Many dogs and puppies suffer from car or motion sickness. It is important to realize your dog’s car sickness is most likely due to stress and not movement, however, in young dogs and puppies development of the ear structures used for balance could contribute.
Common signs of motion sickness are:
Car sickness and motion sickness can make even the shortest car rides stressful on both you and your pet. You should see your vet to make sure your dog has no underlying issues causing the car sickness.
For car sick dogs a trip to the grooming shop can be a real nightmare. Add the initial stress of the car ride to the long, stressful environment at most grooming shops, then a car ride home and that is a horribly stressful situation for most dogs and even more so for dogs with car sickness.
Active Paws Mobile Grooming is the perfect solution for dogs with car or motion sickness! We bring the grooming shop to you, eliminating the dreaded car ride to and from the grooming shop along with eliminating the loud, stressful environment once they arrive at the groomer. We will groom your pet onsite in our self powered and contained facility with no cage time and give your dog personal attention, drastically reducing the overall grooming time to around 60-90 minutes!