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
Snow is exciting and new for dogs, but it comes with certain risks. Our experts offer winter safety tips for dogs in snow so they can enjoy the winter wonderland. Click here to learn more.
There are lots of ways to keep your dog safe while in the car. Learn some dog safety tips such as the benefits of dog seat belts and car harnesses.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
15% of dogs suffer from skin allergies. See how feeding a sensitive skin dog food can help manage food related itching, scratching or chewing.
Protein is one of the most important nutrients in your dog’s diet. See if you should consider feeding a high-protein dog food to your dog.
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.
Different people have different ideas about what a holistic dog food should look like. See if you should consider feeding a holistic dog food to your 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.
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.
The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) sets the standards for pet food in the United States. Find out what AAFCO’s dog food nutrient profiles are and what it means if you see this acronym somewhere on your dog’s food label.