I have 2 large dogs and they pretty much go wherever I go! I’ve whittled down my list of dog travel necessities to 7 dog car safety items and 7 clever dog travel accessories — the most important things to pack for dog car travel, plus a few clever dog car accessories that you probably haven’t thought of. These are the items that we take along whenever we’re traveling with our dogs in the car. Perhaps you’ll find them useful as well!
Just about every day you’ll see a car going down the road with a dog’s head sticking out of the window. Here's everything you need to know about keeping your dog safe on car rides like using doggie goggles to protect your dog’s eyes! Here’s everything else you need to know.
We have 3 dogs and 2 vehicles. We use the 2-in-1 iBuddy dog cargo cover / dog car hammock to protect the inside of our SUV from dog fur, dog drool, and dog toenail marks. See why I mostly use this dog seat protector as a cargo liner — and why I love it!
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.
Just about every day you’ll see a car going down the road with a dog’s head sticking out of the window. My dogs do it too. With all the bugs, dirt, and debris flying through the air, imagine the damage if your poor dog should get hit in the eye by something. Doggie sunglasses (or doggie goggles) can be quite useful when it comes to protecting your dog’s eyes! Here’s what you need to know.
As this video shows, instead of chasing cars, this dog spins in circles every time a fast-moving car goes by! Tucker is a Border Collie who’s known as the spinning dog. He’s a celebrity in Prince Edward Island.
Please don’t leave your dog in the car on a warm day — even if the windows are rolled down! And if you happen to see that someone has left their dog inside a hot car, here’s what you should do. Dog hot car laws aren’t clear, but these tips will help!
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…
Ever had your dog fall out of the car window? We have! So we’re giving away 2 products to help keep your dog safe and comfortable while riding in the car.
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.
If you drive with your dog unrestrained in your car (which means the dog has the freedom to roam from your lap… to the back seat… front seat… and from window to window) and you live in California, then you may be breaking the law soon. I have to say, as much as I have been guilty of doing this in the past, I think driving with lapdogs should be outlawed… and in all states. Here’s the scoop about the new lapdog law regarding drivers with unrestrained dogs in the vehicle…
If your dog ever leaves the house, then here are some things you should do to assure that you are always prepared should you dog become separated from you — or lost. And what to do in case of emergency. The best tip: prepare NOW by doing these simple things.
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!
Do you have an animal license plate? If you love animals — especially dogs and cats — then you might be interested in getting a pet-friendly license plate for your car. Here are the states where you can get pet license tags.
Here Destin is testing out his balance in the backseat of our Jeep Grand Cherokee
To ensure that your next trip with your dog goes smoothly, here are 10 things you’ll want to do FIRST. These travel tips apply whether you’re traveling with your dog via car or via airplane. Happy travels!
One of the best things we ever did to make car rides even MORE enjoyable for our dogs was to get them ‘doggie chin rests’. Here, Destin is showing us how much he likes his Comfort Cruiser.
Dogs love Jeeps… here’s proof!
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.
We got our dog a doggie chin rest called a ‘Comfort Cruiser’. It reminds me of those noodles that you play with in a swimming pool… only this is a bit softer. Here’s why the Comfort Cruiser is so great when you’re riding in the car with your dog.