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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Vets Warn Dog Owners About High Car Boots

If you fancy taking your dog out for a lengthy walk in the countryside, rather than your local park or surrounding area, then having a car with a big boot can be hugely beneficial.

This includes 4x4s, which offer lots of room for your pooch, while also being able to cross tricky rural terrain.

But veterinary experts are warning dog owners who use such vehicles to not let their pet jump down from the boot as it may cause injury, a new study reveals.

The scientists behind the experiment, from Hartpury University Centre in Gloucester, concluded that a ramp should be set up from the boot to the ground instead. Dogs should walk down the ramp so as not to damage their legs from the impact of a jump.

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