Dog Articles

Learn the fundamentals (and more) about dog and puppy care with our comprehensive collection of articles. Purina experts cover topics like behavior, feeding, health and others, providing valuable insights on training techniques, feeding schedules, exercise routines, grooming and preventative care measures. Whether you're a new dog owner or a seasoned pro, our expert guidance can help you ensure your canine companions are happy and healthy at every stage of their lives. Check out our dog and puppy articles today.

Healthy Dog Weight

Healthy Dog Weight - How to Tell if Your Dog is Overweight

Learn more about healthy weight for dogs. Find out a better way to determine if your dog is overweight and how best to keep your dog active, healthy and happy.

Articles

Which Purina Dog Foods Are High-Protein?
Which Purina Dog Foods Are High-Protein?
Discover Purina dog food products that are full of healthy protein for your dog.
Should You Get a Dog? Benefits of Having a Dog
Should You Get a Dog? Benefits of Having a Dog
We know dogs can bring joy to our lives, but did you know they can be good for your mental and physical health too? Learn more about the benefits of dog ownership.
Can Dogs Eat Lamb?
Can Dogs Eat Lamb?
Lamb provides great nutrition and taste, let’s look at lamb as a dog food ingredient to see if it’s right for your dog’s nutrition.
Do Dogs Need High-Protein Dog Food?
Do Dogs Need High-Protein Dog Food?
Should you feed your dog a high protein dog food? Protein is one of the most important nutrients in your dog's diet to help support their muscles, immune system, & more.
Are Dogs Good for Kids?
Are Dogs Good for Kids?
Dog ownership can teach children about responsibility, help them process their feelings and improve their health. Discover why dogs are good companions for kids.
How MCTs Helped One Purina Scientist’s Dog
How MCTs Helped One Purina Scientist’s Dog
Discover how MCTs helped this Purina scientist’s dog retain his bright mind long into his older years.
Are By-Products Bad for Dogs?
Are By-Products Bad for Dogs?
Find out how by-products benefit your dog’s diet.
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.
Dog Pulling on the Leash? Training a Dog to Walk on a Leash
Dog Pulling on the Leash? Training a Dog to Walk on a Leash
Is your dog displaying a “bad dog” behavior that is causing you frustration? Explore the causes of common dog behaviors that trouble owners, and get advice from pet behavior experts on how to correct them.
Reasons Reading to Dogs Benefits Kids
Reasons Reading to Dogs Benefits Kids
Research shows kids improve their reading abilities when they read to dogs. Here are four ways this simple task enhances your child’s reading experience.
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.
Dog Sensitive Skin: Causes & Treatment
Dog Sensitive Skin: Causes & Treatment
Have you noticed your dog itching, chewing or licking their skin? Learn about dogs’ skin sensitivities & if you should consider feeding your dog sensitive skin dog food.