How to Help Dogs with Motion Sickness

by Drs. Foster and Smith on December 1, 2015

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Cerenia

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 PetEducation.com suggests four methods of helping your dog overcome the fear of car rides.


 

Cerenia

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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