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Dog & Cat Articles with Advice from Our Experts

Whether you have a dog, cat or both, our experts are here with all the information and tips you need. We use our Purina expertise to cover topics like dog and cat health, nutrition, behavior, training and more.

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Articles

  • Puppies grow and develop in stages throughout their first year of life. Knowing what your puppy needs week by week is important to ensuring a happy, healthy dog.
  • Why is my dog eating poop and how do I make it stop? This odd behavior could result from a nutritional deficiency or could simply be instinct. Our experts explain reasons why dogs eat poop and how to correct the behavior.
  • If you’re wondering how to tell if your cat is pregnant and what to do next, then you’re in the right place. Find out how to care for your cat during her pregnancy.
  • Why do cats purr when you stroke them and how do they do it? Sometimes it’s their way of communicating or showing affection. Find out what it means when your cat purrs.
  • 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.
  • How many times a day should a dog eat? Purina’s experts explain the importance of regular feeding schedules and how often to feed a dog based on their age and breed size. Get the details on dog feeding times here.
  • The right nutrition can help your dog thrive. When deciding what you should feed your dog, it’s important to consider his age, size, weight and activity level. Our experts can help you find the best food to feed your dog.
  • Are dogs color blind or can they see color? Turns out, dogs can see some colors. Find out what colors dogs see and how you can help your dog better distinguish between certain colors here.
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