Subaru cars and SUVs are designed with adventure in mind, but that is not the only reason so many seek a Subaru vehicle. They are known not only for their top safety ratings, but also as being one of the most reliable manufacturers on the market. When you buy a Subaru you know you are becoming a part of a company that takes care of their customers. Part of that is ensuring their customers' family feels safe and comfortable in their Subaru, and by family, we mean the whole family, pets included. So why do dog owners consistently choose a Subaru vehicle? Here are 5 reasons Subaru is the right choice for dog owners.

People hiking with their dog.

5. Subaru Offers a Variety of Vehicles

Dog owners have a lot to consider when it comes to picking out their next vehicle. Will there be enough room for Fido and your suitcase? Subaru is one step ahead, offering a variety of models able to accomodate dogs of all shapes and sizes. If you have a large furry friend, consider the Outback with its spacious cargo area or if your best friend is a smaller breed, the Legacy or the Impreza offers just the right amount of room. No matter your needs, Subaru has the perfect SUV or car for you.

4. Top Safety Ratings Across all Vehicles

Among Subaru's many attributes are the consistently outstanding safety ratings of Subaru vehicles. In 2021, Subaru won more IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards than Toyota, Hyundai, and Ford. Subaru has world-class engineering and state of the art driver assistance technology, like the Subaru EyeSight® driver assist technology. Subaru designs for the safety of the driver and passengers in all their vehicles. When you purchase a Subaru, you can rest easy knowing not only you, but also your pets, are safe while on the road.

3. Learn More About Our "Subaru Loves Pets" Initiative

Subaru strives to be seen as more than just a car company. They developed their Subaru Love Promise, which details their commitment to supporting agencies outside of car manufacturing such as education, healthcare, and pets! To go a step further, they created the "Subaru Loves Pets" initiative, where Subaru showed just how much they love those furry friends we call family. Subaru participates in National Make a Dog's Day and helps hard-to-adopt shelter dogs discover their forever homes. Subaru also supports animal advocacy groups like the Center for Pet Safety and ASPCA. Subaru believes in supporting all members of the family.

Happy dog with head in the wind while driving.

2. Supporting Pet Safety

Subaru takes safety seriously, considering every family member's safety, including pets. Subaru sponsored two studies by The Center for Pet Safety, a non-profit research and advocacy group dedicated to companion animals and consumer safety, in which they crash-tested commonly used pet-safety items. Outside of supporting research for pet safety, Subaru is also proud to be the biggest corporate sponsor of the ASPCA. When considering pet safety, rest easy knowing Subaru is acting to be a part of pet safety research and advocacy.

1. Dog Accessories by Subaru

Subaru offers pet owners so much more than safety. One of the biggest reasons pet owners decide to shop from Subaru is the growing catalog of products and accessories for dogs. Check out the Subaru online pet-accessory store to find everything your dog needs to ride safely in your Subaru.