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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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.

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.

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.

As puppies grow and mature, their energy levels and behaviour change. Read on to learn more about puppy development stages and what you can expect from your puppy as he progresses through different phases of his life.  

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.  

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.

Shedding is a natural part of a dog’s life, and he can even shed more with warmer weather. Read on to learn how to deal with dog shedding so that you can put down the vacuum and spend more time cuddling.
It's only natural that your puppy will become exposed to fleas, ticks, and mites during his outdoor adventures or romps with new friends. Find out how to spot pesky parasites and what to do next.

We all want our dogs to look as cute as they did they day we brought them home. Learn how to groom your dog using grooming supplies that work best for his coat.