New Jersey is leading the way when it comes to pet safety legislation, as the state has proposed "pet buckle up laws" that require cat and dog seat belts to be used while traveling in the car with our four-legged friends.
While the proposed law seems to have our pet's best interests at heart, the bill is being met with mixed reactions. Among the chief questions revolving around the legislation is whether or not these pet safety belts even work, and whether or not they actually do more harm than good.
A recent segment that aired on NBC's TODAY revealed the surprising results of a new study that suggested that the canine car safety belts were not in fact safe. The study, conducted by the Center for Pet Safety (a 501 (c)(3) non-profit dedicated to the safety of pets and consumers), looked at four leading pet harness brands that are currently on the market. Read Article