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Durable 600 Denier Polyester and Feather Light Construction
Adjustable 4-point padded shoulder strap & leather hand grip
Retractable privacy flaps on all mesh windows
Interior fleece pad secured by Velcro
Zipper Security Clips and a tether for safety and security, included!
Designed to hold up to 50 pounds
Made of durable 600 denier polyester
Feather light construction
Adjustable 4-point padded shoulder strap
Retractable privacy flaps on all mesh windows
Seat belt safety straps
Interior fleece pad (included)
Ring inside SturdiBag for tether attachment (tether included)
Base board to prevent sagging
Rear storage pocket
Top entry for easy access
Sturdy Bag extra large pet carrier has been tested to safely carry up to 50 pounds (22,6 kg), but is most suitable for large cats, small and some short medium breed dogs up to 35 pounds (15.8 kg). Many professional animal trainers and exhibitors who travel with cats and dogs extensively prefer Sturdy Bag because it is simply the best in-cabin, light weight, flex-height pet carrier available. While the dimension on this carrier are larger than most airlines size requirements, many of our customers have told us for years that they use it for in-cabin, airline travel. Whether it is used on a plane, in the car, or for carrying by foot, your pet will be comfortable and safe in a Sturdy Bag carrier.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
My 16 pound bichon poodle fits better in the XL bag; we had originally puchased the Large. In the picture the left (green) is the Large bag- this fits the dimensions for underneath the seat on airplanes. The XL is larger than the dimensions and does get a few comments from workers "I don't know if that will fit under the sit," to which I always show them how it collapses and conforms to the space allotted. In the picture the right SturdiBag (Blue bag) is the XL one. As seen in the picture both fit under the seat on a Boeing 737-700 on Southwest Airlines.
I stressed over and over about using a carrier to take my pug on a transatlantic flight. We recently moved overseas and had to leave our pup with my family until we were able to get all our documents in order. So, yesterday we had our flight, and used this bag (it's larger than airline standards) to fly our tall, muscular pug (all 25.6 pounds of him!) from Missouri to Germany. I think it all depends on your airline, but our first plane was an Embarer Jet, so it was cramped. The agent at the door told me that I would have to check my bag at the door, and when I told him it was a dog, he let me through. (I was really surprised!) I had to sit funny, but the carrier fit under my feet. (I didn't shove it under the seat, as I wanted to give my little guy some extra room. However, it did conform under the seat to fit, because we started out that way.) My dog had plenty of room to stand up and turn around, and lay down in.
Our next flight from Washington DC to Frankfurt,...
This was a great investment piece to buy for my cats. I have two 15 lbs cats, and I was able to fit both in this carrier and take them on southwest flight from California to Washington round trip. The extra large Sturdi bag gave the cats just enough room to stand up and be side by side. I was able to put them under the cabin seat which meant that the cats had to be lying down and the top of the bag had to be flex down. I sat in the middle seat because after a lot of research I found that the middle cabin seat will typically be larger. The only problem that I had with the bag is the Safety clip that is used to lock the zippers together so that the cats cat poke their heads through. Well my cats are very strong so they were able to break through it and almost chocked. But luckily the bag includes an additional safely 2 sided hook with a rope In between, so I used that to hook the two front zipper together. The bag itself is light weight, but carrying 30 lbs is still no fun, so if they...
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