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Your puppy deserves the best, so look to our experts to learn everything you need to know about puppy training, nutrition, health, behavior and more. Following our experts’ tips will help you ensure your new pup lives his best life.

Featured Puppy Articles
Puppy's First Week
This is an exciting time. And… there is going to be a period of adjustment. The following tips will lay the foundation for a long, happy life together and make the transition as easy as possible.
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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.
Puppy Energy Level
Puppy behavior and their energy levels change with time. Here are the stages.

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The transition from puppyhood to adulthood can be a bit confusing. Relax. It’s a natural process…
Swimming doesn’t come naturally to a puppy. He needs your help or he could quickly get in over his head.
Puppy training is a great family activity and can be a bonding experience. If you take the time now, you’ll be much happier with a well-trained dog.
Puppies run hotter than we humans do. It’s just a matter of degrees...
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.
Adopting a puppy isn’t easy. We’ve got 10 reasons, though, that puppy parenting is a really cute and smart choice.
Short answer: Usually in about ten days to two weeks.
Games are fun. But they’re more than that: they teach your puppy special skills.
When it comes to training: start early, keep calm, be consistent, stay positive, and repeat.
Your puppy loves to explore and play, which also means he gets dirty.  See the tips from Puppyhood on when and how to bathe your furry friend.
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.
Learn the basic tools and gear you need to bring a new puppy into your home.