Spring is coming, it is very pleasant to take a spring tour with a dog, but at this time some pet parents are upset because some dogs will feel uncomfortable in the car, getting motion sickness and even vomiting, then what can we do about the dog motion sickness?
In fact, the root cause of dog motion sickness is that the physical sensation in the car is different from the movement of objects seen by the eyes. Besides, the dog might be stimulated by strange odors such as gasoline and motor oil, resulting in physiological discomfort. Generally, large dogs respond more strongly than small dogs. But dog motion sickness can certainly be improved through training. Here are tips for dealing with dog motion sickness.
Let the dog adapt to the car.
1. Chose A Short-Distance Trip
In the beginning, you can choose short-distance road travel. let the dog gradually adapt to the feeling of riding, and even make it feel fun to ride, you can try to take smooth roads and mountain roads.
2. Establish a Sense Of Security
If there is enough space in the car, you can take the dog's nest into the car. The dog will feel safer when he sees his nest, and will not panic and get motion sickness;
3. do not eat before taking the car
Don't eat anything before going out, otherwise, the dog's stomach will be uncomfortable. And it makes the dog vomit easily.
4. do not go out alone
Training dogs without motion sickness
1. Playing in Car
Take the dog to the car to play not driving, giving it a snack and touching its head. Let the dog understand that the car is a very pleasant thing, and the dog will eliminate anxiety.
2. Start the Car
After that, you can start the car, let the dog gradually adapt to the environment inside the car.
3. Slow Driving
Drive in a stable and slow way, at the same time, you need to appease the dog and build his confidence.