Dog Feeding Tips

Whether you need to know when to switch from puppy to adult food or you're wondering how often you should feed your dog, we've got the answers. Explore our articles on feeding dogs to get dog feeding tips from our experts.

Featured Articles About Feeding Dogs

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For many owners, it can seem like their dogs are bottomless pits — always hungry and always ready for more — but some dogs just don't have much of an appetite, particularly when it comes to dry food.
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If you're wondering "How much food should I feed my dog?" you're not alone.

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If you're introducing your puppy to an adult dog food, or just trying a new food altogether – be sure to follow the following guidelines for a healthy transition.

Articles

  • Switching dog food should be a gradual process. Whether you're switching from puppy to adult food, or to an option that better meets your dog’s needs, our experts can guide you through the process of changing your dog’s food.
  • With the growing trend in raw food diets, many dog owners are wondering, “Can dogs eat raw meat?” Read from experts if your dog can, or even should be, eating raw meat.
  • Find helpful wet dog feeding tips including how much you should feed, how often to feed it and how to mix wet dog food with dry.
  • How much food should you feed your dog? Purina has a helpful dog feeding chart to help you determine how much your dog should eat. Feeding your dog the right amount of food each day helps ensure he gets the nutrition he needs.
  • Choosing the best food for and determining how to feed a large breed dog can be difficult. Your large breed dog may have a mammoth appetite, but is bigger always better when it comes to meals for your canine?

  • Dogs love to chew. So as owners research appropriate ways to channel this behaviour, they may wonder, "Are rawhide bones bad for dogs?" Some are. But you can find rawhides that are healthy for your dog.

  • For many owners, it can seem like their dogs are bottomless pits — always hungry and always ready for more — but some dogs just don't have much of an appetite, particularly when it comes to dry food.
  • While every dog has unique needs, some dogs can benefit from foods specially formulated for their breed size. If you have a toy dog or a small dog, you may be interested in feeding him a dog food for small breeds.