Autotrader launches dog search site with in support of National Dog Day

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In an effort to help drive the adoption of homeless dogs into loving homes on National Dog Day, Autotrader has introduced a special-edition website for a limited time in partnership with called

The new site marks the brand’s fifth consecutive year of celebrating National Dog Day, coming up this Sunday. 

In addition to being able to search for nearby dogs who are up for adoption in their area, visitors can also find information about vehicle accessories for dogs, pet safety tips and a list of top 10 “Great Cars for Dog Lovers,” Autotrader announced Tuesday.

“We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 vehicles that are the perfect match for dog owners everywhere,” Autotrader executive editor at Brian Moody said in a news release.

“From vehicles with large rear doors and an open cargo floor to second-row fold down seats, each car on our list was selected based on features that are important when drivers are traveling with their four-legged friends.”

Autotrader’s list of top 10 “Great Cars for Dog Lovers includes the:

  1. 2018 Buick Encore
  2. CPO Chevrolet Equinox
  3. 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
  4. Certified Pre-Owned Ford Escape
  5. CPO Honda Fit
  6. 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
  7. 2018 Nissan Kicks
  8. 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
  9. 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
  10. 2018 Volvo V90

On top of the 10 vehicles Autotrader named, the new provides dog owners with information about extra car accessories for dogs' safety and comfort such as car kennels, rear seat pet hammocks, spill-proof water bowls and pet ramps.

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