3 Tips for Keeping You and Your Pup Safe While You’re on the Road

On the Road With Your Pet Dog Travel Tips!

We know that you love taking your dog on trips and little car rides. Not only do you enjoy having your best friend along for the ride, but any car trip is like a mini adventure for your furry best friend.   Whether you are just running to the grocery store or on your way to a great hiking trail, every car ride offers a new and exciting experience for them. While these car rides offer a great way for you to enjoy your pup’s company, it is still important to ensure that you and your dog are also safe … Continue reading

Tips For Hiking With Couch Potato Canines

Couch Potato Canines? Improve Their Confidence and Stamina!

Our dog, Ruby, is your basic couch potato, not lazy, just chill. She loves walks around our neighborhood but gets tuckered out and sometimes anxious on longer walks in unfamiliar places. But she also loves being included in family adventures so we are slowly exposing her to new activities outside her comfort zone.   Fresh air, exercise, and new experiences are good for her health and confidence, as well as deepening our shared family bond. We keep things easy, takes things slowly and always have a back-up plan in case she gets tired or nervous (kind of like with little … Continue reading

Brand New 4Knines “About Us” Video Released!

4knines seat covers

We are so excited to share our brand new 4Knines About Us video with you all. This video really captures the essence of what we believe in and what we sell… Premium, heavy duty seat covers that make traveling with your best friends easier. Our seat covers, cargo liners and front seat covers look great in your vehicle while providing superior protection for your pet. Please take a look and share with your friends if you feel so inclined. Because, nothing but the best for your best friend. <3

3 Necessary Things to Consider When Traveling With Your Pets

Traveling With Your Pets and Tips If They Need to Come Along or Not

Obviously, I love animals so it should be equally obvious that I love my pets. I also love to travel. Therefore, if I can travel with my pets (primarily my dogs), life is perfect.   When I am considering taking my pets, I have to consider a number of questions. Will my pets enjoy the trip, is the trip appropriate for my pets and how to best prepare for the trip? 1. Will my pet enjoy this trip? To determine if my pets will enjoy the trip I have to consider many things such as how we will be traveling. … Continue reading

Car Rides With Your Pup Don’t Have to Be So Ruff

Car Rides and Traveling With Your Pet Dogs: How to Make It Easy…

In our most recent blog, we discussed ways you can keep you and your dog safe while you are on the road. Since then, some of our readers have asked us for some advice on how they can help their pups become more comfortable with and enjoy their car rides.   While every dog is unique and handles traveling differently, we have a few tips and tricks that might help make traveling a little more comfortable for you and your pup. 1. Make it Fun Making your dog comfortable with car rides all starts when they are young. Of course … Continue reading

What Every Pet Parent Should Keep in Their Car

What Every Pet Parent Should Keep in Their Car

If you are like me, most of your weekend or weekday activities include doing something with your dog (As a matter of fact, I took Rooney to a baby shower this past weekend because it was in a park). Examples Include: Your dog accompanying you on road trips Your dog accompanying you on hiking trips Your dog commuting to work with you Your dog attending all family functions If any of the examples above speak to you, you want to make sure that you are prepared while traveling with your dog in the car. Therefore, I put together the following list: … Continue reading

15 Dog Experts Share Their #1 Tip to Make Traveling With Your Dog Easier

Traveling With Your Dog: Dog Experts and Dog Tips...

Traveling with your dog can be a stressful experience, so we’ve asked 15 of our favorite dog experts to share their #1 tip to make it easier and more enjoyable! Find out what they are below. 1. Jenna Drady – http://www.ownedbyahusky.ca/ My #1 tip for traveling with dogs is – EXERCISE! Exercising your dog before traveling – and during – can make a huge difference in your trip. Take your dog for a walk (or run if possible)v at every “pit stop” and/or break that you take on the road.   2. Amy Burkert – http://www.gopetfriendlyblog.com/author/aburkert/ Our #1 tip is … Continue reading

Your Comprehensive Check List for Your Next Road Trip With Your Pup!

Road Trip With You Pet Dog Check List When Traveling

Okay, so we know that we have been giving you a lot of information about traveling with your dog. We have covered everything from safety to which hotels are the best dog-friendly hotels and while, this is all great and helpful information, we would venture to guess that you are wondering how you are going to remember all of this for your next adventure.   Fortunately, we have decided to combine all of this information into one comprehensive checklist so you can ensure that you have everything you need for your next road trip. Pet’s collar and tags Leash Water … Continue reading

How to Choose the Right Kennel For Your Dog…

Kennel Choosing Tips for a Better Place to Leave Your Pet Dogs

Have​ ​you​ ​ever​ ​had​ ​to​ ​go​ ​away​ ​on​ ​a​ ​trip​ ​but​ ​couldn’t​ ​bring​ ​your pets?   I​ ​mean,​ ​don’t​ ​get​ ​me​ ​wrong,​ ​I​ ​don’t​ ​travel​ ​a​ ​lot,​ ​but​ ​when​ ​I​ ​do​ ​I prefer​ ​bringing​ ​my​ ​dogs​ ​with​ ​me,​ ​however​ ​sometimes​ ​that​ ​just​ ​isn’t an​ ​option.​ ​ So​ ​in​ ​that​ ​case,​ ​what​ ​do​ ​you​ ​do? The​ ​first​ ​thing​ ​I​ ​try​ ​and​ ​arrange,​ ​is​ ​to​ ​have​ ​family​ ​come​ ​to​ ​my house​ ​and​ ​watch​ ​my​ ​dogs​ ​while​ ​I​ ​am​ ​away.​ ​But…​ ​once​ ​again, that​ ​is​ ​not​ ​always​ ​an​ ​option.​ ​So​ ​when​ ​you’re​ ​out​ ​of​ ​options​ ​and you​ ​just​ ​aren’t​ ​sure​ ​who​ ​to​ ​leave​ … Continue reading

8 of the Most Dog-Friendly Cities for Active Canines

Dog-Friendly Destinations for Active Pet Dogs

Taking our pets with us when we travel and even to the park for a daily romp is about as American as apple pie. Depending upon where we live in the good ole USA, some cities are simply more pet-friendly than others.   Pet-friendly locales are deemed such based on their number of dog parks, dog-friendly businesses, special animal events, the local cost of pet care, and the area’s “walkability” rankings. Since exercising our dogs offers so many health benefits, you may well want to check out our list of eight of the friendliest cities when it comes to accommodating … Continue reading