Tips for Teaching Your Pet To Enjoy Car Rides

With the warm weather here to stay, many families are hitting the road for a weekend away or even an extended road trip. The great thing about these types of vacations is that they are often very pet friendly, meaning your favorite furry friend can join in on the fun. But how do you bring your pet on vacation if they are terrified of car rides?

To ensure that everyone can enjoy the vacation, we’ve put together a list of tried and true tips for teaching your pet to enjoy car rides.

If your pet becomes anxious when in a vehicle, it’s important that you begin to create positive associations with cars. This nervousness isn’t surprising, as many pet’s associate rides in the car with negative outcomes, such as a trip to the vet. Fortunately, it’s fairly simple to shift to more positive associations.

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