cats Breathable Oxford Travel Carriers for Walking, Hiking, Bike and Motorcycle6. A Cup of Tea Pet Carrier Backpacks Adjustable Dogs Cats Breathable Oxford Travel Carriers for Walking, Hiking, Bike and MotorcycleView on Amazon
7. Pet Gear I-GO2 Roller Backpack7. Pet Gear I-GO2 Roller BackpackView on Amazon
8. Pettom Pet Rolling Carrier Backpack8. Pettom Pet Rolling Carrier BackpackView on Amazon
9. Pettom Pet Rolling Carrier Backpack Airline Approved Dog Cat Wheel Around Luggage Bag9. Pettom Pet Rolling Carrier Backpack Airline Approved Dog Cat Wheel Around Luggage BagView on Amazon
10. Pettom Roll Around 4-in-1 Pet Carrier Travel Backpack10. Pettom Roll Around 4-in-1 Pet Carrier Travel BackpackView on Amazon
11. Sherpa on Wheels Pet Carrier, Black11. Sherpa on Wheels Pet Carrier, BlackView on Amazon
12. FrontPet Rolling Pet Travel Carrier/Pet Carrier With Wheels/With Backpack Straps12. FrontPet Rolling Pet Travel Carrier/Pet Carrier With Wheels/With Backpack StrapsView on Amazon
13. Ibiyaya multifunctional Pet Carrier + Backpack + Car Seat + Carriers with Wheels + Pet Stroller13. Ibiyaya multifunctional Pet Carrier + Backpack + Car Seat + Carriers with Wheels + Pet StrollerView on Amazon
14. HDP Roll Along Carrier & Backpack Luggage ON WHEELS14. HDP Roll Along Carrier & Backpack Luggage ON WHEELSView on Amazon
15. Snoozer Wheel Around Travel Pet Carrier in Red15. Snoozer Wheel Around Travel Pet Carrier in RedView on Amazon
16. WPS Airline Approved Pet Carrier with Wheels For Small Dogs and Cats16. WPS Airline Approved Pet Carrier with Wheels For Small Dogs and CatsView on Amazon
17. Texsens Innovative Traveler Bubble Backpack Pet Carriers Airline Travel Approved Carrier Switchable Mesh Panel for Cats and Dogs17. Texsens Innovative Traveler Bubble Backpack Pet Carriers Airline Travel Approved Carrier Switchable Mesh Panel for Cats and DogsView on Amazon
18. Anzone Pet Portable Carrier Space Capsule Backpack, Pet Bubble Traveler18. Anzone Pet Portable Carrier Space Capsule Backpack, Pet Bubble TravelerView on Amazon
19. Texsens Canvas Transparent and Breathable Capsule Portable Pet Backpack19. Texsens Canvas Transparent and Breathable Capsule Portable Pet BackpackView on Amazon
20. U-pet Innovative Patent Bubble Pet Carriers20. U-pet Innovative Patent Bubble Pet CarriersView on Amazon
21. Pettom Dog Cat Pet Carrier Backpack Airline Approved Travel Hiking Bubble Backpack21. Pettom Dog Cat Pet Carrier Backpack Airline Approved Travel Hiking Bubble BackpackView on Amazon
22. PetAmi Premium Pet Carrier Backpack for Cats and Small Dogs22. PetAmi Premium Pet Carrier Backpack for Cats and Small DogsView on Amazon
23. Bro Bear i'Pet® Hands-free Reversible Small Dog Cat Sling Carrier Bag23. Bro Bear i'Pet® Hands-free Reversible Small Dog Cat Sling Carrier BagView on Amazon
24. Cuddlissimo! Pet Sling Carrier24. Cuddlissimo! Pet Sling CarrierView on Amazon
25. Pawfect Pets Soft-Sided Pet Carrier Backpack for Small Dogs and Cats25. Pawfect Pets Soft-Sided Pet Carrier Backpack for Small Dogs and CatsView on Amazon
26. Outward Hound Kyjen PoochPouch Front Carrier For Dogs Easy-Fit Adjustable Dog Carrier26. Outward Hound Kyjen PoochPouch Front Carrier For Dogs Easy-Fit Adjustable Dog CarrierView on Amazon
27. Eugene's Front Pet Carrier, Dog Backpack Bag27. Eugene's Front Pet Carrier, Dog Backpack BagView on Amazon
28. Lepet Pet Carrier Backpack For Small Cats and Dogs, Front Back Carrier28. Lepet Pet Carrier Backpack For Small Cats and Dogs, Front Back CarrierView on Amazon
29. OK Deals Soft-Sided Pet Carrier Backpack for Small Dogs and Cats29. OK Deals Soft-Sided Pet Carrier Backpack for Small Dogs and CatsView on Amazon
30. SLEEKO Luxury Pet Carrier Airline Approved Premium Under Seat Compatibility for Dogs and Cats30. SLEEKO Luxury Pet Carrier Airline Approved Premium Under Seat Compatibility for Dogs and CatsView on Amazon
31. Smiling Paws 4 Way Expandable Soft Sided Airline Approved Pet Carrier31. Smiling Paws 4 Way Expandable Soft Sided Airline Approved Pet CarrierView on Amazon
32. Natuvalle 6-in-1 Pet Carrier Backpack32. Natuvalle 6-in-1 Pet Carrier BackpackView on Amazon
33. Prefer Pets Travelling Gear Premium Pet Carrier Backpack33. Prefer Pets Travelling Gear Premium Pet Carrier BackpackView on Amazon
34. Gorilla Grip the Original Pet Purse Carrier Bag34. Gorilla Grip the Original Pet Purse Carrier BagView on Amazon
35. Mr. Fleece’s Travel Tote with Fleece Bedding35. Mr. Fleece’s Travel Tote with Fleece BeddingView on Amazon
36. Paws & Pals Airline Approved Pet Carriers w/ Fleece Bed36. Paws & Pals Airline Approved Pet Carriers w/ Fleece BedView on Amazon
37. K9 Sport Sack AIR Pet Carrier Backpack For Small and Medium Dogs37. K9 Sport Sack AIR Pet Carrier Backpack For Small and Medium DogsView on Amazon
38. Snoozer Wheel Around 4-In-1 Pet Travel Carrier38. Snoozer Wheel Around 4-In-1 Pet Travel CarrierView on Amazon
39. Pet Gear I-GO2 Roller Backpack, Travel Carrier39. Pet Gear I-GO2 Roller Backpack, Travel CarrierView on Amazon
40. Riveroy Legs-out Front Pet Dog Carrier40. Riveroy Legs-out Front Pet Dog CarrierView on Amazon
41. PetAmi Premium Airline Approved Soft-Sided Pet Travel Carrier41. PetAmi Premium Airline Approved Soft-Sided Pet Travel CarrierView on Amazon
42. Yohino Theglamdog Pet Carrier Shoulder Sling42. Yohino Theglamdog Pet Carrier Shoulder SlingView on Amazon
43. Alfie Pet by Petoga Couture - Chico Reversible Pet Sling Carrier43. Alfie Pet by Petoga Couture - Chico Reversible Pet Sling CarrierView on Amazon
44. iPrimio Dog and Cat Sling Carrier44. iPrimio Dog and Cat Sling CarrierView on Amazon
45. Pet Carrier Sling by Puppy Eyes45. Pet Carrier Sling by Puppy EyesView on Amazon
46. TOMKAS Small Dog Cat Carrier Sling46. TOMKAS Small Dog Cat Carrier SlingView on Amazon
47. Okdeals Pet Carrier Stroller47. Okdeals Pet Carrier StrollerView on Amazon
48. PetLuv Soothing 48. PetLuv Soothing "Happy Cat" Premium Soft-Sided Cat CarrierView on Amazon
49. Hachi Shop Pet Carrier Soft-Sided Pet Crate49. Hachi Shop Pet Carrier Soft-Sided Pet CrateView on Amazon
50. Ramps Red Soft-Sided Medium Folding Pet Travel Carrier Crate50. Ramps Red Soft-Sided Medium Folding Pet Travel Carrier CrateView on Amazon
I will not delve into materials and technical data since these models are all proven strong material designs that are easy to wash and take apart. What this guide will provide are choice and option.
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The choice of a few options for the best pet carrier bags and backpack units on the market today. You can rest assured that all of these models have been tested for over a week in real time conditions, in all-weather types, too.

Note: all airline approved bags come with an ID Tag, so I won’t mention this in the review since it’s obvious. Take heed; not all airlines accept all bags, so double check with your airline which bag is acceptable.

So, without further ado, let dive straight into the various categories of pet carriers.

Review of the best dog backpack carriers:

Pet carrier backpack for bicycle & hiking

1. CozyCabin Latest Style Comfortable Dog Cat Pet Carrier Backpack Travel Carrier Bag Front for Small dogs Carrier Bike Hiking Outdoor

Quality88%
Reliability87%
Practicality87%
Price83%

CozyCabin is a backpack with a difference. It fully releases your hands and allows your pet to see the world from the safety of a secure backpack. This unit comes in a variety of colors and is made of a mesh canvas. It comes in a number of sizes and can suit cats and small dogs.

This backpack breathes, is easy to clean, and sits on your back comfortably when you cycle or hike.

2. Vekesen Legs tail out Dog Carrier Travel Pet Bag Backpack Front-facing Sturdy Comfortable Easy-Fit for Traveling Hiking Bike and Motorcycle

Quality85%
Reliability86%
Practicality87%
Price85%

If it’s a cool comfort look and style you seek, then the Veksen provides your pet with a limb-free carrying experience that resembles a baby carrier. The material is a polyester and canvas mix and is durable, so will not tear at the seams.

The design is a Tail and Legs-out design, so you can adjust the straps for any size pet. The straps are padded, and you can place this on your chest or back for convenience.

3. GEEPET Legs Out Front-facing Dog Carrier Hands-free Adjustable Pet Puppy Cat Backpack Carrier for Walking Hiking Bike and Motorcycle

Quality85%
Reliability85%
Practicality84%
Price85%

GEEPET Pet Dog Front Carriers are designed for absolute comfort to both the owner and the pet. With its Legs-out design, you get to hold your pet in the front, so you can both enjoy the view together.

This model comes with an easy open and close system made up of two sturdy side zippers, so you don’t struggle when holding or releasing your pet. The system is fail proof, so you can hike to your heart’s content.

4. Petsfit Dog Baskets/Pet Carrier for Bicycle with Big Side Pockets and Soft Pad

Quality89%
Reliability88%
Practicality88%
Price80%

This is a breathing and comfortable Oxford Cloth bicycle carrier that provides your little pet with a suitable seat when cycling around. It comes with adjustable straps for setting it into any bicycle type and can also be used in cars.

This model comes with a padded strap, so you can carry your pet like a handbag. The inner material is washable, and it comes with a lot of storage pockets, making this a versatile pet bag product.

5. Pawsse Pet Carrier Backpack for Dogs and Cats up to 15 LBS Comfort Dog Cat Carrier Travel Bag Breathable

Quality91%
Reliability90%
Practicality89%
Price79%

If its comfort and size you want, then the Pawsse pet carrier backpack is exactly what you need. This dog carrier backpack comes with sturdy supports, providing a slip-free durable experience. The material is made of extremely washable nylon with meshes for ventilation.

There are padded shoulder straps and a waist strap for extra security. The backpack provides a locking leash, so your pet won’t be able to jump out at the first squirrel you encounter. The base of this pack is hard, so your pet can stand, sit or just wallow around while you get on with your travels.

6. A Cup of Tea Pet Carrier Backpacks Adjustable Dogs Cats Breathable Oxford Travel Carriers for Walking, Hiking, Bike and Motorcycle

Quality87%
Reliability88%
Practicality85%
Price84%

This is a classic design backpack that doubles as a standard pet backpack as well as a functional backpack for traveling. This model comes with sponge lining for extra comfort, a lot of mesh for ventilation and even has a tail and leg openings.

The front head hole comes with a drawstring, so if you are inclined to hold your pet securely, you can adjust this to the size you need. It also comes with conventional backpack pockets for carrying the pet extras that you need close by.

Best Pet carrier backpack with wheels Review

7. Pet Gear I-GO2 Roller Backpack

Quality94%
Reliability90%
Practicality92%
Price80%

When it comes to pet carriers that have wheels, you will want a versatile five-in-one product such as the Pet Gear I-GO2 roller backpack. Apart from their play on words, this backpack is a great, easy unit to have.

It comes with a telescopic handle, a storage pouch and harnesses for carrying it like a backpack. The five-in-one features are a car seat, carrier, roller bag, backpack, and tote.

8. Pettom Pet Rolling Carrier Backpack

Quality94%
Reliability93%
Practicality91%
Price79%

This Pettom roller model is designed to carry pets weighing up to 10Lbs. The design includes a lot of durable mesh that will not tear no matter how many times your pet tries to escape. The ventilation is perfect, and the vision the pet gets is 180o. This bag is airline approved and comes with a telescopic carrier and includes an inside collar latch to prevent your pet from escaping when the unit is open.

9. Pettom Pet Rolling Carrier Backpack Airline Approved Dog Cat Wheel Around Luggage Bag

Quality92%
Reliability90%
Practicality89%
Price79%

This is another airline approved pet-roller carrier from Pettom. This model is a solid build, with a cover mesh that restricts your pet’s vision to only up and front. It includes the standard inside collar latch but comes with a lot of extra pockets.

The material is oxford weave around a sturdy aluminum frame, and it comes with a padded shoulder strap when you need to pick it up and carry it. The mesh acts as ventilation as well as vision for the pet. The unit can be opened from either the front or the side, and it has a removable outer lining to make washing easier.

10. Pettom Roll Around 4-in-1 Pet Carrier Travel Backpack

Quality86%
Reliability85%
Practicality84%
Price83%

As you can see, I am addicted to Pettom, and this time it’s their Roll Around 4-in-1 Pet Carrier Travel Backpack. Pettom makes quality products, so they feature heavily here. This model is an open one with a lot of mesh for pet vision. It doubles as a pet bed when laid down on its back, and the unit comes with the usual pockets and collars leash that Pettom is known for.

The material is an easy to wash, breathable nylon micro-fiber quilt for inside and the outside is an aluminum frame covered by an oxford nylon mesh.

11. Sherpa on Wheels Pet Carrier, Black

Quality89%
Reliability87%
Practicality86%
Price82%

When it comes to comfort for both pet and owner, nothing beats the Sherpa. This pet bag roller is essentially ergonomically designed for maximum efficiency. The wheels are upgraded castors that are silent and smooth.

The shoulder strap doubles as a detachable handle too and the material is a durable nylon mesh. The inside lining is machine-washable faux lambskin, and the bottom tray is strong, durable nylon. The Sherpa features a patented spring wire frame that makes it easy for the unit to slip under airline seats.

12. FrontPet Rolling Pet Travel Carrier/Pet Carrier With Wheels/With Backpack Straps

Quality92%
Reliability91%
Practicality92%
Price78%

If you are fashion conscious and want your pet to travel in both comfort and style, then you need the FrontPet rolling carrier.

This is a standard pet roller, that provides ample of space, and great ventilation through the durable mesh. There are plenty of side pocket space, a solid telescopic handle, and internal collar leash. The zippers are made of extra strong nylon and the overall design shouts style.

This is a head trudging pet carrier, and backpack, and the padded shoulder straps enable you to pick it up like a backpack, and your pet will just sit back like a princess and let you do all the walking.

13. Ibiyaya multifunctional Pet Carrier + Backpack + Car Seat + Carriers with Wheels + Pet Stroller

Quality89%
Reliability88%
Practicality88%
Price80%

The 4 in 1 M 13. Ibiyaya multifunctional Pet Carrier is another fine example of an efficient and beautiful fashionable pet carrier. This modern design provides you with an eco-friendly EVA foam covered by eco-friendly EVA weave that is both waterproof and breathing. This model comes with a detachable folding cart and a telescopic handle as well as padded shoulder straps for carrying it as a backpack.

14. HDP Roll Along Carrier & Backpack Luggage ON WHEELS

Quality84%
Reliability83%
Practicality83%
Price84%

If it’s a simple, fast and easy solution without all the bells and whistles, then you want the HDP roll along. This lovely little pet carrier comes with a full-frontal mesh allowing your full pet vision of where you are going. It can be laid down as a bed too.

This carrier is airline friendly and will pass most airline requirements. The telescopic handle provides a great grip, and you can hold a pet that weighs up to 15 Lbs in this sturdy model. It also comes with backstraps so you can convert it to a backpack for hikes and airport walks.

15. Snoozer Wheel Around Travel Pet Carrier in Red

Quality87%
Reliability85%
Practicality83%
Price84%

When it comes to pet comfort, you should consider the aptly named snoozer wheel around; this carrier was designed to provide maximum pet comfort, relieving you of stress from a stressed pet. The SNOOZER™ is made of a plush quilted microfiber that is totally washable and provides extreme comfort to your pet.

The design includes ample ventilation and a 270o field of vision for those ultra-curious partners that want to know everything. This unit comes with a telescopic handle, a hard-top handle for carrying like a handbag and backpack straps, so it covers every mode of travel you require.

16. WPS Airline Approved Pet Carrier with Wheels For Small Dogs and Cats

Quality95%
Reliability91%
Practicality94%
Price77%

These six-wheeled airlines approved pet carrier comes with a fashionable design and extra wheels for superior support and maneuverability.

It has 5 mesh ventilators and provides great comfort to your pet as well as yourself. This model comes with a wonderfully comfortable bottom cushion as well as removable wheelbase. Overall, this is a well thought of design and perfect for any airline travel requirements.

Pet carrier backpack bubble

17. Texsens Innovative Traveler Bubble Backpack Pet Carriers Airline Travel Approved Carrier Switchable Mesh Panel for Cats and Dogs

Quality93%
Reliability92%
Practicality90%
Price79%

Texsens is a great travel case and pet backpack combo. The reason it’s great is because it comes with a little astronaut bubble head.

Yes, you get to send your pet into space with SpaceX for free. Just kidding, it’s a great design because this wonderful pet carrier comes with a unique semi-sphere window that provides an excellent view for your pet while securing it without worrying about an attempt to jump its leash.

This model comes with padded back straps and a hard bottom, so you can carry it like a backpack, but let it sit on the ground providing great support and comfort for your pet. Obviously, it’s made of durable material that is washable, and this model uses leather lookalike for extra coolness.

18. Anzone Pet Portable Carrier Space Capsule Backpack, Pet Bubble Traveler

Quality89%
Reliability88%
Practicality87%
Price82%

If it’s a fashion statement you are looking for, then stop here and buy this now. Don’t read the review, forget what I write here, it’s all the same. This is a wash proof, bubble top backpack with padded straps, washable material, and mesh for ventilation.

Blah blah…just buy this one and forget about the rest. Seriously, this is an amazing fashion statement that provides both comfort and durability, reliability and the coolest look in the hood. With its polycarbonate bubble, what more could you ask for in a pet back-back?

19. Texsens Canvas Transparent and Breathable Capsule Portable Pet Backpack

Quality85%
Reliability84%
Practicality83%
Price81%

Are you one of those ultra-cool, young up and coming tech-savvy students with a really cute pet? No? It doesn’t matter, when you get this pet bag you will look prettier than a Kardashian and cooler than “the rock” Dwayne Johnson, and yes, they both have pets too.

This bag is made of canvas and is a proven breathable and pet-friendly material that is easy to clean. To help with your pet’s comfort, they added some extra vents and mesh. This model enables you to change the bubble to a mesh or remove it completely, so it’s truly versatile. The shoulder straps are padded well, so you can enjoy an effortless trip.

20. U-pet Innovative Patent Bubble Pet Carriers

Quality87%
Reliability84%
Practicality84%
Price83%

If its stylish and new you are seeking, then the U-Pet innovative pet carrier is the one you want to get. Its got that urban hipster look, and is a great carrier for the busy mum or dad. What’s special about this carry case, is that it’s designed to look like a standard side-bag with a strap to sling over your shoulder. You have a lovely little bubble window, so your pet can see what’s happening while you get around.

U-pet is made of polyester, and the sphere is hardy scratch proof acrylic. Naturally, the bag is washable.

Due to U-pets innovative design, this carry bag actually doubles as an airline-approved carry bag for documents when traveling. So, your pet and documents are in the same place. Cool and nifty as well as efficient.

21. Pettom Dog Cat Pet Carrier Backpack Airline Approved Travel Hiking Bubble Backpack

Quality85%
Reliability84%
Practicality87%
Price85%

It’s time to go retro 70’s and get one of the coolest looking bubble astronaut style surface and clear bubble window. Your pet can either snooze away or sit up and watch the world from the protection of this lovely pet backpack.

This model comes with a removable inner lining that makes for easier cleaning. The hard-outer case delivers a safer outer shell for your pet when in a busy airport or train station.

As expected, this model comes with ventilation holes, padded shoulder straps, and a built-in collar latch.

Pet carrier backpack for small dogs

22. PetAmi Premium Pet Carrier Backpack for Cats and Small Dogs

Quality83%
Reliability82%
Practicality82%
Price89%

This is an exceptional small pet carrier bag. It comes with a front entrance, so it doubles as a portable pet home while traveling for a vacation. This model is sturdy and designed for maximum comfort for both pet and owner.

The shoulder straps are padded, and there is a waist strap for securing a stronger hold. It has a mesh top, so you can see your pet at any time, and there are more mesh patches around the body that provides ample ventilation.

The PetAmi model also includes a soft Sherpa interior with a collapsible water bowl, so you can make sure your pet is properly hydrated all the time. The material is a 600D polyester, which is sturdy and washable.

23. Bro Bear i’Pet® Hands-free Reversible Small Dog Cat Sling Carrier Bag

Quality80%
Reliability80%
Practicality78%
Price90%

OK, it’s time to go all gaga, and make faces at the baby…oh, sorry pet. This is a really cool sling carry bag, and I mean really cool.

If you happen to have one of those laid-back puppies or small pets who are not all hyped up and jumping around on the seat . Then this is the perfect soft sling for absolute comfort to both the pet and yourself.

Just be ready for all those cooing pedestrians, and teach your pet to be a politician, get all big-eyed and innocent looking. If you’re a teenager and want that really cool and cuddly looking sling, then this is the way to go.

24. Cuddlissimo! Pet Sling Carrier

Quality85%
Reliability83%
Practicality84%
Price85%

Single dads and single pet owners looking for a date, beware, this is an immediate one-liner that works. This is a strap-on sling carrier that places your pet in front of you, securely and comfortably.

Its great for those evening strolls, or just visiting friends and family. Easy machine washable, quick to put on and take off, it comes with a collar latch to prevent any break-aways.

25. Pawfect Pets Soft-Sided Pet Carrier Backpack for Small Dogs and Cats

Quality84%
Reliability82%
Practicality82%
Price84%

This is a great small pet backpack. Designed for comfortable protection and made of a washable fiber. This model comes with padded shoulder straps, a top and front loading zippered entrance and a collar latch to prevent your pet from escaping into the wild. This is an airline approved bag and provides perfect ventilation, view, and security on any flight.

26. Outward Hound Kyjen PoochPouch Front Carrier For Dogs Easy-Fit Adjustable Dog Carrier

Quality83%
Reliability80%
Practicality81%
Price85%

Kyjen produced a very versatile small pet carry bag. In fact, this one is an excellent model when compared to many others. The reason being that it doubles as a proper backpack, while you escort your pet inside its comfortable and washable interior, you also have plenty of external pockets to store your pet’s essentials as well as travel documents.

This is a forward-facing pack, so you can see your pet at all times, and comes with a lot of meshing for those hot days when ventilation is imperative to keep your pet cool.

27. Eugene’s Front Pet Carrier, Dog Backpack Bag

Quality82%
Reliability80%
Practicality79%
Price82%

Eugene’s front pet carriers are made of a sturdy 600D polyester and resin reinforced mesh that is really strong and durable from even the most active pets claws and paws.

The padded straps secure your front facing pack from the shoulders and waist, and the design includes enough meshing for great ventilation.

This model comes with a hard bottom to allow your dog that extra comfort while being taken for a hike. It calls comes with a draw harness apart from the collar leash, just to assure you of extra protection from jumpy pets.

28. Lepet Pet Carrier Backpack For Small Cats and Dogs, Front Back Carrier

Quality79%
Reliability80%
Practicality81%
Price82%

Some pet carriers look like backpacks, and this one passes that description to a T. It’s a solid sealed backpack, with two ventilation holes.

This solid no-window unit is for the colder climates, and for those hikes where you want to protect your pet from the tougher elements, such as rain and snow.

The sealed unit provides warmth, while the ventilation holes proved ample fresh air. Bottom line, this is a perfect cold weather pet carrier.

29. OK Deals Soft-Sided Pet Carrier Backpack for Small Dogs and Cats

Quality82%
Reliability80%
Practicality81%
Price82%

If you want a comprehensive pet backpack that carries everything that you need for a perfect outing with your pet, then this is the model you want to get.

Apart from the standard padded straps and mesh ventilation in a washable skin. This backpack comes with a lot of extra packing space, so you can carry every item you need for your pet’s comfort when arriving at any campsite or destination.

Pet carrier backpack airline approved

30. SLEEKO Luxury Pet Carrier Airline Approved Premium Under Seat Compatibility for Dogs and Cats

Quality84%
Reliability83%
Practicality81%
Price80%

When its airline approved comfort and ease that you want, then this compact Sleeko pet carrier bag is all you need. It’s an up-market looking carry bag for small pets and is designed to look like a travel handbag.

With its hard exterior and comfortable interior, plenty of ventilation mesh, this model is perfect for the traveler seeking style, comfort, and total airline approval.

31. Smiling Paws 4 Way Expandable Soft Sided Airline Approved Pet Carrier

Quality84%
Reliability85%
Practicality82%
Price81%

This is a standard and proven sturdy design aimed at those more active pets. Due to its size, your pet can frolic away inside the bag, making sure that it doesn’t attract the attention of other passengers and crew. The durable material and comfortable interior provide the ultimate travel solution.

32. Natuvalle 6-in-1 Pet Carrier Backpack

Quality87%
Reliability86%
Practicality82%
Price83%

When it comes to design engineering and comfort, nothing beats the Natuvalle 6 in 1 design. This unique airline-approved pet carrier comes with shoulder straps for a backpack and front carrier options. There is a shoulder strap for handbag style and a handbag handle too.

It also makes the standard for car seat security. The overall design is truly exceptional, with sided mesh for ventilation and pet viewing.

This model comes with security zip locks and a collar leash, so your pet can walk through the pack’s door with ease and no worries from escaping into the crowd. There are reflective shoulder straps for night time traveling. The material is a 600D oxford mesh polyester.

33. Prefer Pets Travelling Gear Premium Pet Carrier Backpack

Quality85%
Reliability86%
Practicality84%
Price83%

Prefer Pets Pet Backpack is both a duffel bag and a backpack. This unit comes with a solid cover to cover mesh, reducing the exterior stimulations that can distract pets. It comes with enough mesh for great ventilation and with faux fur that provides extreme comfort while being washable. The material is a durable nylon canvas weave.

34. Gorilla Grip the Original Pet Purse Carrier Bag

Quality81%
Reliability79%
Practicality80%
Price90%

One of the most interesting bags on the market is the Gorilla Grip, and not because of its name. The design is extremely durable while being totally open for full ventilation. This is the ultimate hot weather pet carrier.

This model comes with many pockets including a free water bowl provided in the water bowl pocket. The carry bag handle is padded for a painless hold, and the shoulder straps are padded too.

35. Mr. Fleece’s Travel Tote with Fleece Bedding

Quality83%
Reliability81%
Practicality80%
Price85%

When it comes to style, Mr. Fleece brings it on in spades. This is a lovely pet carry bag that comes with a fleece bedding for pet comfort.

The design integrates color and texture for that sleek Mediterranean look. This is a pet tote for airline travel, and it comes with a movable travel bed made of fleece and padded shoulder straps. It also comes with enough pockets and storage space to carry all the accessories you want with you.

36. Paws & Pals Airline Approved Pet Carriers w/ Fleece Bed

Quality78%
Reliability77%
Practicality78%
Price96%

Paws & Pals have designed a beautiful sleek travel carrier for pets. This model is large enough to provide ample bed space as well as high enough to provide good standing and movement. The design is a modern take on colors and lines, with washable, durable interior as well as the standard collar leash and meshes for ventilation.

Pet carrier backpack for medium dogs

Medium sized pets are heavier to carry (naturally) and therefore the design has to include sturdy and rigid stitching as well as weight distribution to make the carrying experience comfortable to the owner.

Pets, especially larger ones, when they move around, cause weight imbalance, so what I look for is how weight is balanced even when the pet is moving around.

38. Snoozer Wheel Around 4-In-1 Pet Travel Carrier

Quality84%
Reliability83%
Practicality83%
Price84%

This is a real hiker’s medium-sized dog backpack. This backpack provides ample space for your dog to sit in, wallow in, and even be alert in.

It has durable double stretching, extra padded shoulder straps and a slim design. This backpack assures you that your companion won’t “walk” while you walk and will just chill out as you go about your hike, business or afternoon stroll.

37. K9 Sport Sack AIR Pet Carrier Backpack For Small and Medium Dogs

Quality85%
Reliability83%
Practicality83%
Price89%

If you want to take your aged pooch along, or just have a lazy pet, perhaps she is pregnant, or maybe you just feel like giving your pet a rest. This mesh carrier is designed for just that. An effortless carry for medium-sized dogs that want to see the world, breathe freely, and let mum and dad do all the walking.

This model is designed to be a backpack, handbag held, and shoulder strapped side bag as well as a car seat. It comes with the standard collar latch and is made of durable and washable microfiber material.

When not in use, it folds up into a small flat surface, so its easy for storage.

39. Pet Gear I-GO2 Roller Backpack, Travel Carrier

Quality84%
Reliability85%
Practicality83%
Price80%

Pet Gear’s I-GO2 is an exceptional middle-sized pet carrier that provides five different options. It can be a backpack, or a handbag, or a shoulder bag or even a wheel carrier case and comes with car seat straps too.

This model is so versatile and comes with the usual mesh for ventilation and is made of sturdy, washable materials that are always compulsory in pet carriers. This model also comes with extra side storage space.

40. Riveroy Legs-out Front Pet Dog Carrier

Quality86%
Reliability87%
Practicality85%
Price86%

If you are into camping, hunting, and hiking in the wild, this camo designed dog carrier is perfect for your pet. It also comes with a Legs-out and tail-out design, so your dog can enjoy the freedom of the hike without moving all over the place. This model comes with two side meshes and a drawstring top.

41. PetAmi Premium Airline Approved Soft-Sided Pet Travel Carrier

Quality82%
Reliability81%
Practicality80%
Price89%

When traveling abroad, or just making a local visit, this is the perfect mid-sized dog carry bag you would need.

Its design features a classic side carry bag style that can double as a hand-held unit which is perfect for airline travel. The body is covered with mesh for ventilation. The lining is Sherpa style providing absolute comfort to your pet, and the model can be strapped to any car seat.

Pet sling carrier

Pet sling carriers are slings of soft material used to free carry small pets and puppies. Not to be used for the more rambunctious pet, and don’t try to overstuff it, the sling can cause shoulder pain when filled with too much weight.

42. Yohino Theglamdog Pet Carrier Shoulder Sling

Quality80%
Reliability79%
Practicality79%
Price90%

This is a classic sling design, using a durable and washable synthetic material that concludes side pockets. This is the sling for the more function conscious traveler. It comes with pockets and even a mobile holder. This model also includes a collar leash, so if your pet decides is time to go walkies…well.

43. Alfie Pet by Petoga Couture – Chico Reversible Pet Sling Carrier

Quality79%
Reliability79%
Practicality79%
Price90%

If its style you want as well as comfort for both your pet and yourself, then this is the best pet sling to get. The Alfie pet sling is made of all-natural soft cotton. Cotton is a great breathing material that is both soft to the touch but hard enough to be secure and durable. While this material is cotton, it is easily washable.

This sling keeps your pet close to your body, so you both benefit from the heat and softness that each provides. This unit comes with a collar leash; however, I always recommend that you don’t try to force a “skittish” dog from moving around, it only makes it get more hyped up.

44. iPrimio Dog and Cat Sling Carrier

Quality85%
Reliability84%
Practicality77%
Price90%

If its simple you want, then simple is what you will get. This is one of the most basic, yet most durable and reliable pet sling carriers you will find. This carrier is made of a polyester cotton mix, a material that is washable yet comfortable to the touch.

iPrimio is a Michigan-based family business, and each sling is made to the highest quality standards. As I mentioned, simple yet secure, it comes with a collar leash, and you can carry pets up to 12 Lbs.

45. Pet Carrier Sling by Puppy Eyes

Quality79%
Reliability80%
Practicality81%
Price89%

Now it’s time to talk some serious sling business. This is a padded, lightweight, heavy duty sling that comes with pockets and is designed for absolute enjoyment.

This amazing model provides you with padded wearing comfort to both yourself and your pet. The pockets add for storage, so you can enjoy a hands-free walk. The model comes with a collar leash for security and comes with an extra inner strap, so you can secure your pet from jumping out while in busy areas.

46. TOMKAS Small Dog Cat Carrier Sling

Quality75%
Reliability74%
Practicality75%
Price95%

Tomkas have produced a really nifty and classic retro looking carry sling. With ample internal space and depth, you can carry any sized dog in it, although the smaller ones would end up going to sleep as you rocked them in this soft, comforting sling.

Pet Travel Carrier

Pet travel carriers are designed to be more spacious than usual bags and come with a specific design feature; size.

47. Okdeals Pet Carrier Stroller

Quality85%
Reliability84%
Practicality85%
Price84%

This large pet carrier stroller is good for medium sized pets or two smaller pets. It can support up to 22 Lbs and comes with a sturdy telescopic arm. The wheelbase is removable, so you can carry this pack with your hands, or secure it to a car seat.

This model comes with five-way ventilation, so your pet gets fully ventilated as well as getting a great vision of all that goes around. You can cover the meshes for privacy when needed.

48. PetLuv Soothing “Happy Cat” Premium Soft-Sided Cat Carrier

Quality91%
Reliability94%
Practicality92%
Price80%

This carrier comes with a large wheelbase, in fact, the wheels on this unit are amazing, and they provide great traction as well as maneuverability. The unit comes with a strong “pram style” handle, and the wheels lock when stationary.

This model has 5-way mesh that can be covered for privacy. The PetLuv carrier is, in fact, a stroller crate, and perfect for train travel as well as long urban walks. The total carry weight is up to 45Lbs, so you can really understand how strong this unit has been made.

The “Happy Cat” also comes with a 3” fluffy pillow so your cat can just snooze away like a little princess.

49. Hachi Shop Pet Carrier Soft-Sided Pet Crate

Quality87%
Reliability88%
Practicality89%
Price86%

If it’s a simple carry crate you need for your puppies or cats and want something that is budget friendly yet sturdy and designed to perfection – then this is the unit you want.

It’s a soft-sided crate, meaning it’s a quick assembly and foldable unit. Best used for taking your pets to the vet or a picnic. This model comes with a pillow for extra comfort and car seat straps for those long rides.

50. Ramps Red Soft-Sided Medium Folding Pet Travel Carrier Crate

Quality84%
Reliability83%
Practicality83%
Price84%

Ramp red has assembled a very sturdy soft-sided crate that has a steel frame for extra support. This sturdy pet crate comes with 600D polyester sided fabric and a good mesh for ventilation. It’s lathe enough to carry up to 25Lbs and is airline authorized. The steel frame is lockable and folds down when not in use.

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