Best Seat Covers to Protect Your Car From Dogs (And Kids!)

A good pet seat cover keeps your truck clean, your dog safe and your marriage intact.

dog head hanging out of a window
Keep your best friend comfortable and your seat covers protected.Emerson Peter/unsplash

Your truck is probably your biggest investment other than your house. Your dog is your best buddy, other than your spouse. A good pet seat cover not only protects your truck and your dog, it also helps keep things clean for whoever else might be riding shotgun. If this isn’t on a list of top ten strategies for great marriages, it surely ought to be.

Waterproof

VIEWPETS Bench Car Seat Cover Protector
This quilted waterproof seat cover will protect your expensive leather seats from your pet's claws, dirt, and hair.VIEWPETS

Muddy water and pawprints, burrs, hitch-hikers and come-alongs as well as dog hair can be controlled with a treated seat cover made of a durable material designed to shed dirt. Check to be sure it's waterproof or resistant if your dog is likely to travel after a swim.

Easy to Remove

Vailge Dog Car Seat Covers
Hammock-style seat covers like this one keep your dog contained and protect the backs of your front seats and your doors in addition to your back seat.Vailge

An easily removable pet seat cover makes it a breeze to keep your truck clean. This is sure to be appreciated by anyone forced to ask Rover to move over. Shop carefully to choose the size (matching your dog) and style (bench, bucket, hammock or cargo liner) that fits your truck and your needs best.

Safety Harness

URPOWER 100% Waterproof Pet Seat Cover Car Seat Cover for Pets
This cover can fold up into different configurations, which means you can use it to protect your car from your kids in addition to your dogs.URPOWER

Pet seats with securable clips or harnesses can keep your dog safe as well as comfortable. Safety harnesses should be adjustable to fit the size of your dog and keep him from tumbling during an emergency braking or collision.