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Hey!

I know you're into urban mushing, I was interested in learning more about it.
Do you have any good resources for me to check out?
Is it ok to do with only one dog?


Thanks, sorry to bug you!
 

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Sorry I couldn't get back sooner. Work work work. Click on the website in my sig. It's a great resource. You can absolutely do scootering with one dog. I do.

And you're not bugging me. I love to help with this!!
 

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It looks so fun!
I think Flip would love it. :)

Thank you for the links, I will check them out.
Question: Do you think he could pull my 6'3 230lb hubby?
Flip is only about 45lbs...but he's very strong.
 

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Do you think he could pull my 6'3 230lb hubby?
Flip is only about 45lbs...but he's very strong.
First off get the correct harness. This is crucial in protecting the dog from injuries. Since Flip has never done this before, I would start off with a smaller weight and less time on the track, and as time goes by, build up from there. You don't want to over do it.

Aspen started off with pulling about 120 lbs. and about 30 min. around the track. Now he pulls about 300 lbs. for about an hour. We don't scooter now, only in the winters.

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Keep in mind that the scooter weighs about 50-60 lbs., if you plan on using one. So Flip would be pulling close to 300 lbs.
 

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Yikes, that's too much :)

Though if Stephen helps it might be fine. I was looking at the ones that have the dog on the side and the person can kick along.
 

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