Some Golden Retriever kids (Jack, Jill, Kona and Harley) appeared on Fox 5 yesterday, helping with a feature from the organization, Bark Buckle UP. Golden Mom Sue was mighty, mighty proud.
Do check their listing of the Top 10 Dog Safe Vehicles that make driving with dogs safer and more convenient.
Ninety-eight percent of dogs travel unrestrained, increasing the risk of pet injury or fatality during an accident. Unrestrained dogs also pose risks for those who drive them: If you have an accident at 35 mph while toting your 60-pound unrestrained dog, your pet is capable of causing an impact of up to 2,700 pounds, slamming into the seat, the windshield, or even a passenger. The organization, committed to informing dog owners about the dangers of unrestrained pet travel, tracks in-depth statistics regarding pet safety, and works with police and fire departments as well as the general public to promote safe travel.
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