30 Reasons Why Your Dog is Better Than Your Ex

Looking for unconditional love? Here are 30 reasons why your dog is better than your ex.

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Labor of Love: Volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

From doggie dates to puppy preschool, follow Dog Blog writer Jen Reeder as she spends a week volunteering with devoted dog lovers at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah — the largest no-kill animal refuge in America.

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7 Tips for Adopting a Dog During the Holidays

Susie Hansen, director of Abandoned Pet Rescue, shares tips on adopting a dog during the holidays to find the perfect fit for your family.

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How to be a Trainer, Not a Tester: Finding More Success in Puppy Training

Getting a new puppy is a fun, exciting, entertaining and sometimes exhausting event. Once you bring home your new furry family member, you might be left with the “what now?” feeling. If there’s one thing I’ve learned with puppy training, it’s to have a plan and stick with it. Here are some tips for finding success training your new pup.

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Lessons in Love from My Dogs

“Love is the one thing that has a beginning but not an end, that makes more space the more it grows. It’s the one thing that lasts forever.” Guest blogger Steph Davis shares lessons in love and loss that she learned from her dogs, Fletch and Cajun.

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From the Zuke’s Test Kitchen: “You-Make-My-Heart-Beet” Pupcakes

They say the quickest way to a dog’s heart is through his stomach. Show your pooch some love with our “You-Make-My-Heart-Bee” pupcakes.

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Riley and Kona: Love at First Chase

Sometimes it’s not always puppy love at first sight. Meet Riley and Kona, two star-crossed Aussies who eventually became best buds thanks to their mutual love for adventure.

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Looking for Love? Check Out Your Local Animal Shelter

Dogs may not bring you flowers or take you to the movies, but they can ease your heart, make you smile daily, and take you on the best adventures, as guest blogger Bryce LaDuc shares in this post about her rescue pups, Tonto and Finn.

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New Year’s Resolutions: 4 Training Tips for a Great Year

Ahhh . . . a new year. A clean slate. A chance to start over and do everything right this time. We all strive to be good pet parents, but busy schedules and competing priorities often make it hard to find time for training, exercising and bonding. But this year will be different! And here are four tips to help you become the pet parent you always wanted to be!

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Tails from the Trail: Patrick Meiering, Zuke’s Founder

Take a hike down memory lane with Zuke’s founder Patrick on the Elbert Creek Trail in Durango, Colorado, where he was inspired to start a company focused on healthy, natural pet treats to fuel lifetime adventures with our four-legged friends.

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How (and Why!) to Properly Transition Your Dog to New Food

So you’ve decided to change foods for your dog. Maybe it’s a new brand you’d like to try, or maybe your veterinarian recommended it for health reasons. Great, go for it! You are then told that you need to transition from one food to the next slowly. You may think, “Dog food is dog food, right? Except for a few ingredients, how different can it be? Why on Earth do you need to be so cautious when changing your dog’s food?”

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#OptOutside

It’s more than just a belief—getting outside with our dogs is a way of life for us at Zuke’s. Before Patrick created what Zuke’s is today, he practiced the same path through life. He knew that being outside, hiking, biking, walking, exploring with his dog was far more important than anything else.

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