Performance Nutrition for Your Adventure Dog

Fats, proteins, calories, electrolytes, H20. What ingredients should you look for when choosing the perfect snack for your four-legged trail buddy? Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Deming weighs in.

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7 Dog-Friendly Desert Hikes in Southeast Utah

Looking for great places to explore with your pup in the spring and fall? From Corona Arch to Bears Ears National Monument, check out seven of our favorite dog-friendly desert hikes in southeast Utah.

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3 Dietary Changes to Improve Your Dog’s Health

You eat healthy — most of the time, anyway. But, what about your dog? Wouldn’t you like to make sure your pet is eating as healthy as you? For some great tips on how to improve your dog’s diet, check out Dr. Jennifer Deming’s veterinary version of Eat This, Not That!

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7 Ways to Get Fit with Fido!

With our busy lives, it can be a challenge to carve out as much time for fitness as we’d like, both for our dogs and ourselves. Diane Silver, a trainer who teaches tricks, agility and fitness classes for dogs and produces the blog, To Dog With Love, shares fun ways to sneak in exercise with our dogs.

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5 Facts and Fixes for Doggy Breath

Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Deming shares facts and tips for banishing your dog’s bad breath. Typically, with a little at-home care and perhaps some dental treats, maintaining a happy mouth in your dog can be easy. You can go back to joyful doggy kisses in no time!

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Tails from the Trail: 1,000 Miles Across Patagonia

#ZukesPack ambassador Stevie Anna Plummer reports on the adventure of a lifetime in Patagonia with her dog, Darcie, and horses, Sundance and Bandido.

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8 Tips for Winter Hiking with Your Dog

From protecting paws to picking the perfect coat, here are some tips to keep your best friend safe and comfortable during winter adventures, whether you’re summiting mountains, snowshoeing through a meadow or walking around the city block.

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Overcoming Canine Cabin Fever

During the cold-weather months, all of us, including our dogs, will face the dreaded cabin fever at some point. But keep in mind that even when you’re stuck inside with an energetic dog, it’s still possible to help him release some mental and physical energy with a variety of activities. Here are some tips to help keep everyone happy, even when the weather outside is frightful.

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24 Ways to Spend a Snow Day with Your Dog

Snowed in? Here are 24 indoor activities to enjoy with your dog when you can’t go outside.

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Winter Weather Safety Tips for Your Pup

Veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Deming provides tips to keep your pup happy and healthy all winter long.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet from a Vet

As you embark on your New Year’s resolutions, consider your pet while you’re at it. Here are a few resolutions from veterinarian Dr. Jennifer Deming to help you and your furry family enjoy health and happiness in the New Year.

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How to Start Skijoring and Bikejoring With Your Dog

If you’re looking for a fun new way to get outside and have an adventure with your dog, you might want to check out skijoring (if you’re into snow sports) or bikejoring (if you’re a cyclist). In these two “mushing” sports, you and your dog are connected by a tether so that your dog can help pull you to beautiful places. It’s a great way to cover a lot of terrain, obey local leash laws, and learn to work together. The best part is, virtually any healthy dog that weighs at least 30 pounds can try it.

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