Hiking Pack Models
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  • Hello! My little girl Nomi is a perfect backpacking dog. We have gone on multiple overnight trips together, but she has never carried her own pack before. I'm having trouble finding a pack that fits her correctly, and was hoping to find someone who has already gone through this with their B. It seems like the models I have looked at are either too small in the small size, and medium is just a tad too large on her. Does anyone have recommendations for specific pack models that fit their basenji just right? Any help would be appreciated! Thank You!!!

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  • Hope someone here has some help. But knowing how much she weighs and measurements might help.

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  • She's a pretty standard size: 24 lbs, 16" tall, about 16-18" long.

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  • I'll ask on facebook, see if any of my friends can recommend a brand.

    This site has how to measure. I am not aware of the company, but should help you with what you need. Girth is important for fit, in fact most important

    http://www.ruffwear.com/dog-pack-fit-guide

    last edited by DebraDownSouth
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  • Her Girth is right at 22''. Ruffwear is what we have looked into, since they seam to be the leaders in dog packs in america. 22" is at the bottom end of the sizes of both the approach and palisades pack making them just a tad large for her. Although she hasn't tried on the XS approach just yet.

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  • Thank You @DebraDownSouth !!! We have not seen these packs yet. They are half the price and weight than the ruffwear too!

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  • My friend says the woman who makes them is a Samoyed breeder and as crazy as those dogs are, it should be sturdy

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  • Thanks so much @DebraDownSouth we really like the wolfpacks. Plus, they are fairly local for us, and we like to support smaller companies like them. We ordered one right up! We will have to post a photo of her on trail with it on!

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