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.

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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.

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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  • Because your dog trusts you, he may taste or even eat a lemon if you give it to him. But lemons and their flavour are one your dog would normally avoid. A dog who licks or eats a lemon may have a strong reaction to the taste.

  • Flavours help dogs know what foods to eat and which foods to avoid. Though dogs’ taste buds may steer them away from grapefruit, should you coax them into trying the tart fruit?

  • Fish can be a good addition to a dog's balanced diet. It's rich in amino acids, just like other animal-based proteins.

  • It’s common to wonder what foods you and your dog can both eat when you’re preparing a meal. Green beans are a vegetable you and your dog can enjoy, but they aren't even a bean! Can dogs eat other beans?

  • Almost every dog gets excited when it's mealtime, and that doesn't matter whether it's a wet or dry food. But when you're in the dog food aisle and looking at all the options, how do you pick?

  • Dogs are known for their keen sense of smell and ability to perceive human emotions and energy, but what about their eyes?

  • He's a tumbling, bumbling, beautiful four-legged ball of fur. He adores you, and you adore him. He's your best friend and he knows exactly how you feel 24/7. Sometimes, though, you might find it hard to figure him out.

  • He's your bed bud, your stalwart companion, your favourite four-legged friend. He knows you inside out, and you'd do anything for him. Lately, though, he's been panting more than usual, and you're feeling a little concerned.