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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.

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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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Should you adopt one pet or two pets at the same time? It's true that adopting more than one pet requires some extra work, but you'll reap many times the rewards when you give two dogs or two cats a new home. If you have a pet that enjoys the company of another, this may be a great option for both you and your pet.

Most children love dogs. They're cute, cuddly, and oh-so-friendly. But did you know that growing up with a dog can actually benefit a child's physical and psychological development? Here are some of the many benefits of dogs being in children's lives.

Giving a dog as a gift over the holidays is popular, so long as you do your homework first. Find out everything you should factor into your decision and the best way to give a dog as a gift here.
Check out the benefits dogs have for your physical and emotional well being
Knowing when to switch to senior dog food can be confusing. Learn how special senior dog food formulas can support your dog's mental sharpness and physical activity.
Discover Purina® brand dog foods that are specially formulated with higher levels of protein and antioxidants for senior dogs.
Factor in your lifestyle, costs, family roles, and more before taking the plunge
The right dog food can make a big difference for a senior dog. Read this testimonial on how Purina Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND changed the lives of Sierra and her owners.
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.
As your dog gets older, his dietary needs will start to change. Learn when you should consider switching to a senior dog food by knowing what to look for.
Discover all the ways dogs can enrich your life and the life of your family
From puppy to adult to senior, your dog’s nutritional needs will change throughout life. Learn how to choose the best food for your senior dog.