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

How Long Are Dogs Pregnant?
How Long Are Dogs Pregnant?
How long are dogs pregnant? Learn from Purina experts about the dog gestation period, what you can expect during dog pregnancy and when they give birth.
Your Puppy’s First Bath: Step-By-Step Instructions
Your Puppy’s First Bath: Step-By-Step Instructions
Your puppy loves to explore and play, which also means they will get dirty and need a bath. Learn when puppies can have their first bath and tips for bathing your puppy.
How to Crate Train Your Puppy
How to Crate Train Your Puppy
Purina's dog care experts break down everything you need to successfully crate train your dog. Start training today with these step-by-step instructions.
The Best Dog Food for Picky Eaters
The Best Dog Food for Picky Eaters
It's challenging to find dog food for picky eaters that also meets their nutritional needs. Learn how Purina provides outstanding taste & nutrition for your dog.
Normal Puppy Temperature: How Do I Know if My Puppy Has a Fever?
Normal Puppy Temperature: How Do I Know if My Puppy Has a Fever?
What is a normal temperature reading for your puppy? Learn the ins and outs of your puppy's temperature and how to determine the symptoms of a dog's fever.
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.
Tips for Moving With Dogs & Cats
Tips for Moving With Dogs & Cats
Getting ready to move? Read these tips to make moving into a new home with dogs and cats as stress-free as possible for everyone in your family, including your pet.
When Is a Dog Not a Puppy Anymore?
When Is a Dog Not a Puppy Anymore?
Your puppy is rapidly growing and their needs will change once they start to become an adult dog. Find out when a dog is not considered a puppy anymore.
Why Do Dogs Chew Everything?
Why Do Dogs Chew Everything?
Dogs chewing is a normal behavior, but it can become a problem for household objects. Learn why your dog is chewing everything and how to curb problem chewing.
What Are the Benefits of Dog Food Without Corn, Wheat or Soy?
What Are the Benefits of Dog Food Without Corn, Wheat or Soy?
Learn about the benefits of dog food without corn, wheat or soy, and what to look for in a dog food brand to maintain an optimal nutritional balance.
When to Switch to Senior Dog Food
When to Switch to Senior Dog Food
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.
What Is Limited Ingredient Dog Food?
What Is Limited Ingredient Dog Food?
Thinking of feeding a limited ingredient dog food? Learn more about limited ingredient recipes and formulas, and whether this option is right for your dog.