Archive for the ‘Friendly Kia Dogs’ Category

2020 Kia Soul Receives a Stamp of Approval from Tampa Bay Dogs

Monday, August 31st, 2020
Front view of red 2020 Kia Soul and happy dog in vehicle

Is the 2020 Kia Soul a Good Car for Pet Owners? 

For some of us our pets are our at-home companions, someone to come home to for unconditional love after a long day at work. For others, our pets are our ride-or-die, best buds for life who we just can’t imagine going on any adventure without.  


Tips and Tricks for Getting Your Pups Comfortable Riding in Cars

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
Dog leaning head out of car window

How Can I Get My Dog More Comfortable in the Car? 

Summer is here and as many local families look to head out on road trips or camping trips, many hope to bring their dogs with. But there’s often a catch – a lot of dogs are fearful of the car. Whether it stems from one bad trip in the car, fear of going to the vet, motion sickness, or anything else, overcoming a dog’s fear of riding in cars can be stressful. 


Reminder: Friendly Kia is Tampa Bay’s Premier Dog-Friendly Kia Dealership!

Friday, June 28th, 2019
english bulldog in car window

Dog-Friendly Car Dealerships in Tampa Bay

As experts in the Kia product line, Kia service and Kia technology, our staff at Friendly Kia has become one of the most well-known authorities on the brand outside of the folks at the Red Oval headquarters itself. Friendly Kia is the only Kia dealership in Tampa Bay, for instance, to have been welcomed into the Kia Motors America President’s Club, a prestigious honor reserved for the 30 best Kia dealerships in the United States with regards to customer satisfaction and sales. (more…)

What Car Is Best for Dogs?

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
dog driving car in front seat with Best car for dogs 2018 in text overlaid

2018 Best Car for Dogs

Do you talk to your four-legged housemate as if he or she can understand English? Do you cringe when somebody uses the word “pet” to describe their fuzzy friend? Do you often scroll through photos of your canine companion when you’re on vacation? (more…)

The 2018 FRIENDLIES Awards (presented by Ellie and Gillie)

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Which Kia Models Have Won Awards?

Welcome everybody to the 2018 FRIENDLIES. We have a long night ahead of us, filled with the best of the best. Every Kia Model we’ll be talking about tonight has worked hard to be here. Our recognition of their excellence is something each model has earned. Without further ado, I’d like to introduce your hosts, Ellie and Gillie! (more…)

What Did the Friendly Kia Dogs Get for Christmas?

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
friendly kia dogs, ellie and gilly in front of snowflake background for friendly kia

Welcome back! If you’re reading this, it likely means you’re enjoying the kind of downtime that only follows a long holiday. Either that or you’re holed up somewhere in the house avoiding heated political debate with relatives who have well overstayed their welcome. We hear you!

With Christmas being in the rearview mirror (or for a more appropriate 2018 metaphor: backup camera), we want to continue holiday cheer by sharing a little bit about what Ellie and Gilly, the Friendly Kia dogs, received for Christmas: (more…)