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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You may call your new puppy your fur baby, and in many ways, your new puppy is like a baby, especially when it comes to puppy teething.

It's time to deck the halls with boughs of holly and make merry with friends and family — including your dog.

Digging is a natural instinct in dogs, with many dogs digging to find out what might be under a particularly good-smelling pile of dirt or to create a cool place to lay down on a hot day.

Everyone loves puppies. The soft coat, big eyes, little squeaks and that special puppy smell seem perfectly designed to make you want to scoop up and cuddle puppies forever.

Most people want their dogs to bark. It's an extra level of protection when a stranger shows up at the door, and it's nice to know that an animal is outside if you live in a rural area.

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.

Training a small dog is no different than training larger breeds and you might be surprised by how much your small dog is capable of learning. Learn how to train a small dog with these simple training tips.

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.

Do you suspect your dog of acting out? Is your dog behaving badly, or are his actions causing you frustration? Understanding the causes of your dog’s behaviour can help you begin to explore ways to correct it.

Parvo in puppies is extremely serious. It is a deadly disease that is easily preventable in your puppy. Read on to learn more about what parvo is and how to recognize parvo symptoms in your puppy.