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Hauling the Dogs

I know this topic has been touched on before but I'm curious what everyone does when they have that 4-legged beast in their trucks. Mine jumps so she has to be in the cab and the black interior LOVES her white hair. I'd kinda like to put a lead in the bed someday for her so just wondering how everyone has that set-up (if they even do it at all) and if you guys to anything to protect your interior (I used to have a hammock type contraption for my Focus). Thanks!!

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My white dog rides in a little dog bed I've got in the passenger's seat and I vacuum or use a sticky roller every day to keep the truck hair-free. Bit of a pain, but I'd rather do that instead of leaving him at home all the time.
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Mine jumps as well. So i am interesed as to what everyone does also. And to be like disturbed here is a pic of mine. It about a year old pic of her in the Jeep I used to have.

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What kind of dog is that?^^^
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DD rides shot gun. She's ridden in the back of the Ranger once, and she was alright, but I would rather have her in the cab.

Here she is in the Dodge:




As far as cleaning goes, I usually brush her pretty often, but her hair still seems to like to linger in the truck. The shop vac takes care of that.
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What kind of dog is that?^^^
Rotti/Lab/Beagle Mix. She is the runt of the litter. When I first took her to the vet they said she would be 75lbs. She is a lil over 2 years old and she has topped out at 45lbs.
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Its a cable that is connected to both tie down points with a loop in the middle with the extra cable going through the loop with a snap on it. It works really good you can make is as short or long as you need it and very cheap.

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that is a cool pup you have
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that is a cool pup you have
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She just sits on the passenger seat either curled up or on her butt. but...she's 1/3 the size of your dog.



on a side note: STILL finding white hairs. lol.
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my great dane starts in the backseat, and i lay down the pass. seat and his front paws are on there. only way he'll fit without being in my lap!
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I need to stop reading this thread. Makes me want to go adopt a puppy from the Humane Society. Waited forever and only a couple years before I finally can get one!!! :-)
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Camper shell...lol

But before I had that I drilled a hole right in the middle of the bed and put an eye bolt through it. Tied a chain just long enough for him to look over the edge and went right to his collar. I would rather have him in the cab, but if I had passengers i'd just put him in the bed.
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Scott from Buff ( Tearloch ) made a small platform and put a blanket on it in his extended cab.. like a ' dog bed '. Works great for him.
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Mine rides shotgun. Or half shotgun, the other half is hanging out the window so far his nose is even with the antennae LOL Makes it a paint with passengers but its allright. I like the dog better than most the bums that hitch a ride anyways.
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Mine rides shotgun. Or half shotgun, the other half is hanging out the window so far his nose is even with the antennae LOL Makes it a paint with passengers but its allright. I like the dog better than most the bums that hitch a ride anyways.
Beautiful dog. ^^^^^^^^

I am glad to see that there are so many dog lovers on this site. I really thought more pople would have them in the bed of the truck. Makes me feel sane and not the only one that would rather have em in the cab.
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No pics here, but my lab rides shotgun when it is just me in the truck. Or if the whole family goes she sits in the back between the kids and hangs her head out of the slider, or rests it on the arm rest.

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my lab rides shotgun, and hangs out the window, she loves it too, sometimes if i leave the rear window open she will stick her head out there, i am too scared to have her ride in the bed, dont know what she would do, but when we get to our destination and i let her out, as soon as i put the tailgate down she jumps up there and makes herself comfy
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My dog rides shotgun too. She loves to hang her head out the window. I turn off my passenger side airbag too. If I get in an accident or whatever I'd hate to have it coming at her.
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Bailey always rides shotgun unless the lady is with us then she rides behind me.

She is the best dog I have ever owned, crazy since I have paid more than most people have for some of their trucks for some of our old show/gun dogs. (Used to show St. Bernards, and worked for and raised Worscheim's German Short Hairs)

She was a free dog that wondered up to my buddies house starved/flees/worms/obviously beaten. Wouldn't trade her for any other dog.


-Note she is in the back of my old dd Metro LSI
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^^^^ Nice looking dog.
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^^^^ Nice looking dog.
thanks man. Wish I knew what she was for sure. Everyone has a guess but noone will ever know if they are right :(
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Your dog looks like a character out of a cartoon with the hair. Funny stuff.
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Mutts are always the best. Mine came from a shelter, we know NOTHING about her but I couldn't ask for anything different... except maybe less shedding... haha
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Mutts are always the best. Mine came from a shelter, we know NOTHING about her but I couldn't ask for anything different... except maybe less shedding... haha
X's 2 for mine as well she is short hair on most of her body but the middle of her back is almost 2inches long and sheds like crazy. My truck gets its own 3M lint roller for her seat.
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