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Nearly half of all domestic abuse victims delay leaving because they don’t want
to leave their pet behind, yet as few as 10% of domestic violence shelters accept pets.
The Purple Leash Project is working to change that.

Dog Articles

Dog Articles

Part of caring for your dog is understanding his needs. When you need to know more about dog nutrition, health, behavior or training, turn to Purina’s experts. In the below articles you’ll find all their best information and tips so you can better care for your dog.

Featured Dog Articles

Average Dog Weight
Is there such a thing as average dog weight? According to Purina experts, an average weight or range may not be the best way to determine if your dog is at a healthy weight. Learn why here, along with what they suggest using instead.
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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.
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Adopting a dog is a big step. There are a lot of things to consider, from choosing the right dog for your lifestyle to deciding where to adopt from. Let us help you find the perfect canine companion.

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Talullah is a wonderful, Golden Doodle who needs some training from her family. See how professional trainer, Joanne Barrett helps this dog family grow stronger.

Dogs love to chew. So as owners research appropriate ways to channel this behavior, they may wonder, "Are rawhide bones bad for dogs?" Some are. But you can find rawhides that are healthy for your dog.

Should your dog eat three meals a day like you or does he need to eat more or less frequently? The answer depends on several factors. To find out how often you should feed your dog and how to create a feeding schedule, click here.
Choosing what to feed a dog can be overwhelming. Here are some of the most important things to look for when you’re deciding what to feed your dog.
Discover the right way to reward and pamper your dog with special snacks.
Should you feed your dog a large breed dog food? Learn why large breed dogs can benefit from nutrient-dense foods before choosing the best food for your dog.
There are many reasons dog owners ask themselves, “How much food should I feed my dog?” Adding a dog to the family, adapting to meet your dog’s changing needs or even introducing a new food all mean it’s time to find out. Keep reading to learn more about how much food to feed a dog.
Should you feed your dog a small breed dog food? Learn why small dogs and puppies can benefit from nutrient-dense foods before choosing the best food for your dog.
Not sure whether you should feed your dog wet or dry dog food? Here are a few things to consider if you’re thinking about switching your dog wet dog food.
Learn what dish is best for your dog, given his feeding habits and preferences
Find helpful wet dog feeding tips including how much you should feed, how often to feed it and how to mix wet dog food with dry.
There are a lot of human foods that can be dangerous to your dog’s health. Here’s a list of some of the most common foods dogs should not eat.