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Safety comes first when traveling with pets


Last updated 10/24/2017 at Noon

Dogs should be properly restrained in vehicles and not allowed to ride with their heads out of the window. The high velocity of wind can damage their respiratory systems over time. Courtesy photo

TEMECULA – A pet’s love is unconditional, so it’s no wonder that pet parents want to keep their beloved animals by their side as much as possible. Pet owners whose pets spend ample time in the car should brush up on some safety precautions to ensure the roadways are safe for all travelers, including those covered in fur.

Driving while distracted is a significant safety concern. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety notes that simply taking one’s eyes off the road for two seconds doubles the chances of being involved in a crash. Recent data from Kurgo, a leading supplier of quality...

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