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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  • Bananas are the perfect go-to snack. They’re sweet, provide energy and come in their own convenient wrapper. Can dogs eat bananas, though?

  • You may think that dogs are carnivores, but they aren’t. Dogs evolved to be omnivores. So, does this mean you can feed your dog brown rice? Read on to find out.

  • A lot of dogs love fruit, but not all types of fruit are good for them. In fact, some are even toxic. If you’re like most dog owners, you’ve probably wondered, “Can my dog eat this?” on more than one occasion.

  • Dogs have always been intrigued by people food. Although some foods are safe for our pups to eat, others can cause anything from an upset stomach to fatal poisoning.

  • 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.

  • Certain fruits and berries are tasty and even healthy for dogs. Others can cause a range of adverse reactions from an upset stomach to renal failure or worse.

  • Your dog’s curiosity about people foods may have made you curious, too. If you find yourself researching which foods your dog can and can’t have, we’ve got you covered.

  • 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.