Outward Hound PoochPouch Dog Front Carrier, Gray, Small

By Outward Hound
Rated 4.021 out of 5 stars
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$26.97Chewy Price
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About This Item

  • Padding in straps, back and pouch bottom creates comfort for you and your dog.
  • Water-resistant nylon fabric is soft, durable and easy to clean.
  • Safety harness attachment and drawstring top give added security.
  • Mesh sides for well-ventilated rides.
  • Convenient pocket to store toys, food and personal items.
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About Outward Hound Gear

For the Active Lifestyle

Outward Hound offers outdoor performance gear so your pup can join you on the trails, in the water and on the go. Whether you are packing for a weeklong camping trip or planning a day-cation at the lake, the variety of Outward Hound products and sizes will keep the smallest Terrier or largest sporting dog outward bound. Simple to use and designed to withstand nature's toughest challenges, Outward Hound will keep you moving forward without slowing down you or your adventurous pup.

Carrying Their Weight

The Outward Hound DayPak allows your four-legged friend to pack his own bags and hop in the car or run alongside you on the tree-lined path. With room for treats, food and toys, your dog will feel right at home wherever your adventure may lead you. For smaller pups whose legs tire easier, the Outward Hound PoochPouch allows them to feel the sun on their snouts and wind in their ears while sitting along for the ride. This front-body carrier straps against your chest for hands-free dog and owner comfort.

Dining Out(doors)

For a trip to the dog park or a day spent training outdoors, Outward Hound's got everything you need. Port-a-Bowl is a waterproof and collapsible bowl designed for food and water on the go, and it's made to fit in your pocket when not in use. The Outward Hound Treat Pouch is a portable and convenient way to reward your dog in style. This sleek bag is made from water-resistant material with a mesh outer pocket that makes it easy to store your dog's favorite treats and gives him something to wag his tail about.

Staying Safe on the Water

Outward Hound's Life Jacket will keep your dog safe and secure while wading in the shallow end and splashing around in the deep. Perfect for a relaxing canoe ride, a sandy day on the beach or a weekend fishing trip, these vests will keep any size dog comfortable in and out of the water with adjustable buckles that create a perfect fit. The front float design keeps his head above water, and the multiple easy-grab handles allow you to pull him out of the water in a moment's notice.

About Outward Hound

Designed for dog lovers, by dog lovers, Outward Hound is made to keep up with your active lifestyle and withstand your pet's test of durability. By developing products that encourage fun bonding experiences between pets and their parents, Outward Hound nurtures our relationships and improves the lives we share with our dogs. Their unique lines of performance gear and heavy-duty toys create engaging and interactive experiences with products that push the boundaries of playtime and Raise The Woof.
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FeaturesTop Load, Interior Tether, PocketsTop Load, Removable Pad, Interior Tether, PocketsRolling, Removable Pad, Interior Tether, Pockets, Water-resistant
MaterialNylon, Mesh, Synthetic FabricNylon, Mesh, Synthetic FabricPolyester, Synthetic FabricNylon, Synthetic FabricPolyester, Synthetic Fabric
Breed SizeExtra Small BreedsExtra Small Breeds, Small BreedsSmall Breeds, Medium BreedsExtra Small Breeds, Small BreedsSmall Breeds, Medium Breeds
Assembly RequiredNoNoNoNoNo
Tools IncludedNo Tools RequiredNo Tools Required

Questions & Answers

34 Customer Questions

Would this carrier be safe to use and not slip off while bike riding?
Answer by ChewyFeb 06, 2018
If used correctly, this product will not slip off of you while riding a bike. We don't recommend attaching the carrier directly to the bike.

is this Bag reversible to back and front.?
Answer by ChewyNov 19, 2019
While this product was designed to carry your pet in front of you, the carrier can be put on your back.

Does this also have a waist belt?
Answer by ChewyJan 19, 2018
This Carrier does feature a waist strap.

Am a bus rider and i would like to know just in case i can't get on the bus because my yorkie is hanging out? Can i ziping up the top of the carrier while we are on the bus or train ???
Answer by ChewyJan 19, 2018
The top of the bag can be pulled to tighten and close.

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Rated 4.021 out of 5 stars
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619 Customer Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By Teresa on Sep 14, 2022

Doesn't work for long dogs

Was disappointed that my longer puppy thats 11lbs couldn't fit comfortably.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars
By dogluvr4 on Mar 24, 2022

Works great but ONLY ONE pocket

My dog loves to sit in this. He gets so excited when he sees it because he knows he gets to see the world without lifting a paw. Theres only one small pocket in the front which is annoying. If this had side pockets for a water bottle or treats it’d be so much more helpful.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By Debbie on Feb 23, 2022

I am not happy with this Pouch

I tried to use this on a hike carrying a 3 1/2 pound Yorkie. By the time i made 1/2 mile my neck felt like it was broken. I dont think this is a very good design as i have tried several different ways and cant find anything that helps. I would not spend my money for this. I wish i had someone who would have said this to me.

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Marc on Mar 22, 2022

Not good for Dachshunds

The bag is bag is not deep enough for the length of any Dachshund. Even though there is a harness retaining strap/fastener, your dog would easily slide out of this or be insufficiently seated to be safe.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By WallowaSAM on Jan 20, 2022

I'm so disappointed.

I read the reviews and they were all over the place---1 star to 5 stars. I thought that the company might have gotten the kinks out by now. Not so. There are 3 problems with the pack that I received. First, the stretchy cord around the top was not secured properly on the right side and popped right off as I tried to tighten it, without a dog in it..... Second, the pack is lopsided. The pack is not centered on its floor. There is more material on one side than the other and it consequently dips on one side. It would throw out the human's back and the dog would slide to the side. Third, is a design flaw. The straps fall right off of one's shoulders. They have to be crossed in back to get them to stay up. This can be accomplished if one puts the pack on before inserting the dog in the carrier. I was vary much looking forward to this pack and am quite disappointed. Photos available upon request.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By YorkieLover on Dec 15, 2021

Perfect :)

Purchased this for employee appreciation day at work but was told last minute I'm tiny girl couldn't come because stray dogs was spotted the day before :( the following week she had got sick and wasn't allowed to go on our evening walks but Mom couldn't do that to her girl I bundled her up and she went for a ride :) I'm so glad I purchased this it definitely came in handle for that week thank you Chewy for your super fast shipping

Rated 3 out of 5 stars
By Linda on Jan 14, 2022

Pooch Carrier

I find it hard to keep straps on my shoulders, If I cross them in the back I have to have someone help me get it hooked. I don't always have a second person to help. It is well made and Rory is good to be in it.

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By NotHappy on Jan 28, 2022

Way too small

Got this for my 8 week old 6 lb puppy and she was already way too big for it. Disappointing since the product description says up to 20 lbs. Do not recommend!

Rated 1 out of 5 stars
By wnyc on Oct 29, 2021

Not worth it

I bought this backpack against my better judgement. After reading the other reviews i still thought it might work, but it did not. I have a 9-10lb poodle mix and she does not really fit in the bag. I bought the M size that should support up to 20lbs but it really does not. Once she was eventually able to fit in the bag, it was very awkward for her and she could not get comfortable. On the other hand, it was also not comfortable for me as the bag did not support her 9-10lb weight as well. I would only suggest it for small puppies and dogs about 5lbs...

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
By Cuppy on Apr 2, 2022


My little Chipoo loves her new carrier more than her regular carrier bag