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My 1 year old male border collie mix Lucky gets extremely car sick while riding. As soon as he gets two miles down the road he throws up. We want to take him places but we can't because he gets so sick :C
What can we do for him?
 

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My 1 year old male border collie mix Lucky gets extremely car sick while riding. As soon as he gets two miles down the road he throws up. We want to take him places but we can't because he gets so sick :C
What can we do for him?
You can get medication for it.
Google medication for dog travel sickness.

I don't know why some dogs are bothered by it and others are not.
My dear wife's osteo has two labs. One is fine, the other is not. They came from the same breeder and have the same owner, same home so why the difference?

Ours, a collie, does just fine. We did 1100 miles with him in just over a week. Maybe we just got lucky.
 

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Samantha, when we adopted her, got violently car sick. Just putting her in the car, she would immediately start drooling, licking and just looking really stressed. Within a block or two she was throwing up. With our Vets advice and help, we gave her low doses of dramamine which helped. We started taking her on very short car trips, whenever we could, sometimes just a few blocks. She gradually got better, though she is not cured, she is so much better, most of the time she does not get violently sick, though still occasionally she will still get sick. We know virtually nothing about her first year, before we adopted her, but we speculate something very unpleasant happened to her in a car, associated with a car ride, or?????
 

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Samantha, when we adopted her, got violently car sick. Just putting her in the car, she would immediately start drooling, licking and just looking really stressed. Within a block or two she was throwing up. With our Vets advice and help, we gave her low doses of dramamine which helped. We started taking her on very short car trips, whenever we could, sometimes just a few blocks. She gradually got better, though she is not cured, she is so much better, most of the time she does not get violently sick, though still occasionally she will still get sick. We know virtually nothing about her first year, before we adopted her, but we speculate something very unpleasant happened to her in a car, associated with a car ride, or?????
He used to be abused and very neglected... i'm not really sure with the car though.
 

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We use a drug called Maropitant, or Cerenia, which was originally created specifically for car sickness in dogs, though now has become one of the most used drugs in veterinary medicine since it's such a safe and effective drug for any kind of vomiting. It has to be given before travel (up to an hour) but causes no sedation (like Dramamine does) and lasts a full 24 hours... and is extremely effective. Ask your vet for some!
 

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We use a drug called Maropitant, or Cerenia, which was originally created specifically for car sickness in dogs, though now has become one of the most used drugs in veterinary medicine since it's such a safe and effective drug for any kind of vomiting. It has to be given before travel (up to an hour) but causes no sedation (like Dramamine does) and lasts a full 24 hours... and is extremely effective. Ask your vet for some!
Our experience with Dramamine is that it will make Samantha sleepy, while we are driving, but as soon as we stop, she is all alert and ready to go. Her sleeping while we are in motion is ok, as long as she can 'break through' when we stop, which she can. The other good thing, is within five hours or so its completely worn off, and no after affects, just like she took nothing.
 

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Don't feed your dog before car rides. This is the most effective way to stop this problem. If you know you are taking dog somewhere in the afternoon don't feed him in the morning. If you're taking him in the morning don't feed the night before. He will be fine wolves can go two weeks between meals!
 
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