Can dogs get carsick?

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Can dogs get carsick?
« on: 01/06/2007 17:51:10 »
People get carsick.. You see dogs in cars aswell.. Do you think that they get carsick aswell?
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Can dogs get carsick?
« Reply #1 on: 01/06/2007 18:24:29 »
I have one dog that gets carsick, and two that do not.

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« Reply #2 on: 01/06/2007 21:30:56 »
My daughters Walker Hound got carsick everytime she went for a ride!LOL! Especially if you were not a smooth driver!

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« Reply #3 on: 01/06/2007 22:05:10 »
LOL.. What does the dog do, if it gets carsick?
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« Reply #4 on: 02/06/2007 19:31:37 »
It pukes all over the place just like a human! LOL I used to get carsick as a kid!

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« Reply #5 on: 03/06/2007 12:58:48 »
Eww lol.. What colour puke?? [:P]
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Can dogs get carsick?
« Reply #6 on: 03/06/2007 22:23:27 »
Usually, if anything like my dog a horrid yellow slime and not fun if you are on a long journey.

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« Reply #7 on: 04/06/2007 20:00:11 »
We have one dog that loves car rides and one that pukes as soon as you pull out of the driveway.  We have to give him doggie tranquilizers.
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« Reply #8 on: 04/06/2007 20:14:01 »
It pukes all over the place just like a human! LOL I used to get carsick as a kid!

My experience it is clearish at 1rst turning yellow and then bits and pieces of stomach contents and that can be pretty knarly! LOL

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« Reply #9 on: 30/01/2008 16:40:01 »
Lots of puppies get carsick in moving cars, but fewer adult dogs. Itís likely the immature ear structures of puppies contribute to motion sickness. Human children have this problem, too.

Many puppies take a lot of car rides to places such as dog parks and doggie day care programs. Every trip carries the risk that something will happen to traumatize the puppy about riding in the car. When the dog is getting carsick on each trip, you may get a conditioned effect of nausea associated with the car. Either trauma or conditioning can cause carsickness to continue after the physical reasons for the nausea have been outgrown.

If you have a carsick puppy,as your vet for ways to minimize stress and mess, both now and when the pup is older.