1. When pets realize they’re not going to the vet, they get really excited about the trip.
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2. You’ll always have someone willing to drive when you get tired (but you should probably ask a human).
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3. Road style is something they take very seriously.
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4. You always have a place to keep your sunglasses.
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5. If you ever forget how awesome it is to stick your head out the window, they’ll remind you.
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7. Pets look cooler on the dash than dancing hula girls.
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9. And if you have a sad tale to tell, they’ll listen.
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11. You’ve always got an extra set of warning lights.
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13. They make for the best backseat drivers ever.
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14. And when you’re all done, they’ll even help you clean out the trunk.
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