Pet Gear World Traveler wheeled carrier

Photo by Pet Gear

Best suited for: In-cabin airplane carrier
Also works for: Over the shoulder carrier, car carrier
Quality: ★★★★★
Price: $$$$
Overall rating: ★★★★★

As you know, I’ve long been searching for a good wheeled dog carrier that will work for in-cabin plane travel. I own one — the Creature Leisure Pet Pilot XL — but it’s just a hair too small for Chloe. I was excited, therefore, when a reader asked me what I thought of Pet Gear’s “World Traveler” carrier: It sounded like it was about the right size, and it had wheels. …

Pet Gear “The Other Door Steel Crate”

Photo by Orvis

Best suited for: Hotel or vacation rental crate
Also works for:
Quality: ★★★
Price: $$$$
Overall rating: ★★★

We bought one of these crates from Orvis, for use in a vacation home where we don’t want to leave a crate set up all the time. It comes in three sizes: Small (21Hx27Lx18W), Medium (27Hx36Lx24W) and Large (28Hx42Lx28W). The crate arrived assembled, so I spent some time learning how to collapse it and set it up again.

Things I like? I love all the door options, I like being able …

Pet Gear “I Go2″ line of pet carriers

Best suited for: In-cabin airplane carrier (Weekender, Traveler, Escort, Day Tripper, Sport only)
Also works for: Car carrier, over the shoulder carrier
Quality: Unknown
Price: $$$$
Overall rating: ★★★★

Pet Gear offers a line of I GO2 rolling carriers that convert to backpacks. The bags all have straps on the back through which a safety belt can be fastened, so they will work as car carriers too. The manufacturer would like you to unzip the main window and regard the carrier as a car seat as well, but in that case only the small lanyard (it clips on …