Most pets love car drives and they make the perfect travel companion. If you are going on a road trip, or a short trip to the supermarket, you must ensure the safety of your pet in your car. You and your pooch will enjoy the trip much more if you have the proper car seat, seat cover and various other accessories that are designed for pets.
Pets are very vulnerable on car trips and are easily hurt, this is why it is essential to have the correct gear to protect them. Keeping pets safe on a road trip should be a priority, whether you buy car seats or even a pet-friendly car for your four legged companion. here are a list of ideas and products which help to ensure the comfort and safety of your pet on any car drive.
Car accessories for pets
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Safety gear for your pet should include car seats. This is because pets tend to get very excited when they go for a drive. Many a times they even jump around between the front and back seat. This can be dangerous and disturbing while you are driving. The car seat is designed to ensure that your pooch stays in one place and also helps to prevent potential accidents. You do not have to concentrate on keeping your dog seated on the back seat. You can gradually make your dog used to the car seat at home and then use it in the car. A doggie car seat should fit in the front and back seat.
Kurgo Skybox for small dogs
This car seat is for dogs of weight up to 30 pounds. It is collapsible and works both on back and front seats.
K&H car seat for large dogs
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Safety gear for your pet such as your large dogs needs to be extra secure. This product has double security lashes, fits into both back and front seats, washable covers and is elevated as dogs love to look out the window.
As a pet mom or dad, you make every effort to keeping pets safe on a road trip, with the best possible accessories. Check out a few of them:
Sleepypod Clickit Sport Restraints
Restraints, like car seats, can keep your dog from flying forward and hurting itself and other passengers. This restraint was certified as the safest dog harness for the car, by the Center for Pet Safety (CPS). It has a padded vest and can be secured to the car in three points, so that the force is distributed evenly in case of sudden stops.
4Knines seat cover
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Car accessories for pets are there to keep your pets safe as well as your car clean. To keep your car seats from being torn or covered with dirt and stains, you can use this quilted, waterproof, mud proof seat cover. The safe dyes used doesn’t give off the horrible smell.
Sleepypod mobile bed
This cool mobile bed is great for your small pet, feline or canine. This product has a safety certificate from CPS with the PPRS Handilock. It’s a sturdy carrier with a padded, soft interior, and a dome shaped top which can be zippered up.
The Comfort Zone Feliway has a calming effect on cats, and all you have to do is spray it on the bed in the carrier, whether you’re just visiting the vet or going on a road trip.
Adaptil is the calming aid for dogs, if your dog gets stressed on trips and pants, barks, vomits or salivates extremely. Calming aids can help your dog go through the journey happily. You could try another aid, Bach Rescue Remedy.
Travel Litter Boxes
You can buy disposable litter boxes which really makes sense when you’re travelling with your cats. These boxes can be used many times before you throw them, and these litter boxes are good value for money.
Pet friendly cars to keep your pet comfortable and safe
Nissan’s Titan Crew Cab
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Nissan’s truck is puppy friendly as the interior can be adjusted according to the requirement of your active puppies and your picnic hamper. Your canine friends can sleep in the car comfortably when you’re on hunting or sailing trips.
Mercedes Benz E400
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The cargo hold of this is spacious and rubberized with soft corners, which means you can transport your pets to the beach or the vet in comfort and without the fear of the car being soiled.
Pet moms and dads are as concerned about their pet kids and humans and try their hardest to keep them safe, comfy and happy, and with the right car accessories they can take safe trips with them too.