As the holidays grow nearer, many of us will hit the road with our dogs on board. Have you ever given much thought to how to secure your pet in the car? We’ve often used a crate or a barrier guard, but even using those methods, there are extra steps that need to be taken. Here are some links to great resources to choose from depending on size of your dog and the type of vehicle you drive.
The 7 Ways to Secure Your Dog in Car recommends crates, harnesses, and guards as well as a few other variations depending on the size of your dog.
Consumer Reports goes over How to Keep Your Pets Safe & Secure in the Car.
Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer goes over current pet car safety laws and recommends Safe Ways to Transport Your Dog in the Car
PS The photo above of my dog Bailey in an example of what is NOT safe…although she looks very cute, I intend to implement a safe harness method as recommended.