Security’s going on! Dog owners should know this: according to paragraph 23 of the current highway code must animals in Germany during the Transport in the car must be secured. Breach car accident insurance may refuse compensation and risk a fine. In the other European countries, mainly in Italy and Spain, is now verified checks whether the dog has been saved, and a violation punishable. The dog should be safe housed not only for technical reasons. Separation nets, mesh or the best course stable dog boxes protect the dog that is otherwise hurled sharp braking or an accident through the Interior. The animal with a special harness securely in the car or in a transport box should sit on the back seat.
Ask simply at your retailer or your car dealer accessories are there for your vehicle. In particular, if one has to transport more than a dog, a correspondingly large vehicle is necessary. Caution! Puppies and young dogs and exit should be as low as possible up to twelve months. There are also special ramps in specialist shops. Off-road vehicles are not to be recommended due to the high bumper growth difficult or run disabled dogs (small dogs, dachshunds, Basset Hounds, heavy and huftdysplasiegefahrdete breeds).
Such dogs must wear or use a ramp but it is! Don’t forget: bring your dog from the outset in that he can not just jump out of the car. He should sit only as long as, until you have to leash him. Then, the dog must leave the car. The trainers of the top dog school like to explain how. Give to eat your dog only slightly on the day prior to departure. The last meal please no later than four hours before driving, to prevent nausea and vomiting. The dog should not be fed on the drive itself. Insert enough stops to treat the dog’s movement and to drink to give him something. Drive breaks every two hours are ideal. Make sure that the dog not at an open window in the airstream sits, because he is otherwise easily can catch a conjunctivitis. If the dog is on mountain roads much yawns or pants, give him a chew bone. By chewing the ear pressure dissolves. Leave your dog unattended in a parked car. In the summer of over 30 C temperatures inside the car very quickly. After 15 minutes, this heat for dogs already becomes a deadly danger. Always take your dog during the breaks on the leash and attach an Adressmarke to his collar. If not already done so, you should have a pet register, such as the German pet register of the Association of German animal welfare Federation or TASSO e.V. register your dog prior to departure. This increases the chance that you find your pet in case of a fall faster. If you heed these points on behalf of your dog, nothing more in the way is a relaxing holiday. In this sense, the top dog school team wishes you a beautiful and interesting holiday! Come back all well rested!