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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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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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Bringing your puppy home can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Here are some steps you can take to make your puppy have a comfortable first night in his new home.

Good nutrition is essential for all dogs, but it’s especially important for growing puppies. Here are some of the most important things to consider when you’re choosing a puppy food.
Your puppy should meet your veterinarian as soon as possible after you bring him home. Here is a list of core vaccinations your puppy needs and some tips on how to choose a veterinarian.
Being prepared means you and your puppy will have more time to get to know each other. Here are some of the things you’ll need to make your house feel more like a home for your new friend.
It’s his new home, but there are lots of potential hazards lying in wait. After all, puppies are babies, which means they’re lively, curious, and they teethe. They can find themselves in serious trouble, so it’s best to take preventative measures.
Carrots are an abundant source of nutrition for humans, but what about for your dog? Purina experts say yes! Learn why carrots are good for dogs, how much nutrition they offer, and different ways to serve them.
Unsure what to look for when reading a pet food label? See our guide to just what you’re looking at.
Every pet parent wants the absolute best for their pets. We’ve compiled a list so that you can learn how to be an amazing pet owner that practices responsible pet ownership.
Dogs are great at getting us out of our homes and excited about new adventures. Before you head out on a grand adventure, it’s important to think about the comfort and safety of your dog first – especially dog car safety.
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.