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Dogs ‘prefer electric cars to diesel ones’

Dogs are more relaxed in electric cars than diesel cars, research finds

Dogs are more relaxed in electric cars than diesel cars, new research claims. Online vehicle marketplace CarGurus partnered with the University of Lincoln on the new study, which looked at the effects on dogs of travelling in a diesel car versus an electric vehicle (EV). The two-day investigation used 20 …

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Record number of pets travelling on Le Shuttle

Travelling with pets on Eurotunnel Le Shuttle

August was a record-breaking month for Eurotunnel Le Shuttle with the largest number of pet crossings to date – a total of 54,501. Summer 2022 also set a record for pet travel on the service as a  whole, with some 98,000 journeys across the summer holidays in July and August. …

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Top tips for happy travel with your dog

MINI UK's dog travel tips

MINI UK and partner Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, are on a mission to help you and your Very Important Pooches (VIPs) travel safely and happily during the festive period. One in three households in the UK now include a dog and online searches for ‘how to …

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Keep your dog cool in the car

Dog in a car - GEM Motoring Assist

As the hot weather returns, road safety and organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging pet owners to ensure their dogs are safe and comfortable on car journeys. And remember, it’s both dangerous and illegal to leave an animal in a hot vehicle. “If the dog becomes ill or dies, you …

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Don’t leave dogs in cars during the heatwave

Dog in a hot car - GEM Motoring Assist

As temperatures soar, road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist has some timely advice for dog owners. GEM’s Neil Worth warns that it’s both dangerous and illegal to leave an animal in a hot vehicle. “If the dog becomes ill or dies, the owner is likely to face a …

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Travelling with dogs: summer driving tips

young woman standing and a dog sitting inside a car

Every year without fail there are horrific stories about dogs dying in cars during hot weather. Many people still believe that it’s ok to leave a dog in a car if the windows are left open, or they’re parked in the shade. The truth is that it’s still a potentially …

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