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How to Drive with Your Pet

        Animals | Pet Travel

Pet Car Seat Covers

You love your pet, and you love to make her happy. One of her favorite activities is riding in the car with you. There's just one problem -- you value the interior of your car.

Whether you just want to keep your pet's shedding hair off your seat or you need to protect your soft leather, you may want to invest in a pet car seat cover. And let's face it, even the most well behaved dog can sometimes have an unexpected accident. You don't want to be stuck trying to air that smell out in the middle of winter when it's too cold to open the windows.

In general, pet car seat covers are basically just what they sound like -- a layer of cloth that covers your car seat. They can come in a variety of colors and materials, and you can get them in a single car seat, a long row that will cover your entire back seat, or even a large mat for the back of a sport utility vehicle.

You can purchase a pet car seat cover for anywhere from $25 to $100, depending on the material and style. When looking for a pet car seat cover, be sure to find one that fits your car, has a waterproof layer, and is machine washable. You don't want to be stuck with something that's difficult to clean.