Author: YoCanine

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

If you’re wondering if your dog qualifies as an emotional support dog, you’re probably confused with the information online. Who can register their dog? Does he need special training? Are they the same as service dogs? What rights do support dogs have? In this post, we’re covering all those questions and more. To learn if you qualify, read on! What is an Emotional Support Dog? An emotional support dog (ESD) or emotional support pet (ESA) is a dog or another animal recommended to help those with mental disorders or emotional challenges. ESDs are not to be confused with service…

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Since our dogs can’t talk, they can’t verbally tell us how they’re feeling. But, there are still some ways we can tell what kind of mood they’re in. From dog body language to signs that are disguised as something else, we’ll let you know how to tell. In this post, we’re sharing 6 ways you can tell if your dog is happy. 6 Signs Your Dog is Happy Go through each of these signs to gain a better sense of your dog’s body language and determine whether she’s happy. #1 He Doesn’t Destroy Your Items If a dog chews…

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Most of us don’t have the luxury of being a stay-at-home dog mom. But we still want to give our fur babies the best days—even if we’re not there. From entertainment to bathroom breaks and making sure she doesn’t destroy your house, we got you covered! In this post, we’re discussing tips for leaving your dog at home. How Long Can You Leave Dog Alone? How long you can leave a dog alone for depends on a few things: Their age Their bladder control How much exercise they need For puppies, you probably won’t want to leave them alone…

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The CBD market is on fire and the product choices for dogs is only set to grow. But is all that hype really worth it? What claims are proven and which are just flat out bullcrap? Many owners share miraculous stories about how CBD oil or CBD dog treats have helped their fur friend overcome pain, anxiety, aggression and even tumors. The truth is the research is still in the early stages and there’s several things you should know before trying it on your own dog. In this post, we’re talking about what CBD oil is, the research behind it…

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If you had to guess, how do you think COVID-19 has affected the relationship between you and your pet? According to recent research from Money.com, the pandemic has deepened bonds with our four-legged friends. The survey polled 2,200 Americans—1,384 of which were pet owners—in early March. As you might guess, those who got new pets during this time did so, in part, because of loneliness. The second main finding: you’d do just about anything to save your pet. Even if it cost you a crap ton of money. You & Your Dog & COVID-19 Curious to know how your…

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Clothes can make a statement, but they have double the impact when they’re also worn by your canine. Whether you’re looking for matching dog sweaters or matching dog t-shirts, we have a ton of options for you in this post. Most of these outfits sell the owner and dog piece separately—so be sure to select both on check out! 14 Hilarious Dog and Owner Matching Clothes Jailhouse Rock Matching Dog Hoodie This sweater definitely brings some jailhouse vibes and we’re loving it. Who else should accompany you to the penitentiary other than your pet pal? Get starting at…

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What breed is your dog? … are you sure? That one question has led millions of pet owners to invest in dog DNA tests. Yes, similar to human kits, they test your dog to produce a genetic report. Some companies also claim that results can help you make better decisions, such as how to prevent major health issues specific to your dog. But do DNA tests really work for dogs? Are they accurate or a load of bullsh!t? If you’re wondering the same, this guide is for you. Here, we’re breaking down how dog DNA kits work, how they’re tested…

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There’s many ways to connect with your dog. But here’s one you probably haven’t thought of: Chakra healing. IMPORTANT: If your dog has a health issue, you should go to the vet first. The tips provided here are NOT a replacement. Vets provide science-backed advice based on data and research. Chakra healing can be thought of as a spiritual supplement alongside your dog’s health routine. If dog chakra healing isn’t a proven tactic, why bother? Well, if you’re a spiritual person like me, it’s interesting to learn about different ideas and even test them out yourself (after all, if you’re…

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