Archive for May, 2009
Don’t let your small dog have free reign in your car. There are lots of pet travel supplies designed to keep your small dogs comfortable and safe. Probably pet travel supplies for small dogs include a pet car seat and/or a dog safety harness. Pet car seat designs include the kind that hangs from the headrest of the car seat or the kind that sits on the seat and is strapped in with the car seat belt. To keep your small dog in the car seat, most pet car seat designs have a strap which can be attached to the dog’s harness. Other pet travel supplies for small pets include a pet crate.
A large dog can sometimes provide a very dangerous distraction to the driver of a car. A large dog can also be dangerous to any passenger in the car should a car accident occur. So how do you restrain such a large dog in the car? Some pet travel products for large dogs include a dog safety harness or a pet car barrier. There is such a thing as an extra-large dog safety harness. Or a pet car barrier will keep your big dog in the back seat which would be less of a distraction for the driver. Other pet travel products for large dogs include a large pet crate or the or a pet hammock.
It can be difficult to get a scared dog used to riding in the car. One of the best things you can do for your scared pet is to let them use their favorite blanket or bed while they are in the car. If possible, have someone sit in the back seat with the dog to provide added comfort. The perfect pet travel supplies for your scared dog includes a pet crate or dog car seat (for smaller dogs). A dog car seat can be used as a bed in the home and it generally has a safety strap which can be attached to your dog’s harness for safety. For a crate-trained dog, a pet crate is great. Just use your dog’s crate in the car. You can secure the pet crate with a bungee strap.
Do you have a hyper dog who won’t sit still in the car? There are several dog travel supplies perfect for your energetic dog. Try using a pet auto barrier such as a pet net or wire-mesh pet auto barrier. You can also try a dog car safety harness. If you think your dog may try to wiggle out of the dog car safety harness, let your dog wearing it around the house for a couple of weeks (supervised only). Do fun things with your dog while they are wearing the dog car safety harness so that they learn to associate it with something fun. Other good dog travel supplies for a hyper dog include a pet carrier or a pet car seat (for smaller dogs).
Keep your pet from distracting the driver while you travel this spring and summer with the T-Flex auto pet barrier. The T-Flex auto pet barrier provides a unique split seat extension to help keep your dog from getting to the front seat. The T-Flex auto pet barrier is made from a strong aluminum frame for maximum strength. With it’s vertical and horizontal adjustments, the T-Flex auto pet barrier fits most SUV’s and station wagons.
Driving down the highway, you’re almost guaranteed to see at least one person with a small dog on their lap. While people think this activity is harmless because the dog is small, this is actually a dangerous activity for the dog and the owner. Having a dog on your lap is extremely distracting. This can take your attention away from the road and can increase your likelihood of getting into an accident.
Even if you’re involved in something minor like a fender bender, it could be seriously harmful for your dog. Being unsecured, your dog could slam into any number of car parts from the windshield to the steering wheel. But you don’t have to stop traveling with your small dog altogether. Just be smart about your travel plans and invest in a dog car seat. These car seats will be a comfortable way for your dog to travel, and with the ability to strap them in, they’ll actually be much safer as well.
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