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Dog-powered Scooter

How fun is this? A dog-powered scooter! I wonder if we can get these qualified as energy-saving devices and get a tax deduction for our...

Joy  |  Aug 18th 2006


Make Your Dogs Do All The Work On Walks

dog-powered scooter
How fun is this? A dog-powered scooter! I wonder if we can get these qualified as energy-saving devices and get a tax deduction for our dogs? This article comes from Gizmag.

This new concept in near zero emission transportation could be just what youre looking for, though we suspect that parking might be a problem. Seriously though folks, if you have a big dog that often takes you for a walk, here’s a great way to harness all that energy and travel the bike paths of your city at the same time. The manufacturer and inventor Mark Schuette of Oregon claims the human is in total control of the speed and direction of the dog powered scooter because the dog is harnessed inside of the frame and subject to its steering (with 90 degree turns easy) and braking force.

I wonder if this would qualify as a way to work off extra energy? How about it Cesar? Is this as good as a doggie backpack for over-achieving or over-energetic dogs?