Playing with Your Dog

Looking for fun ways to play with your dog? Our collection of articles provides expert tips and advice on everything from games to toys that will keep your furry companion entertained and engaged. Discover the benefits of playtime for dogs, and learn how to choose the right activities based on your pet's age, breed and personality. With our guidance, you can create a strong bond with your dog while also promoting their physical and mental health. Check out our articles today and start playing with your pup!

Articles

How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?
How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?
How much exercise does a dog need? Learn from Purina dog care experts how often you should exercise your dog and fun games to improve your dog's overall health.
Running With Your Dog: Getting Started
Running With Your Dog: Getting Started
Running is a great exercise for active dogs. But canine performance can depend on age, breed, and fitness level. Find the best high performance dog food to fuel your pet.
Hiking With Your Dog
Hiking With Your Dog
Hiking is a great way to maintain your active dogs lifestyle. However, backpacking with dogs require time and energy. Find the best dry dog food for your active dogs.
Water Exercise for Dogs: Swimming Safely
Water Exercise for Dogs: Swimming Safely
Heading for water this summer? Remember that water exercise for dogs can be just the thing to help your pet stay active and escape the summer heat. Here’s how to do it safely.
5 Games to Play With Your Dog
5 Games to Play With Your Dog
Playing games with your dog is a great form of mental and physical exercise. Learn fun games and activities you can start playing with your pooch today.
Flying With a Dog: Tips, Tricks & What You Should Know
Flying With a Dog: Tips, Tricks & What You Should Know
Read these tips for a successful flight with your dog, from booking to take-off. We also have a simple day-of checklist to help you get your pet ready to fly.
Creative Dog Enrichment Ideas
Creative Dog Enrichment Ideas
Spending extended periods of time indoors can feel overwhelming for everyone, including cats and dogs. See our experts’ pet enrichment ideas here. Learn more at Purina.
10 Tips to Keep Dogs & Cats Happy Indoors
10 Tips to Keep Dogs & Cats Happy Indoors
Purina’s pet behaviorists share tips and tricks to keep you and your dog or cat happy and healthy while you’re stuck indoors. Find out more from Purina.
How to Teach a Dog to Swim
How to Teach a Dog to Swim
Can all dogs swim? Many people believe swimming comes naturally to dogs, but that isn't always the case. Learn some tips to get your puppy or dog in the water.
Reasons Reading to Dogs Benefits Kids
Reasons Reading to Dogs Benefits Kids
Research shows kids improve their reading abilities when they read to dogs. Here are four ways this simple task enhances your child’s reading experience.