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graduatedbob Sat 18-May-19 16:21:53

We are planning on going camping next weekend and will have quite a long journey there. Our 6 month old puppy gets quite travel sick, so I am wondering if anyone have any tips on how to make the journey more comfortable for her (and us as she will need to be in the back of the car!)

I will take her for a long walk before we set off and have water available and we will take regular stops. I have heard it's better not to feed her before the journey. Is there anything else I can do? Not sure if travel sickness medication is available from the vets etc.

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OverFedStanley Sat 18-May-19 17:52:12

Cerenia is good medication for travel sickness in dogs (expensive but usually very effective) It can help to break the cycle of car = sickness in dogs .

Speak to your vets

OverFedStanley Sat 18-May-19 17:52:58

You can use sturgeon on dogs but in my experience Cerenia seems to have a more lasting effect and is better tolerated

graduatedbob Tue 21-May-19 21:03:17

The vet quoted £64 for travel sickness tablets! I might investigate the cheaper options from Pets at Home etc

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Wolfiefan Tue 21-May-19 21:07:05

I wouldn’t. Can you get a prescription and get the recommended medication cheaper online?

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