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Old 2008-08-29, 11:55 PM   #16
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It took a while to teach my dog Gala to run with me on my Coker. Her chasing squirrels wasn't so bad when we got her and she was only 40 pounds, but now she's 55 pounds, and can really pull.

What's nice is that all NYC parks allows dogs off leash from 9 pm to 9 am, and from 7 am to 9 am it's a BIG gathering of dog people. I unleash her and she runs with me down car-less paths like we're part of the same pack.

On leash, it's a standard 4 mile ride, which is easier in the winter, cuz summers in NYC are really HOT, even early in the morning, especially since global warming has been taking over.

I'm glad to see so many of us running dogs while unicycling!!
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Old 2008-08-30, 12:32 AM   #17
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i do it often on my 29".. my dog isn't very big but he's suprisingly strong.. it's a basset.. in the forrest i ride with him unleashed.. but in the streets leashed.. he's nice to ride with now.. in the start it was a bit hard
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Old 2008-08-30, 01:08 AM   #18
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I do it regularly on my KH 20. Every post my dog sees, he stops and takes a 2 second piss then goes to the next one. WHY DUZNT HE RELEASE IT ALL!=0
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Old 2008-08-30, 01:30 AM   #19
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lol. Unisykolist, I have never liked you.

Just learn to glide walking the dog like me. I can even do a pretty decent, uh, "gliding stillstand" when he stops-and he likes to sniff around for a bit.
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Old 2008-08-30, 05:36 AM   #20
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WHY DUZNT HE RELEASE IT ALL!=

Because he's marking his territory, not just relieving himself.
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Old 2008-08-30, 06:55 AM   #21
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I have two jack russels, on the lead they are as nutty as squirrel sh.... I have trouble walking them on foot dont reckon i will try on the uni, however i have walked them on a all terain board.
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Old 2008-08-30, 02:12 PM   #22
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I have a jack russell too, they are spazzy as hell,
It would be suicide to even take him on a walk to the beach. But yet I canhandle it on foot.
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Old 2008-08-30, 02:40 PM   #23
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we have a black lab i used to be able to walk him, but now he's so afraid of my uni he will run ahead for a little while then duck to the side and stop and refuse to go on
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Old 2008-08-30, 11:07 PM   #24
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I have a black lab and a jack russell. I have tried to walk the on uni, but they don't like walking next to each other, so I always fall off...
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Just tried walking the dog by uni today for the first time. We have only had him for three weeks but he walks well on a leash. He does better if I walk fast so I thought the 24 would be a good speed for him. It went way better than I expected. I had 2 UPDs but that was due to paying more attention to him than the road. Not to bad for a 45 minute ride. We might have to make this a regular thing
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Old 2016-01-04, 02:34 AM   #26
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Almost learnt unicycle by waking my jack russel on 24 and 26er.
I do it on my 19er now which is more accurate to the frequent territory markings.

keeping balance while it pulls hard on one side was a great learning tip.
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Old 2016-01-04, 03:07 AM   #27
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My dog Chester, a 75 lb poodle, had been pulling me along on unicycles for 3 years now. It is a little nervous on the 36er for both of us, but really easy on anything else. He's good at only pulling when he's supposed to, and stopping when I stop.

It isn't any harder than riding w/o a dog, once you get the human/dog communication bit sorted out. You can lean against the leash somewhat, which is more stabilizing than disrupting.

If you do have your dog pull try to get a very good fitting collar that keeps the load off his/her throat or, better yet, a pulling harness.

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Old 2016-01-07, 06:25 AM   #28
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I think it really comes down to how well your dog is trained. I used to take the family dog out on my uni, as well as rollerblades if they don't pull to much it's very doable
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Old 2016-01-09, 10:36 AM   #29
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Here is in Mexico but he went for a ride on parks, dirt roads, etc. ... RIP
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