DOG / training & behavior
Tips for Safe Travels with Your Dog
What you’ll need for a smooth ride with your pup
Whether you’re driving a couple of miles or a couple of thousand miles, you probably like bringing your dog along for the ride. But is your precious pooch safe in your car?
Safety is an important part of being a responsible dog parent. But according to a survey by AAA, only 17% of pet parents use some form of pet restraint while driving.
Here are some ways to keep your dog contained while you drive:
Dog safety harness
Designed to help keep your pet in place if you have to come to an abrupt stop, most harnesses clip into the car’s seatbelt system.Shop dog safety harnesses
Dog booster seat
A great option for the petite pooch who wants to look out the window — and would otherwise be trying to climb on your lap while you drive to get a better view. Doggie booster seats clip onto the seatbelt and also harness your pet.Shop dog booster seats
Held in place with a seatbelt, a sturdy hard-sided carrier can help keep your dog from roaming around your vehicle while you drive.Shop hard-sided dog carriers
Made of metal, plastic or mesh, these dividers block off the front seats, encouraging your canine companion to stay in the back seat.Shop dog car barriers Shop all dog travel essentials