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Radio Beastro – Barkle Up!

Driver distractions are the number one cause of automobile accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Did you know your pets can be a driver distraction? A recent survey conducted by AAA and Kurgo revealed that 1 in 3 dog owners admit to being distracted by their dog while driving, and 2 in 3 admit to engaging in distracting activities while driving–including playing with the dog, petting the dog, even allowing the dog to sit in their lap! Dr. Sonja Olson, an emergency veterinarian with BluePearl Veterinary Partners joins Kristen to discuss common injuries to pets involved in auto accidents, Kurgo solutions pet owners can use to properly and comfortably restrain pets while traveling and travel safe tips.