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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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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While your dog is part of the family, when it comes to meals it’s best to treat them differently. There are many foods harmful to dogs that you should learn to not feed them.
Puppies are constantly on the move – playing, exploring and learning. Because their activity levels are typically high, puppies need to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Learn more.
In general, puppies run a few degrees hotter than humans do. Much like humans, puppies can get sick too, but they aren’t as capable of telling us exactly what is wrong.
Seeing your dog jump around in snow, dig in it and try to gobble it up makes it hard to keep a smile off of your face. Read on to learn how to keep dogs warm in winter snow and cold.
Have you ever seen puppies meet for the first time? There are many ways that owners can set their furry friends up for successful social interactions. Keep reading to learn more on how to socialize a puppy.
No matter if your puppy is a big Great Dane or a tiny Yorkshire Terrier, he needs exercise on a daily basis. Read on to learn how much exercise your puppy needs and how to safely give him the exercise he needs.
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.