Posts Tagged ‘dangers for dogs’

Lap Dog? Not in MY car!

November 2, 2010 3 comments

As a pet sitter and pet owner, I always cringe when I see someone driving with their pet in their lap. Not only is it dangerous for those of us driving on the road with these owners, but it is dangerous for the owners and their pets.

When I first started my business, I would run across the occasional boarding client who insisted on riding in my lap. It always scared me because I happen to know that driving with a pet on my lap is not something I can do.

Now, all my clients are secured in my vehicle to ensure my safety… and theirs.

There is a new study out that backs up the dangers of allowing your pet to ride on your lap. Think “air bag” and you’ve got the gist of it. Here is a summary.

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