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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When dogs reach the age of seven or older, they may slow down, sleep more, play less and show other external signs of ageing.

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.

Whether your furry friend is a teacup Yorkie or a St. Bernard who tops the scales, keeping your dog at a healthy weight is one of the most important things you can do for their physical well-being.

Have you noticed a change in your dog’s digestion? Do you suspect that your dog’s food or allergies are upsetting your dog’s stomach? Read on to learn the signs of dog digestive issues and how to treat them. 

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.

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!

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

While a little extra weight can mean more of your dog to cuddle and love, a landmark Purina study shows that dogs that are fed to ideal body condition live longer and healthier lives.
There’s nothing better than taking your furry friend out for a walk in beautiful weather. But, it is important to recognize the signs of overheating in dogs to prevent serious health-related problems.