By Olivia Bahou
Jun 05, 2017 @ 3:00 pm

Kate Upton is the ultimate dog mom. The model, who visited InStyle’s offices with her pup Harley to promote the Link AKC smart collar, loves coming home to her best friend at the end of the day.

“I love having a dog because it’s just unconditional love. I love that I have a snuggle buddy and I have someone so excited to see me every day. It’s also fun to go on hikes with him and play with him,” she tells us in the video at top.

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But there is one activity where Harley prefers Upton’s fiancé, Justin Verlander, over Kate. “Harley and Justin are best buds. Whenever I leave Harley with Justin, Justin takes him golfing with him. He rides around in the golf cart. They play fetch. He actually prefers Justin over me in a game of fetch, but I kind of get it,” she jokes.

Considering Verlander, a pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, has literally won awards for his throwing arm, it makes a lot of sense that Harley has a preferred fetch partner.

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Watch the video at top for more from Upton on her home life with Justin and Harley.