Dog Articles

Dog Articles

Part of caring for your dog is understanding his needs. When you need to know more about dog nutrition, health, behaviour or training, turn to Purina’s experts. In the below articles you’ll find all their best information and tips so you can better care for your dog.

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Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are two types of fatty acids that are essential for normal physiologic function, cell membrane structure and the cell function of humans, as well as dogs.

Pets have spent all summer playing and bonding with their children. When the time comes to go back to school after summer vacation, kids aren’t the only ones experiencing those back-to-school blues. 

Have you noticed your dog itching and scratching all the time? Are areas of his fur becoming discoloured due to persistent licking or chewing?

Some dogs approach their water bowls with enthusiasm, while others may need a bit of a push to drink their water. In either case, water is necessary to keep your dog healthy and to help your dog’s body function.

As pet owners, we want our dogs to be involved in our lives, which includes our dogs being able to have positive encounters with the new people and pups that we meet in our day-to-day lives.

Coconut oil is a popular trend, with many people using it to cook with or even using it topically as a moisturizer. If it’s so great for us humans to use is, is it safe to use on your furry friend? The answer is yes!

It's summertime and we know you want to be outside soaking up the beautiful sunshine and enjoying the warm weather with your dog.

A backyard is a great place for both you and your dog to enjoy the outdoors, especially during the warmer months of the year.

Just like people, dogs can develop allergies to foods at any time – even after years of eating a certain type of food.

Dog parks are a great way to strengthen your bond with your dog, have him socialize and help him burn off some extra energy. But, what do you do if your dog is shaking like a leaf under a park bench? Or when he comes too "friendly" with his playmate?

For many dogs, holiday fireworks are a nightmare. But exactly why are dogs scared of fireworks? Discover five fireworks “fear factors,” as well as ways you can help your petrified pooch stay calm during the festivities.

There’s nothing like strawberry season. The fresh, juicy berries make a healthy snack for you, but can your dog have strawberries, too? It’s a good question to ask, since you and your dog have different systems and nutritional needs.