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Published 04/24/2012

Pets on Wheels IWith gas prices on the rise, many folks have been considering a more eco-friendly way to commute to work, school or the local market. But after spending years behind the wheel of a gas guzzler, making the switch can be a bit intimidating. So, we have collected examples of animals on wheels in the hope that these furry and feathered riders might give you the inspiration you need to go and ride a bike, scooter or skateboard! After all, if they can do it, so can you!

1) Parrot on Scooter:
This adorable parrot is riding a push scooter and showing us how it's done right. This one comes from the people over at The photo was taken by Leonid Mamchenkov.

2) Momotaro the Bike Riding Dalmatian:
Meet Momotaro! He's a talented Dalmatian from Tokyo, Japan. He has many skills, among them is a knack for riding bicycles! Watch the clip below to see Momotaro in action!

3. Tillman the Skateboarding Bulldog:
Meet Tillman! He's a skateboarding bulldog from California. His owner Ron Davis says Tillman is a lot like "a ballerina; he's just in the shape of a pot roast." Tillman was even featured on Animal Planet; you can watch a short clip of this awesome kanine street surfing below.

4. Norman the Scooter Riding Briard:
This is Norman! He's a scooter-riding Briard. Norman is a member of Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Pet Foods team of Canine Sports Dogs. He even has his own Facebook page!

5. Pomeranian Bicycle Conga:
These doggies are putting on quite the spectacle! Not only do we see another trike riding pooch, but he's got a conga line of Pomeranians on his tail! This troop just might give Momotaro a run for his money! This one also comes from


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