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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If you're wondering "How much food should I feed my dog?" you're not alone.

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When the whole family is cooped up inside for extended periods, you may find it difficult to come up with new activities for your family and pets.

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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. 

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Just as you clip your own nails on a regular basis, your dog's nails need to be trimmed as well. Long nails can create health problems and just be uncomfortable for your dog.

Whether your dog's ears are floppy or stand at attention, learning how to clean a dog's ears is an important part of keeping your pet healthy and happy.

Regular exercise is one of the best ways to help your dog maintain a healthy and happy lifestyle. Plus, it’s a great way for both of you to spend time together and strengthen your bond.

As it is with humans, staying active is an important part of keeping your dog as healthy as possible as long as possible, but it's not always clear how often and how far you should walk your dog.

How often you should bathe your dog depends greatly on their breed, coat type and usual activities, but a bath every 4 to 8 weeks is considered standard.

As your dog gets older, it's easy to lose track of your dog's dental care. Keeping up with your dog's dental hygiene doesn't have to be hard. Here are some easy steps you can take to help maintain your friend's pearly whites.

For us humans, Halloween is a fun holiday filled with costumes, spooks and tasty treats, but it can look quite different to our pets.

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. 

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.

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?
Celebrating your furry family member’s big day is fun for both you and your pup. Here are some tips on throwing a birthday bash with activities that you'll both enjoy.