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Pukka’s Promise
The Quest For Longer-Lived Dogs

From the bestselling author who offers "the most utterly compelling translation of dog to human I have ever seen" (Jeffrey Masson), a joyful chronicle of a dog that is also a groundbreaking answer to the question: How can we give our dogs the happiest, healthiest lives?

When Ted Kerasote was ready for a new dog after losing his beloved Merle — who died too soon, as all our dogs do — he knew that he would want to give his puppy Pukka the longest life possible. But how to do that? So much has changed in the way we feed, vaccinate, train, and live with our dogs from even a decade ago. Read more>>

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"At once encyclopedic and intimate—a tour de force."
Kirkus Reviews

"This might be the most important book about dogs written in a decade."
Patricia B. McConnell, author of The Other End of the Leash

"Kerasote has produced a masterpiece."
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, author of The Hidden Life of Dogs

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Merle’s Door
Lessons from a Freethinking Dog

“Humorous, jubilant and touching by turns”
Publisher’s Weekly

Acting as Merle's translator, and using Merle's life and lessons as a door into the world of dogs, Ted takes us on the journey they shared while showing how any dog can benefit from more freedom. Read more>>


Pukka's Promise

Listen to Dr. Karen Becker, veterinarian,
interview Ted Kerasote:
Dr. Karen Becker

Pukka's Photo of the Week
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Pukka Oregon Coast - Ted KerasoteThis is my last photo of the week for a while. It's been fun, but I'd like to climb some bigger rocks and get a better view, and I hope you and your dogs do too. Bye for now and see you in the occasional post!