Tag: pets

48 Posts

Nov 11, 2015

Traveling With Pets? Make Your Life Easier

FIDO Blog

Products that can make traveling with your pet a bit easier. From Car Talk's pet experts.

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The safest crates and harnesses for dogs.
Oct 06, 2015

Today: No Flying Dogs

FIDO Blog

Are all pet restraints equally effective? The scoop from Car Talk's pet experts, crash test videos, and more, right here.

pets safety

Solutions for keeping your pet cool in the car.
Sep 16, 2015

How a K9 Cop Stays Cool in His Ride

FIDO Blog

We all (should) know that leaving dogs in hot cars is a no-no. So how does a working dog stay cool on the job? Car Talk's pet experts talk to K9 Patrolman Robert Swartz and K9 Blitz of the Taunton Police Department.

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Pet health while traveling.
Aug 10, 2015

Pet First Aid: What Should You Have in Your Trunk?

FIDO Blog

Got a first-aid kit in your car? How about one for your pet?

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Removing vomit smell from car
Jun 26, 2015

How to Clean Up After a Carsick Doggie

FIDO Blog

Did your Great Dane just regurgitate three pounds of kibble in the backseat of your Kia? Never fear. Car Talk pet experts Melissa and Sip explain how to keep smells at bay.

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Dogs getting carsick
Jun 26, 2015

Your Pup's Stomach vs. Your Car: Preventing the Puke

FIDO Blog

Our experts explain how to keep your dog from tossing his doggie biscuits all over your backseat. If you've got a sensitive stomach, maybe grab a bucket... 

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What's a good vehicle for pulling animals
Jun 23, 2015

Best Ride for a Water Buffalo? How About a Pygmy Goat?

Dear Car Talk

Carey needs a replacement for the 1998 Toyota RAV4 that's been faithfully transporting a menagerie of water buffalos, pygmy goats, dogs, and retired racehorses for years. What does Car Talk recommend?

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Car Talk Fido blog
May 14, 2014

FIDO Blog Contributors

FIDO Blog

Veterinarian Sip Siperstein and professional dog trainer Melissa McCue-McGrath take your questions on all things animal and automotive.

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Prevent dogs from overheating in hot cars.
May 28, 2015

Today: Pets in Hot Cars

FIDO Blog

Everybody knows not to leave a pet in a hot car, right? Right? But how hot is too hot? Our pet experts weigh in. 

pets summer

Traveling in the car with cats.
Apr 24, 2015

Driving Miss Fluffy: Cats in Cars

FIDO Blog

Car Talk guest experts on how to keep your cat safe in the car. Follow their tips, and we won't tip off Princess Fluffykins that you're actually taking her to the vet.

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