a pet's life magazine Summer 2015 - Page 18

home SUMMER PET SAFETY BY DAVID ZELIGSON W hile San Diego experiences good weather year-round, summer is the ideal season for enjoying our great outdoors. Including pets in our outand-about activities is a wonderful idea but requires some thought and advanced planning to ensure they have fun and stay safe. In Your Automobile Your dog may enjoy sitting in your lap as you drive or enjoy sticking his nose out the window to catch all the great scents in the wind rushing by. But the simple fact is while it looks cute, it just isn’t safe. Take common sense precautions while driving with your dog in tow: • Always use a pet safety harness or specially designe