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Top 6 dog-friendly cars

Best cars for dogs
Best cars for dogs © Mat Hayward/Shutterstock.com

Your dog is a family member. So, it makes sense that you want your pooch to travel in safety and comfort.

Recognizing that 78.2 million people own dogs, according to The Humane Society, the car industry has gone to great lengths to cater to the furry-family demographic in the United States.

From fold-down cargo areas that can easily be hosed down, to cargo dividers that keep Fido safe and secure while the car is moving, there's a host of features pet owners can get for their new vehicles. Some of these pet perks come standard, while others require an upgrade, but if making sure your four-legged family member is as happy as a clam on your next road trip or ride to the grocery store, then consider these six dog-friendly cars. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices and miles per gallon estimates come from the carmakers.

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