It’s really common for puppies and dogs to have trouble handling car trips. Common signs of motion sickness include nausea, dizziness, and/or vomiting. And feeling this way can make dogs panicky.
This can come on quickly within just minutes of driving, or it can develop once a dog reaches a certain point.
One of the main causes of car sickness a disconnect between what a dog’s eyes see (the inside of the car is not moving) and what he feels (his body feels the motion, and particularly starts and stops and turns).
For this reason, the right car seat can be a great method of reducing the disorientation and sickness that a Pug may be enduring when driving. There are 3 ways that a car seat helps:
It keeps a Pug’s body secure, so that even with starts, stops, and turns, the dog’s body stable.