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Looking for Pull Cart for Drake
« on: October 08, 2007, 08:54:09 pm »
We really would like to purchase a harness and cart for Drake to pull Paige around in while she's still little.  Does anybody know of one for sale here in Nor Cal or a place where I can go to find one????  Please let me know, THANKS!!!  :)
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Re: Looking for Pull Cart for Drake
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2007, 04:39:46 am »
We just ordered a harnass for Cirra from Wilczek Woodworks -purple, of course.  It has not arrived yet.  They are in NH and have some very nice carts.  At this time the waiting list is four to six months for a cart.  We don't know how Cirra will like carting so thought we would make something for her to try before even thinking about ordering a cart.  We are using the wheels from our Vermont Garden Cart, bent some aluminum for shafts and have made a wooden box from some wood that was around the house which we will need to paint.  Purple - per chance???  We will put it all together when we get the harnass. Cirra has not done any carting yet and it is my understanding that starting very slowly and getting your dog used to the equipment is the best way to approach carting.  Also here is a link to making a cart out of PVC. 

http://www.wilczekwoodworks.com/

http://www.sonic.net/~cdlcruz/carting/pvccart.htm

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Re: Looking for Pull Cart for Drake
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2007, 10:11:56 pm »
We just ordered a harnass for Cirra from Wilczek Woodworks -purple, of course.  It has not arrived yet.  They are in NH and have some very nice carts.  At this time the waiting list is four to six months for a cart.  We don't know how Cirra will like carting so thought we would make something for her to try before even thinking about ordering a cart.  We are using the wheels from our Vermont Garden Cart, bent some aluminum for shafts and have made a wooden box from some wood that was around the house which we will need to paint.  Purple - per chance???  We will put it all together when we get the harnass. Cirra has not done any carting yet and it is my understanding that starting very slowly and getting your dog used to the equipment is the best way to approach carting.  Also here is a link to making a cart out of PVC. 

http://www.wilczekwoodworks.com/

http://www.sonic.net/~cdlcruz/carting/pvccart.htm

Thanks for the info!  Drake had cart training back when he was just a youngun and he took to it like a pro.  I'll have to keep looking, we were hoping to have this all ready for Paige's first birthday next month but that probably won't happen.  :-\
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Re: Looking for Pull Cart for Drake
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2007, 02:23:14 pm »
I could probably build one if you found more information on the carts for me. I have a full wood shop and would only ask for the obvious cost of the materials and shipping. I can get just about any species of wood. PM or email me if you want to talk about it. Tim