Whether you’re going camping, on a road trip, or visiting family, traveling with a dog in the car for more than a couple of hours can be a bit stressful. These accessories will make the trip much easier.
Car Seat Cover
A car seat cover is the most important accessory for anyone traveling with a dog in the car. It’ll keep your seats clean, while providing a safe and roomy spot for your dog to hang out. This one includes multiple pockets and an attachment flap to protect the inside of the doors, as well.
Dog Seat Cover for Back Seat, Waterproof Dog Hammock Scratchproof Pet Seat Covers with 4 Bags Side Flaps & 2 Dog Seat Belts, Washable Nonslip Seat Protector for Cars Trucks and SUVs
Dog Travel Bag
This travel bag will hold water, toys, treats, and dog food in organized compartments for easy access. The fabric is water-resistant and there are plenty of pockets to store any extra supplies. It even includes a pooh bag dispenser for quick access during emergencies.
Dog Travel Bag for Supplies by Lucky Tail - Set Includes Pet Travel Bag Organizer for Accessories, 2 Collapsible Dog Bowls, 2 Travel Dog Food Container - Ideal Dog Travel Kit for a Weekend Away
Travel Water Bottle
Your dog needs frequent access to water during a long road trip. This water bottle allows you to give him a drink without having to deal with a sloshy dish spilling everywhere. Water flows in and out of the bowl attached to the lid with a simple squeeze. You’ll never leave the house without it again.
Pet Water Bottle for Dogs, dog water bottle foldable, Dog Travel Water bottle, Dog Water Dispenser, Lightweight & Convenient for Travel BPA Free 18 OZ. (Blue)
Seat Belt and Harness Set
Keep your pet safe and secure in the car with this harness and seat belt combo. You can choose from a variety of colors and sizes to get the perfect fit for your pooch. The seat belt easily connects to the harness and leaves your dog enough leash to move around in the seat, while still keeping her safely restrained.
SlowTon Dog Car Harness Plus Connector Strap, Multifunction Adjustable Vest Harness Double Breathable Mesh Fabric with Car Vehicle Safety Seat Belt .(Red, Medium)
Some dogs get stressed in the car, which can lead to whining, panting, and chewing. This anxiety jacket is comforting and helps relieve stress for many pups. It’s like giving your dog a cozy hug without taking your hands off the wheel.
ThunderShirt Classic Dog Anxiety Jacket | Vet Recommended Calming Solution Vest for Fireworks, Thunder, Travel, & Separation | Heather Gray, X-Large
Soft Carrier for Smaller Dogs
It’s often safer to transport small dogs in a pet carrier rather than on the car seat. This one is available in three different sizes. It’s also lightweight, so you can carry it around with ease. The fleece pad inside will keep your dog warm and can be removed for easy cleaning.
Dogs are messy, so it’s always good to have a towel on hand. This one comes embroidered with a paw print or bone so you won’t mix it up with any of your “human” towels. You can choose from 16 different designs and two sizes.
Pet First Aid Kit
This first aid kit is especially good to have on hand during long road trips when an emergency care clinic may not be available for hours. It’s compact and easy to store, but contains over 40 items to handle anything that comes up.
Perpetual Pet First Aid Kit with Vet Wrap, Styptic Powder, Bitter Spray & Veterinary Splint. Ideal for Hiking, Travelling, Camping, Outdoor & Indoor Activities
No-Splash Water Bowl
If you plan on driving for hours without stopping, you can leave this water dish on the seat so your dog has constant access. The design makes it unlikely to spill, even when you hit a bump or make a sharp turn. It also works well for food.
Kurgo Splash Free Wander Water Bowl, No Spill Dog Travel Bowl, Portable No Mess Water Bowl for Dogs, Splash Less Pet Bowl for Car Travel, Dog Travel Accessories, 24 oz, Chili Red
This long-term chew toy will keep your dog from getting bored on long trips. It’s tough enough to keep your pup busy for hours, but soft enough that it won’t hurt her teeth. It’s best for mild to moderate chewers.