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Why Your Dog Should Be Restrained While A Vehicle

Cute or not cute, physics is physics, and a 60-pound dog can quickly become a projectile hurling through space with 2,700 pounds of force.

Curiously, only one state, Rhode Island, requires pets to be restrained or

under the physical control of another passenger (not the driver) with a fine up to $200 for violations.

DON’T let your dog hang his head out the window. 

DO restrain your dog using a harness. 

DON’T use an extension tether.

DO look for a CPS-certified restraint.

DON’T be distracted by your pet.

Visit for more information on certified pet restraints and tips on how to keep your pet safe while traveling.


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About Laurie Hardie

Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.