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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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When we think of autumn, the first thing that comes to mind is typically food-related. And who can blame us? Fall ingredients like pumpkins, sweet potatoes and nuts make up some of our favourite holiday meals and treats!

For us humans, Halloween is a fun holiday filled with costumes, spooks and tasty treats, but it can look quite different to our pets.

With so many pet food options in stores, new pet owners can find themselves asking questions like “can puppies eat adult dog food” and “what exactly should puppies eat?” Making sure your puppy has all the nutrition he needs is one of the most important thin

Puppies are quirky characters with interesting and unique personalities. They zoom from one room to another, chase their tails for no reason, hiccup randomly and fall asleep with no warning.

If your puppy is not eating dry food, there could be many reasons as to why. For one, you could just simply be dealing with a picky eater, or this can be a sign of something more serious.

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.  

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.  

Puppyhood is a playful and exciting time in your dog’s life. Your puppy is constantly on the move and developing quickly, which means that he needs a high-energy diet to meet his body’s needs.

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?