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Travelling with Dog #749917
30/07/22 02:46 PM
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Has anyone travelled to and around France in a 2 seat Morgan with a dog on the passengers lap and encountered any issues with the law?? Appreciate any thoughts / experiences.

Thanks Ron

Re: Travelling with Dog [Re: Ron C] #749927
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A little planning and a suitable disguise should get you past the authorities.

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Re: Travelling with Dog [Re: Ron C] #749932
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Hi Edwin, Will give your suggestion some thought though the wine might present an additional issue!!!

Regards Ron.

Re: Travelling with Dog [Re: Ron C] #749933
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I don't know how strict they are in France.

But as a preventive warning to anyone who wants to travel in Spain with his pet, if they catch you here with your dog unleashed / secured to a specific seat or in a cage, you're toasted: 100 € to 500 € fine.

They have no mercy. There is not a "Awwwnn he is so cute! OK, please be careful and next time secure him to the back seat or put him in a cage.".

It's more this style: "Good morning! Dog unleashed to a seat buckle and on the passenger's lap: 500 €. You're not Spanish, therefore you pay now with a credit card or cash. And you need to secure your pet right now. And if you don't pay and / or don't have any cage or specific harness for the pet to travel in this car, you have to leave the dog here or call someone to pick him up in a proper way. Until you do so, you can't continue your journey and your car will be immobilized".


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Re: Travelling with Dog [Re: Ron C] #749942
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I've not travelling to France with my dog and the MOG but do often take him with me in the car. For me at least, I would think twice about it as it's super easy for him/her to want to jump out and even with a harness and tether, my little guy gets too excited with all going on around him.

More importantly, I have to plan when I take him around cooler days. With no AC and generally the cabin heating up slightly due to the design of the car, I found out quickly he got quite overheated quickly.

Perhaps put a cooling matt in the footwell if your dog fits there,

Good luck!

Re: Travelling with Dog [Re: Ron C] #749971
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It’s not the law I would be worried about, it’s the wife I would be fighting and me and the dog would lose!


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Re: Travelling with Dog [Re: Ron C] #750008
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Perhaps send the dog via FedEx and meet it there.

Just a thought innocent


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Re: Travelling with Dog [Re: Ron C] #750015
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Just had conversation with my niece who lives in France.
The police will not look happy on you with a dog on your lap!
Think about it if you have an accident,!
Even the rules in the U.K are clear a dog has to be restrained with a harness or caged.
As the member says what happens in Spain the same will happen in France.

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I fitted a securing point in the panel in front of the rear shelf. A harness is used to secure Monty in that shelf area. Never kept him in the front as I don’t consider it safe. Never done very long journeys the longest being about 100 miles round trip.


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Re: Travelling with Dog [Re: Ron C] #750020
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We were often on the road with our dog and had a massive eyelet installed for it, to which we secured the dog with a relatively short leash.

We just returned from a big trip to France one week ago (3,200 km) and the eyelet was very useful for securing luggage (unfortunately our dog is no longer alive).

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