Before You Place Bowser on Our Dog Seat Cover in Your BMW and Race to the Nearest Dog Park, Read on to Discover the Benefits You Will Both Enjoy

One way to keep your dog happy, healthy and out of trouble is to discover ways to exercise his body as well as his brain. One way to achieve this is by taking your dog to a dog park. Dog parks are increasingly becoming popular places all across our nation. They range in both size and design but share one purpose, that is to provide a haven where dogs can run about freely and socialize with other dogs. But before you place Bowser on our dog seat cover in your BMW and race to the nearest dog park, read on to discover … Continue reading

Walking or Playing with Your Dog is Important, But Just as Important is the Mental Stimulation That All Dogs Need

Dogs, just like humans, need a certain level of activity for optimal health. Now, walking or playing with your dog is important, but just as important is the mental stimulation that all dogs need. In the same sense that you forgo the treadmill for a stimulating book, your dog needs a way to channel their energy into an organized activity that forces them to use their head. There are times when your dog may have felt the need to create their own fun, only it was at the expense of your favorite shoes or throw rug. There are plenty of … Continue reading

Pet-Friendly Ideas for Labor Day

Labor Day is almost here! If you’re planning a weekend getaway, don’t forget about your four-legged family members. As you say goodbye to summer, here are some fun, pet-friendly ideas for Labor Day. Pet-friendly activities Host a dog party. Who says play dates are just for kids!?! Inviting some of your neighbors and their pooches over for a get together could be the perfect way to finally introduce yourself and make new friends, or to enhance the friendships you’ve already established. Hang out in your yard and just play or take it a step further with dog activity stations, like designated … Continue reading

​Tough Toys for the Toughest Pets

If you share your home with furry friends who are full of energy, a bundle of tough toys is a necessity. Finding safe, sturdy toys for your dog will help them from chewing your shoes! A bored pooch = a destructive pooch. If you’re the owner of a “chewer,” not just any dog toy will do. Most dog toys are not designed to withstand the personalities of Rottweilers, Labradors, or small breeds, liker terriers. Here’s a list of tough toys for the toughest pets. Kong is a well-known name when it comes to dog toys, and there is a reason … Continue reading

Connect with Your Dog Through Yoga

Watch to see what your dog does first thing in the morning when he wakes up. Most, if not all, dogs go through a stretching routine in which their tails wag over their heads as they push their chests out and extend their back legs. Essentially, they are doing a series of yoga poses. At times, you might wonder how they keep their balance because their legs are extended so far back. But somehow, not only do they keep their balance, they do so with the grace and ease of a cat. When the stretching routine is done, they go … Continue reading

Exercising with Your Dog Offers Both Owner and Pet a Plethora of Benefits

There are indeed serious benefits for both humans and their pets when they get out and move together. Working out with your dog encourages you to stick with an exercise plan plus it incorporates your dog into more areas of your life, thus enhancing your bond. Not only that, it unleashes (no pun intended) a plethora of health benefits for both man, or woman, and dog. The obesity epidemic sweeping our nation isn’t exclusive to the human race, an estimated 45 percent of dogs in the United States are also overweight if not obese. But before you team up with … Continue reading

When Considering Relocating, Think About these Dog Friendly Locations

There are many great cities in this country of ours. Often, we are drawn to certain places because of family, weather, economy or for any number of other reasons. We thought it would be nice to consider cities that would be well suited for our dogs. Here is a short list of America’s most pet-friendly cities. To help discover where dogs and their owners are most welcome, we measured the largest cities to see which offered the most park acreage, especially those tailored specifically for dogs, ample pet supply stores and the finest veterinarian services. This is what we came … Continue reading

Tips to Make Your Dog Welcome in (Almost) Any Hotel

We love taking our dogs on vacation! During the recession, a lot of Americans rediscovered the joy of taking vacations closer to home, and more of those trips included the family dog, too. Taking your dog on vacation with you can be a lot of fun for both of you! Before you install a dog seat cover from our store and hit the road, though, you’ll want to make sure your dog is ready for hotel life. Hotel living isn’t the same as living at home, and you’ll want to help make their stay as comfortable as possible. Check out these tips … Continue reading

Keeping Your Dog Safe at the Dog Park

It is important to teach your dog the skills needed to have a good experience at the dog park. Or at the very least, your dog needs to be taught to come to you when you call so you can settle him down if need be or just so you are in control of any situation. Here are a few things to remember when you take your dog to the dog park. You might be hesitant, but take the leash off your dog while at the park. If you have done the recommended training, observed the other dogs in the park and … Continue reading

Do Not Let Your Little Ones Destroy Your Cars Backseat!

Picture this: you’re a large family with small children and several pets, and the nice, leather seats in your family vehicle are covered in crumbs, splatters of juice, dried milk, pet hair and claw marks. It smells so bad that you are just waiting for the folks at Febreeze to show up to conduct a blindfold test. Sound familiar? It doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, the solution is pretty simple— protective seat covers from 4Knines. And here’s why you want one… or two! 4Knines wants happy customers!  They have gone out of their way to produce a top … Continue reading