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?

A grey and white dog hiding under a blanket

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.
  • 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.
  • With the growing trend in raw food diets, many dog owners are wondering, “Can dogs eat raw meat?” Read from experts if your dog can, or even should be, eating raw meat.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • How much food should you feed your dog? Purina has a helpful dog feeding chart to help you determine how much your dog should eat. Feeding your dog the right amount of food each day helps ensure he gets the nutrition he needs.