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July 21, 2012 5:56 AM   Subscribe

"Land Team...Ready for action!" [SLYT] [Via: Reddit]
posted by Fizz (12 comments total)
The fuck?
Why would anyone do that to those poor dogs?

This seems cruel.
posted by Mezentian at 6:21 AM on July 21, 2012

Well, I guess it's like dog sledding. Except with more friction. And no actual reason for doing it.
posted by notionoriety at 6:26 AM on July 21, 2012

Dog sledding on soft, supple, springy concrete.
posted by Mezentian at 6:27 AM on July 21, 2012

It looks like the driver is pedaling and the dogs are just tagging along. But we'll have to wait a bit to find out for sure because Liveleak doesn't cite sources :-(
posted by gubo at 6:27 AM on July 21, 2012

Maybe he's just revolutionized the entire concept of "taking your dog for a walk".
posted by Fizz at 6:43 AM on July 21, 2012

Yeah, it looks to be some kind of mass dog walking device. The dog's aren't pulling it, look at the leashes. The person is pedaling and steering it, the dogs are just walking along.
posted by arcolz at 6:47 AM on July 21, 2012 [2 favorites]

I saw the FPP and thought "Cool! Voltron!" Then I realized it would be Vehicle Voltron so I was all like "eh" but them I saw it was a dog-walking machine and I was "cool!" again.
posted by sourwookie at 7:12 AM on July 21, 2012 [2 favorites]

I imagine it would be very hot in the summer for the dogs though.
posted by KokuRyu at 7:39 AM on July 21, 2012

Sourwookie, I thought the same thing . . .
posted by KingEdRa at 7:57 AM on July 21, 2012

Pulling it or not, I am very much against anything that would make my little guy think it okay to walk on the road alongside big dangerous cars.
posted by dismitree at 9:21 AM on July 21, 2012

Despite it having posted 2 days ago take a closer look at the video and you'll see it was taken in autumn though. So not as bad if they were hauling the cart around in high summer.
posted by Randwulf at 3:05 PM on July 21, 2012

It seems cruel for a dog walking device. The driver is up front, so cannot see the dogs. What if one got tangled, or an injury? What if one has to poo?? This looks like a forced march. :(
posted by figment of my conation at 5:59 PM on July 21, 2012

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