Helping Your Pets Adjust to “Back to School” Time

Back to School and Summer Is Done! How to Make Your Pet Dog Feel Loved

Summer seems to have come and gone. A bit too quick for my liking.   Back to school has started, summer holidays are over, everything is hectic while we all try and get our regular days back on schedule etc etc etc… but, where does that leave our pets? Does all this chaos affect them? The fact is yes, it does affect them, but what can you do about it? Your pets get used to having everyone home during the summer. Kids playing, holiday trips with the family, then suddenly it all stops, parents are working, kids are back in school, … Continue reading

Fun Summer Activities for You and Your Pooch

Summer Activities for Your Pet Dog: Hiking, Swimming With Sweet Treats

Summer is here and that means it is finally time to get outside! With the warm weather and long days, there are so many fun activities just waiting for you and your pup. Recently, we have been discussing traveling with your dog. We have covered everything from what to bring on a road trip to what are the best dog-friendly hotels, but what kind of trips might you take with your pup? The possibilities are endless! There are so many different places to explore and things to do, it would be impossible to include them all in a few short paragraphs. … Continue reading

Keeping Your Dog Cool This Summer

Summer Time For Your Pet Dog? How to Make Them Feel Happy…

It’s almost summer time! As we have just passed Memorial Day weekend, it’s time to start thinking about transitioning your pet into their summer routine. Summer is a fun time for many pets. Warmer weather means more water and outdoor activities! One of the best things you can do for your pet as a pet parent is to make sure they stay cool. So today, I would like to discuss a few ways to keep your dog cool during the summer. 1) Make Sure Your Dog is Drinking Enough Water Staying hydrated is crucial to keeping your dog from overheating … Continue reading

Fun Water Activities Your Pup Can Do at Home

Water Safety Tips and Suggestions for Your Pet Dogs

In some of our past blogs, we talked a little bit about water safety tips and how you can help keep your dog safe during the summer. Spending some time romping around in the water can be a great way to help keep your pup cool this summer, but we understand that you won’t be able to take them out to the park or the lake every afternoon. However, there are plenty of ways your pup can have fun with water around the house. Kiddie Pool When our pups get hot after playing a game of fetch and are looking for … Continue reading

My Three Favorite Gifts to Keep My Dogs Happy

Gifts for Your Pet Dog to Make Them Happy

I love my two dogs, Taz and Bogey, and therefore it only makes sense to me to spoil them as much as I can. Starting my own online pet gear shop was a logical step for me. I enjoy always being able to explore and test new products with my two pooches. There are so many fun things to discover that I want to share with all the pet lovers out there. In my opinion pet gear should do two things: make your dog happy and be beneficial for his or her health and development. Today I want to share … Continue reading

3 Important Tips for Dog Park Etiquette

Dog Park Etiquette 101

Summer is almost here and that means it is time to get your pup, pack up your car seat covers for dogs, and head out for an adventure. Dog parks are a great place to take your pup this summer. They offer your dogs a fun and safe place to play and socialize with other pups. Some dog parks even have lakes or fun water fixtures so your pup can cool off after romping around. While dog parks can be a fun place where your dog can let loose, there are etiquette rules that all dog owners should be aware of … 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 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

Protect Your Dog From Heartworm Disease!

Hearthworm Disease? How to Avoid and Use Dog Seat Cover

Summer is in full swing and we all know what that means…mosquitoes are out in full force. Although it important to protect yourself from these nasty, bloodsucking insects, it is also extremely important to protect your pup. Mosquitoes carry a host of horrible diseases that not only affect humans, but they also carry deadly diseases that can affect your pet’s health. Heartworm Disease Heartworm disease is caused by long worms that infect your pet’s heart. Although these worms typically reside in your pet’s heart, they have the ability to travel to your pet’s lungs, as well as other vital organs, … 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