Life on The Road

Posted on April 30, 2013. Filed under: Animal Health | Tags: , , |

Does your dog like to ride in the car with his head out the window? Sounds like  fun, doesn’t it? I’m sure to him it’s like the best day ever, all those great smells!  Actually, dog sticking head out car windowthree things are wrong with this picture. One, he isn’t restrained in case of a collision. Two, is the window set to “child resistant” so if he steps on the switch it doesn’t A) open all the way so he can jump out or B) close and choke him? The third thing wrong with this picture is where is his eye protection?

If you think about it most people that ride motorcycles wear some type of protection for dog in car with gogglestheir eyes, either a face shield on a helmet, goggles or glasses. Even serious bicyclists protect their eyes so why do we let our furry friends hang their heads out the window attracting debris and bugs?  You can read more about eye injuries at or call your veterinarian if you think your pet already has one. Eye injuries, even minor ones aren’t anything to fool around with

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