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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.

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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.
Celebrating your cat’s big day is fun for both you and your furry family member. Here are some tips for throwing the purr-fect birthday bash.
Unsure what to look for when reading a pet food label? See our guide to just what you’re looking at.
Unsure what to look for when reading a pet food label? See our guide to just what you’re looking at.
If you're introducing your kitten to an adult cat food, or just trying a new food altogether – be sure to follow the following guidelines for a healthy transition.
Travelling with a pet can be exciting, but it also takes careful planning and preparation. If you’ll be gone for longer than a day or two, use these tips to make a careful supply checklist for your cat.
Sometimes cats do things that we, as humans, have a hard time understanding. The underlying cause for these behaviours is often related to instincts leftover from their wild ancestors. Learn more.

You can help minimize or even prevent dental problems for your cat by regular cleaning. Learn how to properly clean your cats teeth to prevent future dental problems.

A well-groomed coat not only helps your cat to look her best, it helps her avoid more complicated problems like parasites and skin diseases. Learn more.