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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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How much to feed a puppy is just one of the many questions new puppy owners have. Our complete puppy feeding guide and chart includes expert advice to help you navigate how, when and what to feed your new puppy.
Learn when your puppy is ready to switch to adult dog food by better understanding the nutritional needs for small, medium and large breed dogs.
Sometimes puppies can be finicky eaters, but other times serious health issues could be at play. Let’s check into how your puppy is responding to dry dog food.
Proper nutrition has an important effect on your puppy’s growth and development. But how often should you feed a puppy? It depends on how old your puppy is.
Do you think your puppy may be ready for adult dog food? Let's explore the variables that can determine when to switch your puppy to adult dog food.
Wondering what to feed a puppy? With so many options, it can be hard to choose. The important thing to remember is puppies need a complete and balanced puppy food. Learn more about what to feed puppies from Purina’s experts here.
“What can puppies eat?” “Can I feed my puppy adult dog food?” “What food is the best for puppies?” New puppy owners may find themselves asking these questions and more. Making sure your puppy has all the nutrition he needs is one of the most important things you can do to help him grow into a strong, healthy dog.
Puppies require nutritionally complete and balanced, regular meals in order for your puppy to grow and develop. Let’s take a look at puppy nutrition together: what to feed, when to feed and when to switch to an adult food.
Curious about when to stop feeding puppy food? Maturity varies by breed, so there’s no one-size-fits-all timeline. Purina’s experts explain here.
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.
Find out the essential nutrients your puppy needs to grow and develop into a healthy adult.