Question for those of you who have Huskeys or Malamutes that pull

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by gypsy2621, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. gypsy2621

    gypsy2621 Songster

    Jun 29, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Does anyone know or have a link where some one can buy a training sled?
    Its basically a Sled with wheels that a puppy/older dog can pull with ease in the summer and fall months.
    I remember seeing one eons ago but not sure they are still being produced or offred for sale
    Thank You in advance.
     
  2. Rosalind

    Rosalind Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Maine Made does custom sleds. They could probably put wheels on a lightweight sled for you.

    I just have my dogs pull draft carts in spring/summer/fall. Got our carting equipment from these fine folks. I highly recommend their harnesses/tack supplies. Of course, I don't have Huskies/Malamutes, I have a Pyrenees and a Newfoundland, so they are used to draft work more than sledding. The trick with carting if the dogs are used to pulling sleds is, the carts go a lot faster than sleds, they will try to run with the cart and you need to teach them to slooooow down.
     
  3. gypsy2621

    gypsy2621 Songster

    Jun 29, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Thank You for the links, those aer very nice products. I especially like the Biothane products.
    Now to yell at my brother in law. I asked him about harnesses and carts and the dope said he didnt know anywhere.
    come to find out the first Company is only a few streets away from him in Vassalboro, ugh the nit wit.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

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    Gypsey..a while back on craigslist i saw some of this stuff for sale. maybe try to do a search on craigslist and see what pops up. good luck.
     
  5. gypsy2621

    gypsy2621 Songster

    Jun 29, 2008
    New Hampshire
    I never gave craigs list a thought, generally I only go in there and get PO'D. I truely dislike that site.
    but for the good of the puppy I may have to , I just need to stay away from the pets section. I hate the loser excuses for dumping animals.

    Was that Mass or NH craigs list, that would make the search easier.
    thanks.
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2009
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

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    Sorry, i cant remember which state it was..i go in both Mass and NH. [​IMG] But i think the ad was from Maine.. Try all of them. And i hear ya about the pets section! What a bunch of freaks! [​IMG] Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  7. geepy

    geepy Songster

    Feb 24, 2009
    central FL
    Don't mean to hyjack. But you are right about the freaks on the pet section of craiglist. [​IMG]
     

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