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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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There’s nothing like strawberry season. The fresh, juicy berries make a healthy snack for you, but can your dog have strawberries, too? It’s a good question to ask, since you and your dog have different systems and nutritional needs.

We all love to get a good night’s sleep, sneak in an afternoon nap and have a lie-in on the weekends. As it turns out, Canadians also love to share their snoozing time with their furry friends!

Rufus is a 3-year old Labradoodle, Certified Therapy Dog and a valued Purina team member. Learn more about CAMH Pet Therapy program and how dog's like Rufus help support it.
While a little extra weight can mean more of your dog to cuddle and love, a landmark Purina study shows that dogs that are fed to ideal body condition live longer and healthier lives.
Celebrating your furry family member’s big day is fun for both you and your pup. Here are some tips on throwing a birthday bash with activities that you'll both enjoy.
If you're introducing your puppy to an adult dog food, or just trying a new food altogether – be sure to follow the following guidelines for a healthy transition.
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.

Have you ever wondered why do dogs eat poop? Read on to learn the reasons why and how to get a dog to stop eating poop.

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.

There are some things a puppy will avoid doing, but the discreet release of gas isn’t one of them. While it is a normal part of digestion, these tips can reduce puppy’s discomfort – and the finger pointing.
Even the best cared-for puppy may become ill or injured, so it’s a good idea to be aware of the following signs of illness. If your puppy exhibits these or other unusual symptoms, call your veterinarian.