23 Awesome Road Trip Hacks That Your Dog Wants You To Know About.
#6. Be sure to take lots of breaks.
Plan a 15 to 20 minute walk break for every 4 hours of driving.
#7. When taking breaks, put down the back seat to create a bigger platform.
This way your dog will be more comfortable for a nap, especially if you have a big dog. You could even take one with them.
#8. Let them peek outside the window, but not with the window completely down!
Letting them look out the window actually helps with their motion sickness. It also keeps them occupied. Be sure to crack the window just a little bit so they can smell the scents rushing by.
#9. Purchase or create your very own doggy first-aid kit.
Keep one handy inside your car at all times! If you want to make your own, just combine absorbent gauze pads, antiseptic wipes, cotton balls or swabs, hydrogen peroxide, gauze rolls, ice pax, non-latex disposable gloves, petroleum jelly, rectal thermometer, scissors, and tweezers into a little kit.
#10. Complete a practice run before the actual trip.
It's never really a great idea to place your pet into a new car seat, carrier, or car for the first time ever on your trip. Try taking them on short rides with them in it. This will help them grow more comfortable with the experience beforehand.
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