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The best thing to do is train him to associate car rides with something fun. You also need to be sure the issue is actually anxiety and not just car sickness.
I would recommend starting small. Put him in the car with you, but don’t turn the car on. When he is comfortable with that, turn the engine on but don’t move the car. Then gradually start to take short rides. Use rewards – walks afterwards, treats if he will take them, etc..
You can also get a D.A.P. collar, which contains pheromones that could calm him. Good luck.
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