Pet Education Resources

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Share these lessons in responsible pet ownership with your kids to help us create a more humane society and improve the lives of pets everywhere. The lessons are primarily designed for kids between the ages of 3-12, and they cover training, care and positive interactions

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Kids4Pets Curriculum

We believe kids and pets are better together and that’s why we came up with the acronym B.E.T.T.E.R where each letter represents essential pet care needs that kids should remember.  In addition to the care topic, a lesson and suggested activity is provided with each letter to further reinforce the importance of caring for a pet.

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Pet Care & Training Tips

Being responsible and caring for pets looks different depending on the age of the child. Check out these age-appropriate tips for how to get children involved in basic care and when the time is right to move on to more advanced training opportunities. Plus, read through general tips about pet health, nutrition and grooming. 

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Exploring Science With Our Pets Part 1

Try these different experiments with your favorite furry friends to better understand how they experience the world.

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Exploring Science With Our Pets Part 2

Continue your pursuit to better understand dogs and cats through these various experiments.

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Enjoy the best of Purina Farms – virtually! Take a tour of the property, watch inspiring videos and sign up for personalized online experiences.

Meet Our Animals

You know it's spring at Purina Farms when you start to hear the chirps of baby chicks. Adorable, fluffy and full of energy. They can't wait to welcome everyone to Purina Farms in late Spring.

Responsible Pet Care

Did you know that Guinea pigs make great first pets for children? They are relatively low-maintenance and super-friendly. And March is National Adopt-a-Rescued Guinea Pig month, so check out your local rescue or shelter to add a guinea pig to your family.

Best Friends

Kids and pets can have wonderful relationships if they treat each other with mutual respect and love. Kids just need to follow these helpful tips for interacting with dogs and cats, so they can be the best of friends!

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Make time every day for fun and play! Our pets certainly do!  Enjoy doing these pet-centric activities together with your young pet lover. 

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Purina Farms Activity Book

Connect the dots, word searches, picture hunts and more! Learn more about the pets who enrich our lives while completing these activity sheets. Some of the activity sheets are for younger kids ages 3-5 and others are for kids ages 6 and up. Pick and choose which ones are the most appropriate and have fun!

Purina Farms Coloring Pages

Purina Farms is home to a variety of dogs, cats and farm animals. Each are unique and incredible in their own way. Print out these coloring sheets to bring the stars of Purina Farms to your home!