Showing posts from October 15, 2011

Blog the Change for Animals: Be Smart Ride Safe® & Bark-Buckle Up for National Animal Protection & Safety Month.

Harley sits in the back and is always buckled up. Buckle Up! It's the Paw ! That's what our new car magnet says! When it comes to our pet's safety, we can't be too careful when traveling in a vehicle. That's why today, in honor of Blog the Change for Animals in conjunction with National Animal Protection & Safety Month, I'd like to once again talk about a very important subject: safe pet travel. Whether you use a crate or a seat belt, please remember to buckle-up your furkids before you turn that ignition key. According to Be Smart Ride Safe®: * A 60-pound pet can causes a 2,700 pound projectile, even when moving at only 35mph * Statistics show pet travel has increased 300% since 2005 * Unrestrained pets in vehicles can delay emergency workers' access to human occupants * Pets escaping a vehicle post-accident can pose many dangers, including catching the loose pet * Injured pets may bite rescue workers or others who are trying to