Topic “Automobile Travel with Pets”

10 Reasons Pets Make the Best Travel Companions

Pet Friendly Travel CompanionWhile we all love hitting the road with family, friends, or a significant other for a road trip, there are times when we have to admit that the best possible travel companions may happen to have four legs and fur.

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Unsafe. And Illegal? Driving with Pets on Laps

Driving with Pets on LapWhile the biggest road safety concern was once driving under the influence, it has been discovered that simply driving while distracted – while eating, applying makeup, or using a cell phone, for example -- can be a dangerous endeavor.

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Why Dogs Love Car Rides

Why Dogs Love Car RidesWatching a dog enjoy a car ride is a true delight. His head is up, the wind is blowing through his fur, and there is an unmistakable look of pure happiness on his face. You can’t help but smile, because you know that feeling of unadulterated bliss.

But what is it about car rides that fills dogs with so much joy?

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The Dangers of Dogs Riding in Pickup Truck Beds

Dangers of Dogs Riding in Truck BedsYou may see it quite often as you're driving around town: dogs riding in the back of trucks. You might even know someone who does it. Why not? It seems so convenient to just load your dog up in the back and take them with you.

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How to "Curb" Car Sickness in Puppies and Dogs

Pet Friendly Travel - Car SicknessMuch like humans, dogs and puppies can also experience a feeling of illness while on car trips.  This car sickness can make pet travel, whether short or long, quite an ordeal for dogs and their families.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your dog in the

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Leaving Pets in Parked Car Can Be a Deadly Mistake

Dangers of Leaving Pets In Hot CarsWith the summer months upon us, we are at the height of pet travel. With most pets traveling by car, it's time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car.

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Pets and Distracted Driving: What You Need to Know

Pet Vehicle RestraintsWhen we hear the term “distracted driving,” most of us think of the obvious culprits - eating, putting on makeup, talking on the phone, texting, or rummaging for a dropped object on the car floor.   However, few of us consider the driving distraction leaving our furry friends unsecured can cause.

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Dog's Head Out the Car Window - A Dangerous Habit

Pet Vehicle SafetyFor most pups, the best part of a car ride is feeling the breeze in their furry faces as they stick their head out the window. Despite the feel good nature of this pleasurable experience, it's actually a very dangerous habit.

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Pet Travel Tips for Holiday Road Trips

Christmas Holiday Pet TravelIt's almost time to go over the river and through the woods and start your holiday travels with your pet, possibly staying at pet friendly hotels along the way.  Before you start thinking of presents and egg nog, keep in mind that it's important to plan ahead for

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Pet Friendly Travel: How To Familiarize Your Pet With a Pet Travel Carrier

Pet Friendly Snoozer Pet Travel CrateWhether you're planning a move with your pet, planning a getaway to a pet friendly hotel, or just taking Spot or Fluffy with you to run errands around town, making sure they are properly secured in your vehicle is essential.

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