Dog Health: Routine Care

Routine care is important for keeping your dog healthy and happy throughout their life. As a dog owner, you might have questions about various aspects of routine care, like grooming, nail trimming, or vaccinations. Our Purina dog experts are here to help with advice and guidance on daily care for dogs, ensuring that you're well-equipped to provide the best possible care for your canine buddy. Let our experts share their knowledge and experience, enabling you to confidently handle the world of dog care and build a happy, healthy relationship with your furry friend.

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6 Winter Safety Tips for Dogs With Active Lifestyles
6 Winter Safety Tips for Dogs With Active Lifestyles
If your family includes one of the best dog breeds for an active lifestyle, you likely spend time outdoors in winter. Here are some safety tips to help you and your dog enjoy a winter adventure.
5 Holiday Safety Tips for Pets
5 Holiday Safety Tips for Pets
Read these holiday pet safety tips from a Purina veterinarian to keep your dogs and cats safe from plants, decor and more during the holidays.
6 Winter Safety Tips for Dogs in the Snow
6 Winter Safety Tips for Dogs in the Snow
Watching our dogs play in the snow always brings joy to our hearts. Read these tips to ensure that the time your dog spends playing in the snow is healthy and safe.
5 Holiday Plants Poisonous to Dogs
5 Holiday Plants Poisonous to Dogs
Did you know some common holiday plants can make your dog sick? This holiday season, learn what decorations to hang and what to avoid, for your dog's safety.
Tips for Moving With Dogs & Cats
Tips for Moving With Dogs & Cats
Getting ready to move? Read these tips to make moving into a new home with dogs and cats as stress-free as possible for everyone in your family, including your pet.
How to Clean a Dog’s Ears
How to Clean a Dog’s Ears
If you’re wondering how to clean dog ears, it can be a simple task to do at home. Learn how often to clean your dog’s ears and get instructions from Purina’s dog experts.
How to Keep Dogs Cool in Summer
How to Keep Dogs Cool in Summer
Start spending more time with your dog outside without worrying about your dog overheating. Read our expert's tips on how to keep dogs cool in summer.
How to Groom a Dog at Home
How to Groom a Dog at Home
Grooming your dog can help improve their quality of life. Keep your pet happy and healthy with Purina's nail trimming, hair cutting, and general dog grooming tips.
Dog Car Safety and Seat Belt Tips
Dog Car Safety and Seat Belt Tips
Do dogs need to wear seatbelts in the car? Yes, but not all dog car seatbelts are created equal. Find out how to choose one and get other dog car safety tips from our experts here.
Pet Disaster Preparedness: Tips for Creating a Pet Emergency Kit
Pet Disaster Preparedness: Tips for Creating a Pet Emergency Kit
A pet emergency kit and disaster preparedness plan can help ensure you and your pet stay together in a worst-case scenario. Find out how to create your own pet disaster preparedness plan and emergency kit here.
Teaching Kids to Care for Dogs & Cats
Teaching Kids to Care for Dogs & Cats
Caring for a family pet is a great way to develop responsibility in kids. There are many rewarding ways to engage kids in pet care, and now is a perfect time to guide them, with these tips from Purina pet behavior experts.
How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog?
How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog?
How often you should bathe your dog depends on many factors, such as coat, activity, and skin health. Discover just how often you should bathe your dog from Purina.