Car Rides With Your Dog

Before you take your dog for a ride in the car, read this first! Dog moms and experts share their best tips for keeping your dog safe and comfortable on car rides. Plus ways to prevent nausea if your dog tends to get car sick (or motion sickness). See the best dog-friendly cars, things you should always do before putting your dog in the car, what you need to know about auto insurance when riding with your dog in the car, and our favorite car & travel accessories for dog owners.

Dogmobiles: An up-to-date list of the best cars for dog owners. Plus some things that you should look for in a vehicle that your dog will be riding in.


Don't leave your dog in the car on a warm day - even if windows are down! If you see a dog in a hot car, here's what you should do. See all dog hot car laws

Often, when a dog is having a hard time with car rides it is an issue from the dog's past. Somewhere the dog decided that car rides are bad, or even that cars altogether are bad things! Here are the steps for getting your dog comfortable with car rides...

Dogs and cats are now covered by most car insurance companies -- at no extra cost to you, the pet owner -- should they be injured in an auto accident! Well... almost.

There are a few things that I always have on me any time I'm out & about with my dog. I take different things, depending on whether we're going for a walk vs going for a ride in the car. Here's what we take...

Lately, I've been seeing so many people riding around with their dogs in the car. Some have the windows completely down. Others have the windows partially rolled up, hoping to keep their dog from jumping out. I'm here to tell you: A dog can fall out of a window that is half-way or even most of the way rolled up!

One of the BEST things we ever bought for our dogs was a doggie chin rest called a 'Comfort Cruiser'. It's soft and squishy, and reminds me of those 'noodles' kids play with in swimming pools, yet softer. Here's why the Comfort Cruiser is so great when you're riding in the car with your dog.