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Changing Dog Food: How to Switch Dog Food
Changing Dog Food: How to Switch Dog Food
Switching dog food should be a gradual process. Whether you're switching from puppy to adult food, or to an option that better meets your dog’s needs, our experts can guide you through the process of changing your dog’s food.
Puppy Energy Levels by Age
Puppy Energy Levels by Age
As puppies grow and change, their activity and energy levels change. Purina's team of pet care experts prepare you for what to expect at various stages of their life.
Dog Food Comparison
Dog Food Comparison
The number of dog food products on the shelves makes choosing one an overwhelming task. Our dog food comparison article shows you how to narrow down your options in three simple steps to help give your dog the best.
Wet Dog Food Feeding Tips
Wet Dog Food Feeding Tips
Find helpful wet dog feeding tips including how much you should feed, how often to feed it and how to mix wet dog food with dry.
How Often to Feed a Puppy?
How Often to Feed a Puppy?
Many new puppy owners wonder how often puppies should eat. The frequency of feedings depends on your puppy’s age. Find out how often to feed a puppy from Purina’s experts.
How to Stop a Puppy From Jumping
How to Stop a Puppy From Jumping
Bringing home a new puppy is exciting, but it can also be frustrating. Puppies tend to indulge in all types of behaviours, some undesirable to us but entirely natural to them. This includes everything from chewing and barking to jumping on people. Luckily, with proper training and a little patience on your end, your puppy can learn the behaviours expected of them. Below, we'll discuss what you need to know about how to stop a puppy from jumping.
How to Leash Train a Puppy
How to Leash Train a Puppy
The first few months of puppy training is definitely enough for owners to start questioning why the phrase is ‘"herding cats" instead of puppies. But with persistence and the right tools, leash training your new best friend can be fun, rewarding and stress-free. Learn how to leash train a puppy below.
Where Should My Puppy Sleep?
Where Should My Puppy Sleep?
Puppies are snuggly, fluffy and cuddly, all of which makes it tempting to snooze with your new puppy from day one. But should you? And if not with you, where should your puppy sleep? Let's run down the possible sleeping arrangements for the newest member of your pack and find out if he needs his own bed or if it's okay for him to bunk up with you for a few months.
When Do Puppies Open Their Eyes?
When Do Puppies Open Their Eyes?
Everyone loves puppies. The soft coat, big eyes, little squeaks and that special puppy smell seem perfectly designed to make you want to scoop up and cuddle puppies forever. Because most people get puppies when they are 8 to 10 weeks old and ready to leave their mother, you may be surprised to find out that puppies are actually very helpless when they're first born. They're born without a sense of hearing and with their eyes closed, and these senses continue to develop after the puppy is born. So, when do puppies open their eyes? We've got the answers right here.
Understanding Puppy Behaviour
Understanding Puppy Behaviour
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. While these behaviours can put a smile on your face, you may be wondering why puppies act the way that they do. Read on to learn more about puppy behaviour and to understand why your puppy engages in some cute and curious activities.
Puppy Development Stages
Puppy Development Stages
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. 
What is Parvo and What are Common Parvo Symptoms?
What is Parvo and What are Common Parvo Symptoms?
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.