Puppy Articles

Raising a puppy is an exciting and rewarding journey, but it can also come with many questions and challenges. As a new puppy owner, you may seek guidance on various aspects of puppy care, such as understanding puppy behaviors, feeding puppies, tips on getting a puppy, puppy health, and puppy training. Our Purina dog experts are here to help with a collection of puppy articles packed with tips and information, ensuring that you're well-prepared to provide the best possible care for your adorable canine companion. Let our experts share their knowledge and experience, enabling you to confidently navigate the world of puppy care and lay the foundation for a lifetime of love and happiness with your charming new family member.

Puppy Energy Levels by Age

Puppy Energy Levels by Age

As puppies grow and change, their activity and energy levels change. Purina's team of pet care experts prepare you for what to expect at various stages of their life.

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How Much Dry Food to Feed to a Puppy
How Much Dry Food to Feed to a Puppy
Knowing how much to feed your puppy can be challenging. Let’s walk through the main determining variables like age, breed size, activity level, and current weight that determine how many calories your puppy needs.
When Do Puppies Start Shedding?
When Do Puppies Start Shedding?
Do puppies shed? Learn all about shedding and when dogs lose their puppy coat as well as some quick tricks on keeping your dog's shedding to a minimum.
Puppy Behavior Explained: Biting, Whining, Aggression, & Chewing
Puppy Behavior Explained: Biting, Whining, Aggression, & Chewing
Puppies can bring joy into our lives, but their behaviors can require explanation. Here are some insights into behaviors such as chewing, aggression, & anxiety.
Dog Treat Training: When & How to Reward Dogs
Dog Treat Training: When & How to Reward Dogs
Treats are a good way to reward your dog during training. But when should you feed them and how much is too much? Read from dog care experts on how to feed treats.
Puppy Food vs. Adult Dog Food: What’s the Difference?
Puppy Food vs. Adult Dog Food: What’s the Difference?
Many new puppy owners ask themselves, “Why feed puppy food?” If you’re wondering what to feed your new puppy, here are some insights on puppy nutrition, and some reasons why puppy food can help provide a healthy start.
Can Puppies Have Treats?
Can Puppies Have Treats?
You want to see your puppy’s eyes light up when they see a treat in your hands. But you also want to be a responsible pet owner. Here are some tips on choosing, and using treats properly, so you can share the joy with care.
Weaning Puppies: When Can Puppies Eat Solid Food?
Weaning Puppies: When Can Puppies Eat Solid Food?
When can puppies eat solid food? Learn at what age to start to wean puppies from their mother's milk and when they should start to transition to solid food.
When to Start Feeding Puppies Wet Food
When to Start Feeding Puppies Wet Food
What age can puppies eat wet food? Learn where your puppy is, from weaning to eating a puppy diet, and when they can start eating wet food from a Purina pet care expert.
How to Groom a Puppy at Home: Step-By-Step Instructions
How to Groom a Puppy at Home: Step-By-Step Instructions
Knowing how to groom a puppy is handy skill to have. Discover the puppy grooming tools you'll need and learn how to groom a puppy step-by-step from Purina's experts.