AutoTrader Celebrates National Dog Day with List of Best Dog Vehicles

More than 56 million American households have a dog and for many of us, our furry friends are far more than just pets: they are a member of our family. So in honor of National Dag Day on August 26th, the expert editors at AutoTrader are honoring dogs by have compiling a list of the very best vehicles for dog lovers! 

If we're running some errands or going on a longer trip, Americans love to take our dogs with us everywhere we go. In fact, a recent survey of pet owners found that 32% of dog owners take their pets with them in the car when they are away for two or more nights. So whether your passenger dog is a teeny, teacup Chihuahua or a giant Great Dane - Brian Moody has some suggestions on how road tripping with your furry friend can be more enjoyable for both of you. 

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Brian Moody is Site Editor for, delivering timely, straightforward, unbiased automotive information to the sites more than 16 million in-market shoppers. Brian manages all of AutoTraders editorial content, including new and used car reviews, comprehensive auto show coverage, video reviews and car shopping tips and daily automotive news stories.  Brian has been an automotive journalist for more than 12 years, reporting for local and national radio, television, print and online outlets. For nearly a decade, Brian contributed new car reviews to KHTK radio in Sacramento, California and later wrote new car reviews and buying advice for several Los Angeles area community newspapers. He also served as Senior Automotive Editor and video producer at From a broadcast perspective, Brian created automotive and technology stories for Tech TV, served as a reporter for The World's Greatest Auto Shows on SPEED and regularly contributed automotive buying advice to CNBC's On the Money. Brian has a degree in Radio and Television from California State University at Long Beach. He lives in Marietta, Georgia with his wife and two school-age children.

MORE ABOUT NATIONAL DOG DAY: National Dog Day (Also known as: International Dog Day & National Dog Appreciation Day) is celebrated August 26th annually and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, and acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work selflessly each day to save lives, keep us safe and bring comfort.

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