How do I keep my pet calm in the car on the way to the vet?Answer
YP AnswersLook for a vet who's close to your house, as many animals don't like being in the car for a long time. If there's an emergency, you want to make sure you can get your pet to the vet as quickly as possible....Read More
invest in a carrier. it will at least keep your pet confined and safe while on the way to the vet....Read More
Make sure to use a travel cage and plenty of snacks....Read More
lots of treats always help...Read More
Ricky C.After many trips with cats and dogs, I've found the following methods work well:
- Positive association - Easier with a dog as you can use the car to go somewhere for walks etc. With a cat, ensure the travel carrier is familiar beforehand.
- Communication - They may be looking for reassurance from you. I talk and pet but not TOO much.
- Stay calm - This last tip is for you and sometimes easier said than done, but try and remain as relaxed as possible.
Corey F.Most pets won't know where they're going until they recognize the area. If your pet starts acting up right away, it could be motion sickness. It's common among dogs. Look out for yawning, extreme drooling and lip-smacking. I exercise my Labrador before setting off for the vet. He burns off excess energy fuel, and his anxiety drops. I also make sure he's got something comfortable to sit on, and I let him face forward. ...Read More
Tranquilizers. Works everytime, and it saves you on bills from the vet having to use anesthisa....Read More
Take your dog for rides other than the vet and drive different routes....Read More
I usually have my son with me who holds my babies on the way to vet. Or a carrier if my son is not available. Take some me toys with them....Read More
CBD oil works great for calming...Read More
I heard "play reggae music", that that is a dog's favorite kind of music. i tried it with my dog. then i tried other calming music in lots of situations. it seemed to help a bit....Read More
Travel kennel crate, towel all the way around it to keep it darker. towel inside. Your pheromones' are on your towels and clothing put some in there to calm the cat or kitten same with dogs or puppies....Read More
Put him in a pet carrier. I travel with 2 little dogs. One hates riding in the car, even in his crate. I have to give him a medicine to keep him calm. But if you are going a short distance I wouldn't sedate him
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