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Pet Safety Memorial Day

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Dianne Ly
- 729 days ago -
With summer right around the corner Bark Buckle UP wants to remind people to be safe driving buckle up the whole family pets included this Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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Dianne Lynn Eakin (758)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 2:24 am
• Wearing a seatbelt costs you nothing but NOT wearing on can cost a life
• Bark Buckle UP’s StatTracker 2009 98 percent of pets were not secured properly
• A 60-pound pet can become 3000-pound projectile, at just 35mph
• Pet travel has increased 300 percent since 2005
• Unrestrained pets delay emergency workers' access to human occupants
• Pets escaping post-accident pose many dangers, including catching the loose pet
• Injured pets may bite first responders and rescue workers
• Pets may escape through a window or open door and cause a second accident
• Driver distraction is common when unrestrained pets are rambunctious

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 10:32 am
good idea my G.S. always wear seatbelt when he goes with us in car:)thx Dianne

Ingrid A. (534)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 2:27 pm
Have a safe and fun Memorial Day weekend Dianne and all my Care 2 friends. Hugs.

Terry V. (30)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 5:26 pm
Thank you for the reminders

Carlene D. (239)
Friday May 24, 2013, 7:58 am
Noted and sharing in our pet groups.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Friday May 24, 2013, 9:40 am
I used to know a person who lost his cat in an accident because she was just sitting in the car without her carrier and not being tethered. It was very sad and he missed her so much.

Past Member (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 9:52 am
read and noted, thanks

iveta cer (62)
Friday May 24, 2013, 10:38 am
Thanks Dianne

Past Member (0)
Friday May 24, 2013, 5:29 pm
Great reminders, Lynn. Thanks for sharing.

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Friday May 24, 2013, 8:58 pm
Splendid, this is something one can't forget.

linda newman (3638)
Monday May 27, 2013, 6:53 am
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