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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Not only are games fun and a great way to strengthen the bond with your puppy, but they also serve as a way to teach your puppy special skills. Read on to learn how to play with a puppy.
Chewing is a normal behaviour in puppies and adult dogs, but it can wreak havoc on your shoes, books and furniture. Wondering how to stop a puppy from chewing on your belongings? Learn more.
Biting or nipping is normal behaviour for your puppy, but it is important for you to know how to train a puppy to not bite and teach him early on, or you’re in for bigger ouches later.
Since your puppy’s immune system is still developing, most of the things they ingest can cause stomach upsets. Read on to learn why your puppy is throwing up and what symptoms are considered serious.
You have probably heard about probiotics, whether it’s from food commercials or from your doctor. But, can you give dogs probiotics? Read on to learn more about probiotics for dogs and the benefits they offer.
Dogs are able to express themselves in the most simple and effective ways, which makes them great communicators. Read on to learn how to better understand dog body language.
There’s nothing better than taking your furry friend out for a walk in beautiful weather. But, it is important to recognize the signs of overheating in dogs to prevent serious health-related problems.
It can be hard to get your dog to eat his dog food and seeing him show no interest in eating can be frustrating. Follow these tips to make sure your dog is eating enough of his food daily.
Most puppies want to be close to their humans and may exhibit unwanted behaviour if they haven’t been taught how to be alone. The best approach is to gradually adjust your puppy to being by himself. Learn more.
Have you noticed that your puppy is getting a little stinky? It’s natural! He’s running around, playing and exploring. If your puppy’s smell makes your nose crinkle, it may be time for a bath.
Dog poop can be a great indicator of your pet’s health. It can be large, firm and range in shades of brown. If you notice any sudden changes, like blood in your dog’s stool, this tells you that something is wrong.
One of the most important things you can do to help your puppy have a healthy start in life is to feed him a complete and balanced diet. Remember that all dogs are different, so feeding amounts will differ too. Learn more.