your dog suffers from motion sickness, drools
or throws up in the car, there are things you
can do to ease his suffering.
is a link to a web site about natural remedies that you
can give your dog before a drive, to help her cope with
the stress of the journey. Even if the sickness is based
on fear, it is still stress related and she could be helped
by B6 vitamins. Here is the link:
is also a specific herb called Scullcap & Valerian
Herbs, which will help against travel sickness.
The local vet here in Hitchin sell them and I'm sure
other vet practices and pet shops sell them too.
is a great idea to sit with her in a stationary car
and just get her used to the environment. Maybe bring
a filled Kong with you, that she can munch on in the
car, whilst you read the morning paper.
you've done this often enough for her to be relaxed
and happy to jump into the car with the engine off,
you go through the same process all over again, but
this time with the engine on. The car is still stationary
she's happy with this, you can make small trips with
her. It is beneficial if you can take the trips to a
favourite place of your dogs, such as your local dog
park, a friends house, etc, and then for one of you
to walk your dog home, so that the trip ends with something
really positive and not another dreaded car trip home.