Best Dog Friendly Car AccessoriesBlog May 25th, 2023
Best Dog Friendly Car Accessories
Unleash adventures with Greg Vann Nissan! Great weather encourages to embark on small and big road trips! Summer holidays or a ride to the nearest dog park – your pup will be excited to spend time and enjoy nature with you. Smiling and tail wagging intensifies! When travelling by car with your canine buddy, safety comes first. With a large selection of dog friendly car accessories, the specialists at our dealership will assist you in implementing easy solutions to your vehicle: boost the safety and comfort of the journey while protecting your car from dirt stains and scratches!
Why Are Car Accessories for Dogs Important?
Each Canadian province has its own laws regulating animal transportation. When driving with the dog in Cambridge or around Ontario, there are two rules that may apply:
- Animals are not allowed on the drivers lap – your pet should stay in the back.
- In the rear seat or cargo area of the vehicle your dog should be safely confined in a ventilated box or carrier, or fastened by a special seat belt harness.
Our selection of car accessories will help you comply to these rules and stay safe during the ride!
To enhance the safety of all passengers while travelling with a large dog or a pup that struggles with restraints, consider installing a divider between the front and back seats. These car accessories will ensure that your furry companion stays in the back of the car and doesn’t distract you while you’re behind the wheel.
The dog barriers we can recommend are:
- WeatherTech Pet Partition: an easy to install retractable backseat mesh barrier. The adjustable straps and clips fasten to the headrests of your front seats. Universal fit makes it perfect for all cars, trucks and SUVs.
- The WeatherTech Pet Barrier is a heavy-duty barrier that adjusts and expands to keep pets safely secured in the cargo area. There is no need for equipment or drilling, as this dog barrier is fully adjustable to all vehicles!
Car Seat Covers and Door Protection
If your four-legged friend travels in the backseat, with these car accessories, protecting the interior lining has never been easier!
- Waterproof Hammock Seat Cover – is a washable, scratch proof and non-slip backseat protector, that guarantees both your dog’s safety and comfort during the trip, as well as the longevity of your interior fabrics. The fastening system allows it to be adjusted to most models of cars and SUVs.
- WeatherTech Door Protector – your pup loves to look out of the window and you’re worried about the scratches? Safeguard your vehicle’s door panels against scuffs, dirt, slobber, and other potential damages!
Cargo Liner and Cargo Tray
For those who prefer their dog to stay in the cargo area, the WeatherTech Cargo Liner is one of our dog friendly car accessories worth considering, as it offers complete and durable protection for the cargo compartment. Additionally, at Greg Vann Nissan we have a wide selection of Rubber Cargo Trays and Cargo Mats available, the basic car accessories that will save you time and energy spent on cleaning up this space after your dog!
Hop in! If your pup loves the rides and often jumps in and out of the cargo, WeatherTech Bumper Topper is a small investment that will deliver the reliable protection of your hatchback and help you relax about the potential scratches or paint chipping. With the use of adhesive strips, BumperTopper safely attaches to your bumper’s surface, making the installation quick and accurate.
Another option valued by our customers is the WeatherTech Bumper Protector – it’s a great addition to the WeatherTech Cargo Liner! You can easily extend the protector to cover your vehicle’s bumper and when not needed, simply roll it up and secure it with the integrated straps. No more worries when loading or unloading your pet or other items!
For dogs who aren’t able to jump or cannot be lifted to the hatchback, we suggest the WeatherTech Pet Ramp. Its non-slip surface, this ramp offers a secure and comfortable way for your four-legged companion to access the cargo area. The WeatherTech Ramp is foldable and easy to carry!
Remember that canines regulate their body temperature in a different way than humans, so make sure your furry pal doesn’t overheat during the ride. You can limit the exposure to the sun by covering your windows with the dedicated Nissan car sunshades or allow a reliable company like Privacy Tint Inc. to tint the glass.
Car Cleaning Kit
Road trips with your fluffy friend can get messy and that’s okay! The Nissan Family Travel Clean-Up Kit is the best cleaning kit for car owners travelling with animals. In a small zippered nylon bag, you will find all the useful car cleaning accessories: hand sanitizer, cleansing towelettes, clean-up wipes, plastic utility bags, paper scoop, plastic gloves, cold pack, air deodorizer, motion sickness bags, fabric cleaning wipes, cleaning brush, and tissues. This car cleaning kit has everything you need to deal with unexpected events or if your four-legged companion suffers from dog motion sickness.
With the choice of dog friendly car accessories listed above any vehicle can turn into an animal friendly car! These car accessories may give you priceless peace of mind and help make the entire family’s vacation a fully enjoyable experience.
If you’re thinking about upgrading your ride before the next trip, here are our top dog friendly Nissan cars, packed with features making the ride a smooth and pleasant experience for all passengers:
- Nissan Ariya – the eco-friendly electric SUV with plenty of cargo space.
- Nissan Rogue – our all-time best seller, well-recognized for its comfort and safety.
- Nissan Frontier – the pick-up truck great for off-road adventures in the backcountry.
- Nissan Kicks – budget-friendly hatchback with exceptional performance.
- Nissan Pathfinder – spacious SUV made for all kinds of terrain.
- Nissan Qashqai – fantastic family car great for travel and outdoor adventures.
If you would like to learn what features make those models perfect for you and your furry friend, take a look at Nissan’s Top 5 Dog Friendly Cars & SUVs.
Visit us at Greg Vann Nissan and get ready for the upcoming unforgettable adventures with your beloved furry companion! Unleash excitement!