Dog & Cat Articles

Whether you have a dog, cat or both, our experts are here with all the information and tips you need. In the articles below, we cover dog and cat health, nutrition, behaviour, training and more.

Dog and Cat Articles on Behaviour & Health

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Can Dogs Eat Carrots?

Carrots are an abundant source of nutrition for humans, but what about your dog – can he eat carrots too?

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Why Are Dogs Scared of Thunder?

It may start with your dog seeming on edge for a few hours. They aren't settling in and napping like they usually do, and they might be startling at every sudden noise or movement.

A tabby cat looking at the camera

Why Does My Cat Stare at Me?

While pet owners might find it convenient if cats could talk to them to express wants and needs, most cats only offer audible feedback in the form of meowing, trilling or hissing.

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How Many Treats Should You Give Your Cat

Cat treats are a great way to reward your cat during training and can serve as a way to strengthen the bond between you and your cat.

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  • Cats may not like water, but do they still need baths? Learn about how effective your cat’s grooming really is and when you should be bathing them yourself.
  • Wondering how much food your cat should be eating each day? Your cats age & lifestyle should be considered. Follow these steps to determine how much to feed your cat.
  • The Purina cat care experts know a thing or two about wet food. Learn some helpful guidelines for when, how often, and how much wet cat food to serve your feline friend.
  • Weaning is a big step in a kitten’s life, it occurs when they move from their mother’s milk to eating solid food. This step is important because kittens become more socially independent and rely less on their mother.

  • Your kitten is always moving and growing, so it's important she gets the nutrition she needs. Read our article to learn how to feed a kitten that is ready for solid food.
  • Kittenhood is a playful, adorable time in a cat’s life. It is also a time for a high-energy diet that meets the demands of her growing and developing body. Read on to learn how to feed a kitten.
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Generally, cats that are less than one year of age are considered kittens and should be fed kitten food to ensure they get all of the nutrition they need. Read on to learn when to switch from kitten to cat food.