Dear Ana, You Will Be Missed!

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We had a heartbreaking and tragic loss of our Ana on Christmas Day. She had dilated cardio myopathy and was on medication for quite some time. She was doing better, or so we thought, in the last couple days but her heart finally gave out. She was such a great dog and deserved to be here much longer. Not only was Ana our beloved family member, but she was also the inspiration and face of our company 4Knines. You see Ana in all of our product pictures.  She also inspired the features and benefits of many of our products. Ana … Continue reading

How to Protect Your Car’s Interior from Your Dog

How to Protect Your Car's Interior from Your Dog

If you are anything like us, you love taking road trips and going on exciting adventures with your dog. From camping and hiking to running to the grocery store, we all love traveling with our furry best friends. These fun little outings, however, can come at a price if you are not careful. Over time, if your car’s interior is not properly protected or cleaned, it will start to look worn, faded, and damaged. There are a few different ways you can keep your car’s interior looking clean and new throughout all of your adventures. Dog Seat Cover Who likes … Continue reading

Wire Crate vs. Plastic Kennel: Which One Is Best For Your Pup?

Crate vs. Plastic Kennel- Which One Is Best For Your Pup?

When choosing the right crate for your dog, the style is just as important as the size. Taking a look at the wire crate vs. plastic kennel, hopefully, you will be able to determine the right crate for your dog. Most importantly, whichever crate you choose must be size appropriate for your dog. The dog must be able to not only stand up inside of the crate, but be able to turn around in it as well as to lay down stretched out. Never choose a crate that is too large for your specific dog, as he will rest in … Continue reading

4 Ways to Stay Connected With Your Dog While You Travel

4 Ways to Stay Connected With Your Dog While You Travel

For many of us, our dogs simply can’t travel everywhere we go. If you are anything like me, you simply won’t fly your dog in cargo unless you have no other option and have to transport them. Which means that you may take vacations or work trips, and you won’t be able to bring your dog. Not being able to bring Rooney with me makes me miss him tremendously when I am gone. Therefore, I try to think of ways to stay connected with him when I travel. Here Are a Few of My Favorite Ideas: 1. Flat Pet BlogPaws … Continue reading

6 Important Questions About Dogs in Cars That Could Save Your Dog’s Life

How to Protect Your Car's Interior from Your Dog

My dog Clovis and I love going hiking together, so we’ve spent a lot of time in the car. But as a responsible, loving dog-owner I exercise extreme caution when he’s in there, carefully planning my itinerary to avoid unnecessary stops, and forgoing certain luxuries like stopping for meals. The inconvenience to me of not being able to leave him in the car is still less than the dissatisfaction that we’d both feel if I always just left him at home. After all, I didn’t get a dog so he could just sit at home waiting for me, I got … Continue reading

National Lost Pet Prevention Month: How to Protect Your Pet!

Lost Pet? How to Avoid and What to Do…

July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month. Today, i’m going to go over a few tips and advice I have to prevent your dog from becoming just another “lost pet“ statistic. What does it mean to ‘protect’ your dog from being lost? How can I prevent the worst from happening? Lets start with some basic ideas of proper pet Identification.   Having proper pet ID is a must when it comes to finding a lost dog. If your dog has no ID, how on earth is anyone suppose to know who he/she belongs to when they are found? The most … Continue reading

5 Tips to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summer Time With Your Pet Dog

Summer is here and that means it’s going to be hot outside! While us humans look for ways to stay cool and beat the heat ourselves this summer, we shouldn’t forget about our furry canine companions. Dogs can suffer from a number of heat-related injuries, so it’s important to be mindful of their needs and keep them cool and hydrated when it’s hot outside. Here are 5 summer safety tips to help keep your dog cool this summer: 1. Make Sure Your Dog Stays Hydrated Of course, your dog is going to need plenty of fresh water available to stay … Continue reading

Keep Your Pup Safe From Rattlesnakes This Summer

Rattle Snake

One of our favorite summer activities to do with our pups is to hop in the car (with our dog seat cover!) and go on nice nature walks or hikes. While these outings can be fun and especially exciting for your dog, there is one real danger that every dog owner should be aware of, especially if you are in an area that is prone to this threat. If you live in areas like Arizona or Colorado, rattlesnakes can be a real threat while you are on your walk or hike. Rattlesnakes are not only dangerous for you, but they … Continue reading

3 National Parks That Are Dog-Friendly

National Parks When Traveling With Your Dog

Summer is the perfect time to take an exciting road trip with your furry best friend. With so many beautiful places to see right here in the U.S., you don’t need to spend a lot of money on an exotic vacation. Plus, odds are that you won’t be able to take your pup along with you to a fancy resort. So, this summer, instead of traveling halfway around the world, try taking a trip to visit one of these gorgeous, dog-friendly, national parks that are right in our back yard. Grand Canyon National Park Located in Arizona, Grand Canyon National … Continue reading

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Camping With Your Dog

Camping With Your Dog Pet and Dog Safety Tips

Camping is the perfect summer activity. It allows you to get outdoors and to spend time with friends, family, and your furbaby. Camping is a great summer activity that you and your pup can enjoy together. However, before you take your dog camping with you, there are a few things you should keep in mind. These tips will help ensure that you and your pooch enjoy your next long weekend in the wilderness. Bring the Necessities When you are packing for your camping trip, you need the obvious necessities. You need to bring your sleeping bag, tent, food, etc. However, … Continue reading