Author: YoCanine

Helping you connect with your canine. We offer pup parents health tips, recipes, activity ideas, DIYs and more.

Peanut butter is a creamy, delicious snack for dogs and humans alike. It’s also the perfect ingredient to make dog treats with. Almost anything with containing peanut butter will make a dog go crazy. When it comes to making homemade dog treats with peanut butter, there’s so many recipes to choose from that it can be difficult to pick. We’ve rounded up the top DIY peanut butter treats included baked, non-baked and frozen options. Benefits Homemade Dog Treats with Peanut Butter Peanut butter is a common ingredient in many dog recipes for a few reasons. Firstly, it’s a great,…

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Using hand signals can make training your dog a lot easier. Many times, teach our dog a command and get frustrated when they don’t learn quickly enough. But by using a few hand gestures, we can help them understand the trick easier. Even research agrees that dogs perform better when they need to use visual-only versus audio-only cues. To learn how to pair hand signals to tricks, read on. Why Use Hand Signals for Dogs? When you’re training your dog to do something, it’s best to pair the action with a hand gesture. That way, you can perform the hand…

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Vegetable oil is something most of us have in our homes. But is vegetable oil bad for dogs? We all probably know it’s not the healthiest oil, but it seems to be okay for us in moderation. Is the same true for our dogs? Can dogs eat vegetable oil? You may be wondering if you can slip some inside her kibble to make her coat shinier. Or if you can rub some on her skin to help moisturize. In this guide, we’re talking about vegetable oil for dogs and what you need to know before using it. (Of course, as…

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This dog birthday cake is both luxuriously tasty and healthy in moderation. With a banana bread base, it packs flavor by adding two more of your dog’s favorite ingredients: peanut butter and cheese. We can’t skimp out on the icing either. Go full out with a potato-yogurt fondant mixture that you can press and pipe onto the cake. In this article, learn how to make a dog cake that’s cheesy, bacon-y, peanut buttery and full of everything delicious. Finish it off with a potato fondant that can be pressed and piped on. How To Make a Dog Cake: Step-By-Step How…

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If you’re looking for a dog spray perfume, you can try making one at home. With only a few ingredients, you may be able to pull off a scent comparable to one that’s store-bought. Before jumping in though, there’s a few things to know and a few precautions to take when oils. In this post, we’re sharing 5 bases for DIY dog sprays for odor. To customize your homemade product, you’ll learn what to scent it with, complete with 8 essential oil blend recipes. Keep reading for your full guide on creating a signature homemade dog spray for odor. …

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These doggy pancakes only require a few ingredients and are super healthy for your pup! Whether joining you on Sunday brunch or just having a sweet treat, your dog will thank you for whipping these up! Keep reading to learn how to make these scrumptious Dog Banana Pancakes. Pancake Dog Treat Recipe This recipe is great because it’s so simple! Step one: Mash bananas Step two: Whisk eggs Step three: Combine bananas and eggs Step four: Fry Step five: Devor (Binky approves) Tips for Making Dog Pancakes Here are some tips for making the best puppy pancakes Flip When…

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Binky is very proud I named these dog treats after him. They’re filled with a pup’s favorite things: peanut butter, bacon and cheese. Okay, these aren’t the healthiest dog treat recipe you’ll find. But still, they’re way better than the store-bought ones. And, every canine deserves to be spoiled once in a while. These bacon and cheese dog treats are made using silicone molds. They pop out in a bone form, perfect for a bite-sized snack. Are you ready to be (or keep being) your dog’s favorite person? Get your apron on, Betty Crocker. CAUTION: Beware of peanut butter brands…

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Struggling with what to write in your Valentine’s Day card? Should you go with something sweet or funny? Or… maybe you should just write a dog Valentine puns and call it a day. In this post, you’ll learn some pretty pawesome dog puns that will be hilarious to your Valentine. We recommend buying, printing off or making a card with a dog on the front so that the puns make sense. If your partner really loves puns, put one on the front and one in the card. Dog Valentine Puns: The Words There are so many dog pun words that…

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