by Lori Straus Vehicles need antifreeze: it’s mixed into winter windshield washer fluid and is used as a coolant so the engine and other parts don’t overheat and malfunction. However, antifreeze is highly toxic to animals, plants, the environment overall, and also humans. And it can leak from your engine and kill your pets. Here’s... Read More.
We’ve been saying “summer’s just around the corner” in Ontario for a while now, and although the weather has been cooler than usual, it’s never too early to talk about dogs in cars. One company that has reached the finish line first on that issue is Tesla, who announced a Tesla Dog Mode in February.... Read More.
Treat reviews for dog seat belts like reviews for children’s car seats: safety first. You’re not investigating convenience options like you might for your next productivity software package. Instead, you’re trying to figure out how to keep you, your pet, and any other occupants in the car safe in case of a crash.... Read More.
If this is the first time you’re traveling with your pet to Florida, don’t leave overnight accommodations to spur-of-the-moment planning. The last thing you want is to be dead tired and trying to book a room at a hotel or bed & breakfast that doesn’t allow pets. Using an app, like BringFido, can help you plan ahead and ease some of the stress that traveling with your pet can cause.... Read More.
If your dog drives with you unsecured, you’re not alone. Last year, Volvo US conducted a national study of 2,000 American dog owners and found that 97% of pet owners drive with their dogs, but many of them do so unsafely…... Read More.