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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A dog holding its food bowl in its mouth

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

A woman playing with her cat

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.

A young girl sleeping in bed with her dog

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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  • 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.
  • Bringing your puppy home can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Here are some steps you can take to make your puppy have a comfortable first night in his new home.

  • Being prepared means you and your puppy will have more time to get to know each other. Here are some of the things you’ll need to make your house feel more like a home for your new friend.
  • It’s his new home, but there are lots of potential hazards lying in wait. After all, puppies are babies, which means they’re lively, curious, and they teethe. They can find themselves in serious trouble, so it’s best to take preventative measures.