How to Help Dogs with Motion Sickness

by DFS-Pet-Blog on December 1, 2015


Does your dog miss out on fun times because he suffers from motion sickness? Some dogs are barely in the vehicle before the typical signs of motion sickness start: panting, drooling and then vomiting.

Sometimes car sickness can be caused by fear of being in a vehicle. This article from suggests four methods of helping your dog overcome the fear of car rides.



If your dog still suffers with motion sickness, there is a nausea-controlling drug called Cerenia (maripotant citrate). Learn more about Cerenia with the following video by Dr. Scott McKay, one of our staff veterinarians here at Drs. Foster & Smith.

Talk to your veterinarian to see if Cerenia is right for your dog. Cerenia is available for purchase online at the Drs. Foster & Smith pet pharmacy.

View all the Drs. Foster & Smith videos about pet medications.

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Calvin January 7, 2016 at 4:01 am

Traveling with your dog is always a joy, but dog motion sickness is real and it can happen even during the shortest car rides. So, It is essential to ask your veterinarians about motion sickness medication.

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