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Tips For Driving With Dogs: The Winter Edition

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 9th, 2017 8:00am

Tips For Driving With Dogs: The Winter Edition A while back, one of our Patty posts was an article about “10 Tips for Driving with Dogs,” relating and revealing some important facts about everything from crates to travel kits. In this winter edition, we’ll add some advice to those tips that will make sure Fido doesn’t become too “frosty” or frustrated while riding with us during these colder months. When it comes to travel kits, especially in ...


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On Black Friday, Subaru joins with REI to #MakeADogsDay #OptOutside

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 25th, 2016 12:05am

On Black Friday, Subaru joins with REI to #MakeADogsDay #OptOutside Did you know that once again REI is closing its doors to consumers on Black Friday and inviting their employees and shoppers to grab their favorite canine companions and #OptOutside instead? REI started the #OptOutside movement in 2015 when the company paid its 12,000-plus employees to spend time outside, and invited America to join them. According to REI, the response was overwhelmingly positive, and more than 1.4 million people ...


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10 Tips for Driving with Dogs

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 2nd, 2015 1:20pm

Americans love to drive their animal friends with them about town and on family road trips. Now that dogs fit in purses, pigs act like dogs, and even cats are learning to love the leash, there’s no reason to leave the family favorite at home. In fact, a survey of AutoTrader.com visitors who have a dog reveals 75 percent take them in the car once per month or more, and 53 percent take their dog in the car at least once a ...


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Ford and American Humane Association Remind Pickup Truck Drivers: Dogs Ride Inside

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 12th, 2013 1:10am

Experts from the American Humane Association today cautioned that pets should never be transported in the bed of a pickup truck. According to their study, over 100,000 dogs die each year while riding in pickup truck beds. This cute guy is named Jinx, and he's here to show us the correct way dogs should travel in a pickup truck. As a result, Ford Motor Company has partnered with the American Humane Association to help bring ...


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They're On a Roll -- Sweet Chihuahua Pups Get Some Wheels!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2008 1:37pm

For those who follow the progress of North Shore Animal League America's famous Chihuahua trio, Venus, Carmen and Pablo, there's news: these charming dogs, born without their front legs and rescued by the League from a Virginia shelter, now have front-wheel drive, in the form of carts that will assist their mobility. The three have been practicing getting about and eating using their new, ...


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Dog Days: Stay at a Posh Bed and Breakfast With Your Pet!

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 25th, 2007 5:59am

Whooee! It’s been a while since I checked in with you all out there. I know you all missed my anecdotes about the two rascals in my life, Rigby and Roxy. When Jason and I travel, we prefer to bring the pups along, however there aren’t many places that allow dogs, let alone cater to them. Bed & Breakfasts are the ultimate in home-away-from-home comfort when traveling. But can you bring your pets with ...


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Scratchings and Sniffings Blogs on Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 22nd, 2007 11:51pm

February 22, 2007 Dog Treats and Singing Cats Can't resist some of the news stories I read online. Over at MediaPost's Marketing Daily, there's an article titled, "Psychology Pays Off In The Dog-Treat Market." [free registration may be required] Essentially, it talks about devoted owners - like us - but specifically, empty-nesters..."who have 'transferred their love' to their ...


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