Pet Owners Are Finding Pet-Friendly Vehicles at Liberty Buick GMC

Charlotte NC, July 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The dog days of summer are upon us. Many are trying to get in one last road trip with the whole family before school starts again. At Liberty Buick GMC, they believe the whole family includes the furry ones! "People love taking their dogs on road trips," says Scott McCorkle, owner of Liberty Buick GMC, "And we have plenty of vehicles that will accommodate even the largest pets."

For dog owners, finding a vehicle that will allow their pets to tag along is important. "We recommend either a crossover SUV like the Buick Enclave or one of our GMC Canyons," explains McCorkle, "Both offer comfort, functionality, and plenty of space."

The 2015 Buick Enclave is one of Buick's luxury crossovers. The interior is crafted with premium materials and easy to clean seats in case of dirty paw prints. There are three rows of seating and 23.3 cubic feet of storage space. If more room is needed for a pet, the 2nd and 3rd rows can be folded down to 115.2 cubic feet of open space.

The 2015 GMC Canyon 4WD SLE was picked by as one of the top ten vehicles for dog owners. "This is a great everyday driver with a comfortable interior, but can also handle rugged terrain," says McCorkle, "It's the perfect outdoor trip truck for you and your four-legged friend." The 2015 GMC Canyon boasts a 3.6-liter, direct-injected V6 engine with 305 horsepower. It comes with Wi-Fi capabilities, rearview camera, and large color touch screen. The interior is durable and stain-resistant.

Liberty Buick GMC reminds drivers to keep their pets safe while on long road trips. "Dogs can be so much fun while on a road trip, but they also have special needs to consider," explains McCorkle. Here are some tips for traveling with dogs:

· Bring a portable, collapsible water bowl

· A tie out- never leave a dog in your car during warm weather

· A leash- a dog will need walk breaks on long road trips

· Safety harness- keep your pup secured during driving

· Protect your car- consider getting a seat cover to guard against scratches

· Locate pet-friendly hotels before the trip

Drivers that are looking for pet-friendly vehicles can browse the inventory at Liberty Buick GMC through their website: Currently, they are reducing prices on their 2015 models in order to make room for 2016 vehicles. Liberty Buick GMC is located at 9028 East Independence Boulevard Matthews, NC 28105- only 20 minutes from uptown Charlotte.

CONTACT: Scott McCorkle 704-708-8000

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