Reasons to Buckle-Up Your Dog

Protect your dog.  You wear a seat belt, your kids wear a seat belt, your pets should be belted in with a harness. Protect yourself.  If not restrained, your dog will become a projectile in an accident and cause great injury to the human occupants—at 30 mph, a 60-pound dog can cause an impact of… Continue Reading

Crash Tests For Dogs

Crash Tests For Dogs

Hey, it’s getting close to the time when lots of us will be vacationing and more and more people are bringing their dogs along.  If you travel with your dog, do it safely!  So I’ve updated this post.  Also, a recent post at Bark points out that crates placed in the back of a wagon or SUV… Continue Reading

Driver Hits Fester The Dog & Sues For Damages

A Minnesota driver struck and killed a Miniature Pinscher named Fester who had just escaped from his owner and ran into the busy road. The unusual part of the story is that the driver, Jeffery Ely, is suing the owner of the dog, Nikki Munthe, for the damage done to his car. Ely himself owns… Continue Reading