SturdiBag Pet Carrier
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We here at Sturdi Products™ designed The SturdiBag™ Large for in-cabin, airline travel and to provide the largest allowed pet carrier by most airlines. All SturdiBags have our patented, award winning flex-height design.
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We looked at many bags, and I can say without a doubt that this bag truly saved us! It is very roomy inside, and all the features are perfect. We loved the top flap because we were able to unzip it while on board to reach in and pet her without being too noticeable. I added photos of our pug in the bag, and she had lots of room to move and sleep. She looks small in the bag sitting or lying, so that's the ideal when you show up at the counter. When standing, she is about 13 inches tall (to the top of her head), so her head did hit the top of the bag. That didnt bother her, but we were afraid she would look tight according to the airline person. She is about 16 inches from nose to tail, so we really thought this bag would be small. I actually ordered both the Large and the XL, but the XL would never be approved for an under-the-seat bag, and we could not take a chance. But once the dog relaxed and settled down in the bag, she "snugged up" into her sitting or sleeping shape, and it looked very roomy, as you can see in the photo.
I read the comments about the bag being hard to carry, but that is a small issue to get the benefits of this bag. A boxy shape would be easier to carry but it is much tigher for the dog inside. This bag seems perfectly designed to get the most room for the size. The "smushable" top is perfect. It gives extra room while still fitting under the seat. The seperate top rods allow them to be "smushed" independantly of each other, so while on board, we pulled the bag out a few inches from under the seat to expose one of the top flaps. We were able to unzip that flap to reach in the bag. The bottom cushion is perfect and does not consume as much room as it appears to (since it flattens under the weight of the dog). It is functional as well as comfortable - without the pad the dog slids around the bag. The pad has velco under the bottom attaching it to the bag.
We spent at least 2 weeks getting her used to the bag so she would be ok in it the day of the flight, and I recommend this. First we put treats in the bag, and then built up to zipping her in the bag for a few hours while sleeping. This is really the perfect bag, and I'm sure whoever designed the SturdiBag is an airline traveler with a small/mid-sized dog. A tiny dog can go in a small bag under the seat, and a large dog would be ok in cargo, but it is very hard for the mid-sized dog. This really works for an under-the-seat bag! Couldn't be more satisfied with this purchase!
I'm adding an update (June 2012): We still love the bag! We have not needed it for airline travel since our move, but it is also perfect for car rides. It can be held securely with the car seat belt, and works much better than the hard kennel we had used for car rides. She is very secure inside, and she does not slide around. The bag was a great purchase all around. It will last a long time - very well designed and very well made.
It does get pretty heavy carrying and I would have created a top entry to place the pet inside. Luckily my dog is trusting and tolerant of me so I am able to get her into the bag from the front, but I can imagine some people might struggle with this.
The packaging was as expected and it arrived on time.