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Don’t feed the dog much before you start on the trip. It is wise to carry a supply of water in a thermos. Stop every few hours to exercise the dog the roadside parks are becoming popular for both humans and animals.
Most dogs curl up and sleep during a long car ride. However, there are some excitable animals who need sedation, and your veterinarian can prescribe tranquilizers that will keep your dog quiet and prevent drooling or vomiting. Sedatives or tranquilizers with anti-nausea qualities seem to give better results than dramamine or bonamine, which don’t seem to work as well on dogs as on humans.
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