How to Keep Dogs Cool in the Car

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This little guy wants you to know how to keep your dogs cool in the car.

Being stuck in a hot car is unbearable for anyone, especially dogs. Every year, hundreds of dogs tragically die after being left in a hot car. In order to raise awareness, we have provided some tips on how to keep dogs cool in the car while traveling below. With temperatures soaring this summer, please remember to never leave a dog in a hot car for more than a few minutes without implementing some of these tips below.

  1. Sun Shades – If leaving the air conditioning on with someone else in the car isn’t an option, one way to prevent the car from overheating so quickly is to use sun shades. They can easily be found in any automotive section or baby section.
  1. Portable Battery Powered Fans – To keep airflow moving, invest in a portable battery powered fan. They can be found in most camping or outdoor sections of your local store.
  1. Cooling Mats or Coats – Another way to keep your dog cool is to use cooling mats on the seats of your vehicle, or to use a cooling coat. Great options can be found here and here.
  1. Pack a Cooler – If you’re planning a longer trip with your furry friend, make sure to pack a cool full of water and ice packs. When you stop, cool your dog off with some fresh water and ice packs if they start to overheat.

We love our pets and treat them as family, and we hope you do too! It’s not always possible to take our dogs into stores with us, so make sure your visit is brief and that you don’t leave them stuck in the car without knowing they’re properly taken care of and won’t overheat. For more information on how to keep your dog safe in the car, click here.

Honda Accord Technology Features Improve Once More

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With the new model, the Honda Accord technology features are set to surpass the 2015 version, shown here.

The new Honda Accord technology features make it the most advanced Accord ever offered in the U.S. New features have been added for 2016 including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In addition to more tech, the Accord receives some styling updates you’ll be sure to love.

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto enhance driver-to-car connections and offer smartphone capability through the Accord’s entertainment system, HondaLink. The new technology allows you to access apps previously only available on your phone, and puts them at the tip of your fingers. The new systems increase smartphone integration and ultimately keep drivers safer because their eyes are not on their phones.

In addition to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Accord receives a new 7-inch display audio touchscreen interface and Honda Sensing will be available on all trim levels.

The Accord also gets some major styling upgrades including a sportier front and rear end, LED fog lights, aluminum hood features, bigger grille, LED taillights, and 19-inch wheels.

If you’re interested in experiencing the newly styled and technologically advanced Accord for yourself, visit us at Brighton Honda!