SturdiBag Pet Carrier for Dogs and Cats - Blue Jay Color
Do you have a pet with long legs? Is your pet's standing height under 16" (40.6 cm)? Are you traveling with a cat? Then this pet carrier is for you.
The SturdiBag carrier is one of the best choices for airline in-cabin travel for those pet owners with dogs or cats that range up to 18" long (tip of nose to base of tail) and 16" high (top of head to ground). See chart below. The pet carrier is weather proof, has a well-secured washable pillow, toy storage pocket and leather hand-grip. It is roomy for your pet, light for you to carry, and can handle up to 40 pounds of weight but is recommended for up to 25 pounds (11.34 kg).
This resembles a miniature camping tent as it "squishes" down to fit under the seat while not collapsing on your pet. While it is truly sturdy as the name implies, it is also lightweight - a real plus when traveling, showing, or even taking a cat or dog to the vet.
The zippers are easy to close with one hand. Two mesh windows on top of the carrier and on the two end panels offer plenty of ventilation. When closed, the carrier is pretty much weatherproof. The zippered floor panel contains a durable foam-core floor that can be removed and replaced; it can also hold a heat or ice pack if necessary. That same compartment is roomy enough to store a towel or two, and a small end pocket would be nice for treats, or a small bit of food or some paper towels.
This best pet carrier has won multiple Choice Awards with both Cat Fancy and Dog Fancy magazines as well as recommendations from Schools of Veterinary Medicine. It is widely used by pet breeders and those in the show industry who travel with their pets often. You will not be disappointed with the quality of this carrier. As it is a flexible carrier, it affords the possibility of fitting in a space that is less than the 12" height of the pet carrier.
- Flexible interior ribbing
- Tear-proof and water resistant material (durable 600 Denier polyester)
- Feather light construction
- Adjustable 4-point padded shoulder strap & leather hand grip
- Beautiful Blue Jay Color
- Retractable privacy flaps on all mesh windows
- Seat belt safety straps
- Machine washable interior fleece pad secured by Velcro
- More information about this pet carrier
Ordering the Extra Large Carrier
We recommend that you contact your airline and ask for seat clearances if you are considering the extra large size SturdiBag carrier. You will need a 20" clearance in width to accommodate the carrier. Oftentimes the airlines will give you recommended sizes for in-cabin pet carriers. Remember that sometimes the measurements they provide are for rigid carriers that do not compress. They do not provide measurements for soft sided pet carriers, although they are accepted.
We would also suggest that you consider protecting your carrier with a quality pet pad. Our smallest size pet pads fit our pet carriers and provide protection against accidents from nervous pets.
Carrier Size: Large
Carrier Weight: 2 lbs 10 oz (1.2 kg)
Carrier Measurement: LxWxH: 18 x 12 x 12 in (45.7 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm)
Carrier Price: $99.95 Sale $64.95 Clearance Sale $35 off
Carrier Size: Extra Large
Carrier Weight: 3 lbs 2 oz (1.45 kg)
Carrier Measurement LxWxH: 20 x 12 x 16 (51 x 30.5 x 40.6 cm)
Carrier Price: $109.95 Sale $74.95 Clearance Sale $35 off
MEASURING YOUR PET FOR A CARRIER
Return/Exchange Policy For Pet Carriers
Due to State Health Laws, we will not accept the return of any carrier after a pet has been inside the bag – No exceptions. If your pet has not been inside the carrier, it may be returned for exchange as a sale item as long as it returned as received.
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