Can Rescue Remedy Help Calm Your Dogs?

Rescue Remedy to Help With Your Dog Behavior

Years ago, I worked at a health food store and it seemed to me the whole staff was crazy about Bach’s Rescue Remedy. I on the other hand refrained from using this wonder spray as it contained alcohol, which I do not consume. I will say that was one happy group of people to work with. Now, many years later, I hear that people are using Rescue Remedy for calming dogs. Naturally, because of the health aspects, the topic has gained my interest. There are ways of calming a dog during periods of stress; however, I understand that most people … Continue reading

The Benefits of Trick Training Your Dog

Trick Training With Your Canine Friend

Teaching your dog tricks can be a really cute way to show off at a party, but there are many benefits that can help with everyday life. Independent Thinkers Most owners love when their dogs sit in front of them and give them eye contact. Focus is a wonderful skill to have, but when you have an independent thinker (or a dog that thinks outside of the box), the possibilities of what you can train your dog are endless. An independent thinker can problem solve faster and not get as frustrated. Many of these tricks can be very helpful. Some … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why I Love Dogs, And You Should Too!

Why I Love Dogs and Care for Them

The statement “mans best friend” originally came from a man named Fredrick 11 – King of Prussia. He was referring to one of his Italian Greyhounds as his best friend. That statement is widely used today anytime we fondly speak of our dogs, and with good reason too! Our dogs are our family, we love them as we love our human children, and among the millions of things I could list, here are my top 5 reasons I love dogs, and YOU should too! 5 Reasons Why I Love Dogs: Dogs can sense our human emotions, they always know when … Continue reading

How Puzzle Toys Can Change Your Dog’s Life!

Puzzle Toys to Keep Your Canine Friend Mentally Stimulated

Interactive dog toys, also known as puzzle toys, can be lifesavers in many situations.   Have a dog with separation anxiety? Get a puzzle toy. How about a dog chewing up everything in your house? Get a puzzle toy. What about a dog who barks non-stop? You guessed it, a puzzle toy can help. For those who aren’t sure what I mean by a puzzle or interactive dog toy, these toys are ones you can fill with treats or dog food and your dog has to problem solve to get the treats out of the toy. Kong toys are the … Continue reading

5 Commands All Dogs Should Know

Commands Your Pet Canine Should Obey

As a long time dog trainer I’ve established a routine that I go through with my training clients, a routine of commands that serve more than one purpose. As dog owners the first thing we tend to teach is “Sit” followed by “Stay” usually followed by “Come” but not many of us have a dog that will sit while company comes over, or come when called at the dog park… not saying that reading this article will give you that but it will give you some real life skills that are not commonly used by pet owners that can be … Continue reading

Yummy Frosty Treats to Keep Your Pup Cool This Summer & All Year Long!

Frosty Treats for Your Canine Friend

One of the great things about summer is getting to spend time with your pup in the great outdoors. And we at 4Knines hope you have been spending quality time out in the sunshine and romping around in lakes or pools always offers a fun adventure for your dog. But there are other summer treats that your dog should have the chance to enjoy, as well. What could be better than spending the afternoon at your pup’s favorite dog park? How about a delicious, frosty treat that is both safe and healthy or your pooch? After a long afternoon spent in … Continue reading

How to Create a Good, Safe Relationship Between Your Dog and Child

Relationship Tips Between a Child, Owner and a Pet Dog

There are currently numerous photos and videos floating around various social media platforms depicting our children’s ‘fantastic’ relationship with our pets.   Captions such as “Fido is great with children, they can climb and jump on him and even grab his tail and he just won’t react” are posted next to photos off very uncomfortable and stressed looking animals. It is amazing what interactions some adults allow without stopping to consider their dog; pulling of ears and tails, hitting, kicking, grabbing, pinching, pushing and screaming at. All of these actions are slowly going to make your dog wary of children, … Continue reading

How to Protect Your Dog’s Feet This Summer and Beyond

Feet of Your Pet Dog This Summer? Tips to Walk Them Through…

While you may have had some big adventures with your pup this summer and even more planned, we know that every day has its own little adventures, as well. Whether you grab your dog seat cover and take a quick trip to the grocery store or even if it’s just walking to the mailbox and back, your pup is sure to love every adventure, no matter how small. However, before you grab the leash and take your dog for a walk, it is important to think about his feet. Okay, maybe we should clarify. During the summer, scalding hot asphalt … Continue reading

10 Ways to Keep Your Dog From Getting Bored

Keep Your Dog From Getting Bored With Some Tips and Tricks

As humans, we know exactly what it’s like to feel that awful, bored out of our minds, just want to get up and go feeling. But did you know that our beloved dogs also experience that very same feeling?   It’s true. Often times, when someone tells me their dog is destructive, and they are at a loss with what to do and how to do it, the main reason seems to stem from their dog simply being… bored!   Not to worry, I have 10 ways to keep your dog from getting bored, and in turn becoming destructive. So … Continue reading

August Winners of the 4Knines Photo Contest!

Photo Contest Winner on 4Knines for August 2015

Here are the photos of our August Photo Contest winners!  These pups’ families each won a $50 Amazon Gift Card and so can you… Just upload a picture of your dog with your 4Knines product here now: https://4knines.wishpond.com/photo-contest/                             We pick new winners EVERY month! So, upload a picture of your dog with your 4Knines product for a chance to win now: https://4knines.wishpond.com/photo-contest/ Don’t have a 4Knines Seat Cover yet?? Check out all of our products here: http://4knines.com/collections/all