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Helping Your Dog Through Car Motion Sickness

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in Driving Tips, Safety Tips | 0 comments

For some dogs, a ride in the car is just about the greatest thing in the world. However, just as people can, dogs can develop motion sickness, and even short car trips can cause high levels of stress in dogs and high levels of disgust in owners if their dogs throw up their breakfast all over the seat. Luckily, there are methods for easing and eliminating motion sickness in dogs, including medication and conditioning. Regarding which dogs are more prone to motion sickness, it has less to do with breed and more to do with age, as the inner ears of puppies and younger dogs are likely still developing. If their first car rides cause nausea, your dog may start equating travel with discomfort, even after their balance system matures fully. Therefore, dogs suffering from motion sickness must be treated immediately. Additionally,...

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Is Driving in Flip Flops Dangerous?

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019 in Driving Tips, Safety Tips | Comments Off on Is Driving in Flip Flops Dangerous?

With summer well on its way, there’s a good chance you’ll want to get with the season and start wearing sandals or even flip flops all the time, even while driving. However, you might want to reconsider your preferred shoe choice, as it may actually threaten your life to wear the wrong kind of footwear. According to a recent study in Great Britain, headed by an insurance company called Sheila’s Wheels, wearing flip flops while driving poses certain dangers, with flimsy footwear resulting in roughly 1.4 million accidents and close calls every year—and these are stats motorists should not take lightly. The poll even revealed flip flops could be more dangerous to drive in than a set of high heels, as they’re less attached to your feet and can make braking difficult. When compared with high heels, flip flops...

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