• Jun 1, 2008
Click the photo above for fur friendly Honda images.

Many folks consult their best friend before making a big purchase. Since the dog is known as man's best friend, owners tend to cater towards their pets when buying a new car. In the United States, that means dog lovers often end up with trucks, SUVs or crossovers. However, in Japan, efficient use of space is a bit more of a priority. That is why Honda Japan developed the Honda Dog website. It all started with the Honda Vamos Dog Edition, but has since expanded to include other offerings. While the site features Honda's pet friendly accessories such as strap-in carriers and mats, it also shows how easily your Corgi will fit into your Fit.

Honda Dog touches upon all dog owner concerns. There are pictures showing how you can arrange pet crates in a variety of Honda vehicles. It even provides dimensions on the best entryway for your small to full-size tongue-wagger. Worried about all that pet hair or soggy dog odor? Honda Dog contains analysis on the ease of pet hair cleanup from vehicle interiors. It also indicates how Honda's advanced deodorization filter can reduce allergens and undesired smells. For some reason, the site even finds it necessary to point out how toys and water bottles fit nicely into the interior compartments such as the glove box, in case you couldn't figure it out for yourself. View the gallery to see a sampling of what Honda Dog has to offer.


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      • 6 Years Ago
      after cleaning out cars for a living, I have learned that Subaru has won the dog owners over.
        • 6 Years Ago
        You should see the interior of my WRX. My Chihuahua thinks she's a parrot and insists on riding behind my friggin' head, on my shoulder the whole time.

        In other words: I have black/blue interior with a very white and fuzzy headrest.

        Cute, happy little Corgi in that pic. Great dogs! Ridiculously cute puppies...
        • 6 Years Ago
        Makes sense as most Subarus are roomy, comfortable, have a lot of luxury equipment and many with all wheel drive. Quite a few with decent ride height, not too high, nor too low. I know of friends who are rethinking their SUV's that they assumed would work well for something more pooch friendly next time around. Easy head access out the window a plus as well :)
        • 6 Years Ago
        I have to agree. I have a station wagon because I have a 53-lb dog... and it's a Subaru Legacy GT because I wanted something fun to drive. Trudy and I are both happy with the car.
      • 6 Years Ago
      This thing is built extremely cheap, just by judging the wheel wells, inexpensively built.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Off to valid topics.....
      • 6 Years Ago
      Odd, I submitted something similar to this around May 29th or 30th.

      Here is the posting I saw, with additional Reuters newsclip and linkage to Toyota's own "C Loves Dog" site.

      http://www.japanprobe.com/?p=4725

      http://toyota.jp/corolla/dog/

      • 6 Years Ago
      Behold the Honda Flea-ed.
      • 6 Years Ago
      a b-class ripoff.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Honda (and the Japanese in general) have been making these types of vehicles long before Mercedes came up with the B-class, not to mention the A-class.
        • 6 Years Ago
        @ ayle

        The Odyssey? where in the picture do you see an odyssey?

        @Ken

        I am not saying k-cars are b-class ripoff, it's just that the car in the picture looks like a b-class from the side.

        Sorry to disappoint you honda fanboys.
        • 6 Years Ago
        It looks great from the side angle, meaning it looks nothing like a B-class. Try again.
        • 6 Years Ago
        The odyssey was out before the b-class, what are you talking about?
      • 6 Years Ago
      Its funny how folks in the US love thier pets more than their own children or even family.... leaving inheritances to your pet instead of your own blood! Its no wonder we're made fun off around the world amongst other things...
        • 6 Years Ago
        Because most kids turn out to big time A**holes!
        • 6 Years Ago
        bakka,
        Whose fault is that, really? I have lived overseas for half of my life and am simply stating facts of how Americans *spoiled* are seen abroad...
        • 6 Years Ago
        Sounds like a pretty moronic stereotype. I've heard of two, maybe three instances where somebody left a major inheritance to a dog. That would hardly count for America.
        • 6 Years Ago
        these pics were taken in japan on japanese market hondas...
        • 6 Years Ago
        Dude, I dress my dog up.

        Its cute. Its silly. She has a bomber jacket, a Batman costume and it only gets worse from there.

        Regardless, I would hope my dog's wardrobe or how I spoil my little beast doesn't reflect my outlook on more serious issues around the world.

        People are people. They do ridiculous things. The "how can you spend money on that when there's starving kids in Africa?" Crusade won't get you very far. If you're that concerned, sell your unimportant goods (video games, sporty/extra cars, cool clothes, you get the idea) and donate to charity. No doubt, a noble cause, but still, where do you draw the line?

        If people can't dress their dogs then the terrorists have truly won...
        • 6 Years Ago
        Rav3,
        Take a flight down to Florida! Thats just one example... I've seen the same nonsense in other states in my travels.. pooches walking around in designer clothes and GOD knows what other rubbish, while actual HUMAN BEINGS (children) in Africa are starving...

        broad mindedness my friend... not narrowmindedness
      • 6 Years Ago
      We dont have the B class in America so we dont care, Mercedes choose not so sell it here, we would prefer a Honda over a Merc anyway.
        • 6 Years Ago
        I definitely think that US consumers would go for a very small Honda rather than a very small Merc. When you're talking cheap-not luxury-the market tends to go for these highly reliable vehicles.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Huh...thanks for reminding me that I need to get a corgi and name him Ein :)
      • 6 Years Ago
      Um...who cares about the odor, what about the hair? It gets everywhere and is gross.
      • 6 Years Ago
      The Nippon chick looks cute...
        • 6 Years Ago
        My eyes ain't that bad as yours, User... ;p
        • 6 Years Ago
        ... Creepy... That's a dog...

        /sarcasm
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