Sedating a dog for travel
Drivers of pickup trucks should always ride with their dogs in the cab and strap them to the seat with a dog-friendly car restraint.
Yes, there are ways to secure crates to a truck bed, but even then, gravel and dirt could potentially damage a dog’s ears, eyes and throat.
Watch the woman in this video explain how keep a dog safe with a harness in the car: In short, reintroduce the car as a fun place to be, and use medication to stop your dog from feeling sick.
By preventing nausea and building new associations, you’ll find that along this path lies the promise of stress-free car travel with your dog.
These specialized seats not only provide a safe place for travel but they also act as a comfortable dog bed.
Most are made out of sturdy foam core topped with fabric and fleece. Booster seats provide maximum comfort and a view for your pup. Here’s a highly rated car booster seat for small dogs that is sold by a company called Kurgo.
She has worked at the same animal clinic in her hometown for over 20 years.
It’s a gorgeous, sunny day that’s absolutely perfect for a road trip.
Until you spot something that puts a knot in your stomach — someone’s dog is freely riding in the bed of their pickup truck.