Happy Howlidays! Tips for celebrating Christmas with your dog.

For many of us, our pets are part of our family, and we include them in as many of our holiday traditions as possible. In fact, a recent study by PR Newswire found that 96 percent of the people they surveyed would rather spend Christmas with their dogs than with their in-laws! Whether it’s just you and your dog or your big family (including the in-laws) and your dog, here are some ideas for celebrating this magical time of year with pets. Doggie gift exchange- Don’t forget Fido’s gift! 4Knines firmly believes in spoiling pets too, and it’s with them in mind … Continue reading

Dog Friendly Cities That You and Your Pup Should Explore Together

Water and Keeping Your Pup Safe on Summer

If you are thinking of doing some traveling this year consider some of these pet friendly destinations.  We understand that traveling with your dog can be difficult sometimes but these destinations provide some fun for both you and your fur babies. So, before you reserve a spot at your local kennel, take a look at our list of some of the most dog friendly cities.  You can also visit www.bringfido.com to find pet friendly hotels. San Diego, CA- As if San Diego was not appealing enough with its beaches and endless amounts of sunshine, it is also one of our favorite cities because … Continue reading

Indoor Activities That Help Stimulate Your Dog

During the winter, it can be hard to find motivation to get outdoors. However, if your pup is used to regular outdoor activities, the winter season can be a boring and restless time for them. While nothing can compare to getting outdoors with your dog, there are several fun indoor activities that can help mentally stimulate your pup while also providing them with some much needed physical activity. One great indoor activity that is sure to mentally challenge your dog is to play hide and seek with them. Take a treat and go hide somewhere in your home. Then call … Continue reading

Fun Ways to Get Active With Your Dog This Winter

We are in the midst of winter. Days are shorter and colder and often, many of us have little motivation to leave the house if we don’t have to. However, if we are going to avoid packing on those extra pounds that come with our many holiday feasts, then it is important to get out and get active. This is also especially important for your dog. Chances are your pup has also been partaking in some of those big holiday meals. While a few extra pounds don’t seem to be too detrimental to your dog now, the long term effects … Continue reading

4Knines Holiday Gift Guide For The Dog Lover In Your Life

Do you have a friend or family member on your holiday gift list that is crazy about their dog?  We at 4Knines understand… we are the same way.  If you are trying to find just the right present for your dog lover, check out our list below.  And don’t forget your furry family members when you’re checking names off of your holiday gift list! 4Knines firmly believes in spoiling pets too, and it’s with them in mind that we’ve designed our luxury line of comfortable and affordable products for dogs. Car seat covers- Give your furry best friend the gift … Continue reading

Bring Your Dog Along on Your Next Ski Vacation

We’re in the prime of the ski season! There is no better time to hit the slopes than right now. You don’t have to leave your favorite furry pal behind when you hit the road for your favorite ski spot. While there are plenty of ski towns that will welcome your pooch, there isn’t one that’s better about it than Telluride. Telluride is located high in the San Juan mountains in Southern Colorado. It’s a great little mountain town that’s managed to keep its charm while being one of the top skiing destinations in the country (and maybe the world). … Continue reading

Tips for boarding your dog in your hotel room

Spending time with our loved ones around the holidays often means traveling. Some dread it, and some love it. And needing to bring your pet along can make a trip seem much more daunting than it’s worth. Unless, you know how to prepare yourself and your dog for the obstacles that will most certainly occur. First things first, make sure the hotel you desire to stay at allows pets. Then find out how much it costs and if there are any restrictions, for example size, age or certain breeds. It’s not uncommon for hotels to turn away guests with puppies … Continue reading

​Fido Flies: Tips for Air Travel with Dogs

Booking a flight for a pooch can be a difficult task, and so can the actual time in the air. That’s because planes weren’t designed with pets in mind! But it can be done, if it’s a must. Preparation is key, and here are some quick tips to help you plan your flight. Always check your airline’s policy about traveling with pets before you book your flight! Some airlines will require you to provide health information or shot records and have certain rules that must be followed. It may be a good idea to get clearance from your dog’s vet … Continue reading

Road Trip! What You Should Know About Bringing Your Dog Along For The Holidays.

The last few months of the year are here, and that usually means holiday travel! Kennels book up fast at this time, so you may be left with no other option than to bring Fido along with you for your holiday festivities. If that sounds stressful to you… keep reading! With proper planning, every member of the family, including the four-legged ones, can enjoy a trip. Vehicles aren’t designed with dogs in mind, and neither are planes and hotels! But there are some ways to make things easier for your family and your beloved canine. Just like us, dogs can … Continue reading

Happy Howl-O-Ween! Tips for celebrating the 31st with your dog

Halloween isn’t just for kids! Our four-legged best friends can benefit from some extra laughs, hugs and treats too. Whether you throw a doggie costume party or a chow-down contest, curl up with your dog for a movie or pass out candy together, spending extra time with your dog on this holiday that is known for causing frights will help keep the anxiety for him/her at bay, and give you a chance to spend some quality time with your pooch. Here are some ideas for celebrating the 31st with your dog: Doggie Costume “Paw-ty”- The jury is still out on this … Continue reading