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Features August 2018 Issue

Three Possible Reasons a Dog Won’t Stop Panting In the Car

Some dogs, for any one of a number of reasons, have a hard time in the car. They have to be treated with care and patience.

Three Possible Reasons a Dog Won’t Stop Panting In the Car

Whatever the cause, there are solutions.

Frances Fineberg of Oviedo, Florida, is worried for her two-year-old golden retriever, Amos, and for good reason. He hates going in the car, but the Fineberg family is about to take him on a vacation that involves an 8-hour road trip. They canít board him while they are away because he is a service dog. Ms. Fineberg believes itís not the heat of the car thatís causing the problem.

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